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Health care professions top the list of most in-demand jobs for 2019, according to a new CareerCast  report , with home health aides topping the list. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects there to be 47% growth in home health jobs through 2024. Other  in-demand  health professions include Medical Services Manager (20% growth outlook), Medical Technologist (14% growth outlook), Personal Care Aide (39% growth outlook), and...
With millions of U.S. workers looking for new jobs in the new year, Glassdoor one of the world's largest job and recruiting sites, today announced its annual jobs report identifying the 50 best jobs in the USA The report highlights the 50 Best Jobs based on each job's overall Glassdoor Job Score. 1  The Glassdoor Job Score is determined by weighing three key factors equally: earning potential based on median annual base...
Nearly 15% of people use social media to find a new job, according to a new survey from  Clutch , a B2B ratings and reviews firm. Social media use in recruiting varies by industry. For example, recruiters in creative fields can identify candidates on visual platforms like Instagram, while traditional businesses are more likely to discover candidates on LinkedIn. Some social media platforms, including Facebook, are launching...
Public service jobs such as doctors, nurses, and teachers are the most common childhood dream jobs, new research from TollFreeForwarding. In a survey of 2,000 Americans aged 18-65 years old, respondents were asked what their dream job was when they were a child. They were also asked if they ever made it to their dream job, with more than three-quarters (76%) saying they never make it. In four of the five age ranges surveyed,...
Low unemployment, a rise in concern over how technology is shaping the future of work, and a series of movements giving power to the people are among the top trends shaping workplaces everywhere. Glassdoor's annual Job Market Trends Report dives into the job market impacts that defined 2018 -- from the proliferation of AI to hiring campaigns that shaped local economies -- and workplace trends expected to hit in 2019 and beyond. The report was...
As 2018 comes to a close, businesses are reporting a positive outlook for the job market in the first quarter of 2019, according to a new survey fielded by Express Employment Professionals. Even with the latest jobs report showing fewer new jobs than expected and increased media chatter about a recession in the next two years, businesses expect steady hiring in the short term. In the survey of 445 businesses, 53 percent of respondents...
The booming economy will create more jobs for executives in 2019 – and more competition. "The best way executives can position themselves for new opportunities is to have a solid resume prepared well before you need one," said Jessica Holbrook Hernandez, president of the award-winning Great Resumes Fast, based in Jacksonville. "Even when the market is favoring your desire to advance or pivot your career, your resume is...
In advance of Veterans Day, Monster and Military.com convened a panel of veteran employment experts to identify the top 10 employers demonstrating extraordinary success in veteran hiring and retention. Additionally, Monster conducted its exclusive 2018 Veteran Hiring** survey to help all employers better understand what they can do to attract this important source of diversity talent. "Veterans are a highly skilled talent pool,"...
Most professionals feel confident testing the employment waters, even from their current office, research suggests. In a survey from global staffing firm Accountemps, 78 percent of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More than six in 10 respondents (64 percent) indicated they'd likely conduct search activities from work. Workers were asked, " While still...
Work-life balance, salary, and growth opportunities also ranked high As employers face headaches with a global talent shortage, a new survey from Ceridian reveals most employees in North America value salary, work-life balance, and job location as major factors when pursuing a new opportunity and considering a job offer. Ceridian, a global human capital management technology company, today released a new report called  The...
The drive to work may be driving some professionals to quit, suggests new research from global staffing firm Robert Half. More than one in five employees (23 percent) have left a job because of a bad commute. Among workers in the 28 U.S. cities surveyed, respondents in Chicago, Miami, New York and San Francisco have most often resigned for this reason.  While 39 percent of professionals reported their...
New survey finds job seekers and employers ghost each other at all stages of the recruiting process as part of doing business in a tight job market where companies compete to hire top talent. 'Ghosting' a potential employer is an acceptable practice, according to a  new survey from Clutch , a B2B ratings and reviews company. More than 40% of job seekers say it's reasonable to ghost companies during the interview process, abruptly...