New college graduates with a bachelor’s degree or better may initially face tough times landing work, but there are reasons for hope. A new study looks at how recent college graduates are faring in the post-recession job market.
New Department of Labor data reveals that the number of jobless claims dropped to a seasonally adjusted 340,000 last week, lower than economists had predicted. The modest decline in claims may suggest that employers are not eliminating workers even amid concerns over federal spending cuts.
Starting today, various manufacturing businesses in the Daytona Beach, Fla., area will connect with job seekers online through a virtual job fair, a collaborative effort between the Volusia Manufacturers Association, the Center for Business Excellence, the CEO Business Alliance, Team Volusia, and Volusia County Economic Development to help solve the region’s immediate skilled worker shortage issue. Read more
A national manufacturing report by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) indicates that production and employment are growing in the sector, but separate reports show that California struggles to keep pace with the country as high manufacturing costs and company closures are taking a toll on the state. Read more