The Most In-Demand IT SkillsThere's almost no computer technology job in the country that isn't in demand and, to a greater or lesser degree, difficult to fill.Read the rest of this entry »
An industry group, CompTIA, says, "In the fourth quarter of 2016, U.S. employers added 337,000 IT jobs, and that number is slated to grow even more in the coming year."
But even in this hot industry sector, some jobs and skills are ...
Healthcare Recruiting Will Grow Even More DifficultHealthcare added an average of 35,000 jobs a month last year. This year is expected to be no different.Read the rest of this entry »
"The demand for (healthcare) talent is rising," one healthcare staffing executive told HealthLeadersMedia.com. "Healthcare continues to be the fastest growing and strongest job producer in the national economy."
Good news for jobseekers, but not so for employers who are struggling to fill jobs. It's already taking an average ...
Powdered Glove Ban Takes Effect TodayA ban on the use of powdered medical gloves goes into effect today.Read the rest of this entry »
Last month the Food and Drug Administration adopted the ban it first proposed in March 2016, citing the dangers powdered medical gloves pose to health. "The use of powder on medical gloves presents numerous risks to patients and health care workers, including inflammation, granulomas, and respiratory allergic reactions," the FDA said in issuing its ban.
These gloves ...
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The "Tells" That Workers Likely to Quit Give OffIt's accepted wisdom among managers -- and workers, too -- that when someone suddenly starts taking off work for "doctor appointments," taking long lunches. coming in late or, the gold standard, accidentally leaving a resume in the printer, they're job hunting.Read the rest of this entry »
There's some truth to that, though there are plenty of other explanations for all those behaviors. Even when they do mean someone is job hunting, by that time ...
Pharma's 2016 TV Spend Topped $2.2 BillionAnyone who watches TV, especially daytime TV, couldn't help but wonder just what kind of miracle drug Humira must be. Ads for the drug aired more than 69,000 times last year.Read the rest of this entry »
In order of how much its manufacturer, AbbVie spent touting Humira's uses:
- Arthritis -- $173 million
- Crohn's and colitis -- $118 million
- Psoriasis -- $54 million.
Among the top 20 brands advertised on TV, Humira's $344 million ...
It's Taking More Than a Month to Fill a JobThe time it takes to fill a job has declined significantly since hitting an all-time high of almost 30 working days in April 2016. In November, the most recent month available, the national average was 27.1 working days.Read the rest of this entry »
But that by no means implies recruiting talent is getting easier. As the monthly hiring report from the Society for Human Resources says, "Many HR professionals are still having challenges with ...
10 Principles For Career and LifeWhether you are an experienced executive assistant at the top of your profession or just at the beginning of your career there are "timeless truths" that if you adopt them, follow them, will propel you to success.Read the rest of this entry »
What are these "truths?" Human behavior expert, consultant and keynote speaker Colette Carlson outlined them for Business Management Daily.
One more thing: These are not only timeless truths, but universal truths that apply ...
Demand for Contingent Workers Will Be Strong In 2017With the economy poised for greater growth in 2017 and unemployment falling to its historic levels -- or even lower -- temporary staffing is expected to continue to expand in 2017.Read the rest of this entry »
Staffing Industry Analysts noted that "the prevailing trend for temporary help jobs over the second half of 2016 has been fairly positive." On a seasonally adjusted basis, staffing agencies employed almost 70,000 more workers in December than they did at ...
Why It's So Hard to Get a Man to be a NurseHealthcare has added more jobs in the last several years than any other sector of the economy, yet some of the highest paying specialties -- nurses, physical therapists, health aides -- have failed to attract men.Read the rest of this entry »
Men may have tripled their proportion of registered nurses since 1970, but they still only account for about 9.6%. And yet, male nurses on average earned $60,700 in 2011 when the U.S. Census ...