Posts tagged Job Market Trends
Dreaming of a New Executive Job? LinkedIn Says October is the Best Time to Look!

Recent LinkedIn blog posts and a CBS This Morning interview with LinkedIn’s Editor-In-Chief Dan Roth tell us that October is the month with the highest number of job openings on LinkedIn’s website. And amazingly, 89 percent of hiring managers fill those open positions in less than four weeks! With the unemployment rate at a 50-year low, it is a candidate’s market, and your competition for one of those openings will likely be lower as a result.

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A Downside to IT Certification?

eWeek.com published an astounding article today that flies in the face of conventional wisdom… Long seen as a method to maximize employment opportunities and salaries in the post-dot-com-bust era, a study released today finds that pay for certified IT skills falls short of the pay for non-certified skills.

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Dwindling Perks and Benefits to Return?

With an increasingly competitive employment market developing that requires employers to vie for the best talent, some of those perks have already begun to return. Even unusual benefits such as concierge services and pet care programs have begun a resurgence.

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