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The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

Veterans Day: Hiring Continues to Rise, But Veterans Still Feel Underemployed

The percentage of working veterans reporting underemployment or low-paying job increased to 31 percent from 23 percent last year, according to the CareerBuilder Veterans Day Job Forecast.

Friday Funny: Want A Promotion? Lose The Sweats And Have A Breath Mint

Provocative clothing, a disheveled appearance, and unprofessional haircut are just a few of the things that cause employers to think twice before promoting employees, according to a national survey by CareerBuilder.

U.S. Employers Suffer Largest Talent Shortage In Skilled Trades

For the 10th year, survey reveals one in three U.S. employers experiencing difficulty filling positions; skilled trades remains the hardest to fill for six consecutive years.

Survival Staffing Mentality Threatens Business Growth

Organizations must break their recessionary mentality in order to drive objectives forward.

Human Resources Just Doesn’t Get It

New ADP Research Institute® study shows continuing disconnect between human resources departments and employees; rift exists across company sizes and global geographies.

Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce Initiative.

Benefits Strategy And Benchmarking Survey Data Released

The two biggest challenges identified by these participants are controlling benefit costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce.

Friday Funny: What Does Social Media Say About You?

Your social media presence can help—OR harm—you in the eyes of potential employers.

Confidence Continues To Rise For Office And Administrative Workers

Employee confidence rose for the second consecutive quarter to 54.0 in the second quarter of 2014, according to the Q2 Randstad Office & Administrative Confidence Index.

Positive U.S. Employment Trend Predicted For Quarter 3 2014

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows positive trend in U.S. hiring plans for Quarter 3 2014; strongest since 2008. Opportunities for job seekers expected to remain mostly positive worldwide.

FM Alert: IFMA Announces First Virtual Career Fair On June 11

Attendance is free for job seekers and is open to both IFMA members and prospective members.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Outrageous Excuses

CareerBuilder’s Annual Study reveals that three in 10 workers go to work sick to save sick days for when they’re feeling well.

Survey Shows Business Outlook Weakening For Landscape Architect Firms

Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Labor Day Follies

This survey was prepared by Harris Interactive© on behalf of CareerBuilder among 2,076 hiring managers and human resource professionals nationwide who were asked to share the most memorable methods candidates have used to stand out from the crowd, and whether their creativity got them hired.

Economy Poised For A Stronger Second Half Of 2013

The latest jobs report showed steady year-to-date job creation and measures of consumer confidence are at or near recovery highs.

Job Outlook Improving For Construction Industry

BLS projections suggest most specialty trade careers will grow over the national average in the next seven to 10 years.

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Reveals a Rise in U.S. Employers’ Confidence

Latest survey shows the highest percentage of U.S. employers reporting their intent to hire since 2009.

Workforce Study Hints At Possible Talent Drought In Certain Skill Sets

Eighty-five percent of employers report difficulty finding qualified new hires according to Fluke Corporation study. While growth in HVAC and electrical jobs increases, a gap persists between job requirements and available skills.

Studies: Revealing Buildings' Energy Use Creates Jobs

In cities set to disclose building energy use, energy services companies are rapidly hiring new workers; job growth would exceed 59,000 under a national disclosure policy.

New Employment Partnership Supports Diversity

NSBE and Johnson Controls join forces to advance the environmental goals of both organizations and support future employment opportunities for diverse engineering talent.


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Report Indicates Shortage Of Safety Professionals

A recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics study found employment of SH&E practitioners is expected to increase by 9% the decade spanning from 2006 to 2016.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Irresistable Perks

While most workers are getting used to downsized perks, some companies refuse to lose the employee extras. When asked about their best job perks, this is what employees revealed.

Facility Management Anticipates Increased Hiring and Spending

The most recent results show a gradual increase from previous surveys in those who anticipate hiring additional FM staff in the next six months, with 24% reporting such plans.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Looking For Work? Don't Do This…

A new nationwide CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,400 hiring managers reveals the outrageous and common mistakes that some candidates have made in job interviews.

OSHA Statement On The Creation Of Good, Safe Jobs

The following statement from Dr. David Michaels was presented during a recent hearing on “Investigating OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda and Its Impact on Job Creation.”

Salaries Remain High for Fire Protection Engineers

The median USA total compensation for fire protection engineers is now $110,500, a 12.5% increase since the previous survey was conducted in 2007.

Shrinking Salaries? Not For Facility Managers!

A new survey indicates facility management is among the top 20 professions anticipating sizable salary increases in 2010.

JLL Employs 500+ Sustainability Professionals

As part of the Global Sustainability Commitment, Jones Lang LaSalle in April 2008 pledged to increase its sustainability accredited professionals to 200 in 2008 and to 500 in 2009.

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