Archive for Career Tips

2015 Brings More Opportunities for Job Seekers

January 13, 2015 No Comments

As the economy improves, many employers are struggling to fill job openings. The types of workers in demand are varied, ranging from healthcare providers to truck drivers. Companies need to find innovative ways to increase interest in these fields, especially among the youngest generation in the workforce, said Indeed Chief Economist Tara Sinclair. Recommend on […]

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Employers Seek Better Ways to Attract Talent

January 13, 2015 No Comments

It’s a new year, and it’s not just the calendar that’s different. Employers’ recruiting strategies are continuing to evolve, and they’re being more proactive in attracting the right candidates. To increase your chances of finding the job you want, be sure to keep up with the latest recruiting and hiring trends. With employers in a […]

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As Labor Participation Drops, Rethink Your Strategies

May 9, 2014 No Comments

In recent years, news reports about overworked employees and discouraged job applicants have received a lot of attention. Equally important, though, are those who have left the workforce entirely. For a wide variety of reasons, participation in the U.S. labor force is declining — and the effects will be felt far and wide. Economist Tara […]

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Top 5 Companies for Finance Professionals

September 16, 2013 No Comments

If you’re in the financial industry and are thinking about making a change, you must take a look at this list! To help you scope out the highest rated companies, we took a dive into our data of thousands of employee reviews in the financial industry. Folks rated how they felt about their job, culture, […]

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Tips for Introverts – How to Start a Conversation at Networking Events

July 3, 2013 1 Comment

Marketing yourself to would-be employers can seem like a daunting task if you’re an introvert. Personal habits tend to translate into professional ones, so if you’re quiet around friends and family, chances are you’ll be quiet at the office, too. This can be a negative trait when it comes to advancing your career and speaking […]

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Doctor Shortage Pushes Recruiters in New Directions

May 24, 2013 No Comments

With the need for medical services expected to soar in coming years, the healthcare field offers huge opportunities for job seekers. Millions of people will gain access to healthcare as the Affordable Care Act takes full effect, and aging Baby Boomers will need much more medical care. This is increasing the demand for doctors, physician […]

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Counselors Providing Free Tips for the Unemployed

December 26, 2012 No Comments

A holiday tradition continues this year, when the outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas holds its 27th annual “job-search call-in.” Tomorrow and Friday, discouraged job seekers can get free career tips by calling (312) 422-5010. Professional career counselors will be taking calls from 9 am to 5 pm CST on both days. The event is […]

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Kick Off ‘New Work Year’ with Career Resolutions

September 3, 2012 1 Comment

All around the country, many Americans celebrate Labor Day at parades and parties. It’s a day to have fun, to honor workers — and also to think about where you want to go in your career. The holiday is an ideal time to make career resolutions, because it’s considered the beginning of the “new work […]

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Global Hiring Survey Includes a Few Surprises

August 29, 2012 No Comments

As you’re diligently crafting your resume and writing cover letters, you might wonder if you should always follow the “rules” of job seeking. Well, as it turns out, some of the “rules” aren’t even based on fact, but rather on rumor and folklore. That was the one of the messages from the 2012 Global Hiring […]

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Supermarket Industry Raises Bar for Top Positions

July 3, 2012 No Comments

Even when economic times are tough, people still need milk, bread and other household staples. But many are clipping coupons, shopping at discount stores, and looking for other ways to save money on groceries. This is a key trend affecting executive hiring decisions in the supermarket industry, according to recruiters who work with clients nationwide. […]

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