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2014-10-08 08:30:16

CHICAGO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Every day, people are inspired to do something extraordinary in their jobs. They follow their passion, invent new possibilities and better the lives of others. CareerBuilder launched a new "Inspired at Work" series today to tell their stories. The first video features Chris Maury who was told he would only have his eyesight for another five to ten years. He responded by founding Conversant Labs, a company that focuses on building cool, new...

2014-08-28 04:20:57

CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With football season right around the corner, excitement is building in cities across the country. But aside from preseason scores or how individual players are performing, one of the most interesting stats to follow is how sports impact the job market. CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl (EMSI) took a look at post-recession job growth in the six largest sports-related industries in the United States(1). Combined, jobs in sports-related...

2014-07-17 12:34:33

Three in Ten Say They Would Keep the Same Job CHICAGO, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you won the lottery, would you keep working? While some may dream of hitting it big and leaving their office behind them, a new study from CareerBuilder suggests that's not the case for everyone. Half (51 percent) of workers reported that, even if they didn't need a job financially, they would still work after winning the lottery. Thirty percent of all workers say they would keep their current job. The...

2014-07-02 04:22:00

CHICAGO, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the years following the recession, a number of metros have become more competitive, capturing a larger share of the total jobs added in the U.S. because of factors that are unique to their local economies. CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) released new research that shows you which metros are getting a bigger piece of the pie and why. Using a standard regional analysis called shift share, CareerBuilder and EMSI looked at the...

2014-06-26 04:21:56

Employers Share Most Unusual Things They Found on Candidates' Social Media Profiles CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More employers are turning to social networking sites to find additional information on potential candidates - and they're not entirely impressed with what they're seeing. A new survey from CareerBuilder found that 51 percent of employers who research job candidates on social media said they've found content that caused them to not hire the candidate, up from 43 percent...

2014-06-05 04:21:54

- Interactive map tracks changes to millennial and boomer workforces in 175 U.S. metros CHICAGO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The jobs recovery has put spotlights on two large sections of the labor force: workers nearing the end of their careers and young adults just beginning them. While the economy has been difficult for both groups, baby boomers now hold a larger percentage of jobs in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and other occupations than before the...

2014-05-15 04:24:19

CHICAGO, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Does job-hopping (working for various employers for a short period of time) carry the same stigma in today's job market? Not necessarily, according to a new study from CareerBuilder. More than half (55 percent) of employers surveyed said they have hired a job-hopper and nearly one-third (32 percent) of all employers said they have come to expect workers to job-hop. "More workers are pursuing opportunities with various companies to expose themselves to a...

2014-05-01 04:23:08

- Study reveals the top 10 metros for employment in residential and commercial building CHICAGO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While U.S. construction employment is still behind lofty pre-recession highs, many areas of the industry are reporting steady job growth, according to a new analysis from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Commercial and industrial building is outpacing residential construction, despite strong growth in remodeling and new...

2014-04-24 04:22:11

New Study From CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com Reveals Most In-Demand Majors CHICAGO, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Graduation season is upon us, and this year graduates can expect to find improving job prospects. A new study from CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com finds that 57 percent of employers say they plan to hire new college graduates, up from 53 percent last year and up significantly from 44 percent in 2010. While most employers believe recent college graduates are ready for the...

2014-04-01 20:22:36

CHICAGO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareerBuilder announced today that it is acquiring Broadbean, a leader in job distribution, candidate sourcing and big data analytics software. The latest step in CareerBuilder's evolution as the premiere HR Software as a Service (SaaS) provider, the acquisition will bring recruiters and HR managers a faster, more convenient and more cost-effective way to acquire talent. CareerBuilder purchased Broadbean from Daily Mail and General Trust plc...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin