EMSI, a CareerBuilder company, recently released data about the state of manufacturing jobs in the U.S. — and found five manufacturing jobs that employers are struggling with filling the most. Although manufacturing production is growing at its fastest pace in over a decade, 302,000 manufacturing jobs remain unfilled today — and that number could rise to 875,000 by 2020 for many of these types of jobs.
A new Careerbuilder survey indicates that though the majority of Class of 2014 college graduates are currently working, 51 percent of that group are in jobs that don’t require a degree. What does this mean for the career trajectory of this group, and what other trends are we seeing? Let's take a closer look at what else is in store for the Class of 2014 -- and what that might mean for your business.
It's safe to say job seekers and employers are not always on the same page when it comes to interview do's and don'ts. If you ask a candidate and an employer what the ideal application looks like, whether jobs should be mobile-optimized, or what a great candidate experience means in the first place, you're likely to get very different responses. And therein lies the problem.
As a now 10-year resident of Chicago, I’ve withstood my share of weather woes. Everyone says “summers in Chicago make the terrible winters worth it!” Today is one of those days I agree — it’s absolutely beautiful, and after the winter we just got through, it’s really hard to be indoors right now writing this.
What’s getting me through? A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I raided his parents’ old record collection — some of which hadn’t been touched in years and years.
The journalism industry – and many loyal readers of The Grey Lady — were rocked yesterday when it was abruptly announced that The New York Times’ executive editor (and the first woman in that leadership role in the newspaper’s history) Jill Abramson — was let go after her less than three-year tenure and replaced by former deputy managing editor Dean Baquet.
We’ve heard countless stories from readers on The Hiring Site about their encounters with ageism in the workplace — whether they’ve observed it happening to others or experienced it themselves. I think we can all agree on one thing: It’s getting old.
This is the first post in a multi-part ageism series on The Hiring Site. In this post, we will focus on the challenges older workers face when it comes to employment and finding a job.
You may have noticed her tweets on @cbforemployers over the last couple of weeks. Right now, you may be spending countless hours engrossed in her latest blog posts on The Hiring Site about the unbelievable factors that influence hiring, the latest BLS jobs report, and cringe-worthy job seeker bloopers like resumes written in Klingon (and who could blame you?).
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