Tag: employment trends

Labor Day: state of the workforce

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Labor Day is an annual celebration of American workers—and it’s also a great time to take stock of the current state of the workforce. After an extraordinary year of labor market ups and downs caused by the pandemic, the U.S.

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Use employment projections to fuel your career take-off

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If you are planning a first career, college major, or a career change, employment projections can help you answer essential career questions.

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Industry Profile: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics

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If you like to be on the move—or be part of moving things around—you might want to check out careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics industry; many of them could take you on the road–locally, regionally, or even globally.

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Start your 2019 career plan

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If you’re ready to start 2019 with a new career plan, make a glimpse of the job market your starting line.

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Try out manufacturing for a day

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October’s National Manufacturing Day aims to “inspire the next generation of manufacturers.”

There are more than 2,500 events scheduled throughout the country on October 5.

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Build 2018 goals on a solid foundation

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With the beginning of a new year, you may invest time in imagining what your future could hold.

At the same time, there is a lot to be said for learning about trends that influence our collective future, so that your dreams are built on a solid foundation.

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Dear graduates: it’s a great time to be you

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This year’s college graduates have a strong job market for landing that first job. And, we know more than ever about the skills and qualities employers are looking for in new hires.

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Employee retention ideas: low-cost and effective

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Hiring employees requires effort and expense, making retaining them a top priority. Fortunately, many effective retention practices are low-cost or free.

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Find the certifications employers value the most

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Ready to boost your career?

Earning a certification is a great place to start.

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What is the minimum wage?

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Minimum wage in the United States: if the topic incites both your curiosity and confusion, read on for some facts, myth busters, and revelations.

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