US – Survey: More employers to hire seasonal hourly workers

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More seasonal jobs should be available this year than last year, according to a new survey by Snagajob, a job portal for hourly workers. Among hourly hiring managers with responsibility to hire year-end, seasonal workers for the holiday period, 69 percent will make hires this year, up six percentage points from 63 percent in 2012…. Read more »

Overcoming the Skills Gap in the US

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While most of us are focused on the fact that in many areas, there are as many as five or more job seekers for every available job, there are numerous markets that are actually far understaffed. Whether you’re trying to figure out what to major in, or you are looking to make a career change,… Read more »

Know When to Grow and When to Cut

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Have you ever marveled at the companies who always seem to come out on top, no matter what hand the economy deals them? Their secret is simple – they know when to grow and when to cut and they’re willing to take a few risks along the way. If you want your company to weather… Read more »

Customize Your Job Search For Your Dream Job

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In today’s job market, it’s simply not enough to send out a simple resume and hope for the best. Even the technique of changing up your cover letter a little for each new employer you’re submitting to isn’t enough to get you noticed. If you want to increase your chances of landing your dream job,… Read more »

Desperate to Find a Job? Don’t Panic!

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When you’ve been searching for a job for some time and you haven’t been able to land many interviews, it’s only natural to start feeling depressed and a little desperate. However, once you begin feeling that way, you’re going to end up broadcasting this to your interviewers and desperation and panic are the last things… Read more »

Things You Must Do During a Job Search

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When you’re looking for a job, commonly the things you focus on are crafting your resume, looking for job listings and preparing for interviews. However, there are several other things you should be doing which will help increase your chances of landing the job you really want. Even if you’re currently employed and searching for… Read more »

What Recruiters Want You To Know

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Job seekers in today’s economy know that they need an edge in order to land the job they really want. However, many aren’t aware of just how important the basics are when they get in touch with a recruiter. Working with a recruiter can mean all the difference in getting a job with a great… Read more »