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Posted July 26, 2018 by

[white paper] Skills gap? A deeper look at your job ads can help identify more qualified candidates

 

Our latest white paper is specifically for recruiting and talent acquisition leaders who are struggling to attract enough qualified candidates. We teamed up with LiveCareer and combed through their recent 2018 Skills Gap Report. Our hope is that the tips here help you revise your job ads with a fresh lens, and ultimately help you land more of the right candidates faster. (more…)

Posted May 23, 2013 by

On Entry Level Jobs, Avoid 5 Subjects with Coworkers

While there is nothing wrong with having conversations beyond work on entry level jobs, there are five subjects to avoid with your coworkers.  Find out what they are in the following post.

If you’re lucky enough to spend the day surrounded by coworkers you consider close friends, count your blessings. Not everyone has the good fortune to work side by side with those they connect with on the deepest personal level. For most of us, coworker relationships are pleasant, friendly and warm—but you’re

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5 Things You Should Never Say to a Coworker

Posted February 29, 2012 by

68% of Job Seekers Optimistic About Their Job Prospects

Live Career's job outlook pie chartMany U.S. job seekers are surprisingly optimistic about their job search, but critical of current government job creation efforts and doubtful that this year’s Presidential election will dramatically affect their employment prospects. An online survey was conducted by the career website, LiveCareer, and questioned over 6,100 users. These users represent people in the U.S. who identified themselves as looking for work during the last two weeks of January. Fifty-two percent of the survey respondents were unemployed and are part of the staggering 8.3 percent U.S. unemployment rate as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics last month.

“We frequently survey our users to understand their attitudes toward their job search,” says Jamie Freundlich, Co-CEO of LiveCareer North America, “With this being an election year, we wanted to get a sense of how politics might be affecting our U.S. job seekers’ attitudes and optimism.” (more…)