Employment Trends

US Employee Confidence Reaches Highest Levels in Nearly 8 Years

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Workers Very Confident in the Strength of Economy On the heels of an impressive November employment report from the U.S. Labor Department, workers reported growing confidence in both the overall economy and the labor market in December. According to the Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index, which tracks U.S. workers’ monthly perspectives around jobs and the economy, the December index increased 1.3 points from 58.3 to a nearly eight-year high of 60.0. The last time the Employee Confidence Index reached 60 or above was in February 2007 when it attained 60.4.

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Top 12 Seasonal Job Titles

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Seasonal Job Titles Companies are hiring more seasonal employees than they were last year at this time. If you are interested in getting a seasonal job, you may want to check out one of these top 12 seasonal job titles for 2014. Seasonal Sales Associate Seasonal Credit Greeter Seasonal Retail Sales Sales Associate POS Associate Freight Associate Replenishment Merchandising Associate Customer Service Associate Seasonal Cosmetics Beauty Advisor Seasonal Retail Selling Floor Server To View and Apply for Seasonal Jobs and Internship Opportunities Create Your FREE Tavorro Career Profile!  

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U.S. Employee Confidence Level Rises in November for Third Consecutive Month

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Job security levels remain high; majority of workers feel it is unlikely they will lose their job. For the third consecutive month, U.S. employee confidence rose in November, according to the Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index. Nearly four in ten workers (37 percent) believe the economy is strengthening compared to 29 percent who feel the economy is weakening.

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Almond Industry Generates More Than 100,000 California Jobs

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Industry responsible for more than $21 billion in economic output, adds $11 billion to Gross State Product According to a new study from the University of California Agricultural Issues Center (AIC), the almond industry supports California’s economic well-being by generating more than 100,000 jobs and more than $21 billion gross revenue across all industries in the state, adding about $11 billion dollars to size of the its total economy.

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Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment October 2014

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METROPOLITAN AREA EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT — OCTOBER 2014Unemployment rates were lower in October than a year earlier in 354 of the 372 metropolitan areas, higher in 14 areas, and unchanged in 4 areas, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Eight areas had jobless rates of at least 10.0 percent and 144 areas had rates of less than 5.0 percent. Nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 318 metropolitan areas, decreased in 46 areas, and was unchanged in 8 areas. The national unemployment rate in October was 5.5 percent, not seasonally adjusted, down from 7.0 percent a year earlier.

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Job Openings and Labor Turnover October 2014

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Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey News Release There were 4.8 million job openings on the last business day of October, little changed from 4.7 million in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Hires (5.1 million) and separations (4.8 million) were steady in October. Within separations, the quits rate (1.9 percent) was little changed and the layoffs and discharges rate (1.2 percent) was unchanged. This release includes estimates of the number and rate of job openings, hires, and separations for the nonfarm sector by industry and by four geographic regions.

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With Over 430,000 Workers, California has Largest Advanced Energy Industry in the Country

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California is home to the largest advanced energy industry in the country, according to the first-ever industry-wide survey released today by the Advanced Energy Economy Institute. At 431,800 jobs today, advanced energy is bigger by employment in California than the motion picture, television, and radio industries; mining and quarrying; semiconductors; and aerospace. Advanced energy jobs grew 5 percent in the past year – more than double the overall state job growth rate – and is on track to grow 17 percent in the coming year, to more than 500,000 workers, based on employer hiring plans.

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Persistent Talent Shortage May Hinder Hiring Plans of Technology Companies

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Survey of 1,500-plus executives offers national, regional views on business conditions, investment plans and policy concerns Technology companies across the country say they intend to hire new staff over the next 12 months, but those plans may be sidetracked by a continuing shortage of qualified tech talent, according to a new survey released today by the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA).

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