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Why Administrative Professionals Day Matters—and Why These Jobs Are Hard to Get
Tomorrow is Administrative Professionals Day—a time to thank the people who manage the big schedules and the big egos but often don’t get the big paychecks. From Indeed’s perspective, it’s also a time to ask: just how sought after are administrative roles in the age of organization apps and shared calendars? The answer, perhaps surprisingly, is that “administrative assistant” continues to be among the most searched for jobs in the US. It comes in third just below roles...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:20

Infographic: New Jobs in Solar Could Outpace Oil by Next Year
This Earth Day, a landmark climate agreement will be signed by 130 nations at a UN ceremony—the greatest number of countries to ever sign an international treaty. This is a clear signal that global leaders are committed to addressing climate change, an investment that’s reflected in labor markets worldwide—there are an estimated 7.7 million direct and indirect jobs in the renewable energy sector. Yet these labor markets are not the strongest they have been. The decline in oil prices has...
 Indeed - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 10:59

Civil Engineering Central
Stuck In “No Man’s Land?” Here Is One Way To Get Out…
No man’s land.  You all know what that is, right? Literally speaking, it is a piece of land that is unoccupied, or under dispute between parties who leave it unoccupied due to fear or uncertainty.  You may also understand it as that place in the ocean, usually thigh deep, where when a wave rolls in you are not far enough out to “jump” the wave, but you are in a safe place where you won’t completely be pummeled by the wave either.  Or that spot...
 Civil Engineering Central - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 10:01

4 steps to make resume alert email you right candidates
When relevant candidates post their resumes - you want to know about it ASAP, right?That is what resume search alerts are good for. Step #1: Create your first resume search alertTo-do:- Open Create Resume Alert page.- In "What" field type your most important keyword (for example: "nurse").- In "Where" field type location where you search for candidates (for example: "New York, NY").- Click "Activate". Step #2: Create more alertsSimple alert from step #1 would match only some resumes.How to catch...
 PostJobFree - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 02:52

How to post jobs
Step #1: Post your first jobMany candidates do not publish their resume. Instead they search for jobs.Unless you post your job, candidates do not know that your opening exists. To-do:Describe your most pressing opening and post your job. Step #2: Include all relevant keywordsWhen adding keywords think about your ideal candidates: What keywords are they going to search for?Does your job posting contain all these keywords?To-do:Add all relevant keywords to your job posting. Step #3: Add more details...
 PostJobFree - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 02:43

How to Search Resumes
My daughter recorded this video tutorial to help you search our resumes database: You may try it yourself: http://www.postjobfree.com/search-resumes Did this video help? Please comment below.
 PostJobFree - Tue, 04/19/2016 - 00:55

Video: 4 Tips for Building a Reliable Candidate Pipeline
We recently heard from Indeed’s Matt Burney about the importance of sequencing your recruiting tactics to attract more active, inbound candidates and maximize your recruitment budget. The next step in attracting talent in the modern market, says Employer Insights Strategist Aaron Schwartz, is building a strong candidate pipeline to ensure a consistent flow of great applicants to your jobs. Here are Schwartz’s 4 tips for bolstering your candidate pipeline. 1. Optimize your job titles and descriptions...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/14/2016 - 10:20

Indeed Employer App Transforms Mobile Devices into Hiring Tools
Employers and candidates are increasingly connecting to one another via mobile devices. Available on both Apple and Android platforms, Indeed Employer brings key functionality of the desktop experience to mobile devices and streamlines recruitment actions. Use the app to: Post and manage jobs Use the app to lay out important aspects of your job, including its title, description and screener questions. Preview your listing to confirm details, then post. It’s that easy. You can also use the app...
 Indeed - Wed, 04/13/2016 - 12:21

The Tax Jobs Market, Explained in 4 Charts
This year, April 18th is the filing deadline for federal tax returns in the US, instead of the traditional April 15th. Thanks to a public holiday, taxpayers will have an extra three days to prepare. In spite of this good news, the notoriously complex US tax code is likely to remain a source of stress for many people: At four million words long it is five times as long as the Bible. For tax collectors and preparers, though, this complexity creates jobs. Recent predictions have suggested that tax...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/12/2016 - 11:56

3 Ways to Measure Your Employer Brand
Your employer brand: What people say about working for your company when the boss is not in the room. Notice that I didn’t just say employees? That’s because people like to share helpful and insightful information that they’ve heard from their friends or colleagues, whether they have worked for an organization or not. According to Edelman’s recent study, the word of your peer is trusted over the word of your company’s executive officer. This means that somewhere among family reunions,...
 Indeed - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 11:14

Top 10 Cities for Job Satisfaction & Happiness, Based on Company Reviews
As part of the research behind The Indeed Job Happiness Index, we wanted to understand how job satisfaction (and job dissatisfaction) vary from location to location. All around the world, workplace happiness is influenced by a number of factors, and even within the US, job satisfaction can vary from city to city. By analyzing the reviews current and former employees leave for employers in 35 major metros across the US, we were able to identify the nation’s top 10 cities for workplace satisfaction. Los...
 Indeed - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 10:48

32% of Millennials Lack Work-Related Computer Skills
Millennials are on track to become the most educated generation in history—and the phenomenon is global. The average rate of people completing higher tertiary education in eight of the OECD’s 12 largest economies increased by nearly 10 percentage points between 2000 and 2012, from 27.7% at the start of the millennium to 37.4%. These figures—explored in Indeed’s Labor Market Outlook 2016—don’t just illustrate the increase in the number of degrees in the world, but also the large jump...
 Indeed - Tue, 04/05/2016 - 11:26

Job Trends Spotlight: 3 Cutting-Edge Technologies on the Rise
Over the past few years, we’ve observed a the emergence and rapid growth of data science jobs on Indeed. This growth is one example of how new technologies give rise to new kinds of work. In this case, the sudden proliferation of data on every action we take online and on our smartphones led to increased demand for professionals who could access that data, interpret the information and tell compelling stories. We were curious: What other technologies are beginning to leave their mark on...
 Indeed - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 11:18

Video: How to Set Your Recruitment Advertising Budget
Most job searches start with a search engine, and a smart search engine marketing (SEM) strategy can determine whether or not your jobs get found and filled. By using paid search tactics to amplify your job postings, you can reach more qualified candidates and make the best hires faster. If you’re like most employers, you may be thinking, that sounds great, but how do I know how much money to spend? Here we’ll break down what you need to know to demystify the budget-setting process. Understanding...
 Indeed - Thu, 03/31/2016 - 10:35

For the Economy to Grow, Employers Need to Get Incentives Right
In February, the US economy added a strong 242,000 jobs, and according to the current level of employer demand on Indeed, there’s room for that sort of number again in March. We’ll find out the preliminary estimate in this Friday’s jobs report from the federal government, but what needs to happen in order for us to hit those high marks? Here are two key conditions that could drive the growth we’re hoping for: 1. More people need to come back into the labor force You’ve probably heard...
 Indeed - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 10:33

Civil Engineering Central
Does Company Size Matter?
The 2016 job market is in full swing and with it, if you are lucky, comes choices. Seasoned professionals as well as graduate engineers find themselves approached with opportunities. Today’s civil engineering companies are as different as their employees. In your job exploration you need to define the type of employer you will best fit. The 2015 ENR Top 500 list reflected most of the largest A/E firms becoming even larger as a result of mergers and acquisitions. Similarly, a number of...
 Civil Engineering Central - Mon, 03/28/2016 - 15:34

Civil Engineering Central
7 Tips To Beat Out The Competition In Hiring Great Candidates
  Without a doubt, the civil engineering profession is a candidate driven market.  That is, civil engineers are in high demand in most parts of the country and when they conduct a job search they are receiving multiple offers.  Great news for the candidate as that puts them in a position of power; not so great news for the companies looking to hire them.  How many times have you interviewed THE PERFECT candidate, only to have them accept an offer from your most fierce competitor down...
 Civil Engineering Central - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 10:04

Video: 3 Strategic Ways to Sequence Your Recruiting Tactics
Research suggests active candidates make fantastic hires because it’s less expensive to recruit them, they bring more passion to their roles and they’re more motivated to succeed on the job. So how can you adjust your recruiting strategy to attract more of them? Matt Burney, Indeed Employer Insights Strategist, says the first step to attract more high-quality active candidates is learning to sequence your recruiting tactics, which can be broken down into three strategic phases. 1. First optimize...
 Indeed - Thu, 03/17/2016 - 10:16

4 Reasons to Consider a Job in Ireland This St. Patrick’s Day
St. Patrick’s Day is an Irish holiday but today it is celebrated all over the world—with some of the biggest parades taking place in the US. Links between Ireland and the US date back to colonial times, when immigrants from Ireland started making the journey across the Atlantic. Celebration of the holiday in North America dates back to the same period. In recent years, that relationship has become even stronger as increasing numbers of US firms have crossed the Atlantic to set up offices in...
 Indeed - Tue, 03/15/2016 - 12:44

Where Are the World’s Happiest Workers?
What makes us happy at work? Is it compensation, a career path with lots of opportunities, or is it something else? A job that provides us with a sense of meaning and purpose, perhaps? Ideas of happiness vary across cultures and between individuals but when it comes to the workplace, employers still need to be able to answer this question. After all, unhappy workers are more likely to quit their jobs, or perhaps worse, stay and spread dissatisfaction to their colleagues. To get the answers, we...
 Indeed - Mon, 03/14/2016 - 10:00

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