Jobfully Blog

Category Archives: Job trends

Making a Career Transition

Tweet You hear a lot these days about “hot jobs” – jobs are in increasing demand. You also hear a lot about jobs that have disappeared forever. If you were working in a field that is no longer flourishing, or  if you simply want to move into a different profession that better fits you, you [...]

Don’t Ignore Smaller Companies in Your Job Search

Tweet Job seekers often focus their efforts on large firms with name recognition and, in the process, ignore smaller younger companies. However, by doing so, they are eliminating some good options. While looking for a job, you want to broaden your horizons and target a wide range of employers in your field of interest, regardless [...]

What Can Job Seekers Expect in 2012?

Tweet The news is full of reports about unemployment statistics, a possible increase in hiring in the New Year and when and how fast the economy might recover.  Naturally, many job seekers comb through this news hoping for information that will help with their job search.

Making the Most of the Temp Trend

Tweet As the economy slowly recovers, companies are adding temps rather than full time employees, while they wait for things to stabilize. A Wall Street Journal article hints this may be a long term trend.  Job seekers should be very open to temp or contract work and  make the most of it, viewing it as [...]

A New Season with New Opportunities

Tweet Fall is in the air.  For anyone looking for a job, it’s time to kick the job search into high gear. Although recruitment cycles vary, the numbers show that the highest rates of hiring are before and after holidays – fall and spring. Making contact during these periods may give you an extra advantage. [...]

Job Search Strategies for Mature Workers

Tweet Being over 50 and looking for work can be a scary proposition. A  New York Times article details the fears and realities of looking for work at a time in life when many expected to be thinking their upcoming retirement, not job search.  Although the article painted a grim picture, the reality is, a [...]

Solving the Jobs Problem – A New Kind of Unemployment Benefit

Tweet In midst of an unprecedented challenge in jobs situation in our country and in honor of Labor Day, let’s all come together to start a discussion on new ways to fix our persistent unemployment problem and boost our stagnating economy. As a small business owner, whose business is to put people back to work, [...]

Preparing for a Hiring Boom

Tweet Are you ready for a hiring boom? The Wall Street Journal published a piece this weekend confirming that in April, companies increased hiring at the fastest pace in five years. According to the government snapshot of the labor market, the US created 244,000 jobs, with 268,000 in the private sector. Here are three things [...]

Successful Job Search in Today’s Economy

Tweet Jobs and employment are very much in the news.  President Obama focused on the issue of job creation and the challenges of unemployment in his State of the Union address.  Time Magazine has declared a year-long focus on jobs.  There are mixed reports on unemployment numbers and jobs recovery, but a survey

2011 Trend that Creates Opportunity for Job Seekers

Tweet The human resources website TNLT is reporting a “voluntary exodus” of burned out workers who stayed put through layoffs and the recession but are now confident enough to leave.   This report follows statistics last year showing more than half of all currently employed workers planned to make a move once the economy improves. This [...]

SEO Powered by Platinum SEO from Techblissonline