Monthly Archives: December 2015

Staffing Employment Sees Highest Third Quarter in 15 Years

New Data From Quarterly ASA Staffing Employment and Sales Survey U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.32 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2015, up 1.8% from the same period in 2014. Average … Continue reading

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US tech survey finds 78% expect to increase hiring

A record 78% of US technology hiring managers expect to increase tech hiring in the first six months of 2016, and 71% of companies are looking to bolster their tech teams by 11% or more, according to job board Dice’s … Continue reading

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Q1 hiring plans for US strongest since 2007

US employers report the strongest first-quarter hiring plans since 2007, according to the first-quarter 2016 Manpower employment outlook survey released today by ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE: MAN). Globally, employer hiring confidence is strongest in India, Taiwan, Japan, Turkey and the US. … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Writing an Effective Resume

Hiring managers and recruiters alike say they’ve seen more poorly written resumes cross their desks recently than ever before. Attract more interview offers and ensure your resume doesn’t eliminate you from consideration by following these six key tips:

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When a job offer comes without a job

Some companies are hiring first and figuring out jobs for these recruits much later. Amid a fierce market for college recruits, companies like Facebook Inc. and Intuit Inc. are making offers to dozens of hires without having a particular job … Continue reading

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11 Practical Ways To Stop Procrastination

You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should beworking, but you just don’t feel like doing … Continue reading

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Jobless claims average unchanged but total claims fall by 12,000

The US four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance was 271,000 last week, unchanged from the previous week’s average, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Department of Labor. The prior week’s average was revised slightly … Continue reading

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