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VIDEO: Great Recession being replaced by the skills divide
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine

Ever Wondered How They Got Promoted ?
By BayAreaObserver  4 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
Automan Empire says mell says the receptionist slept with the boss. mell says Occam's razor dictates that this is most likely how it went down. I think you have it backwards... Occam's Razor dictates the...

California leads nation's jobs growth
By tvgnus  2 comments, latest 2 weeks ago:
iwog says mmmarvel says Wow, is that a misleading headline or what?? Here is a link to the article I found. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/ Looks like Houston is number one, followed by Dallas and finally San Fran...

Teen hiring weakens in June
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
zzyzzx says It's all Obama's fault!!!

Number of Americans with fulltime jobs increases
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine One of the highest rates in more than four years •  Unemployment rate lowest in Gallup's four-year trend As Americans prepare for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, there is good news on the...

Nearly $20 Million OKd for worker retraining
By tvgnus  posted 3 weeks ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Manufacturing gets largest share •  More than 90 retraining project funded The California Employment Training Panel has approved over $19.8 million in 93 contracts to support workforce training in a variety of sectors throughout...

State OKs spending more than half a billion dollars on transportation projects
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Includes nearly $39 Million for Central Valley •  "Every $1 spent on preventive pavement maintenance saves Californians $11" The California Transportation Commission has allocated $510 million to 83 transportation projects around the state from...

Social media posts are scuttling more job applicants
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine More employers passing on applicants due to postings •  Anything you say can and will be used against you More employers are turning to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and others --...

IT hiring expected to pick up somewhat in second half of year
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Fewer CIOs anticipate putting hiring on hold •  Many organizations are likely to find it difficult to locate specialized talent Many companies anticipate bringing in more IT staff in the second half of the...

Tech to keep powering San Francisco's job machine: No slowdown in sight
By BayAreaObserver  posted 1 month ago:
Of all the demand for new office space in San Francisco, 80 to 85 percent is coming from technology companies, according to researchers. That reflects the dramatic pace at which technology companies have been adding...

Advertising and marketing hiring plans revealed
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Hiring freezes starting to thaw •  Agencies also are actively looking to fill traditional roles, like account directors and account managers The Great Ice Age that has gripped the advertising and marketing industry may...

One-third will refuse or fail a drug test in Pennsylvania
By BayAreaObserver  7 comments, latest 1 month ago:
BayAreaObserver says Understand. I wonder if other states have similar findings if they bother to calculate them.

Hiring pace picking up in California
By tvgnus  posted 1 month ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine For some parts of Central Valley, an even stronger outlook for Q3 •  The third quarter survey results show similar optimism about hiring expectations One out of five (21 percent) California companies plan to...

Boomers take growing share of workforce
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 1 month ago:
Blurtman says One explanation for the startling increase in folks on disability is that truly disabled folks who were working previously and cannot now find work, opt to sign up for disability. The data in...

Where the jobs are: Ground transportation
By tvgnus  5 comments, latest 1 month ago:
John Bailo says Strategist says How about driverless trucks? They are already in use in Australia for mining. Rio’s driverless trucks move 100 million tonnes http://www.miningaustralia.com

Happy in your work? Depends on where you sit
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Survey shows those not bound to a desk may be happier •  Everyone has a different definition of the ideal work experience Trapped. Trapped like a rat in a maze of cubicles. As your...

Job Journal changes its business model
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Drops the dead tree route •  Charges micro-fees to job seekers Sacramento-based Job Journal will cause no more trees to be turned into paper as the 32-year-old publication goes entirely online.

Nearly one-third of employers expect workers to job-hop
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine The stigma is beginning to fade for some industries •  Employers may be more understanding of job-hopping today Does job-hopping (working for various employers for a short period of time) carry the same stigma...

Revealed: How HR executives view social media activity
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Will that Instagram photo sink an applicant? •  if you eliminate every candidate with problematic Facebook or Twitter posts, you would quickly run out of candidates For this years crop of college graduates, the...

Where the construction jobs are
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Jobs building new homes have dwindled •  But remodeling jobs are increasing While U.S. construction employment is still behind lofty pre-recession highs, many areas of the industry are reporting steady job growth, according to...

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