9 Archived posts matching:"job market”

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    Just How Confident Are Candidates Job Searching in Today’s Economy?

    Sure, the job market may have cooled over the summer months, but it still remains strong and resilient. U.S. employers continue to add jobs — roughly 187,000 jobs were added in July. While that number falls short of expectations, it’s still solid. The unemployment rate dipped to 3.5 percent, close to a half-century low, the […]

    • ForceBrands
    • August 24, 2023
    • Rebecca Fryer
  • Report: Compensation Is High But It Might Not Be High Enough to Keep Talent From Job Hopping

    Did you receive a raise within the last year? Are you satisfied with your current compensation? In ForceBrands’ Consumer Talent Compensation and Job Market Confidence Trend Report, we uncover compensation and job market confidence trends and their impact on employee attraction, retention, and workplace attitudes. We surveyed more than 1,000 workers across various industries and demographics in […]

    • ForceBrands
    • August 14, 2023
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Job Market Data Offers a Bright Spot Amid Recession Concerns

    Are we already in the midst of a recession? The job market doesn’t think so. While a recession is defined (by technical terms) by gross domestic product (GDP) shrinking for two consecutive quarters, some experts argue that we’re already in one, especially if August’s GDP data follows the first quarter’s 1.4 percent decline. But even amid recession […]

    • ForceBrands
    • July 10, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    What’s Ahead for the ‘Most In-Demand College Graduates’ in Years

    The road to graduation hasn’t been an easy one for the class of 2022. Campus quarantines, Covid testing, and Zoom classes have largely defined their college experience. And while the past four years were difficult to navigate, the future looks promising for today’s students graduating amid a pandemic. Today’s candidate-driven job market means that opportunities […]

    • ForceBrands
    • May 22, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    How Hiring Managers Can Rebound From the Great Resignation

    Today’s job market is unlike anything we’ve seen in recent years. Candidates are in the driver’s seat. Compensation is almost as important as workplace flexibility. Hiring managers must move quickly with top talent or otherwise risk losing them in the hiring process. It’s a lot, especially when you consider the fact that nearly 33 million Americans quit […]

    • ForceBrands
    • January 28, 2022
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Report Reveals the State of the 2020 Cannabis Job Market

    The cannabis industry was one of the fastest-growing job markets in 2018. So how is 2020 shaping up? And could it be an indicator of what’s ahead for the legal marijuana sector? According to Leafly’s annual Cannabis Jobs Report, rumors of the cannabis boom losing momentum in 2019 may only be the result of growing […]

    • Cannabis
    • February 10, 2020
    • Rebecca Fryer
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    Jobs Are Booming in These 12 US Cities

    There are certain cities that are synonymous with major job markets. For example, the tech industry is booming in San Francisco, Chicago has been dubbed the “Silicon Valley” of food and beverage, and the political pulse of the nation can best be felt in Washington D.C. However, these aren’t the only cities that are job […]

    • Career Advice
    • January 19, 2020
    • Madison Troyer
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    Inside Tips: How to Land a Job in Beauty

    Have you always dreamed of working in the beauty industry? Good news: it only keeps on growing. According to Zion Market Research, in 2024, the global cosmetics market is expected to reach approximately $863 billion. As the industry expands, it needs more talent that is fluent in burgeoning trends and has the required qualifications. And […]

  • Cannabis Job Growth

    An Inside Look at the Cannabis Job Boom

    Following a record-setting year in 2018, new reports reveal that job markets may lose momentum in 2019. Concerns about the current trade war and stock market volatility mean that some industries might slow down the rate at which they’re hiring and the number of new jobs they’re creating. While that news might be worrisome for […]