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Campus Recruiting – Nearly Half Of Employers Hiring

Campus Recruiting – Nearly Half Of Employers Hiring

Spring 2015 corporate college campus recruiting plans look promising. Nearly half of employers report having firm plans in place for spring 2015 recruiting, according to results of National Association C0f Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2015 survey. Adding to the good news is the fact that fewer than 1% of respondents report that they will […]

Employers Hiring New Grads Seek Leaders, Communicators, Team Players

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Employers Hiring New Grads Seek Leaders, Communicators, Team Players

Employers hiring new college graduates say they are looking for leaders who can work as part of a team and communicate effectively, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). When employers participating in NACE’s Job Outlook 2015 survey were asked which attributes they look for on a candidate’s […]

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Saying Thank You Can Help You Land the Job

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Saying Thank You Can Help You Land the Job

Your mother told you to do it, and research shows she was right: Saying thank you not only displays impeccable manners but also may give job hopefuls an edge. Ninety-one percent of human resources managers in an Accountemps survey said it’s helpful for job candidates to send a thank-you following an interview. Doing so allows you to […]

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Job Search – 7 Ways Not to Get Hired

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Job Search – 7 Ways Not to Get Hired

Those looking for their first jobs out of college also must look out for potential career pitfalls. In today’s market, there is little room for error, and even seemingly minor mistakes can derail a job search. Accountemps cites seven common job search mistakes and how to avoid them: Restricting your outreach: Spread the word about your job hunt […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5178 target=_blank >Job Markets Improving Across Advanced Economies</a>

Australia, Italy, and Germany Lead a Month of Robust Recovery Following the devastation of the Great Recession, job markets around the world are finally showing signs of life. Job markets are improving in a number of advanced economies, according to a new report, according to unemployment rates and employment growth data compiled and standardized by […]

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Job Search ‘ABCs’ for New Grads

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Job Search ‘ABCs’ for New Grads

Like other recent graduates, you may be finding the current job market challenging. Many employers are eager to hire financial talent, but they also typically want candidates with specific skills and practical experience. Catching a hiring manager’s attention is never easy. However, by focusing on some important basics — the job search “ABCs” — you could […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5170 target=_blank >Online Labor Demand Edged Up 28,900 in April</a>

Labor demand flat thus far in 2014 Online advertised job vacancies were up 28,900 to 4,923,000 in April, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine (HWOL) Data Series, released today. The March Supply/Demand rate stands at 2.1 unemployed for each vacancy, with a total of 5.6 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. “April’s […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5177 target=_blank >April Conference Board Employment Trends Index Up</a>

Solid Job Growth is Likely to Continue The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI) increased in April. The index now stands at 118.00, up from 117.77 (an upward revision) in March. This represents a 5.5 percent gain in the ETI compared to a year ago. “April’s increase in the Employment Trends Index, and continued improvement in […]

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<a href=http://www.conference-board.org/press/pressdetail.cfm?pressid=5176 target=_blank >Surprisingly Strong Job Growth</a>

Surprisingly Strong Job Growth – Comment on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Report by Bart van Ark, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board The labor market remains surprisingly and resiliently strong, as evidenced by the gain of 288,000 new jobs created in April. The gain this month was aided by some […]

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Help Wanted Gone Wild- The Weird And Wacky World Of Craigslist Want Ads

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Help Wanted Gone Wild- The Weird And Wacky World Of Craigslist Want Ads

By R.W. GREENE— There are few things more stressful than being unemployed when you don’t want to be. Your future is uncertain. The world, too often, seems smaller and darker than it actually is. You’re likely on a budget, restricted from buying fun things. Few things amuse. Except for the place where you may be […]

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