How To Use Employment Reports For Your Career

Career Realism

employment statistics are reported. Most people simply tune-out because they don’t feel a personal connection to the report. However, if you go directly to the Bureau of Labor Statistics website ( ), you can review various timely reports and you can find data that relates to your career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ December “Employment Situation Summary” report, there are reported gains in employment in certain occupations.

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The Value of Job Search Support Groups

Water Cooler Wisdom

« 5 Success Tips for Gen Y | Main | 7 Business Travel Musts » October 14, 2010 The Value of Job Search Support Groups A WCW reader wrote in with this question: I've been out of work for a few months, and it's starting to get to me. 

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The Best Paid Engineering Degrees

Career Alley

Many are too afraid to go to University and study a subject they love due to the constant fear and speculation over student debt and the difficulty in finding a job in line with your degree. The job market is always in need of young talented engineers, who of which are paid handsomely even when they start. A recent report has shown, that picking the right degree can be the difference between earning £13,000 a year and £27,000 a year, which will surely help towards the student debt.

Employers plan to hire 21 percent more recent college grads this year

Resume Bear

Employers told the survey takers that they plan to hire 21 percent more recent college graduates this year than they did last year – in August, they reported a 13.5

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Engineering the Right Career Move

Career Alley

News & World Report.” In addition to disciplines that focus on specific industries, such as aerospace, biomedicine, chemicals and plastics, nuclear, and petroleum, engineering also encompasses other disciplines that have application across a wide variety of industries. News & World Report.” Median pay for this job in 2012 was $79,340, according to BLS. The BLS reports that the total number of environmental engineers as of 2012 was just over 53,000.

Risky Business: The 7 Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

Career Alley

The good news is that 2010 figures, the most recent numbers reported by the BLS, show promise towards safer occupational environments as a whole—there were 4,547 fatalities in 2010 as compared to 5,734 five years previously in 2005. Below is a list of the 7 most dangerous jobs in America based upon the number of fatalities per 100,000 full-time workers. Top 7 Most Dangerous Jobs in the US. Logging is one dangerous job for only the boldest of mountain men and women.

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What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

Resume Bear

economy out of a deep recession, your chances of finding job depend a lot on where you live and what industry you’re hoping to work for. The patchy pace of job creation is reflected in the latest jobs data. Private employers added 158,000 jobs in March, the smallest gain in five months and short of economists’ expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday. The government will report its latest monthly employment data on Friday.

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I hate my promotion and want my old job back, horrid interviewers, and more

Ask A Manager

I hate my promotion — can I ask to have my old job back? After telling and getting the blessing from my boss, I applied for and got the job. The job is considered a promotion, and it came with a rather large pay increase. Flash forward six months into the new job, and I hate it! I did not evaluate the job offer well enough at all, I just saw the money and the promotion and went for it. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

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my staff keeps going to their old manager, horrible time-keeping rules, and more

Ask A Manager

The first consequence might be a serious conversation about why they’re disregarding your instructions, the second might be a more serious conversation (“I’m concerned that this is continuing, and it’s becoming a serious problem that could affect your job here”), and the third might be a final warning that if they aren’t able to work with you as their manager, you will replace them. Taking a day for bereavement right after starting a new job.

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Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work | Penelope.

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog Announcing: Brazen Careerist Top 50 Places to Work Posted to: Job Hunt December 16th, 2009 Anyone can go to a place like Payscale and find out what other people in a similar geographic location are getting paid for a similar job. Self-reported flexible workplaces are BS. "Instantly, jobs became easier to get. Is this your first time here?

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Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair?

Ask A Manager

About Me Contact Books Reviews Ask a Manager Have you ever gotten a job from a job fair? March 14, 2011 In response to the previous post on job fairs , a commenter asked: I have attended my alma mater’s industry-specific career fair the past few years.

office security guard won't leave me alone — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

I like to maintain a friendly demeanor (it’s part of my job) and I don’t mind the occasional chat. Report- to sound the alarm to proper authorities in the event his presence did not deter an improper or illegal act from taking place. do I have to be perfect to get a job?

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