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One major obstacle in hiring is the skills gap between job seekers and the capabilities needed to perform specific tasks. Another? The growing workforce and number of jobs available to them. Data from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. shows that talent deficits abound in everything from technology, to health care, to sales, to transportation. But why -- and what can you do about it?
A new report from CareerBuilder takes a closer look at the representation of women in each of the four STEM fields and which occupations within those industries employ the highest – and lowest – percentage of females.
Some want a phone call, and some just want some kind of response, but new CareerBuilder research shows the message is clear: 62 percent of candidates want more personalized communication from employers during the application process than they're currently receiving.
New CareerBuilder research suggests if your company requires candidates to fill out a lengthy application process, you may want to rethink your strategy.
Are middle-skill jobs part of your workforce equation? The term "middle-skill jobs" may have somewhat of a stigma associated with it, and we can start changing such perceptions by embracing these jobs of tomorrow and using data to start preparing for the demand sooner rather than later.
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.
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