As CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson previously mentioned, the U.S. job market is turning a corner as caution gives way to confidence. And with that news comes news that nearly half (45 percent) of employers anticipate their organization will raise the minimum wage this year. What does this mean for you?
According to CareerBuilder’s 2015 hiring forecast, the U.S. job market is turning a corner as caution gives way to confidence. More than one-third of employers expect to add full-time, permanent staff in 2015, the best outlook for the annual survey since 2006.
According to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast, 33 percent of employers are actively recruiting veterans over the next year, up from 27 percent in 2013. Looking to add military veterans to your own organization? Check out our three tips to help you successfully attract and recruit these workers.
Nearly half of U.S. employers plan to add full-time, permanent headcount over the next six months — quite an improvement over the same period a year ago, according to CareerBuilder’s mid-year job forecast. TWEET THIS Meanwhile, one-third of employers (33 percent) plan to hire temporary or contract workers. That number has also gone up if you compare it with 31 percent in the second half of 2013.
It may be hard to predict what we feel like eating for dinner tonight, but thankfully we’re able to forecast what the hiring landscape will look like in the second quarter of 2014.
According to a recent CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers and HR professionals, U.S. hiring is expected to remain consistent with what we saw last year this time.
Ever get stranded at an airport for hours thanks to weather-related flight delays? (Apologies if this has touched a nerve by rehashing your holiday plight.) But the idea is that airlines make a judgment call as to whether or not conditions are safe to proceed given external conditions beyond their control. According to our annual job forecast, this approach is much like the one employers are taking to hiring in 2014: Proceed slowly and with caution.
Some things are just better in dozens: eggs, doughnuts, days of Christmas — and the brand new list of hot jobs for 2014, released today by CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI). Not only are these jobs expected to grow, but the pay isn’t too shabby either.
The list is based on occupations that grew 7 percent or more between 2010 and 2013 and that are projected to increase in 2014.
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