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New hiring resource for Grande Prairie employers and job seekers

Jobs in GP has launched a new online platform, developed specifically for the Grande Prairie region. The website is an online job site and offers a new way for Grande Prairie employers to attract Grande Prairie job seekers for their available positions. “It’s no secret that attracting job seekers takes time and is often expensive, […]

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Job seekers detained for protesting outside Congress office in Jaipur

Several job seekers, including activists, protesting outside the Congress office in Jaipur, Rajasthan, were arrested by police on Friday. Protesters outside the Pradesh Congress office in Jaipur on Thursday. (Photo: Twitter/@TheUpenYadav) Dozens of unemployed youths, including activists, who had protested for the Ashok Gehlot-led government to heed their demands for notification of recruitment in different […]

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New York’s Hudson Valley is still a market for job seekers

The Hudson Valley regional labor market continues to be supportive of job seekers as the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. “Right now job seekers have the advantage because employers are looking for them,” said Sharon Williams, director of employment and training for the Ulster County Workforce Development Board. “Travel along any major […]

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Beware of scams targeting job seekers | Albion new era

As the job market continues to fluctuate, scammers continue to find new ways to spice up old stuff. A new scam has surfaced tricking job seekers into thinking they have an interview offer from a recruiter. This scam can take different forms. This scam begins when a job seeker receives a message from a seemingly […]

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Preparing students to be job givers, not just job seekers: Education Minister Pradhan

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said students should prepare to be job givers and not just job seekers. He also spoke about the growing number of unicorns in the country as an indicator of a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem during the closing ceremony of a two-day conference of vice-chancellors of central universities and directors of institutes […]

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Seek says 57% of job seekers prefer roles offering ‘doona days’

As mental health awareness rises, job seekers are looking for more than standard sick and annual leave, new data shows. A survey by job site Seek shows that 57% would be more likely to apply for a job if they saw ‘doona days’ being offered to staff. Separate from sick days and annual leave, doona […]

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Job seekers seek employers to deal with mental health

As mental health awareness rises, job seekers are looking for more than standard sick and annual leave, new data shows. A survey by job site SEEK shows that 57% would be more likely to apply for a job if they saw ‘doona days’ being offered to staff. Separate from sick days and annual leave, doona […]

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Randy Wooden: LinkedIn isn’t just for active job seekers | Local

I was recently asked to present a workshop on LinkedIn at a statewide conference. Nothing unusual about that. What struck me was the number of participants who hadn’t done much with LinkedIn, either because they weren’t active job seekers or simply because they didn’t see not the “why” behind spending time with it. Many Goodwill […]

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East Kimberley Pathways see job seekers in Warmun celebrate getting Cert III

Last Friday, 10 ready-to-work men took their final step towards a brighter future at East Kimberley Job Pathways in Warmun. After completing 13 tough weeks of training, the men earned a Certificate III in Civil Construction Factory Operations, a course that makes them usable in a number of areas of civil construction. John Bongiorno, operations […]

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3 important points to remember when hiring job seekers with old convictions

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. There is more than 70 million people in our country who have a criminal record. That translates to about one in three Americans. The hurdles faced by those of us with records are enormous. You would think that after serving our sentences, we should be able to […]

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Hiring based on the skills of job seekers

The Office of Personal Management has issued new guidance to federal agencies to help them start a more competency-based approach to hiring. CHARLOTTE, NC — Federal agencies may soon be hiring based on job seekers’ skills. The Office of Personnel Management issued new guidance to federal agencies to help them start a more competency-based approach […]

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Pay rate is top priority for job seekers in 2022, blue-collar survey finds – InsuranceNewsNet

The rate of pay is the main factor sought by American employees when looking for a job, according to the approximately 19,500 employees who participated in the 16e annual survey The voice of blue-collar workers. Nearly 40% of hourly workers chose this factor as the main factor, compared to 32% last year, when it was […]

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Youth-friendly employers help job seekers connect to the workplace

Scott Hammond / Stuff Blenheim employer Kylie Matthews said she wanted to help young people find their purpose and do something they really enjoy. Before starting her own business, Kylie Matthews worked as a social worker with at-risk youth. “So I know firsthand how outcomes can be improved by engaging young people in education and […]

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Job seekers more likely to apply to companies that prioritize diversity, equity and inclusion, survey finds

National Survey Finds Americans Expect Employers to Remove Discriminatory Hiring Practices TROY, Mich., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly three in four Americans say they are more likely to seek employment with companies that are committed to eliminating discriminatory hiring practices, according to an annual survey conducted by the solutions provider Kelly Recruitment and Workforce. […]

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Job seekers are more likely to apply

National Survey Finds Americans Expect Employers to Remove Discriminatory Hiring Practices TROY, Mich., May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly three in four Americans say they are more likely to seek employment with companies that are committed to eliminating discriminatory hiring practices, according to an annual survey conducted by the solutions provider Kelly Recruitment and Workforce. […]

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Could neurodivergent job seekers fill the gaps left by the great resignation?

Between 10% and 30% of the population in the United States are neurodivergent, but unemployment among this group remains incredibly high. Employers may need to redesign workspaces, revise their recruiting practices, and redefine DE&I policies to attract and retain neurodivergent job seekers. Last year, a record 47.4 million Americans quit their jobs – so why […]

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As Sky River Casino hires, job seekers bet on shorter commutes

Mai Vang drove to Placer County from Stockton, much the same route she used to take to work as a croupier at the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln. Josh Tomlin drove Interstate 80 from Sacramento’s Pocket neighborhood. He deals cards in Shingle Springs. Sheldon Benham-Callender drives daily from Sacramento to tiny Brooks in Yolo […]

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A Career Path Solution for Chicago Black and Brown Job Seekers

We also want to work with employers to develop fair and inclusive hiring practices. One example is how employers view individuals involved in justice once they have served their sentence, paid their debt to society, and focused on the desire to change their lives. Often, employers’ hiring practices prevent these people from entering the labor […]

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Job seekers and employers converge at the Workforce Solutions job fair in Tyler

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) — Nearly 40 employers were at the Workforce Solutions of East Texas job fair looking for qualified candidates Thursday. Alex Mancilla is Sanderson Farms’ staff supervisor and manages their hiring. There have been more than 11,000 online job postings in the past 30 days according to Workforce Solutions East Texas, as demand […]

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Minnesota summer job seekers have a record 200,000 openings to choose from – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Public pools in Minneapolis may still be empty, but parks staff are preparing them for summer with cleaning and pressure to hire more lifeguards. The city’s golf courses also have multiple summer openings, according to Larry Umphrey, director of water sports, athletics, rinks and golf for the Minneapolis Parks Board. READ MORE: […]

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Flexibility rivals jobseekers’ compensation

“One of the reasons companies aren’t as comfortable as employees are may be because before the pandemic, you could see work happening,” Wilke says. “Now things need to change to encourage accountability, communication and documentation of processes over time and remotely. A bit of that is habit learning and a bit of digitization. This investment […]

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Quadratec hosts hiring event for job seekers

WEST GOSHEN – Quadratec Inc., the Chester County-based independent Jeep vehicle parts and accessories retailer, is seeking to fill vacancies in its warehouse processing and contact center departments. To help find candidates, the company will host an open house job fair at its West Goshen headquarters on Wednesday, May 11, from 11 a.m. to 2 […]

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Chris Farrell: Even in a tight job market, late-career job seekers need an extra helping hand

The labor market remains remarkably good. The unemployment rate is at its lowest level in half a century and employees are negotiating offers for new, better paying jobs. The Labor Department reports job postings and the number of times workers quit hit the highest levels on record in March. “The labor market is still a […]

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Available jobs still outpace job seekers in the Pittsburgh area

Pittsburgh-area employers are clamoring to come forward to job seekers as they continue to struggle to fill vacancies. Demand from employers is so great that CareerLink Alle-Kiski in New Kensington had to add a second job fair to its schedule because it couldn’t fit all companies that wanted to attend an event on May 12. […]

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Job seekers study opportunities | Daily Democrat

WEST BURLINGTON – For job seekers and employers alike, there’s no better way to connect than face-to-face, in person. At the 2022 Southeast Iowa Career Fair at the Westland Mall in Burlington on May 5, 85 employers from Fort Madison, Lee County and the area beyond connected with applicants employment. Over 120 job seekers registered […]

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Galleria Dallas hosts job fair to attract summer job seekers

Dallas Gallery wants you to shop while you’re at the North Dallas Mall on Saturday. The mall has added 10 new stores in the past six months, and the mall wants to help them, and its existing stores and restaurants, by promoting this Saturday as job fair day. Balloon towers will be placed outside stores […]

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A good time for job seekers, but not for employers – Smithers Interior News

It’s a good time to be a job seeker these days. Help Wanted posters are common, and some employers offer signing bonuses and wages above the provincial minimum for entry-level work. This is a far cry from the recessions of years past, when jobs were scarce and job hunting was a long and difficult process. […]

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Working Solutions unveils improved website for job seekers and businesses

UTICA – The Workforce Development Board, Herkimer, Madison and Oneida Counties, Inc. – better known to job seekers and local businesses as Working Solutions, recently launched a new website – www.working-solutions.org – which offers a wide range of free resources. Services offered on the new website include: The ability for job seekers to search for […]

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Time to give job seekers with arrest or conviction records a second chance – InsideSources

The US labor market is steadily recovering to near pre-pandemic levels. There are a record 5 million more job openings than unemployed and nearly two open jobs for every job seeker. Employers in all industries compete fiercely for skilled workers, but many overlook skilled job seekers who face unfair barriers to employment. We’re talking about […]

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Support, Training, Scholarships for Oakland County Job Seekers – The Oakland Press

Oakland County spends about $30 million each year to help residents looking for work or needing training to find a new line of business. “The big resignation that everyone is talking about is what I call the big upgrade,” said Jennifer Llewellyn, manager of Oakland County’s Workforce Development Division. “More people say, ‘I think I […]

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Support, training, scholarships for job seekers at the County of Oakland – Daily Tribune

Oakland County spends about $30 million each year to help residents looking for work or needing training to find a new line of business. “The big resignation that everyone is talking about is what I call the big upgrade,” said Jennifer Llewellyn, manager of Oakland County’s Workforce Development Division. “More people say ‘I think I […]

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New dashboard to help job seekers, workforce

CHEYENNE — As part of his continued focus on education and workforce development, Governor Mark Gordon launched a new dashboard which provides tools for job seekers, businesses and educators. The dashboard will provide users with a better understanding of the jobs available in Wyoming; educational pathways to qualify for in-demand jobs; the value of education […]

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Monty Tech to host Career Expo for local job seekers

FITCHBURG — Many industries will be represented at Monty Tech’s Career Expo, which returns this year after being absent last year due to the pandemic. Health care, social services and trades will be among the industries represented at the show. Employers expected to attend include Heywood Healthcare, Ironworkers Joint Apprenticeship Committee and MilliporeSigma, according to […]

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Marondera woman arrested for selling out desperate job seekers – ZimEye

Marondera woman arrested for selling out desperate job seekers By- A woman from Marondera has appeared in court for allegedly selling Zimbabwean women into slavery in Oman. Several women are said to be living a nightmare in Oman after being promised a life-changing job opportunity in the United Arab Emirates with fully paid flights and […]

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New portal connects employers with neurodivergent job seekers

Of around 1,500 eligible workers, 380 voted in favor of the union and 618 against, with two invalid ballots. The workers’ group was voting on whether or not to join the Amazon Labor Union, which is an independent union not affiliated with major national groups. The first election, at Amazon’s JFK8 warehouse, represented about 8,000 […]

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Victor Valley College Invites Job Seekers to Community Career Fair on May 11 – VVNG.com

VICTORVILLE, Calif. (VVNG.com) – Victor Valley College, in partnership with Goodwill Southern California, High Desert Chamber of Commerce, San Bernardino County Workforce Development, and Victor Valley News Group, will host a VVC Community Career Fair on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The VVC Community Career Fair will take place around the lake, […]

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Vermont Career Fair Attracts Hundreds of Employers and Job Seekers

Labor shortages are preventing most industries from fully recovering from the pandemic. Vermont’s largest job fair returned in person to Essex Junction on Tuesday, attracting hundreds of employers and job seekers. The Champlain Valley Expo was filled with over 150 employers from all industries, from construction to foodservice, transportation to security. All employers shared the […]

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Job seekers see new kinds of benefits as remote work changes the workplace

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Some of the perks that once attracted job seekers are no longer relevant as remote work continues. So employers had to listen and change with the times. Four years ago, San Jose State’s Class of 2022 never would have imagined it would be this good. There are over 27,000 job vacancies […]

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Governor Gordon continues to strengthen the workforce and help job seekers with new tools

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KIFI) – As part of his continued focus on education and workforce development, Governor Mark Gordon has launched a new dashboard which provides tools for job seekers, businesses and educators. The dashboard provide users with a better understanding of the jobs available in Wyoming; educational pathways to be able to qualify for in-demand […]

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The race for talent: The hot market puts job seekers in the driver’s seat – National

9:12 Wage increase, flexible hours and benefits: employers must be creative to compete for talent Wage increase, flexible hours and benefits: employers must be creative to compete for talent A year ago, Vancouver resident Steven Dhaliwal was looking for a new job. The sales associate says he was lucky at the time to be called […]

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Indeed give computers to job seekers

DANVILLE, Ill. (WCIA) – Indeed is partnering with State Rep. Mike Marron (R-Fithian) and the nonprofit PCs for People to give Vermilion County job seekers a computer to make their job easier. job search. Individuals who meet certain eligibility requirements can get a desktop computer, mobile hotspot, and one year of Internet service, all for […]

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Oswego County Invites Job Seekers to April 19 Hiring Event | Company

OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego County Workforce New York (OCWNY) and the Workforce Crisis and Solutions Committee of the Oswego County Community Services Board are hosting a “Make a Change” hiring event that will bring together local employers and job applicants with a variety of careers. It will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. […]

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GNTC Career Fair Connects Job Seekers with Employers | Local News

“I think they should have (career fairs like this) even more frequently,” said Fiona Wade, a student at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC). “I know they couldn’t” due to COVID-19 safety protocols, but “I’m glad it’s back.” The April 7 job fair at GNTC was “really good because you can connect with the person at […]

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Manufacturing and healthcare employers connect with job seekers at the SOD Center | News, Sports, Jobs

Kitty Kromer, Employment Services Coordinator for the Columbiana County Educational Services Center, explains the programs available to Taylor McCamon, a job seeker in the Leetonia area. The Ohio to Work Mahoning Valley hiring event was sponsored by the Port Authority of Columbiana County, the Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition and the Sustainable Opportunity Development Center, which […]

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Local Job Seekers Invited to Inaugural Kingston Hiring Summit

Photo by Penny Cadue. The Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce invites job seekers to the first Kingston Hiring Summit, will take place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at St. Lawrence College. According to a Chamber release, the event will feature a comprehensive list of top regional employers eager to […]

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Opportunity for Job Seekers, Employers at Belfast Regional Job, Resource Fair

BELFAST – The Belfast Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Belfast Regional Career and Resource Fair on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the University of Maine – Hutchinson Center. Employers interested in hiring are invited to attend this event. Tables and chairs will be provided and employers are […]

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Spring Career Fair Draws Job Seekers to Emporia’s Golden Leaf Commons | News

For those in Southside Virginia still looking for work, Golden Leaf Commons was the only place to go for Tuesday’s Greensville County Spring Job Fair. A whopping 80 employers lined up for Tuesday’s event, from locations as far north as Petersburg and as far south as Halifax County, North Carolina. This was a huge jump […]

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Searching for a job? Here are some tips for older job seekers – Daily News

Q. I am 63 years old and I was fired because of the virus. Is there an employment agency or other sources I can contact where someone can at least help me find a part-time job? I have a varied background with two degrees in theology and years of volunteer work. Thank you for your […]

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Goodwill hosts free webinars aimed at helping job seekers in their search

From Goodwill Industries of Central Florida Goodwill Industries of Central Florida understands how difficult job hunting can be! That’s why they’re hosting practical and insightful webinars this month to help you be more effective in your research. Landing the right job for you is possible, especially when you take the time to hone your skills. […]

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Ten things job seekers should do to land dream jobs – The Sun Nigeria

By Kate Halim You maybe you are ready to embark on a full steam job search or maybe you have searched for months with no positive results. With the pressure on the economy, many people are clinging to their jobs even as more graduates enter the job market. Are you a 40+ male? Don’t miss […]

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Job seekers with criminal backgrounds make up large portion of talent pool, study finds

ALBANY — The nation’s labor shortage continues to plague businesses, but a University of Albany professor has offered a solution: give people with criminal records a chance. Shawn Bushway, a professor of public administration and politics at the school, is leading national research with the Rand Corporation to determine how many unemployed workers have criminal […]

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REGIONAL JOB FAIR 2022: Plethora of tools available to hire job seekers in Newton

COVINGTON, Ga. – Job seekers who attend the regional job fair hosted by Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC) receive all the tools they need to get hired. With more than 30 employers expected at this year’s show to be held on Tuesday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., job seekers can take advantage […]

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Need to prepare young people to become job creators, not job seekers: Pradhan

UNION EDUCATION Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday that the country’s youth should be groomed to become job creators instead of job seekers, who will become “global citizens” in the future. 🗞️ Subscribe now: get Express Premium to access the best election reports and analysis 🗞️ India Education Summit 2022 Keynote Hosted by The Indian […]

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Jobs in Asheville and Hendersonville far outnumber job seekers

ASHEVILLE — The COVID-19 pandemic may be on the wane, but local employers are still struggling to fill vacancies in a tight job market exacerbated by the rising cost of living. The bottom line, said Nathan Ramsey, director of the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board, is that if the 6,600 unemployed workers in the Asheville […]

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Attention job seekers: nearly 24,000 jobs in Birmingham-Hoover are available at this time

A view of the UAB campus. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham now) Remember March 2020, when the jobs disappeared with the closures, and we found ourselves facing 12% unemployment in the Birmingham-Hoover area in April? Fortunately, the happy times are back, employment-wise, and if you’re looking for a job, there are 10 employers in the area […]

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The Hudson Valley has a market of job seekers, unemployment is falling

Tourism and hospitality have been among the industries hardest hit by COVID-19 restrictions. But as the Mid Hudson Valley approaches its third pandemic summer, it may also be an industry where job seekers can find what they’re looking for. Melaine Rottkamp, ​​president and CEO of Dutchess Tourism, said employers in hospitality fields have no shortage […]

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Companies recommended by employees to job seekers

More employees than ever are looking for a job and they want to know if their future employer has the same bright future they seek. Nearly 4.3 million people quit their jobs in January, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Additionally, nearly half of employees are looking for a new job or plan to […]

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CCFC’s public health and safety training expo to connect job seekers with employers

(Photo: Buyerlerdeqalardim / Wikipedia / CC BY-SA 3.0) CASTLE HAYNE, NC (WWAY) – Cape Fear Community College will host a public health and safety training expo on Tuesday, April 19, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at its North Campus in Castle Hayne, NC North. The expo will be held in the McKeithan Center […]

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In a changing job market, job seekers want salary details up front

Last year, Tivona Ko applied for more than 100 jobs and ended up doing phone interviews with about 25 companies. Very few of these employers included pay scales in their job postings. “It gets nerve-wracking selling yourself without knowing what you’re getting for the position,” said the 24-year-old Torontonian, who eventually landed a job in […]

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AIR launches weekly program for job seekers and students

New Delhi: the All India Radio (AIR) launched a weekly interactive program on Saturday for job seekers and students preparing for various competitions. The first episode of the 30-minute show, ‘Abhyaas’, will air on 100.1FM GOLD at 9.30pm on Saturday, AIR’s news services division said in a statement. ADVERTISING CONTINUE READING BELOW The program was […]

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Telangana government to offer free coaching to job seekers, after CM pledges 91,142 jobs

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao announced that the state government will fill around 91,142 government jobs (Representative image) The Telangana government will train 50,000 people offline and another 50,000 online for free. The BC Welfare Department has also taken steps to train 50,000 people through social media such as Instagram, YouTube, Telegram and Facebook. […]

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air: AIR launches a weekly program for job seekers, students

The All India Radio (AIR) on Saturday launched a weekly interactive program aimed at job seekers and students preparing for various competitions. The first episode of the 30-minute show, “Abhyaas”, will air on 100.1FM GOLD at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, AIR’s news services division said in a statement. The program was launched with the aim of […]

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Porter-Leath hosts block parties for families and job seekers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – It was a block party in Orange Mound on Friday as Porter-Leath held the first in a series of student and job recruitment events. Porter-Leath Preschools serve children ages six weeks to four years old. During neighborhood parties, families can learn about the services offered and the educational programs. And for those […]

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Job seekers in Western Australia defrauded of thousands of dollars

Western Australian residents looking for work have allegedly been duped by an elaborate employment scam and Ponzi scheme, claiming a total of $130,000 between 10 victims so far. Job seekers are lured into the online scam through job advertisements, and a woman in the northern suburbs says it cost her all her life savings. Struggling […]

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Small business owners struggle as job seekers rejoice in current economy

The president announced on Friday that 431,000 jobs had been added in March and the number of unemployed was just above a 50-year low. While this is good news for job seekers, many businesses are struggling to keep their doors open, not because of COVID-19 but because of a lack of staff. Many business owners […]

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Over 400 job seekers and 54 employers attend annual WorkPlace | Business

WATERTOWN — Cheryl A. Mayforth couldn’t be happier that more than 400 job seekers attended The WorkPlace’s annual spring job fair at the Ramada on Thursday. “Oh my God,” Ms. Mayforth, director of the Jefferson County Department of Employment and Training, told The Workplace. “You never know what to expect.” With more vacancies than job […]

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Austin’s Moody Center seeks to hire over 600 job seekers

The hall will host its inaugural concert on April 20. AUSTIN, Texas — Weeks before its first gig, Austin’s new multipurpose venue is looking to hire more than 600 people. Business Wire Reports that In effect has announced itself as a founding partner of the Moody Center. The job board company and the new venue […]

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Job seekers face dilemma of prison credentials

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public domain A new study published on March 11 in Criminology by Sadé Lindsay, a sociologist at the Cornell Brooks School of Public Policy, finds that formerly incarcerated face a “prison credential dilemma” when deciding whether to use education program credentials and training in prison when looking for a job. The research paper, […]

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Northwestern Ohio Resources for Job Seekers

Terra State Community College students and members of the public were able to prepare their resumes and interview skills at the Kern Center. FREMONT, Ohio — Nearly 100 employers participated in Terra State Community Collegethe annual spring career fair. But the college’s job fair does more than just attract potential employers for its students. Terra’s […]

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Job seekers flock to MUSD event

It’s a market for job seekers. So said Belinda Petate-Chan, employment training manager for San Joaquin County Worknet at Friday’s job fair held at the Manteca Education & Training Center. Featured are 25 vendors, ranging from entry-level warehouse jobs to office and retail opportunities. Petate-Chan was thrilled with the strong turnout that morning. It is […]

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Should I write a cover letter? Many job seekers just say no

To Whom It May Concern: Job applicants put an end to those dreaded cover letters. Many hiring managers say an accurate cover letter is still one of the best ways to explain why you’re the right person for the job. Yet many job seekers say the exercise in self-promotion is too torturous and time-consuming to […]

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Job Seekers Take a Stand: We Don’t Write Cover Letters

To Whom It May Concern: Job applicants put an end to those dreaded cover letters. Many hiring managers say that an accurate cover letter is still one of the best ways to explain why you’re the right person for the job. Yet many job seekers say the exercise in self-promotion is too torturous and time-consuming […]

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Promising better lives abroad, union sends job seekers to India

They started torturing me for money. Often they threatened to hurt me if my father did not pay them the rest of the agreed amount. When my dad paid them another Tk 6.8 lakh, they gave my passport back to me. But they didn’t release me. Naim Hossain Sujan, victim of trafficking Naim Hossain Sujan […]

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Amarillo Recruitment Agencies Know More Job Seekers Seeking Higher Salary

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) — Companies continue to struggle with labor shortages, but recruiting agencies are seeing more applicants seeking higher salaries and positions. Many employees have been laid off or had to work from home throughout the pandemic. When the offices reopened, some employees decided to change careers, working on their free time. Now, Express […]

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How job seekers can find the best match

Imagine a job you look forward to every day. Would it seem like twitter once, with rooftop meetings, free meals, yoga classes, and unlimited vacations? Or maybe it would be a place like Zoom which is so invested in employee happiness that it has a “happiness team” to maintain the corporate culture through events, celebrations, […]

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How formerly incarcerated job seekers get a second chance

Arran Stewart, co-founder and CVO of blockchain-based recruitment platform Job.com. A.Stewart Arran Stewart is the co-founder and CVO of the blockchain-powered recruiting platform Job.com. Stewart has spent over a decade working to disrupt the recruiting industry with innovative and one-of-a-kind technology. Here are some highlights from a recent interview with Stewart: Jill Griffin: Some of […]

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Job seekers circle Central Florida’s booming job fair

For the first time since the pandemic, the Central Florida Employment Council’s job fair attracted nearly 100 employers and a good number of job seekers. I’m just glad to hear the commotion today,” said Dawn Sipley of Sipley the Best. Sipley helps small businesses recruit employees and she says the ball is in the job […]

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Better Together to organize a national second chance day for job seekers facing barriers to employment

A job seeker celebrates getting an offer during the National Second Chance Day job fair March 15 at Grace Church in Fort Myers. Better Together Logo Better Together is breaking down barriers to employment by hosting a series of friendly job fairs this week. Barriers to employment come in many forms: homelessness, previous incarceration, lack […]

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GoCoach partners with Philadelphia Workforce Development Program to build skills for job seekers

The B2B coaching and learning platform will offer a program specifically designed for participants of the West Philadelphia Skills Initiative PHILADELPHIA CREAM, March 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — GoCoachthe upskilling, work-based learning and coaching platform, announced a new initiative with the nonprofit West Philadelphia Skills Initiative (WPSI), a University City District program and one of the […]

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Japan to launch AI translation system for foreign job seekers

Job vacancies are viewed at a Hello Work public employment office in Tachikawa, Tokyo. Part of the image has been modified. File photo of Yomiuri Shimubun TOKYO — To support foreign workers, Japan will start translating job postings into English at Hello Work public employment offices across the country on Tuesday. The translation will be […]

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Digital Literacy Grant Will Help Local Job Seekers | Local News

A $45,000 grant from the state Department of Labor and Industry will help job seekers in Mercer and Lawrence counties develop important technology skills, state officials said Friday Mark Longietti and Chris Sainato. Lawmakers said the West Central Job Partnership will use the Digital Literacy and Workforce Development Grant to teach job seekers how to […]

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Workforce Referral List Aims to Better Connect Job Seekers and Employers | Local

The final step in matching job seekers and companies – a list of workforce credentials – was unveiled on Tuesday by a group of state economic and education agencies in NCcareers.org. The goal is to provide high school and college students with the “non-degree” credentials and job certifications that companies seek above all else, involving […]

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Maine to launch ‘peer navigator’ program for job seekers

A new Maine Department of Labor program aims to connect thousands of job seekers to employment, training and other resources to join the workforce. A two-year “peer workforce navigator” pilot program is being funded by $1 million in federal relief funds from the American Rescue Plan Act, the Labor Department announced Tuesday. The program aims […]

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‘Experiment with inflation’: Why a growing number of entry-level job seekers are being turned down

Companies ask new grads to already have years of experience before even applying for entry-level jobs As companies continue to face a labor shortage, “seen inflation” could be a factor behind their inability to fill entry-level positions. Entry-level job seekers are the most likely to overstate their interpersonal skills (47%), tasks (46%) and accomplishments (45%) […]

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Area Chambers join forces to provide job seekers with local employment information – Elmore-Autauga News

By Hamilton Richardson Elmore/Autauga News Top photo: Hunter Hills (Buffalo Rock) Regional Recruiting Event They say ‘Teamwork makes the dream work’ but that’s no longer just a saying and it was proven on Monday March 21st when no less than four local chambers of commerce came together to organize a big event hiring at Hunter […]

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How to help employees and job seekers thrive despite a chaotic landscape

Our way of working is constantly evolving. Adapt to the moment. Being reinvented in ways we don’t even recognize in the moment. That said, we have never seen anything quite like the seismic shifts of the past two years. We have witnessed the meteoric acceleration of trends already underway and the emergence of new ones […]

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What do job seekers care about most in 2022?

As we enter the year 2022, it is clear that employees and job seekers hold the power. December 2021 left us 4.6 million more job vacancies than unemployedand workers do not hesitate to leave their jobs to find more suitable roles. If companies want to attract top talent, they need to understand what workers care […]

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Hybrid Job Fair meets Charlotte-area job seekers where they are | Sudclthebdomadary

CHARLOTTE — Professional or not, nudges have replaced the formal handshake greeting. However, nothing has replaced the job interview process. Embracing a new normal, NCWorks and SC Works have teamed up to host a new-style hiring event. For the first time, job seekers will have the choice: to participate online or in person. The in-person […]

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Career Expo 2022 to Connect Job Seekers to Hawaii’s Top Employers

STAR ANNOUNCER / 2019 The Star-Advertiser and US Vets’ Career Expo returns Wednesday to the Neal S. Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Hawaii Career Expo 2022 promises to connect job seekers with many of the state’s top employers on Wednesday at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Sponsored by Honolulu Star-Advertiser and US Vets Hawai’i, […]

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Jobs jamboree 2022 sees enthusiastic employers and savvy job seekers at MetraPark | Local News

TOM ACKERMAN At Jobs Jamboree 2022 in Billings on Wednesday, the consensus was that the labor market favors employees. The Montana pavilion at MetraPark was packed with employers and job seekers. “There’s been a lot of activity and the energy seems high, especially compared to last year when we were here,” said Holly Lake, district […]

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3 considerations for job seekers to start their retirement savings

(Photo: Shutterstock) The “Great Resignation” has caused workers to value the perks of their work that they find most valuable. For many organizations, this has reinforced the importance of offering a holistic benefits package that can support and retain current employees, as well as withstand industry competition. One of the most requested benefits we’ve seen […]

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SEL to Host Open Day for Job Seekers on March 23 to Fill 100 Assembler Positions | Local

PULLMAN – Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories is looking to hire more than 100 people to work in its manufacturing operations in Pullman, WA, and Lewiston, ID. The 100% employee-owned company will hold an open house for job seekers interested in starting their careers with SEL as assemblers on Wednesday, March 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 […]

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New app connects job seekers with mobile reception work

UPDATE: Mayor of Mobile Sandy Stimpson and David Clarke, President and CEO of Visit Mobile, took to the podium around 12:15 p.m. to talk about the new app designed to match job seekers with jobs jobs in the hospitality industry in Mobile. Clarke spoke about the number of hospitality workers who left the business during […]

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A growing number of job seekers in Houston are ‘ghost’ employers, a sign of a strong labor market

A growing number of Houston employers say they have been “ghosted” by potential hires, the latest sign of a market in which job seekers have the upper hand. According to a recent report by Robert Half, a recruitment consulting firm based in Menlo Park, Calif., about 40% of local employers said they had more applicants […]

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Job seekers place higher priority on remote work, survey finds

As we increasingly return to normalcy after the pandemic, not everything is returning to normal at work. Bankrate conducted a survey asking workers for their opinions on a variety of topics, including whether they had requested a hybrid work schedule, whether they felt underpaid and what job seekers prioritize in their search. Courtesy rate Bankrate […]

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Hampton Roads Workforce Council launches new program to help job seekers re-enter the workforce

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The Hampton Roads Workforce Council has announced a new campaign to encourage local job seekers to join the workforce. Let’s Get to Work! campaign officially launched on March 14. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, approximately 47.4 million employees voluntarily resigned from their jobs in 2021 for several reasons, […]

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Job seekers invited to hiring events in 4 local counties

In Wilkes County The Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice will host a job fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wilkes Regional Juvenile Detention Center, 1430 Industrial Park Road in Washington, Ga. The agency is hiring corrections officers to juveniles, detention counsellors, teachers, health care providers, food service workers, housekeepers and general […]

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Hundreds of job seekers attend joint law enforcement recruitment event at Kean University

Union County Hundreds of students and community members pursuing careers in law enforcement attended a recent law enforcement recruiting event on the Kean University campus. The event, co-hosted by the University and the Union County District Attorney’s Office, attracted more than 44 federal, state, county and municipal law enforcement agencies. Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, […]

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Japanese company helps Vietnamese job seekers through the pandemic | Society

GoWell Director Hidekazu Matsuda interviewed by Vietnam News Agency (Source: VNA) Tokyo (VNA) – Numerous Vietnamese in Japanespecially Japanese university graduates, received prompt and efficient assistance from a local employment service company during the two years of the COVID-19 pandemic. Founded in 2010, GoWell is one of the prestigious suppliers of Asian workers for local […]

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Job Seekers and Entry-Level Work Experience Requirements

While employers promote incentives such as attractive compensation and benefits to acquire and retain talent, they may be limiting their candidate pool too much with the requirements and language presented on their Jobs. A survey conducted by a billing software and information services company Skynova found that entry-level job seekers struggle to meet the years […]

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Puppy Benefits: How to Successfully Recruit and Retain Millennial Job Seekers

From pet benefits and flexible hours to mental health and child care benefits and more, there’s no one formula to create the perfect benefits package. America’s ever-changing workforce – the same workforce that has seen 4.5 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs in November 2021 alone – has taken over businesses of all sizes and […]

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Job seekers get a boost at job training ‘boot camp’

There are plenty of job openings right now, and an employment organization in Vancouver is pre-screening potential candidates to give them a head start on hiring. VANCOUVER, Wash. – Inside of Career Partners (PIC) offices in Vancouver, the class is in session. This is a short-term training offered by the ASBL and intended for people […]

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To what extent should job seekers purge their social networks?

​SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, answers questions from Human Resources as part of a series for USA today. Do you have an HR or professional question that you would like answered? Submit it here. I’m graduating in the spring and looking to start my professional career. Should I clean up my […]

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Labor Department proposes ‘quota system’ for foreign job seekers – SABC News

Employment and Labor Minister Thulas Nxesi said his department is proposing the National Labor Migration Policy aimed at giving South Africans access to work opportunities. The Department of Labor says there is a perception that foreign nationals distort access to the labor market. It comes as truckers have embarked on several protests against foreign nationals […]

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Randy Wooden: Job Seekers: Don’t Make These Mistakes! | Local

Job hunting is quite subjective. If you read and listen long enough, you’ll come away with so many do’s and don’ts that it will make your head spin. So what’s right and what’s wrong? Hopefully, we can all agree that lying is wrong, but beyond that, anyone’s guess is what’s best. What has worked for […]

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Top industries for job seekers in 2022

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur the contributors are theirs. The signs are there that 2022 is a great year to look for a new high-level job – thanks to the big resignation, companies are looking to replace these transient workers at director, vice-president and even executive positions. But just because it’s a good time to look […]

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Flexibility is no longer the top priority for job seekers

As the Cost of life skyrockets and inflation hits record highs, a new survey by Michael Page shows that wages have become the most important factor for workers. The survey of 2,000 office workers in the UK shows that 43% of 18-34 year olds are looking for a new job, with 40% of all respondents […]

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City authorities provide opportunities for job seekers in Kazakh capital

NUR-SULTAN – More than 28,000 jobs, including 24,000 permanent positions, have been created in the past year, director of the Nur-Sultan Employment Center Azamat Baitasov told an online briefing February 21. Almost 28,500 jobs should be created this year. Photo credit: gov.kz A total of 18,924 job seekers were registered on the job site in […]