The numbers are in for candidates looking to get hired this year. Monster.com recently released a Candidate Survey with some surprising results. For starters, the job market is generally healthy, but the competition is fierce. According to Monster.com, 33 percent of Americans intend to get hired in 2019.
It's a candidate's market right now, but at the same time, job layoffs are at a record high. The numbers speak for themselves. In the first quarter of the year, layoffs reached 190,410.
The pay gap for women isn't getting any better. In fact, for women under 40, the pay gap has increased by 17 percent. Overall, women under 40 earn $0.79 on the dollar. This figure is down from $0.82 in 2016. So what do companies need to do to remedy the gender pay gap? Read on to find out.
As more industries rely on technology for a competitive edge and staying power, it is no surprise that the job market in the U.S. has seen an increase in positions in the tech realm. Specifically, there is a need for people in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields.
It's expected we will see hiring in the financial sector slow down once again. This is due to the recent IL&FS crisis that immediately showed a decline in finance companies' and the banking industry's recruitment efforts.
Have you ever been “ghosted”? The term has become increasingly more popular, specifically in the dating community. For example, let’s say you went out on a date with someone and then they completely cut off all further communication afterward, without warning. If that has ever happened to you, then you have been ghosted.