Ashley Zito Rowe's Blog – May 2014 Archive (6)

How Can Congress Change Energy Hiring

In Washington, a bipartisan bill encouraging energy efficiency, the Shaheen and Portman's Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, was recently stalled due to disagreement over amendments to the bill.

According to Think Progress, Senator Shaheen said this bill…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 29, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

6 Ways to Find More Candidates

About 20% of jobs are considered hard-to-fill. Chances are your organization is filling some of these jobs. Understanding how difficult recruiting can be, I wanted to share some tips with you on how to expand your candidate supply for your open positions. 

1. Look for Candidates with Other Job Titles

If you're recruiting a Web Developer, don't…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 22, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Amazon Has the Most In-Demand Cloud Computing Service - Can it Keep the Lead?

After experiencing rising stock prices for the past 5 years, Amazon shares decreased 21% in 2014, according to Yahoo!…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

How Will Retail Beat Out Other Industries for E-Commerce Talent?

According to Business Insider, e-commerce is capturing a larger share of retail sales than ever before. Media, sporting, and hobby goods and electronics and appliances account for the largest percentage of online retail sales. BI expects these categories to experience steep increases in sales between 2014 and 2020. Is this…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 15, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments

What's the Future for Finance Pros with MBAs?

After cutbacks by some of the biggest companies in the financial sector, there were concerns that the value of an MBA degree was declining. As a way to save money, employers have been hiring undergrads, who are willing to work for less money, rather than hire business school grads. This may be impacting the number of candidates with an MBA. However, others think the…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 13, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Employment Situation Recap: US Economy Adds 288K Jobs, Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.3%

05.05.14 Us Economy Jobs April On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics Employment Situation Summary stated that the US economy added 288,000 jobs in April 2014. The unemployment rate dropped by .4 percentage points, from 6.7% to 6.3%, marking a decline of 1.2% year-over-year. Over the past 12 months, growth averaged 199,000 jobs per month.…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on May 6, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

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