Poverty, debt and obesity are complex and serious societal issues with multiple potential causes and no simple solutions. That’s why society looks for easy targets to blame.
Robots are also complex and serious, yet in a dramatically different way. Depending on the perspective, robots are either credited…Continue
US News recently released their Best Jobs of 2014 which are based on employment opportunity, good salary, manageable work-life balance, and job security.
For the first time ever, an IT job ranked #1, as tech and healthcare jobs…Continue
Added by Ashley Rowe on February 27, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
A digital career fair this week revealed that Web and Graphic Design is the most popular career choice among Manchester students and graduates.
Digital jobs board Bubble Jobs quizzed 100 students at the Manchester Digital Talent Day at the Town Hall on Thursday about their future career plans.
A third of all students and graduates surveyed said they would love a career in web or graphic design, with many…Continue
With the job market still in a malaise, many job seekers are now considering starting their own businesses. Even those who are still employed, driven by dreams of financial freedom, are increasingly considering launching their own companies. If successful, this would be good news for the U.S. economy especially…Continue
When looking for a new job, don’t limit yourself to traditional sources like newspaper ads, Craigslist, job websites or social networks. Broadening your horizons and getting creative with your job search will help you increase your chances of…Continue
Added by Cristopher Denton on February 6, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments
An interview is always stressful for people who have a tendency to get panic attacks. Some people might have a…Continue
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The Manchester jobs market is continuing to go from strength to strength thanks to a digital boom, despite the city “under-performing”, says digital jobs board Bubble Jobs.
The jobs board advertised around 4,500 jobs in the city last year – representing just over 8% of the total vacancies advertised on the site.
Bubble Jobs MD Adam Butwilowski said: “Over the last 12 months, we’ve definitely seen an influx of digital…Continue
Added by Lauren Riley on February 4, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments
Digital entry-level jobs could provide employment to young Brits struggling to find work, according to specialist jobs board Bubble Jobs.
The jobs board advertised just under 4,000 junior and entry-level positions in 2013 – seven per cent of the total roles posted,…Continue
When accepting those rapidly accumulating random LinkedIn connection invitations, I generally also scroll down to peruse my timeline. In doing so, I often notice plenty of job opportunities being posted. Some of these are blasted out by automation tools and others are manually added as a person's LI…Continue
As I watched the news the past couple of days, the newest hot debate is over extending unemployment benefits. The previous extension has expired, and the politicians - as always - are looking for a "winning" argument to score political points for the next election. It seems like the easiest thing to do for a politician is go around saying that the pursuit of happiness includes a free…Continue
Added by Doug Douglas - DX2 Consulting on January 7, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
This is the second in a series of three articles I have created for you to help expand your innovation potential. Research has shown that innovation can be nurtured with teaching and training. Furthermore, with new ideas come new companies and a lot more new jobs.
In my last article, I shared research from the Small Business Administration (SBA) showing that 70% of all net new jobs in the U.S. over the last 30 years being created by…Continue
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This is the first in a series of three articles I have created for you to cultivate your inventiveness. Research has shown that innovation can be nurtured with coaching. Furthermore, new innovations give rise to new companies and plenty of new jobs.Continue
As I recently reported, the results from the 2012 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) http://nces.ed.gov/surveys/pisa/, released last Tuesday, showed that U.S. teenagers lost ground in math, science and reading to the rest of the world! This included falling from 25th to 31st in math since 2009; from 20th to 24th in science; and from 11th to 21st in reading, according to the National Center for Education Statistics…Continue
Added by Scott Sargis on December 10, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment rate dropped a staggering .3% to 7%. In the process 203,000 new jobs were created. This brings the total to 1,235,000 new jobs created over the last seven months!
Job creation was across the board in most sectors including:
In practically all cases, an organization strives to identify and select the best person for the job.
Ads for open positions are overflowing with lists of requirements for experience and education in an effort to prevent those that don’t meet stated criteria from applying. Nevertheless, various statistics reveal the low ratio of qualified applicants versus immense volumes of unqualified…Continue
One of the things that has struck me over the years as a recruiter is the frequent reference to the industry as a ‘necessary evil’. While I don’t agree with the statement, I do understand where it comes from.
As recruiters our core assets are not stock or products, but people, or more accurately, people’s potential, so we have a huge responsibility to get things right. There are many firms who don’t acknowledge the same level of…Continue
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