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3 Benefits of Continuous Recruitment

Val Matta | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Val Matta

Continuous recruitment and building a talent pipeline allow your company to take control of the recruitment process. Instead of starting from scratch and searching out applicants every time there's a vacancy, you will have your pick of qualified and relevant applicants readily available.

Everybody's Quitting Their Jobs Now

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business

Quit your job, help the economy. More than 2.7 million Americans, or 2 percent of all workers, quit their jobs in September, the Bureau of Labor St...

Hype and Reality: American Economic Numbers

David Coates | Posted 12.09.2014 | Politics
David Coates

It is true that the rate of economic growth has quickened, but that rate is still low by pre-recession standards. In July the IMF actually cut the U.S. growth forecast for 2014 to just 1.7 percent, the CBO's in August was just 1.5 percent. These are not stellar growth numbers.

Survey: America's 'Job Creators' Would Rather Do Anything But Create Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business

America's capitalists take every chance they get to remind us that they are our "job creators," but it turns out that their least-favorite thing on ea...

Why You Might Finally Be Getting That Raise After All

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 06.11.2014 | Business

The recovery might soon start to feel like a real recovery: There are hints that wages could finally start growing again after a long rut. Stagnant...

Mark Gongloff

There Are 3 Unemployed People Competing For Every Job Opening | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business

Those looking for work face some of the worst odds in the past 13 years, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers released Tuesday. The bure...

7 Ways to Find Talent for Hard-to-Fill Positions

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.16.2013 | Business
Heather Huhman

With today's skills gap, you may find yourself struggling to find the candidates you need for particular positions. Filling these skilled openings may require more work than a typical position would, but it doesn't have to be costly.

U.S. Job Openings Highest In 5 Years

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.09.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers have more job openings than at any other time in nearly five years. That's in part because they seem in no hurry to ...

Job Vacancies Taking Longer To Fill Even As Millions Are Unemployed: Study

Posted 03.06.2013 | Business

Millions of unemployed workers are struggling to find jobs and employers across the country are looking to hire -- but they’re having trouble connec...

12,000 Resumes For 104 Jobs?

Chicago Reader | Michael Miner | Posted 02.20.2013 | Business

When Al Jazeera bought Current in January for $500 million, the Qatar-based news network announced that Al Gore's little-watched cable operation would...

Hiring Companies and Unemployed Job Seekers Both Need to Adapt

Heidi Golledge | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business
Heidi Golledge

Regardless of where your politics fall, it's hard not to agree that Americans should work to bridge the gap between millions of open jobs and the nation's August unemployment rate of 8.1 percent.

Most Job Openings In Years!

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 10.07.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The Lab...

Create Your Own Job Opening

Laurence Shatkin | Posted 10.02.2012 | Business
Laurence Shatkin

This job-creating strategy requires imagination and good networking skills, and not everyone is willing to invest the energy it requires. But for people who have the necessary skills and creativity, it may be the best way to get hired in a job market where advertised openings are scarce.

Looking For A Job? Got No Experience? It May Not Matter

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.16.2012 | Business

Here's some maybe-good news for job seekers: it seems like a lot of people are managing to switch careers these days. More than half of all job ope...

What Is Working: A Bipartisan Search For Solutions To The Jobs Crisis

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.08.2012 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

We cannot overestimate the devastating human consequences of our unemployment crisis. But we also must not miss out on spotlighting what is working. That's the belief behind the new jobs section we're launching today, Opportunity: What Is Working.

Uh-Oh: U.S. Employers Pull Back On Job Openings

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Employers in April posted the fewest job openings in five months, suggesting hiring will remain sluggish in the months ahead. The ...

10 Best Job Opportunities For Disadvantaged Young New Yorkers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

There are 172,000 "disconnected youths" neither working nor in school in New York City, but according to a recent report, there's still hope for gainf...

Jobs With The Biggest Talent Shortages

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

The latest report on jobs this Friday is expected to reveal only moderate hiring as around 12.5 million Americans remain jobless. But according to a r...

That's A Lot Of Job Openings

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. companies in March posted the highest number of job openings in nearly four years, a sign that hiring could strengthen in the comin...

Number Of Job Openings Hits Highest Level In Years

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — The number of available jobs in the United States jumped in December to near a three-year high, supporting other data that show a b...

U.S. Employers Step Up Hiring In November Even While Job Openings Dip

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 03.11.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers stepped up their hiring in November but pulled back slightly on the number of jobs they advertised. The mostly favorable...

Employers Can't Keep Momentum After Job Openings Hit Three-Year High

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 02.12.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. employers advertised slightly fewer jobs in October, a modest decline from a three-year high hit in the previous month. Compa...

U.S. Employers Advertise Most Jobs In Three Years

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 01.08.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Employers advertised more jobs in September than at any other point in the past three years. The increase suggests hiring could pic...

U.S. Manufacturers Say There Are Too Few Skilled Workers To Fill Job Openings

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

U.S. manufacturers are failing to fill thousands of vacant jobs, surprising when 14 million people are searching for work. Technology giant Sie...

U.S. Job Openings Fall In August As Labor Market Stagnates: Report

Posted 12.12.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - The number of jobs waiting to be filled fell in August, underscoring the pain in the labor market where millions of unemployed worker...