Succeed, Despite the Skills Gap

When it comes to the current employment landscape, businesses have to traverse through some difficult terrain to meet their goals of hiring and retaining talented workers. As shown in the latest jobs report released in April, the unemployment rate reached a seven […]

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STEM Skills Gap: Now is the Time to Act

The demand for professionals with STEM backgrounds – meaning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – is steadily rising. Currently, there are 1.4 vacant STEM jobs for every qualified STEM job-seeker. If this rate persists, by 2018 there will be a projected 1.7 […]

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April’s Job Creation Widespread Across Industries

Source: BLS jobs report The United States generated 288,000 jobs in April, making it the 50th straight month of positive job creation. These figures surpassed many of the expert predictions, as most anticipated 190,000 to 210,000 would be added. The unemployment rate fell […]

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April BLS Report: 288,000 Jobs Added, Drop In Unemployment

Source: BLS The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its April 2014 unemployment report, which showed an overall gain of 288,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropping a sizable 0.4%, bringing the total figure down to 6.3%. This data shows a strong rebound in economic conditions from […]

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Workforce Watch List: Office habits

According to data in the March 2014 Bureau of Labor Statistics release, Americans spend an average of 34.5 hours per week in the workplace. A majority work more than 40 hours, which is a considerable amount of time spent on the job. […]

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March BLS Jobs Report: Industry Review

Source: March BLS jobs report The United States’ private sector generated over 192,000 jobs in March. Although the sector’s total job creation was not nearly high enough to lower the national unemployment rate, a majority of economists were encouraged by the figures. This growth […]

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