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Posted November 01, 2012 by

Unemployment Rate for Technology Jobs Below National Average

Robert Half Technology logoIf you are searching for a job in technology, then you’re likely to find one.  While the unemployment rate is 7.8% nationally, the technology sector is doing even better with an unemployment rate around 6%.  At the same time, 54% of CIOs said it’s challenging to find skilled professionals today, according to Robert Half Technology’s Q4 IT Hiring Index. (more…)

Posted July 13, 2012 by

4 Top Jobs for People with an Enterprising Personality

If you are job seeker who likes to take the initiative, there are certain jobs you may want to learn more about.

Research has proven that people who connect their personality types to their careers tend to have the most satisfaction and success. In his new book, 50 Best Jobs for Your Personality, Laurence Shatkin, Ph.D., compiles the best jobs for five different personalities: realistic, investigative, artistic, social and enterprising.

Those with enterprising personalities “like work activities having to do with starting up and carrying out projects, especially business ventures,” Shatkin says. “They like persuading and leading people and making decisions. They like taking risks for profit. These personalities prefer action rather than thought.” (more…)

Posted April 18, 2012 by

13 Best Jobs for College Graduates

As college graduates prepare to enter the real world, they are hoping for a better job market to search for potential opportunities.  Hopefully, graduates will find positions in their respective fields.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, some areas are expected to flourish, leading to more jobs in this decade.  If you are a graduate who plans to work in one of the following fields, then your chances of getting a job look pretty good. (more…)