Flexjobs, a leading portal for jobseekers seeking flexible working conditions has a released a new report listing the jobs that the most open positions online last year. The list seeks to inform part-time job seekers of the demand in the industry for their skills, and especially for job seekers looking to work from home on a part-time basis.
The list was compiled by analyzing job listing data from September 2013 through July 2014 for jobs that offered part-time hours and the option to work from home. According to FlexJobs’ CEO Sara Sutton Fell, job seekers who are most interested in these types of flexible jobs include mothers, retirees, caregivers, military spouses, graduate [...]
As of January 2014, 2.6 million people were unemployed for 1 year or more, with an average unemployment period of 37 weeks. That’s a significant amount of time during which it is possible that skills can rust or become outdated, which is the first concern cited by hiring managers and recruiters for not hiring unemployed candidates.
Generally, companies don’t lay off their top people, so if someone is indeed unemployed for a length of time, does that signal performance issues? In times such as these, many companies are forced to let go of their top talent in order to save their bottom line. There are many scenarios that could lead to a long gap in job history. For example, if [...]
Okay, so you are in probably in one of these five categories:You have no desire to use LinkedIn, you have a job and don’t want to switch jobs or use it solely for networking purposes. You are looking for work or wanting to possibly switch jobs: you don’t understand the benefits of how/why LinkedIn trumps other job search engines in its effectiveness in finding work, and you haven’t really given it too much thought or researched the subject. You created a LinkedIn profile because your friend told you to, and you have about 5 connections on the site and never use it. You see the benefits of LinkedIn and are occasionally looking for work, but are having challenges in [...]
ADP, a provider of a range of human resource, payroll, talent management and benefits administrations services, released its October issue of the ADP National Franchise Report which is distributed to the public on a monthly basis. The report showed that in the month of October there was “encouraging growth …as more than 25,000 jobs were added across a variety of [private sector] industries.”
This signifies a gain which is seen as an increase from recent months as well as above the 12-month average for the US in the franchise industry.
The job gains were divided among a few [...]