Category Archives: Job prospecting

Surge in hiring

A recent jobs report from U.S. Dept of Labor looked pretty rosy, and economy is looking better, too. However, not all states or demographic groups are participating equally in the recovery. So there’s still a ways to go till we’re out of the woods, but seems we’re moving in the right general direction on the job […]

Follow CreateNewJobs on Twitter

Tune in to the associated Twitter account for this blog for the latest job creation-related news and tips: http://twitter.com/createnewjobs — which is updated more frequently than this blog.

Department of Labor resources

Here are some useful employment resources from the US Dept. of Labor: CareerOneStop.org – exploring careers and other employment assistance Job Tool Challenge – community-submitted tools for job seekers CreateNewJobs.com was not submitted in time to be included in the challenge, though it may still eventually be listed. Here’s some info about the challenge, from […]

An uplifting perspective from the Class of 2009

Check out this essay that appeared recently in the Chicago Trib: Lost? Not in the eyes of the Millennials, by Suzanne Merkelson

Occupational Outlook Handbook

A great resource to check out is the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook to research job prospects, State-specific job market, as well as wage and growth trends in different fields of interest.