|November 4, 2011|
From The BLS
THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION -- OCTOBER 2011
Nonfarm payroll employment continued to trend up in October (+80,000),
and the unemployment rate was little changed at 9.0 percent, the U.S.
Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Employment in the private
sector rose, with modest job growth continuing in professional and
businesses services, leisure and hospitality, health care, and mining.
Government employment continued to trend down.
In The News
Glassdoor Board Director and Career & Workplace Expert, Rusty Rueff, along with one hundred other business leaders flew to Washington to participate in the Business Forward and White House Business Council Forum on Jobs and Economic Competitiveness, where they will brief senior White House officials on a variety of issues including employment, the economy and job creation.
Prudential Financial, Inc. announced the expansion of its veteran training and employment program run by Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS). The VETalent program is now available in partnership with Rutgers University, Penn State University-Abington, and the University of North Florida.
Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business shows that economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew in October for the 23rd consecutive month.
Comings & Goings
News Corporation announced that Beryl Cook, News Corporation’s Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, will step down from her position in New York effective November 30, 2011 . . .
Tatum, a national professional services firm that helps C-suite executives resolve financial, strategic and operational challenges, announced the appointment of Ina Rose as Managing Partner of the New Jersey practice . . .
Sales Performance International, a global sales training and performance improvement firm, announced the hiring of Brad Ansley as the new Director of Life Sciences. The addition of Mr. Ansley is in response to a growing life sciences customer base globally for SPI, as well as rapidly evolving sales models in the industry . . .
John Sumser, founder, principal author and editor-in-chief of the HRExaminer Online Magazine, has completed The 2012 Index of Social Technology in Recruiting and HR.
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M Squared Consulting Releases New White Paper on Creating a Flexible Workforce Strategy
M Squared Consulting, the leading provider of project experts and consultants, today released a new white paper titled “Creating Your Flexible Workforce Strategy in the New World of Work.” The white paper outlines how companies can build a successful framework when considering a flexible workforce strategy. Authored by M Squared Consulting CEO John Kunzweiler, the new white paper is available for download at www.msquared.com/thought_leadership.php.
Nominate Your Company for CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards – 2012
CareerBliss Begins Submission Process for Happiest Companies in America Awards
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