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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...

2014-03-06 04:23:05

Leading Companies Make Commitments to Help Reskill Workers CHICAGO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that, on average, a company loses more than $14,000 for every job that stays vacant for three months or longer? That one in six companies loses $25,000 or more?* Considering the fact that more than half (54 percent) of employers currently have open positions for which they can't find qualified candidates - and 35 percent of all employers have positions that stay open for 12 weeks or...

2014-03-05 08:33:37

DUBLIN, Mar. 05, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5ffnw/global_online ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Online Recruitment Market" report to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) One of the main trends witnessed in the Global Online Recruitment market is the emergence of m-recruitment. Nowadays, mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets are being...

2014-02-13 08:26:51

Twenty Percent of Office Romances Involve Someone Who is Already Married CHICAGO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a Valentine? The office may be a good place to start. CareerBuilder's annual survey on office romance found nearly two in five (38 percent) U.S. workers have dated someone who worked for the same company, and 16 percent said they have done so more than once. The national survey was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of CareerBuilder from November 6 to December 2,...

2014-02-06 08:24:56

CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. has an estimated 10 million self-employed jobs as of 2013. That's 6.6 percent of all reported jobs, but down from a high of 7.2 percent in 2006. This is according to a new report from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI). Self-employment grew rapidly from 2001-2006, adding close to 1.8 million new jobs nationwide. Since the beginning of the recession, however, self-employed jobs declined by 936,000 and did not recover...

2014-01-30 08:26:49

CHICAGO, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI) released a new study that provides a window into the health of the business landscape in the U.S. The study explores net growth in private-sector business establishments from 2001 to 2012, ranking the best and worst states for new establishments post-recession and shedding light on national trends. The analysis was based on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Quarterly Census of...

2014-01-23 04:20:55

- One in four have not had enough money for food; one in ten have lost their homes CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the job market is showing signs of improvement, one segment of the workforce is feeling the sting of a slower-than-expected recovery more so than others: the long-term unemployed. Thirty percent of workers who were previously employed full time and who have been out of work for 12 months or longer said they haven't had a single job interview since they became...

2013-12-20 16:23:57

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The McClatchy Company (NYSE-MNI) said today that it has received $42.4 million in cash distributions from its equity investments in 2013. McClatchy noted that on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, it received $23.0 million in a cash distribution from Classified Ventures, LLC. Classified Ventures is a growing internet company that owns two of the nation's premier classified websites, the auto website Cars.com and the rental site Apartments.com....

2013-11-27 04:21:23

One in five employers say they've fired someone for using the Internet for a non-work related activity CHICAGO, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More workers are feeling the draw of holiday online sales during working hours, finds CareerBuilder's annual Cyber Monday study. Over half (54 percent) of workers expect to spend some time at work shopping online for the holidays, up from 49 percent last year. The national survey was conducted online by Harris Interactive© from August 13 to September...

2013-11-21 04:22:53

CHICAGO, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dressing well is critical to making a good first impression on a potential employer, but what do the colors you sport really say about you? A new survey from CareerBuilder takes a fun look at the attributes employers most often associate with colors candidates wear to job interviews. The national survey was conducted online by Harris Interactive(©) from August 13 to September 6, 2013, and included a representative sample of 2,099 hiring managers and...