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Archive: 2013

December 31, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

Businesses in the Sacramento area are remaining optimistic a strong economy will lead to job growth in 2014.A recent study conducted by Pacific Staffing found 76 percent of Sacramento-based employers believe the economy will improve in 2014 The Sacramento Bee reported. The survey also found six in 10 of those surveyed believed they will add jobs…

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December 30, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

In order to find stand out job candidates, HR representatives should diversify how they recruit on social media, a new survey found.Social media is already prevalent in how companies recruit and get to know candidates. The 2013 Social Media Survey conducted by Jobvite found that more than 94 percent of employers use or are going to…

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December 27, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

Culture can have a major impact in creating the identity of a business and the type of workers companies hire. New-York based Booz & Co. recently polled 2,200 business leaders and found 84 percent believe culture plays a big part in the shaping a company.Along with coming to the conclusion culture is a major component…

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December 26, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

Job growth in Ohio looks positive for the new year as a survey found that many Ohio businesses will be hiring in 2014.The National Business Trends Survey polled 149 Ohio businesses and found 92 percent of them believed the economy will be approving in 2014, which is good news for those looking for work.The survey…

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December 23, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

Creative types should be sharpening their resumes as a new survey from The Creative Group found advertising and marketing firms will be more active in hiring over the next few months.The survey, which interviewed more than 400 experts in the marketing and advertising field, found that 13 percent of these executives would will be adding new…

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December 20, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

Employment in the future looks positive as a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected the U.S. will add 16 million jobs within the next 10 years.The report looked at the decade range of 2012 to 2022 and projected there will be a 10.8 percent increase in jobs during the ten-year frame. Jobs…

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December 16, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

Hiring temporary workers has become more popular among small and medium-sized companies found a new study by the Lucas Group.In regards to contract workers, 42 percent of the SMBs that were surveyed said they felt confident hiring temporary workers during Q3 2013. This is a 17 percent increase from last year's survey where only 25…

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December 13, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

The holidays may be looking a little brighter for the unemployed as the Express Employment Professionals will be hiring more than 9,000 people according to a released statement.The company's 172 offices will be working with local businesses to hire seasonal workers. The hiring campaign, called the Pay It Forward Holiday Hiring Drive, will be looking to hire 9,612 people…

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December 11, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

After experiencing massive amounts of flooding in September that destroyed nearly 1,500 homes, the Denver Business Journal reported the U.S Department of Labor donated a national emergency fund to Colorado as an effort to help with cleanup efforts. The federal aid will also create 230 new temporary jobs in the process.The Denver Business Journal reported the U.S. Department of Labor…

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December 10, 2013 Read time: 1 minutes

A recent survey released by ManpowerGroup Inc. found that  U.S. employers expect to hire more people in the first quarter of 2014.The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey polled more than 18,000 people among 13 industry sectors and found that 17 percent of the surveyors believed they will be adding jobs to their companies in the New Year. Although many were hopeful…

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