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Californias jobless rate stays at 8.1 percent
By tvgnus  posted 2 days ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Payroll jobs increase by 11,800 in March •  Central Valley counties generally see little, if any, movement up or down Californias unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.1 percent in March, and nonfarm payroll jobs...

Two-thirds of employers plan to hire new college grads
By tvgnus  6 comments, latest 3 days ago:
Rin says John Bailo says Being contacted more frequently (not as much as in the tech heyday) for job opportunities (for many years, it has been nil) out of the blue. The thing is that...

Soft skills just as important as hard skills for most employers
By tvgnus  12 comments, latest 1 week ago:
waiting_for_the_fall says Let me give an example of what I'm dealing with at work now... There's a man that can't stand not being the center of attention. He's a smart guy, but if anyone gets...

California adds 25,500 private sector jobs in March
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Exceeds 12-month average for the state •  Growth is almost exclusively in service jobs California added 25,500 private sector jobs during the month of March, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report released Wednesday.

Interviews trip up more job candidates than any other step
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Forty-three percent of chief financial officers polled say the job interview is where candidates make the most mistakes, up 11 percentage points from a similar survey conducted in 2010. Another 19 percent of executives...

Job cuts in Q1 lowest in nearly 20 years
By tvgnus  6 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Call it Crazy says control point says The fact that overall LFPR fell from 66.4 to 63.7 over the same time period implies that a higher mix of the work force in general is now...

U.S. job creation index reaches six-year high
By tvgnus  posted 2 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The growth is in non-government jobs •  Hiring returning to levels seen when the recession began Private employers picked up the hiring pace in March, while government hiring remained steady resulting in an overall...

If it's on CNBC it must be true
By sbh  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
indigenous says If it's on CNBC it must be true Absolutely!

Top 12 temp jobs for 2014 listed
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine What they are plus where they are •  Companies want more flexibility in their workforce Temporary employment has accelerated since the Great Recession finally ground to an official end, and new data show that...

Ranks of long-time job seekers might soon shrink
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Convergence of factors cited •  Applying for any job is basically a numbers game Despite nearly five years of slow but steady job gains, the number of Americans out of work for six months...

Many executives unconcerned about Boomer retirements
By tvgnus  6 comments, latest 1 month ago:
New Renter says Heraclitusstudent says zzyzzx says Since most people are going to work until they drop dead, why would they be concerned? Employees with calcified brains, moving in walkers, or other geriatric cases... An...

Fewer than one out of three say now is a good time to find a good job
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine But its the highest percentage since depths of Great Recession •  Those who are in the workforce are a bit more positive Americans now rate unemployment, along with dysfunctional government and the economy in...

CEO turnover falls, but remains high for the year
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine February •  It is likely that these interim CEOs will eventually be replaced by external candidates Turnover among the nations chief executive officers declined 14.5 percent in February, as 112 CEOs left their posts...

California recycling could create 110,000 jobs
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Jobs would come as state hits 75 percent recycling •  There is still so much opportunity More than 110,000 jobs could be created as a result of Californias goal to achieve 75 percent solid...

Job cuts decline in February
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Lowest February total since 2000 •  These are the kinds of cuts we dont see in a recession The pace of downsizing declined in February as U.S.-based employers announced plans to cut payrolls by...

U.S. job creation improved in February
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Best February since 2007 •  Gallup Job Creation Index for government workers rises five points In terms of job creation, February saw the best numbers since the beginning of the Great Recession in 2007,...

Job seeker mobility jumps
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Relocation rate last year was up 35 percent from 2012 •  This is good news for the job seeker The percentage of job seekers relocating for new positions last year climbed to its highest...

Labor shortages threaten to derail economy
By tvgnus  19 comments, latest 2 months ago:
New Renter says CaptainShuddup says chemechie says New Renter says Link? Sorry, expired Craigslist add - does anybody know if they archive adds and if they do, how to access them? You don't have to...

Unemployment rises to top problem in the U.S.
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Healthcare continues to rank among the top problems, with 15 percent naming it, unchanged from January. Mentions of the federal debt/budget deficit are stable at 8 percent, despite Congress' increasing the debt ceiling in...

Home Depot to hire 80,000
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 months ago:
zzyzzx says How do I know that this isn't just a routine seasonal adjustment?

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