Long-term unemployment tumbles in March as job market stays hot

Long-term unemployment tumbles in March as job market stays hot

A job seeker receives information from a recruiter during a job fair in Miami on Dec. 16, 2021. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images The ranks of the long-term unemployed fell again in March, edging closer to prepandemic levels as the job market offers ample opportunity for workers. Long-term unemployment is a period of joblessness … Read more

Human Resources Administrator, Recruitment job with DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Human Resources Administrator, Recruitment job with DURHAM UNIVERSITY

HR & DO Grade 4: – £20,600 – £22,254 per year (pro rata)Open-Ended/Permanent – Part Time Contracted Hours per Week: 24.5 Closing Date: 06-Jun-2022, 6:59:00 AM When appointing to this role the University must ensure that it meets any applicable immigration requirements, including salary thresholds which are applicable to some visas. Introduction A globally outstanding … Read more

Why you should consider internal roles in your job search

Why you should consider internal roles in your job search

The Great Resignation continues, with nearly half, 45% of US workers actively looking for a new job or planning to within the year, according to recruitment company Employ Inc.’s 2022 Job Seeker Nation Report. Job seekers find new roles in a myriad ways, but some are overlooking opportunities directly around them. More than half, 54% … Read more

How To Make Your Job Application Stand Out

How To Make Your Job Application Stand Out

There are ways to make your job application stand out from the crowd. getty Faced with too many job openings and not enough people to fill them, employers find it difficult to recruit top talent. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were nearly 11 million job openings at the end of 2021, but … Read more

There are about 1 million more job openings than people looking for work

There are about 1 million more job openings than people looking for work

A sign advertising job openings is seen outside of a Starbucks in New York, May 26, 2021. andrew kelly | Reuters Employers in the US face an interesting challenge ahead – how to fill nearly 10 million job openings with about a million fewer workers than there are positions available. How successful they are will … Read more

February jobs report expected to show strong labor market continuing with solid wage gains

February jobs report expected to show strong labor market continuing with solid wage gains

A worker drills plywood on a single family home under construction in Lehi, Utah, on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022. George Frey | Bloomberg | Getty Images The economy was likely to have added jobs at a healthy pace in February and wages gains were strong. The February employment report, released at 8:30 am Friday, is … Read more

There’s an ‘un-retirement’ trend amid hot job market, analyzes find

There's an 'un-retirement' trend amid hot job market, analyzes find

Thomas Barwick | digitalvision | Getty Images Retirees have joined the labor force at a steady clip in recent months, attracted by a hot job market and reduced Covid health risks. This “un-retirement” trend could help increase the available pool of workers and ease the hiring challenges businesses have reported. As of April, 3.3% of … Read more

From accounting to procurement, 5 tasks that used to be done by people are now trusted to bots

From accounting to procurement, 5 tasks that used to be done by people are now trusted to bots

Estimated read time: 5-6 minutes It’s true: Bots are changing the workplace as you know it. It’s not that bots are empowering humans — they’re just enhancing the way humans work by taking over daily, repetitive tasks and freeing their time up for other things. That’s the goal of Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Just imagine … Read more

The Great Resignation shows no sign of slowing down

The Great Resignation shows no sign of slowing down

A “now hiring” sign is posted in the window of a restaurant in Los Angeles on Jan. 28, 2022. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images The pandemic-era phenomenon known as the Great Resignation remained a hallmark of the labor market in early 2022, according to federal data issued Wednesday. Nearly 4.3 million people … Read more

5 strategies to make your resume stand out amid the Great Resignation

5 strategies to make your resume stand out amid the Great Resignation

stunted | E+ | Getty Images If you hope to land a new job, you’ll want to make sure your resume catches the eyes of recruiters. The first thing you should do is shift your mindset, said certified professional career coach Matt Glodz, founder of Chicago-based executive resume writing firm Resume Pilots. “Stop thinking so … Read more