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6 Technical Interview Tips for Prospective Software Engineers

This is article is courtesy of the Galvanize blog. Interested in entrepreneurship, web development, or data science? Check out the Galvanized Newsletter, bringing you the best content from The Learning Community for Technology. Job interviews are absolutely terrifying. It doesn’t matter … Continue reading

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US temp jobs fall by 9,800, but still rise over year

The number of US temp jobs fell by 9,800 in February when compared to January, according to seasonally adjusted data released today by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the temp penetration rate — temp jobs as a percent … Continue reading

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ASA index dips over year

The American Staffing Association’s index measuring employment in the US staffing industry was 92.65 for the week of Feb. 8 to Feb. 14. Temporary and contract staffing employment decreased 0.76% from the prior week and was 3.31% lower than the … Continue reading

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ASA index dips over year

The American Staffing Association’s index measuring employment in the US staffing industry was 92.65 for the week of Feb. 8 to Feb. 14. Temporary and contract staffing employment decreased 0.76% from the prior week and was 3.31% lower than the … Continue reading

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IT jobs still outperform despite deceleration, TechServe Alliance reports

The number of IT jobs in the US edged up 0.2% in January from December to almost 5.1 million, reported TechServe Alliance, an association of IT and engineering staffing companies. Year-over-year IT employment in the US rose by 4.0% in … Continue reading

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Job Postings, hirings climb in U.S.

U.S. employers advertised slightly more jobs in November as overall hiring edged up and more Americans quit their jobs in signs of a healthier environment for workers.

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Optimistic outlook for 2016, Express Employment survey finds

Half of business leaders expect moderate growth in 2016, according to a survey released today by Express Employment Professionals. Fewer predicted a decrease in business activity, while more predicted growth.

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One-fifth of employees to seek new job in 2016

More than one-fifth of employees, 21%, plan to leave their current employers in 2016, according to a survey from CareerBuilder. This is an increase from 16% in last year’s survey.

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Ready to be the best in 2016: What makes a truly great employee?

While most managers would say their teams are made up of hard-working employees (for the most part at least), there are some employees who tend to rise above the rest. They not only do good work, but they also demonstrate … Continue reading

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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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