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2014-04-17 12:26:02

New Workopolis report reveals greater employee turnover, multiple career paths, and tips for breaking through the 11-second resume scan TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Canadians are spending less and less time in their jobs, with only 30 per cent staying at any one job for more than four years, compared to 60 per cent in 2002, according to the latest THINKOPOLIS report from Workopolis. In addition to shorter tenure times we're also changing jobs more frequently; 48 per cent of...

2014-04-08 23:28:53

CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for the WyCAN Consortium Unemployment Insurance System. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 CSG Government Solutions, a national leader in government program modernization, today announced that it has been selected to provide Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) services for the WyCAN...

2014-04-03 12:26:08

SAN LEANDRO, California, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - TriNet tracks post-recession employment trends at SMBs from 2009 to present TriNet [http://www.trinet.com/?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=TBD ] (NYSE: TNET), a leading cloud-based provider of HR services [http://www.trinet.com/solutions/core_services/default.htm?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=PressRelease&utm_campaign=SMBeat ] , today announced the findings of...

2014-03-17 00:23:36

The RiseSmart Madness Challenge - open to every American looking for a job - invites unemployed people to join in this celebrated office diversion and have fun doing it. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as millions of Americans fill out NCAA men's basketball tournament brackets at their jobs, one office pool is different. It's the one for people currently without jobs. The RiseSmart Madness Challenge is open to anyone in America who is looking for work, and...

2014-03-10 23:28:19

MGE Management Experts hailed by Florida Governor, for being named as one of American’s fastest growing companies in 2013 by Inc. as unemployment soars and unemployment benefits hang in the balance. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 MGE Management Experts congratulated by Florida Governor, Rick Scott, for being named as one of American’s fastest growing companies in 2013 by Inc. Magazine. MGE’s growth and contribution to Florida’s economy is occurring as the national...

2014-03-10 23:22:09

Career management and employee engagement experts launch third-annual RiseSmart Challenge, the March Madness contest for transitioning workers. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 10, 2014 RiseSmart, the leader in enterprise career management solutions, today announced the launch of the third-annual RiseSmart Challenge, its March Madness office pool specifically designed for participants in RiseSmart Transition, the company’s flagship outplacement solution. The RiseSmart Challenge was created to...

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...

2014-02-28 12:22:40

BALTIMORE, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Goodwill Industries of the Chesapeake, Inc. is proud to announce it has been selected a "Preferred Training Partner" for the Purple Line and the Red Line light rail projects scheduled to start in 2015. On February 21(st), Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley announced the selection of the 16 partners for the projects which will create more than 6,800 jobs. Goodwill will provide job training and job placement assistance. The Maryland...

2014-02-27 23:03:59

Career fair connects job-seekers with disabilities and inclusive employers Wheaton, Illinois (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 AbilityLinks.org, the award-winning job-opportunity network created in 2001 to promote the hiring of people with disabilities, will host its first virtual job fair of the year beginning March 25. All job-seekers with disabilities and employers that value disability diversity are invited to participate. “AbilityLinks has hosted numerous job fairs over the last few years...

2014-02-25 23:04:09

Technology, business, and healthcare jobs are the most popular for 2014. Hound.com has thousands of these jobs advertised and users can take advantage of the fact that Hound advertises directly from employer’s sites. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 According to http://money.usnews.com/money/careers/articles/2014/01/23/the-best-jobs-of-2014, the best jobs for 2014 are technology jobs, followed by healthcare and business jobs. A software developer is the number one career, which is...