March is Women’s History Month, an annual observation dedicated to highlighting the contributions of women in history. The female presence in the workforce is increasing in just about every industry. With women working more, their earnings have become a growing share of the family income. For those currently looking for work, here are some strategies … Continue reading Job Search Tips for Women in Celebration of Women’s History Month
Many employers are finding success with an often overlooked talent pool — candidates with disabilities. Forward-looking employers are developing proactive sourcing plans to create a recruiting pipeline that includes candidates with disabilities. Recruiting Many businesses that employ individuals with disabilities report reduced employee turnover, increased employee loyalty, and increased morale and productivity of other employees. … Continue reading The Benefits of Hiring People with Disabilities
There is a myth out there that companies do not hire in the summer. The truth could not be farther off. For companies, summer is business as usual. So to keep your job search moving in the dog days, here are some suggestions: Network at Social Events Summer is naturally a more social time, so … Continue reading Don’t Slow Down Your Job Search in the Summer!
Veterans’ Economic Communities Initiative Earlier this year, Secretary of Veterans Affairs Bob McDonald, with leaders from national and local veterans’ service organizations, corporate employers and government agencies, announced the launch of the Veterans Economic Communities Initiative (VECI), an effort focused in a total of 25 U.S. cities to promote economic success for veterans. The initiative … Continue reading Important Government Initiatives in 2015 to Assist Veterans (Part 2)
As a company that focuses on helping companies ensure they have a diverse work place, we, at America’s Job Exchange, were pleased to see that’s becoming more and more important to employees. The SHRM Talent Expo’s 2015 job satisfaction and engagement report, published on April 28, 2015, brought to light the following:In the last four … Continue reading WHY DIVERSITY HIRING?
The next job category featured in our seeker blog series is: Laborers, Freight, Stock, and Material Movers Job Summary: Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified. Primary responsibilities Move freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, … Continue reading Hard to Fill Jobs Series -2
Employment data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Friday, February 6, 2015, shows strong data. Employment increased by 257,000 and increases were seen in retail trade, construction, health care, financial activities and manufacturing. However, the total unemployment rate was unchanged remaining at 5.7%. The great news is that there were more numbers in the labor … Continue reading Employment Summary for January 2015