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Posted January 02, 2014 by

Looking at Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Job Search Trends to Watch in 2014

When looking at jobs for recent college graduates, you may want to take note of these job search trends for 2014 found in the following post.

Many people in upper-level management are “boomers,” meaning they are now hitting retirement age. This means more employment opportunities on lower levels as mid-management moves up and their jobs (and entry level…

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Posted January 03, 2012 by

23% of Employers Plan to Add Employees in 2012; Only 7% Plan Layoffs

Employers expect to add new jobs in the New Year, but are waiting to see how the economy shapes up before turning up the volume on hiring, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. Nearly one-in-four hiring managers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2012, similar to 2011. Employment trends among small businesses, which account for the majority of job creation in the U.S., are expected to show some improvement over last year. The nationwide survey, which was conducted by Harris Interactive from November 9 to December 5, 2011, included more than 3,000 hiring managers and human resource professionals across industries and company sizes.

Matt Ferguson of Careerbuilder

Matt Ferguson of Careerbuilder

“Historically, our surveys have shown that employers are more conservative in their predictions than actual hiring,” said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. “Barring any major economic upsets, we expect 2012 to bring a better hiring picture than 2011, especially in the second half of the year. Many companies have been operating lean and have already pushed productivity limits. We’re likely to see gradual improvements in hiring across categories as companies respond to increased market demands.” (more…)