Posts tagged with 'hiring'
With New Accounting Rules Phasing In, Companies Scramble to Fill JobsEven as colleges graduate an estimated 54,700 accounting majors, employers are lamenting the difficulty in filling jobs at all levels.Read the rest of this entry »
“It’s very difficult to find qualified people,” said Stephen Rivera, a senior director with Johnson & Johnson. “The big accounting firms are taking them all.”
Quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Rivera was talking about a junior-level position. With the unemployment rate for accounting and finance professionals at ...
Employment Growth Is SlowingEvery month, usually on the first Friday of the month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issues what it calls the Employment Situation Summary. It's a data-rich snapshot of hiring, pay, and civilian employment -- and unemployment -- for the previous month. It's a closely watched report by economists, policymakers, investors and analysts, among others; it has the power to move the financial markets.Read the rest of this entry »
As headline making as the monthly reports ...
More Accountants In Demand Than IT ProsHere's a surprise: accounting and finance professionals are more in demand that tech pros.Read the rest of this entry »
That's what hiring managers and HR leaders in South Florida and the greater Chicago area, told researchers from the University of Michigan. The survey of 500 employers is limited to those areas, but it's the first time in a year those companies have more open positions in accounting than in IT.
With the Job Boards Flailing, It's Time to Consider AlternativesRemember Monster? It was the original job board and for years set the bar its competitors had to hurdle. Somehow, several years ago, it lost its way, beginning a decline from industry leader to also ran. Now it wants to sell itself for $3.40 a share. That works out to $429 million. It's a far cry from the days when Monster's stock sold for more than ...Read the rest of this entry »
This Is What CEOs Are Looking For In HR LeadersWhen CEOs go looking to fill their top human resources job, they want more than someone skilled in benefits, and comp, and recruiting and the other administrative know-how.Read the rest of this entry »
Being able to effectively manage those HR basics are mere table stakes. What CEOs want, says a report on the HR website, TLNT.com, is a partner who understands business principles, has the acumen to build and implement programs to cultivate top ...
Financial Services Employment Slowdown PredictedMore than a few doom and gloom reports are predicting job layoffs and pay cuts in the financial services sector this year.Read the rest of this entry »
The Bank of America announced some job cuts last month; more are expected. Other leading banks have also announced plans to axe jobs in the coming months, reports the Financial Times. The investment banking groups are most vulnerable, says the report, explaining "Structural challenges — tougher regulations and a ...
It Isn't You. Employers Are Taking Longer to HireThere's no doubt about it. Employers are taking longer than ever to hire.Read the rest of this entry »
From your first interview to the job offer is taking an average of a month. And that's for all jobs at all companies. The Wall Street Journal tells the story of a California man who had to wait six months from his first contact to finally get the job.
Companies now regularly not only only ...
Job Growth to Continue Strong In 2016A forecast from CareerBuilder says hiring in 2016 will be as strong as it was last year, with more companies planning to increase their temporary and contract labor workforce than are expecting to add full-time, permanent workers.Read the rest of this entry »
Drawn from a survey of more than 2,300 HR professionals and hiring managers, the forecast says 47% of employers expect to grow their contingent headcount, a percentage almost identical to the 46 ...
Tech Hiring To Continue Strong Through JuneDemand for IT professionals shows no sign of slackening, according to a survey of hiring managers across the country.Read the rest of this entry »
The tech career site Dice.com says its survey of hiring managers found 78% of them expect to do at least some hiring of IT professionals in the next several months; 27% plan to do "substantially more" hiring now than they did in the last six months of 2015.
At 71 ...
Green Key Forecasts Sustained Tri-State Hiring In 2016Read the rest of this entry »
The employment outlook for the tri-state area next year is strongly positive, says a new forecast from ...![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>![endif]-->!--[if>