Category Archives: Job Market Trends

The Internship Movie: “Returnships” Will Ease Reentry To Workforce

The new movie The Internship coming out today and starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson as obsolete salesmen trying to maintain relevancy in the digital world, identifies an important opportunity for job seekers and hiring authorities. As job seekers struggle … Continue reading

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Job Search Advice for the Long-Term Jobless

June will mark the four-year anniversary of the official end of the Great Recession and, unless there is a significant shock to the economy, it will be the 40th consecutive month of private-sector payroll gains.  Yet, millions of chronically unemployed … Continue reading

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Job Search Myth: “There are no jobs out there”

Based on the bleak job-market picture painted by most news reports, it is easy to see how some job seekers might conclude that there are no jobs available.  In fact, we hear as much from our job-search clients all the … Continue reading

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As firms seek flexibility, traditional workforce fades

Companies are realizing that alternative workers are better suited for the new economic realities of the increasingly global, technology-driven, and highly competitive marketplace. The number of part-time, contingent and outsourced employees and consultants may continue to grow while traditional, full-time … Continue reading

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2010 Labor Day Outlook

As Labor Day approaches, many Americans want signs of a job-market recovery.  While many are frustrated with the pace of job creation, the job market is actually well on the road to recovery and is rebounding sooner and faster compared … Continue reading

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