Posts tagged with 'rankings'
New England Is Best Place for Working DadsRead the rest of this entry »
Just in time for Father's Day, comes a report from Wallet Hub declaring Massachusetts the best state for working fathers.
On each of the four broad categories Wallet Hub looked at – child care, health, work-life balance and economic and social well-being – the state ranked either 1,2 or 3 among the 50 states and District of Columbia.
Multiple elements were weighted in each of the categories, giving Massachusetts an overall ...
10 States Where Jobs Are Growing FastestRead the rest of this entry »
Almost 5 million Americans moved out of state last fiscal year, many of them for employment purposes. Will you be one of them in 2019?
Before making that kind of move, take a look at the latest numbers to see which states are enjoying the strongest job growth. That should be a consideration even if you're looking ahead to retirement. After all, many retirees decide to get back into the ...
The Best IT Jobs of the YearRead the rest of this entry »
Anyone who's been paying attention to the labor market knows that jobs in information technology are among the hardest to fill and best paying. But what are the best jobs in this most in-demand field?
Pulling together the top jobs from its annual ratings of 200 positions, CareerCast found six IT jobs that are the best of the best. The list isn't simply based on the highest paying ...
How Happy Is Your State?Read the rest of this entry »
The personal financial info site WalletHub does all sorts of amusing and engaging lists. The latest is a "happiness" ranking of the 50 states.
Turns out that Minnesota, land of 10,000 lakes, the Vikings. the Twins and brutally cold winters, is the happiest state of all. It has one of the lowest divorce rates, highest volunteering rate, and it's one of the safest places to live.
At the ...
The Best and Worst States For JobsRead the rest of this entry »
WalletHub does a lot of those "Best and Worst" lists. They include the serious like 2016's States with the Best & Worst School Systems. As well as the more entertaining: 2017’s Best & Worst Cities for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions.As befits a financial services website, WalletHub also publishes all sorts of reports on the economy, jobs and business. Recently the site ranked the states on ...
The Best Healthcare Jobs May Surprise YouWhen it comes to healthcare jobs, the news these last several years have been full of reports about the shortage of registered nurses and how demand has pushed up salaries.Read the rest of this entry »
RNs regularly top the lists of hardest to fill professions.
Now comes the latest "best jobs" list from U.S. News, which, a little surprisingly, ranks RN 16th among all healthcare jobs, just behind physician. The job does score well ...
The Best Jobs In America and We Help Fill ThemThe hottest job in America right now is data scientist.Read the rest of this entry »
Other jobs may pay a little better, though the $116,840 median base pay is almost four times the median net individual compensation in the U.S. Other jobs may have more openings. But crunching the numbers and taking account of the "career opportunities" ratings given by those in each field, Glassdoor pronounced data scientist the best of the "25 ...
Midcap Biopharma Firms Are "Most Efficient"Mid-tier pharma and biotech firms have the "most efficient businesses in biopharma," says a report from EvaluatePharma.Read the rest of this entry »
By sales per employee, Gilead Sciences, Celgene and Shire rank "way ahead of their larger peers," declares the report. In terms of hiring, Gilead has been among the top 10 midcap employers of the last five years, adding 900 employees last year to bring its full-time headcount at the end of 2014 to ...
America's 100 Richest Law FirmsAmerica's 100 biggest firms billed $81 billion last year, an increase of 4.6% and a new record.Read the rest of this entry »
In the latest release of the annual American Lawyer rankings (Am Law 100), Latham & Watkins emerged as the number one firm by revenue. Only the fourth law firm to reach the top of the 30 year-old list, Latham displaced DLA Piper by increasing revenue 14.3% to a record $2 ...
Two Drug Makers Top Corporate Responsibility ListRead the rest of this entry »
Two leading pharmaceutical firms made the top of the "Best Corporate Citizen" list compiled by Corporate Responsibility Magazine. Bristol-Myers Squibb and Johnson & Johnson were ranked 1 and 2 respectively, joining such other top 10 firms as Microsoft, Disney, and Coca-Cola.
Using publicly available data and an involved assessment process, the magazine and the Corporate Responsibility Officers Association, and a Ranking and Rating Committee, create a ranking for each ...