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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.
There are numerous cases and studies to support the fact that discrimination does in fact exist based on resumes, and it particularly affects African-American and Hispanic job candidates. Meanwhile, job seekers with more Western or Anglo-sounding names tend to get their foot in the door a lot more.
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.
Employers spend a good deal of time and money on building a candidate experience that will keep their talent pipelines well-stocked, but how much of that investment is hindered by their own technology – or lack thereof? A new, nationwide CareerBuilder study explores five major technology-related barriers that can kill your candidate experience and your chances of landing great talent.
The study is part of a larger report titled “How Candidate Experience is Transforming HR Technology.” View full results and executive summary here.
Why should having a quality career site matter to you? Because it matters to candidates. Your career site is the primary research destination on the Web for curious job seekers. Apply these five key elements to your career site to grab job seekers' attention and make your company stand out.
Do you know what is arguably the most important component of a job posting? The job title. That's a conclusion I've reached after conducting research on thousands of job postings. This may seem elementary, but it bears repeating: Before posting a job, you should have a clear idea of job titles in your industry and which job descriptions and qualifications they correspond to.
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