Job Market

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Teacher Unemployment and Job Projections

If you’re currently an educator or you’re considering becoming one, it’s important to understand the current unemployment rate of teachers in the country. You need to know your chances of actually finding a job if you want to become a teacher or you want to find another teaching job. The […]

Salary Forecast: Nonprofit Director of Development

The salary of a nonprofit Director of Development can vary significantly. The salary depends on several factors, such as region, experience, education, mission/focus of the nonprofit, size of the organization, and more. Narrowing down a precise salary for this position isn’t completely possible, but you can definitely get a good […]

Salary Forecast: Enterprise Architect

A three percent salary increase for those working in IT in 2017 is nothing to sneeze at, but it is a bit lower than the previous two years’ salary increases, according to the 2017 ComputerWorld IT Salary Survey. The annual IT job market gain was less than management consulting firm […]

Salary Forecast: Senior .NET Application Developer

The future is looking pretty bright for information technology workers. Janco Associates estimates that the IT sector will increase by 84,000 new jobs in 2018, and there has been a 3.5% increase in the salaries of all IT workers, according to its 2018 salary survey. This salary increase is backed […]

Salary Forecast: Network Systems Engineer

If you’re a Network Systems Engineer, your future in IT is looking pretty good at the moment. In fact, the future is expected to be great for all IT workers. Janco Associates projects that there will be 84,000 new jobs added to the IT industry in 2018, and there has […]

Salary Forecast: IT Project Manager

Information technology industry jobs and salaries seem to be on the rise. Janco Associates projects in its 2018 salary survey that “the IT job market will grow by 84,000 net new jobs,” and it reported a 3.5% increase in salary for all IT professionals. The 2017 ComputerWorld IT Salary Survey […]

American Onshoring is Trending Upwards

Moving labor to cheaper countries like China has been going on for decades, but there has been a trend to bring some of that labor back to the United States. Initially, it seemed as if there were benefits for both countries: workers had jobs and could feed their families in […]

How to Land a New Job for 2018 without Losing Your Year-End Bonus

Thanksgiving to New Years is a sort of dead man’s land when it comes to hiring and finding a new job. If you’re currently employed at a place where you’re going to get a year-end bonus, but you still want a new job, don’t despair. Since things are likely to […]

How and Why Social Media Actually Impacts Recruiting

Social media is how people stay in touch – not just occasionally, but multiple times throughout the day. If your organization is not using social media in its recruiting efforts, says Meghan M. Biro, of Forbes, it is very much behind the times. Social media recruiting is considered industry standard […]

The Perks of Working with a Recruiter or Agency

When you’re looking for a job, you probably spend hours scouring job boards and employer websites, looking for different positions to apply for. One thing you might not have considered, however, is working with a recruiter or employment agency to find a position. Why would you want to work with […]

Why You Should Consider Contract to Hire Opportunities

If you’re in a permanent position with a company right now or unemployed, you might want to consider making the move to a contract to hire opportunity. There are drawbacks and benefits to the situation, but if it is planned well and there is open communication and expectations on both […]

Hottest Jobs in 2017

Plan your future wisely by knowing what the hottest jobs are in 2017. Knowing what the current, most popular job are, along with understanding current overall economic and industry trends, can help you map out your future career. Glassdoor recently ranked 50 of the hottest jobs out there, and Forbes […]

Full Time positions within Information Technology on the rise

How do we compare the 2016 forecast to where we sit now in June of 2017?? We would love to hear your comments so please chime in. A few tidbits from the forecast include: Temp/Contract-63 percent of employers plan to transition some temporary or contract workers into permanent roles in […]

Recruiting trends for 2017

The forecasts for the recruitment industry in 2017 look highly promising and incredibly competitive. With the level of competition so fierce, it is natural for the best in the field to try to find ways to innovate their methods. To stay relevant and competitive, a recruiter always needs to stay […]

Hiring Trends for Summer 2017.

Good news for those looking for a paying gig this summer: Companies plan to hire more than they have the past decade – with higher pay. According to a new CareerBuilder survey, 41 percent of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for the summer, a significant jump from 29 percent […]