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June 2012: Employment Activity Rebounds

CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index June 2012 June Hiring Overall June Hiring by Job Title June Hiring by City June Hiring by Region After losing ground for the past two months, managerial hiring activity across the U.S. improved by 6.2 points in June, according to the CareerCast.com/ JobSerf Employment Index. While this is below its  peak of […]

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May 2012: Hiring Activity Falls Again

Employment Activity Drops 3.8-points CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index May 2012 May Hiring Overall May Hiring by Job Title May Hiring by Region       05/26/2012 – 14:18 This article is reprinted by permission from CareerCast.com , published by Adicio Inc . All rights reserved. To see hundreds of articles on all aspects of job hunting […]

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April 2012: Hiring Activity Falls Sharply

Employment Activity Drops 15-points CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index April 2012 April Hiring Overall April Hiring by Job Title April Hiring by City April Hiring by Region            After two months of positive employment gains, hiring across the U.S. fell hard in April, according to the CareerCast.com/ JobSerf Employment Index. Employment activity plunged […]

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January 2012: The 10 Best (and Worst) Cities for Finding a Job

The start of a new year was a turning point for hiring in many cities, some good and others not so good. San Diego (+14%) and Riverside (+11%) showed significant hiring gains in January, while Memphis (-27%), Cincinnati (-15%), Nashville (-13%), Louisville (-12%), Cleveland (-11%) and Pittsburgh (-10%) all reported double-digit losses. Throughout 2011, the […]

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January 2012: Hiring Levels Remain Flat

Employment Activity Drops Less Than a Point CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index January 2012 January Hiring Overall January Hiring by Job Title January Hiring by City        As a new year kicks into high gear, hiring across the U.S. remained flat, according to the CareerCast.com/ JobSerf Employment activity ended at 95.0 in January, a -0.1 […]

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February 2012: Employment Activity Picks Up

Hiring Activity Jumps 12-points CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index February 2012 February Hiring Overall February Hiring by Job Title February Hiring by City February Hiring by Region       Job seekers were feeling the love in February as hiring jumped 12-points to 107, according to the CareerCast.com/ JobSerf Employment index.  The February 2012 Index, which measures […]

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February 2012: The 10 Best (and Worst) Cities for Finding a Job

Cities across the country are finally seeing some positive gains in job activity. In February, only a handful of cities had a decline in hiring activity. Los Angeles (-7%), San Francisco (-5%) and Riverside (-5%) and Baltimore (-5%) had a loss of hiring activity, while Detroit (+19%), Cleveland (+16%), Louisville (+16%) Milwaukee (+15%), Houston (+11%), […]

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March 2012: Hiring Continues to Improve

Employment Activity Jumps Almost 10-points CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index March 2012 March Hiring Overall March Hiring by Job Title March Hiring by City March Hiring by Region            As the nation welcomes spring and warmer weather, job seekers are welcoming the uptick in hiring numbers in March. According to the CareerCast.com/ JobSerf […]

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