The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its June 2016 jobs report Friday, and the labor market rebounded significantly from weak hiring in May.
The approximate 287,000 jobs added in June greatly outpaced the forecast of 175,000, and far exceeded May's 38,000 new jobs -- the worst month for employment improvement in three years.Read More
One common, simple goal among job seekers is landing the position that can earn the most money. And it's true that at the most fundamental level, the reason any of us works is to earn income.
However, pay alone should not supersede all factors when considering a career move.
Everyone's probably heard the adage money cannot buy happiness at least once in their life, and the principle applies here.Read More
Brexit -- the United Kingdom's vote to leave the European Union -- initially sent shockwaves through the global economic markets. The value of the pound plummeted immediately following the June 23 vote, as did commodities and stock trading around the globe.
Markets can have an impact on hiring, both positively and negatively, so the chaos Brexit caused worldwide might understandably give job seekers pause.Read More
Criterion released a report touting the benefits of human capital management software, or HCM software for short.
Some background: HCM is a human resources system designed to clearly communicate employee goals, track progress and set benchmarks for improvement. HCM software tracks such milestones, and provides a streamlined platform between management and staff.Read More
The annual CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report generates plenty of buzz and controversy each year it is published. It rates the best and worst jobs based on salary, environment, and outlook, along with 11 stress factors to determine which professions are the most and least desirable.Read More