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New Survey Reveals Cautious Hiring in the New Year

2013 calendarHappy New Year, dear MediaJobsDaily readers! We’re happy to be back in the zone and hope you are as well.

In the spirit of job news, this just in from CareerBuilder…their annual forecast remains cautious though we’d like to think of it as cautiously optimistic.

Here’s why: 24 percent of companies in their poll indicated they’ll add full-time employees this coming year. It’s down two percentage points from last year but we still think 24 percent is a pretty decent number. Read more

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Employment Outlook Survey Reveals Stable ’14 Hiring Plans

Job-SearchThis just in…the new year is already looking bright and we still have a few weeks to go in ’13!

Here’s why — according to a new Manpower study, their employment outlook for 2014 looks stable and hot-hot-hot! Okay, maybe it’s not sizzling but the positive news bodes well for job seekers and employers alike.

Per the survey, U.S. employers reported a seasonally adjusted net employment outlook of 13 percent. What does this mean, really?

We’re glad you asked. Essentially, this is the strongest outlook for the first quarter since 2008 when it was 16 percent. Plus, this report seems to show hiring will be stable (and hey, whenever we hear the word hire instead of its rhyming antithesis, fire, all is right with the world, right?) Read more