As the holiday shopping season kicks into gear, retailers reported 6.6% gains from Black Friday and a 24% increase in online sales. We've been closely following hiring demand in the retail trade sector over the past few months and decided to take an updated look at retail sales online job ads. Between September 1 and November 15, Retailers placed more than 72,000 new…Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on November 29, 2011 at 9:07am — No Comments
While much of the US has seen flat or declining hiring demand over the past months, Omaha, Nebraska has skyrocketed to new highs. During October, more than 9,300 job ads were posted online – 93% of which were placed directly by employers (8,700 job ads, up 92% versus October 2010) and 7% of the listings were advertised by recruiting firms (610 job ads, down 40% year-over-year).
Hiring Demand in Omaha, Nebraska – 4 Years…Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on November 23, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
For the first time this year, we are seeing a decrease in the volume of online job ads posted for Computer and IT related jobs when compared to the same period last year. Employers and staffing agencies posted just over 27,000 new online job ads during the last 60 days, representing a decrease of approximately 4% versus the same 60 day period in 2010.
Added by Carolyn Menz on November 22, 2011 at 9:01am — No Comments
Over the past month, there have been several forecasts that the New York financial sector may lose up to 10,000 jobs by the end of 2012 and reports were released on Friday of layoffs at many major banks. We took a look at hiring…Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on November 21, 2011 at 12:14pm — No Comments
Engineers – particularly Industrial Engineers – have been in high demand this year. However as the end of the calendar year approaches, hiring demand for most occupations decreases. Industrial Engineers have seen this slowing since the summer. In October, Recruiters placed a total of 15,900 new online job ads for Industrial Engineers in the US. This represents a decline of 23% since the 4-year high in May (when more than 20,000 jobs were advertised) and a year-over-year decline of 1.4%. In…Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on November 17, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
In the first half of this year, hiring demand for Recruiters was growing – a promising sign that employers planned to do more hiring. However, over the past several months, the volume of job ads for Recruiting professionals has declined significantly. In October, demand dropped again with about 4,700 new job ads posted online for Recruiters, 10% less than in September and down 9% versus one year ago.
Volume of Online Job Ads for Recruiters…Continue
As mobile banking, mobile commerce and mobile gaming increase in popularity among users, businesses are recognizing the need and benefit of connecting with customers through these mobile applications. Over the past 30 days, more than 15,000 new job ads were placed online for Computer Programmers with mobile developing skills – up more than 40% from one year ago.
Hiring Demand for Mobile Developer Skills – 4 Years…Continue
Added by Carolyn Menz on November 1, 2011 at 10:27am — No Comments