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Five tips for making the most of in-person networking this holiday season

If a new job is all you want for Christmas, Hanukkah or any other holiday, this may well be the prime time to brush up on some traditional networking skills. The holiday season offers increased opportunities to interact with friends, family, neighbors and business associates at parties, activities and end-of-year gatherings. In other words, face-to-face networking […] Read Article “Five tips for making the most of in-person networking this holiday season”

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What a second Obama term may mean for hiring, job growth

Presidential elections – particularly when an incumbent wins a second term — typically provide companies and organizations one thing they crave as they assess future investment and hiring plans: A respite from political uncertainty. Yet 2012 is not your typical year. While the re-election of Barack Obama likely rules out any radical departure from policies […] Read Article “What a second Obama term may mean for hiring, job growth”

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This Week’s Hot Jobs

Hope you all had a great holiday weekend! It’s back to the grind but here’s a list of job openings that are hiring NOW: 1) Hundreds of opportunities available across the state of Ohio. Click here for the details. 2) Mortgage jobs in Columbus, OH: Mortgage Loan Processor Mortgage Loan Underwriter Mortgage Processing Manager Mortgage […] Read Article “This Week’s Hot Jobs”

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Inflation and unemployment remains above average

On November 2nd, the BLS released its latest “The Employment Situation” report, providing further evidence that the United States’ economic recovery is occurring at a steady pace. According to the report, the nation added 171,000 new jobs to the national economy in October – the fourth consecutive month in which more than 100,000 jobs had […] Read Article “Inflation and unemployment remains above average”

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Regional consumer confidence remains low

With mounting unemployment and depreciating monetary units, global economists were not entirely surprised by September’s economic figures, which revealed that EMEA’s business and consumer confidence remained low. But, did October’s data provide any evidence that relief is in sight? As an indication of the region’s present economic situation, the following statistics concerning inflation, business and […] Read Article “Regional consumer confidence remains low”

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Consumer confidence and inflation weakened in October

In early November, Asia Pacific’s latest economic figures were released to the public just days after typhoon Son-Tinh struck the coasts of China, Vietnam, and the Philippines, leading to millions of dollars in damage. Prior to the release of the data, Asia Pacific was slowly recovering from two other devastating typhoons, Saola and Libra, which […] Read Article “Consumer confidence and inflation weakened in October”

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Hurricane Sandy Three Weeks Later: How Its Impacting Jobs

The monster super-storm that rampaged through much of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast in late October not only left thousands homeless, but also has led to a surge of new claims for jobless benefits, according to Labor Department figures released late last week. While the aftermath has spawned some employment opportunities related to cleanup and relief efforts, […] Read Article “Hurricane Sandy Three Weeks Later: How Its Impacting Jobs”

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“Integrators” Get Ahead: Skillfully blending your online personal image and professional life

You’ve surely heard the ominous and endless warnings about how reckless social media activity can jeopardize your job or throw a wrench into your career search. And, indeed, unflattering pictures from a late-night binge, profanity laced-tirades and off-color jokes can earn you a pink slip or rejection letter. Yet more social media researchers and experts […] Read Article ““Integrators” Get Ahead: Skillfully blending your online personal image and professional life”

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Regional unemployment diminished in September

One week prior to Election Day 2012, the BLS released its latest “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, which revealed that joblessness is continuing to diminish throughout the United States. According to the BLS, 345 of the nation’s 372 metro areas reported a decline in unemployment from September 2011 to September 2012.

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Private sector hiring was wide-ranging in October

As anticipated, private sector hiring continued to uptick in October, as the sector added 184,000 new jobs to the national economy, an increase of nearly 80,000, when compared to September’s statistics. According to the BLS’ most recent “The Employment Situation” report, job growth was quite extensive last month, as a majority of the nation’s private […] Read Article “Private sector hiring was wide-ranging in October”