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 ...
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 ...
The Best and Worst Cities For Jobs In 2017The worst city for job hunting in 2017 is Detroit. WalletHub, a financial services site, ranked it at the bottom of its annual list of the best -- and the worst -- cities for jobs.Read the rest of this entry »
If Detroit coming in last was no surprise, Scottsdale, AZ coming in first might be. The tony Phoenix suburb is better known as a winter playground for well-heeled snowbirds. Replete with up-scale restaurants and spas, Scottsdale is ...
2017 Is Going to Be the Year of the JobseekerFor any job seeker who's fallen victim to recruiting's black hole -- submitting a resume only to hear nothing -- it may be hard to believe that a quarter of all employers get few or no applicants.Read the rest of this entry »
That's one finding in a massive global survey of some 42,000 employers. Couple that with a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that job openings reached an all ...
Blame Your Weight Gain On A VirusCould last year's weight gain be caused by a virus? It's a tantalizing question that biologists are just beginning to explore. And what they are beginning to suspect is that for some of us, the answer is yes.Read the rest of this entry »
Texas Tech Professor Nikhil Dhurandhar believes an adenovirus, the kind of virus that causes the common flu, may also cause obesity. Years ago, as a budding medical researcher in his ...
We're Planning to Get Fit and Job Hunt In 2017Losing weight and its companion, getting fit and healthy, are the two most common resolutions people make. They are, also, among the most common resolutions that get broken.Read the rest of this entry »
In fact, according to Statistic Brain, fewer than two-thirds of us who make any resolution at all keep them past the first month. Six months after New Year's Day, only 46% of the resolution makers have kept them.
It's easier ...
The Internet of Things Is Coming to Your HouseThis is the time of year when the internet is full of predictions and forecasts about what's ahead in 2017. But what's ahead for the Internet itself?Read the rest of this entry »
We'll get a look at that future next month at the mammoth Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. What we'll see is that the Internet of Things (IoT) is making its way into homes at breakneck speed.
How Much Will You Gain During the Holidays?Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Americans pack on -- wait for it -- a mere 1.3 pounds.Read the rest of this entry »
The original research dates back to 2000, but it was reconfirmed as recently as 2013. The original study tested the widely held belief that most of us pick up around 5 lbs. during the holidays. Turned out, we overestimated our gain by a factor of five. That study found the average gain to ...
What Looking For a Job In 2017 Will Be LikeWill you be looking for a job in 2017?Read the rest of this entry »
Even if the thought never crossed your mind, you'll want to take a look at this article from Career Sherpa. In it, 31 recruiting experts and career coaches offer their take on what the job market will be like next year.
Far from the usual predictions about a tight labor supply giving candidates the upper hand (true enough for some ...