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Posted December 12, 2014 by

Looking for a Career Path? Future Jobs that May Offer One

Services, Agriculture and Industry are the three largest sectors for employment in the world today. This info-graphic looks at current employment trends and predicts the top ten jobs of the future, the key skill sets that will be in demand and what will make employees valuable to employers in the future work place. (more…)

Posted May 28, 2014 by

Job Market Looks Promising for New College Graduates in 2014

While college graduates may have been discouraged about finding jobs in the last several years, things could be getting better for the class of 2014.  According to a recent report from Career Glider, almost 60% of employers are looking to hire new college graduates this year.  In addition, many career areas have favorable employment rates.  Learn more from a slideshow in the following post. (more…)

Posted February 05, 2014 by

College Grads: Look West to Land the Job of Your Dreams

A bridge view from the West Coast on the Pacific Ocean

A bridge view from the West Coast on the Pacific Ocean. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Pack your sunscreen and head west. Arizona, Texas and California lead the nation in job openings. The job markets in these three states began rising in 2013 and continue to have gained momentum into 2014. Companies here need college graduates, like you, with a degree in software development, market management, design or healthcare. (more…)

Posted January 24, 2013 by

How Climate Change Effects the Job Market

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

This week, Cargill Beef announced that it will be shuttering one of its Texas plants as a prolonged drought in the state thins cattle herds to their lowest levels in 60 years. The closure will force the plant’s 2,000 workers to relocate to one of the company’s other plants or find employment elsewhere.

This is not the first time climate change has impacted jobs and it will not be the last, according to workplace authority John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Challenger forecasts that the impact of climate change on the economy and employment will only increase in the years to come. “Agriculture could be the biggest victim of changing weather patterns brought on by climate change. We are no longer an agriculture-based economy, but the sector still employs between 150,000 and 250,000 workers, depending on the time of year. The other area that could feel pain related to climate change is tourism. Ski resorts in Colorado are already seeing the effects of less snowfall. Not only are skiers seeking deeper powder further north, but the resorts are spending a lot more making artificial snow.” (more…)