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Monday News📰!

The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in November 📉📉📉📉📉📉 “The gloom and doom views infecting the financial markets are an exaggeration. However, slower economic activity, tighter labor markets, and higher labor costs are likely to lead to weaker … Continue reading

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Tuesday News📰!

TEMP REVENUE GROWTH HITS HIGHEST LEVEL IN THREE YEARS: PULSE “US temporary staffing revenue growth accelerated at a median 11% year over year in October from September, that is up from 9% in the prior month, according to Staffing Industry … Continue reading

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Friday News📰!

Income and Spending is up in the U.S. !  Good for the Holiday Season! ☃️🎄☃️🎄☃️🎄 “Consumers, benefiting from robust income gains, spent more money in October, driving economic growth as other sectors such as home building and exports show signs of … Continue reading

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Tuesday News📰!

Survey: Americans no longer prefer male bosses By: JANE BURNETT Fifty-five percent of Americans now say that they have “no preference” about their manager’s gender, according to a new survey. What men want Gallup found that among men, just 19% currently prefer … Continue reading

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Friday News📰!

COLLEGE GRAD HIRING TO RISE BY 9% EXPANSION CONTINUES FOR NINTH YEAR: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY “The college labor market improved for the ninth consecutive year as another strong year for new graduates seeking jobs is projected, according to Michigan State … Continue reading

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Tuesday News 📰!

The 2018 OCTOBER JOBS REPORT is in! Employment has risen for non-farm workers, both temp and long-term!  “INCREASE IN EMPLOYMENT! On a seasonally adjusted basis, total nonfarm employment rose by 134,000 in September, according to the US Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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Tuesday News 📰!

MORE NEEDED TO IMPROVE PAY GAP “More organizations are pursuing initiatives to increase the number of women working in technology, according to a survey by global staffing firm Harvey Nash. However, more is needed to close the pay gap and … Continue reading

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Friday Tip! 🆕

‘Where do you see yourself in five years?’ by Jenny Darmody I spoke to career coach Paula Brand to find out how someone should prepare for this situation. She said it’s good to give it some thought and use your … Continue reading

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Friday News! 📰

There is an increase in marketing and advertising jobs, while blue collar jobs decline: “Blue-collar wages were hit hardest as wages fell for transportation; manufacturing and production; and installation, maintenance and repair jobs. Transportation jobs experienced the largest decline with … Continue reading

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Friday news 📰

TEMP JOBS RISE BY 10,600 IN SEPTEMBER US temporary help services jobs rose by 2.9% in September on a year-over-year basis, the same pace as in August, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the US Bureau of Labor … Continue reading

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