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U.S. temporary jobs up 28 percent, say CareerBuilder, EMSI

U.S. temporary jobs up 28 percent, say CareerBuilder, EMSI

Since 2010, the number of temporary jobs in the U.S. has grown 28 percent, while the growth rate of jobs overall was a mere 5 percent.

 Here's the data, from CareerBuilder:
CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Release 2014's Top Occupations and Metros for Temporary Employment
CHICAGO – March 27, 2014 – Temporary employment


Half U.S. firms plan to hire unskilled, train them, says CareerBuilder

Half U.S. firms plan to hire unskilled, train them, says CareerBuilder

According to a recent CareerBuilder study, it is very expensive to let positions go unfilled. So, employers who can't find trained candidates are hiring untrained ones - and training them. Sixty-one percent of these employers have already done so, and 49 percent are planning on making an all-out effort to do so. Recruitment publishers should take note. This is not only tool and content guidance


Indeed traffic up 21%, Monster down 36%

Indeed traffic up 21%, Monster down 36%

According to a ComScore look at December 2013 traffic, job seekers are increasingly preferring aggregators to major recruitment sites. Additionally, Indeed.com is preferred to its major competitor, SimplyHired. In a look at traffic for the "big four" - Indeed, SimplyHired, Monster and CareerBuilder -  Indeed was the only one whose traffic didn't take a year-over-year nose dive.


CareerBuilder NA revenue up 3% YOY

CareerBuilder NA revenue up 3% YOY

CareerBuilder reports its North America revenue to the AIM Group in two ways - with and without the listing sales generated by its approximately 124 newspaper partners. For Q4 2013 CareerBuilder's North American revenue, including that generated by newspaper staff,  was $171 million. That represented a 1 percent drop from the prior quarter, but a 3 percent increase year-over-year (YOY.) Disc


CareerBuilder CEO: employers must train, most don’t

CareerBuilder CEO: employers must train, most don’t

As blog contributor for Huffington Post, CareerBuilder CEO Matt Ferguson said that it is the responsibility of businesses to train and reskill the long-term unemployed.

"The share of the unemployed population that has been out of work for more than 27 weeks is nearly 40 percent - a high figure not reached in previous recoveries," Ferguson wrote.
"As it stands now, the lo



Gannett legal notice dollars nose dive

Gannett Company classified advertising comparisons in the fourth quarter of 2013 were slightly better than third quarter comparisons, thanks to improvements in automotive and recruitment advertising. Compared with the same time period last year, however, classified revenue was down more than five percent.  The worst classified news was  the evident newspaper abandonment by legal-notice advertisers


CareerBuilder Sales VP now Simply Hired Sr VP of sales

CareerBuilder Sales VP now Simply Hired Sr VP of sales

Beth Prunier spent nearly nine years as CareerBuilder sales VP  to become Simply Hired's new Sr VP of sales. Here's the announcement:

       Former CareerBuilder executive brings more than 20 years of sales leadership experience to Simply Hired

Gannett’s U.S. classified revenue drops another 5.1% in Q3

Gannett’s U.S. classified revenue drops another 5.1% in Q3

Gannett Company just reported a year-over-year 5.1 percent U.S. classified revenue drop in the third quarter, though it vaguely credited CareerBuilder with revenue growth. Legal notices took the biggest pounding, with a YOY drop of 10.9 percent. The best classified news was in automotive, which dropped less than 1 percent. Gannett also reported an average 20.1 million unique monthly visitors on



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