Employment Trends

Employment Trends

2018 Job Search Checklist CareerCast.com Thu, 01/04/2018 - 10:07
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CareerCast.com
Continued employment growth through 2017 shapes the job market forecast for 2018. Here's what to know in a new year.READ MORE
How to Gain the Skills You Need for the Tech Job You Want CareerCast.com Mon, 11/13/2017 - 12:09
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Haley Shoaf
Tech skills are more in demand now than ever before. The economy is shifting — it has become increasingly imperative for people to have technical skills in order to stay competitive in the job market.READ MORE
High Paying Jobs (With Little to No Formal Education) CareerCast.com Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:24
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Will Zimmerman
There are tons of high paying jobs that don’t require formal education and may require little to no experience.READ MORE
Hiring Trends and Preparing for The Final Stretch of the Year CareerCast.com Mon, 08/07/2017 - 11:11
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CareerCast.com
Getting aggressive in your job search during times of historically slowed hiring might be your best bet to land a new position.READ MORE
Plan for the Future of the Job Market CareerCast.com Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:48
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CareerCast.com
Summertime means blockbuster movie season. How many of these films focus on mankind battling the futuristic threat of highly advanced technology -- specifically, robots? In a case of life-imitating-art, it seems each new year brings more concern that humans might actually be in competition with robots. However, this fight will be waged on the job market rather than in some ... READ MORE
Which Industries are On A Summer Hiring Upswing CareerCast.com Mon, 06/05/2017 - 09:00
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CareerCast.com
Although overall hiring numbers ahead of summer 2017 fell short of expectations, a few industries have shown positive employment trends at this busy season.READ MORE
March 2017 Employment Slows, But Wages Climb CareerCast.com Fri, 04/07/2017 - 09:12
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CareerCast.com
Despite a disappointing number of jobs added, the American economy's unemployment rate hit a 10-year low in March 2017.READ MORE
Freelance Work as a Means of Testing the Job Market CareerCast.com Tue, 03/21/2017 - 09:59
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CareerCast.com
We recently published our Jobs Rated report on opportunities for freelance and contract work here at CareerCast.com. This report, which cites the so-called "gig economy," ties into another recent survey issued here -- one asking workers about their job stress and levels of satisfaction. The two concepts intersect in a way that might benefit workers feeling bogged down in their ... READ MORE
Work from Home? Renovate Your Home Office to be More Efficient CareerCast.com Fri, 03/17/2017 - 10:03
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Lauren Pezzullo
Telecommuting is becoming increasingly popular in the American workplace. Even if you do not currently work remotely, trends suggest at some point you will have the option -- if you are not outright asked to telecommute. The U.S. census lacks conclusive data on telecommuting, but research from Global Workplace Analytics suggests that about half of the workforce at least has ... READ MORE
A Strong 2016 Ends With Modest Job Growth CareerCast.com Thu, 01/12/2017 - 15:02
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CareerCast.com
The final employment numbers of 2016 close a strong year for hiring on a positive, if not underwhelming note, with a reported 156,000 new jobs added to the labor market in December.READ MORE