Job Market Update: Leading Industries & Regional Update

The highest employment gains occurred in food services and drinking places, professional and business services, construction, healthcare and transportation and warehousing. Taking a closer look at the industries, here are some key sector highlights from the BLS “The Employment Situation – February […]

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Job Market Update: 295,000 Jobs Created in February

Source: BLS “The Employment Situation report – February 2015” February was another impressive month for nonfarm payroll employment, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The February 2015 unemployment report showed an overall monthly gain of 295,000 jobs, while the unemployment rate […]

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The State of STEM in America

Creating the next great technology innovations is crucial to the advancement of our society and the American economy.  Unfortunately, the American workforce is crippled by a lack of experts in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), which is what we call the STEM skills gap. Since this week is National […]

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Webinar Wrap Up: Using Social Media as a Recruiting Tool

Watch the Webinar recording:  In this candidate-driven job market, job seekers are approaching their job search the way they would a substantial purchase of a consumer product. This includes: Doing extensive research on a potential employer’s reputation Studying up on the company’s brand and researching what […]

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The Professional & Business Services Sector Leads December’s Job Growth

Source: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “The Employment Situation – December 2014″  Employment gains were highest in professional and business services, construction, food services and drinking places, healthcare and manufacturing. Here are some key sector highlights from the BLS “The Employment Situation – […]

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Job Market Update: Metro & Regional Area Highlights

Regional and State Overview: Looking to the BLS’ latest “Regional and State Employment and Unemployment” report, both regional and state unemployment rates saw little change in the United States during the month of November. 41 states and the District of Columbia had […]

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Job Market Update: 2.8 Million New Jobs Created in 2014

Source: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “The Employment Situation – December 2014″ The year finished strong in terms of job growth, as December brought 252,000 new jobs to the U.S. economy. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its December 2014 unemployment report, and […]

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