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Posted March 12, 2012 by

Hiring Expected More Slowly in Second Quarter of 2012

Job seekers should expect more hiring, as we head into Spring 2012; though at a reduced rate.

Hiring in professional fields is likely to continue rising in the second quarter but at a slower pace than forecast for the first quarter, a new Robert Half survey shows. A net 2 percent of executives interviewed for the Robert Half Professional Employment Report plan to add full-time staff in the second three months of 2012, down from 10 percent last quarter. The biggest trend in the survey is the increase in the number of respondents who anticipate no change in hiring activity: 89 percent versus 78 percent last quarter. (more…)

Posted January 18, 2012 by

Pharmaceutical Driver Delivers Life-Saving Parcels

Considered working in the transportation industry? This interview will take you through the ups and downs you can expect in the position, what it takes to land the job, what you can expect to earn and more. (more…)

Posted December 02, 2011 by

Survey: Professional-Level Hiring Expected to Increase in First Quarter of 2012; Executives See Rise in Recruiting Challenges

Employers expect to increase hiring for professional-level positions in the first quarter, but they have concerns about finding qualified candidates for these roles, a new Robert Half survey shows. A net 10 percent of executives interviewed for the Robert Half Professional Employment Report plan to add full-time staff in the first three months of the year, up three points from the fourth-quarter forecast. However, the number of respondents who report recruiting challenges also is on the rise: 67 percent of executives said it is at least somewhat challenging to find skilled employees today, up from 59 percent last quarter and 42 percent in the third quarter.

Eighty-seven percent of respondents said they are at least somewhat confident in their organizations’ ability to grow in the first quarter. (more…)

Posted November 11, 2011 by

Where the Jobs Are: Phoenix and Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City, Utah is a better bet for job hunters than Phoenix, Arizona, according to Going Global’s new reports “Where the Jobs Are: Phoenix and Salt Lake City”. While Salt Lake City has been fairly insulated from the global economic downturn, Phoenix, which was heavily reliant on the construction industry, has seen its unemployment rate more than double since the recession began.

“Utah’s steady economy through the national recession has made it the envy of the nation,” says Mary Anne Thompson, founder of Going Global. “Salt Lake City boasts one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates and at least eight major industries fuel the local economy.” (more…)