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2013-10-09 23:03:56

Strengthening of the job market has resulted in the addition of several job postings on EmploymentCrossing.com. The site reports 2,031,513 vacancies. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 This month, for the first time in 17 years, the Labor Department was unable to provide information on the job market outlook. Had the information been released, economists believe that the data would have surely revealed the strengthening of the job market. USA Today surveyed 42 economists, void of the...

2013-06-14 23:00:58

Jobberman Report Shows that Job Insecurity Level is High in Lagos. Lagos, Nigeria (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 Job satisfaction is very crucial to the attitudes and behaviour of employees and employed job seekers; and the rising state of job related issues is tied to the satisfaction level of job seekers which in turn produces a great work force for the economy and vice versa. In light of this, Jobberman.com, the leading jobs platform in West Africa, decided to conduct a research into the general...

2013-04-04 15:20:26

Graduates are taking up jobs that don't fully use their skills and as a result are causing high turnover for employers, claims new research published today in the journal Human Relations, published by SAGE. The findings raise questions about today's high throughput in university education. Policy makers in many developed and developing countries envisioned high-value economies supported in part by a highly-skilled and well-paid workforce. As a result, many nations have increased higher...

2011-03-16 08:19:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The impact on mental health of a badly paid, poorly supported, or short term job can be as harmful as no job at all, according to this study. Because being in work is associated with better mental health than unemployment, government policies have tended to focus on the risks posed by joblessness, without necessarily considering the impact the quality of a job may have, say the authors. They base their findings on data from more than 7000 people of working age, drawn...

2009-07-08 06:00:00

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A downshifted economy and volatility within the private sector have many job seekers shifting their focus to government jobs. According to a new CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,900 workers completed in June, 88 percent said they were interested in jobs within the public sector. Forty-one percent reported that they are interested in jobs within the Federal government, while 47 percent said they are interested in jobs within state and local government. The...

2009-01-06 06:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "I'm a Lumberjack and I'm OK" is a tune made famous by the Monty Python comedy troupe. In 2009, lumberjacks are far from OK. Mathematicians, on the other hand, couldn't be happier. These are among the nation's best and worst jobs compiled in the new "2009 Jobs Rated Report," an in-depth look at 200 jobs by CareerCast.com. The editors at CareerCast.com, the nation's newest job portal, wanted to answer two key questions in this economic downturn:...

2006-08-30 10:14:29

By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - Chances are, you're job hunting. One in five workers is actively seeking a new job, and a majority are keeping an eye out for something better if the economy continues to improve, new research shows, fueling what experts say is a sweeping tide of turnover ahead for U.S. businesses. "That's really a wake-up call for employers," said Stuart Itkin, chief marketing officer at Kronos Inc., workforce consultants which commissioned the "Working in...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.