The Snapshot shows gain/loss for the 16 employment groups, plus unemployment rates based on age, gender, ethnicity, and education levels
Not getting a response from all the help-wanted ads and networking you’ve tried? Maybe you should try some old-school job hunting. See, employees change jobs all the time and managers are always on the lookout for new replacements. The key is to contact the manager before she advertises the job opening and attracts all of your competitors. Here’s the plan—
Gallup reports that American consumers will spend, on average, $862 for gifts this holiday season. That’s $110 more than they spent last year. But, what if you’re one of the 10 million people living on unemployment benefits, part-time jobs, or the generosity of relatives?
In a study of 145,000 entry-level employment positions in the United States, researches found that the average starting salary for 2017 college graduates is $48,270. That’s three percent higher than last year and 14 percent higher than 2007, just before the Great Recession.
You spot a job opening and it’s perfect for you. You apply for the job. Then, you wait for a phone call. Then, you wait to get an appointment for a job interview. Then, you wait for them to make a decision. What’s with all the waiting?