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Infographic: What Employers Want

Infographic: What Employers Want Despite high unemployment, some U.S. employers can’t find enough workers with the right qualifications to fill their jobs. While the U.S. economy is growing slowly, there are industries and areas of the country — such as those at the center of the oil and gas boom — that are expanding rapidly. […]

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Invest In Youth Employment Or Lose A Generation

ILO News— The world risks losing a generation if it fails to urgently address the youth employment crisis, the ILO said in a Call for Action on the youth employment crisis adopted at its May 30-June 14 2012 International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva. “Unless immediate and vigorous action is taken, the global community confronts the grim […]

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Youth Unemployment: ILO Chief Says Less Austerity, More Investment Needed

ILO News– International Labour Organization (ILO) chief Guy Ryder has called for less austerity and more investments to promote a jobs recovery at a time when the youth unemployment crisis threatens to scar “the very fabric of our societies.” Ryder stressed that  measures promoting youth employment should be shielded from austerity policies and that spending […]

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Youth Unemployment Worldwide: Millions Not Working, Not Studying

ILO News— Youth unemployment around the world has driven millions of young people to essentially give up looking for a job, warned the International Labour Organization (ILO) in a new report. The youth unemployment rate (at 12.6% in 2011) would be a full percentage point higher if it included the number of young people who […]

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Coding for GOOD And A Good Job; Innovative Talent Hunt Bridges Job Skills Gap

Learn new job skills for free, show it off and get god job—all on the Internet? Here’s the story of an interesting way of training people, giving them usable in-demand job skills people AND then hiring them. This is really a demo for one company’s online education and training platform, but it does demonstrate how […]

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WOW’s Awesome Social Media Job Search Advice For 2013

There’s free job search advice aplenty on the Internet, most of it worth exactly what you pay for it – nothing. There are also plenty of breathless stories in the media with absurd headlines like this one: 5 Powerful Career Drivers for The Future of Work Why do you need this advice? Why is this […]

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Record: More Young Adults In U.S. Finishing High School And College

By RICHARD FRY and KIM PARKER, Pew Research Center— Record shares of young adults in the U.S. are completing high school, going to college and finishing college, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of newly available census data. In 2012, for the first time ever, one-third of 25- to 29-year-olds in the United States […]

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Survey: 53% Of Workers Worldwide Say Changing Jobs Is Key To Career Growth

There’s a lot restless workers worldwide. More than half (53%) of the respondents of the Kelly Global Workforce Index (KGWI) survey believe that to develop their skills and advance their careers, it is more important to change employers, rather than remain with their existing employer, according to international staffing firm Kelly Services. The KGWI examines issues of […]

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Eight Job Options With Great Pay And Secure Futures

By ALIDA MOORE, Payscale.com— As long as you’re going to work, you might as well seek a high-paying job. But can you be sure your most lucrative job option will still be around to pay you that big salary five or 10 years from now? It’s more likely to be if job opportunities in your […]

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ManpowerGroup Urges Employers Work With Educators To Advance Job Training

International staffing firm ManpowerGroup is advocating that U.S. companies develop the skills of their local populations by collaborating with regional educators The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released 5 October 2012, reported the overall September jobless rate declined to 7.8 % from August’s 8.1% rate. The U.S. private sector added 114,000 new jobs last month, […]

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