Monthly Archive: March 2013

Kudos Aztecs!

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Kudos to the SDSU Aztecs who created a new job search website for recent graduates.  The site uses an algorithm to match users with the ideal entry level job. Good work Aztecs, keep up the good work! http://www.thedailyaztec.com/2013/03/sdsu-student-creates-job-hunting-website/ If you’re a graduating student on a job hunt, it’s never too early to get ready and stay […]

San Diego’s Robust Job Growth

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San Diego’s 2012 job growth was the most robust since the turn of the century, according to data released by the state.  Jonathan Horn explains further in the UT San Diego article:   http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/mar/22/jobs-sandiego-revisions-tripled-economy-january/

American Winter

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HBO gets tons of acclaim for their entertainment programming, as well as their documentaries. The latest of the latter, American Winter, aired last night and focuses on the employment plights of eight families in Portland, Oregon — and of course, I missed the broadcast! Did anyone watch? If so, let me know your thoughts. And […]

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey – Q2 2013 Results

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Each quarter, our Employment Outlook Survey measures hiring confidence among over 65,000 employers in 42 countries/territories. Our quarter two results for 2013 revealed that San Diego employers are expected to hire at a solid pace. From April to June, 19% of the companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 8% expect to reduce staff. […]

How many jobs does it take?

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Charmaine Dacosta works 6 jobs to make ends meet.  I want to hear from you… what’s the most jobs you’ve held at one time and was it enough to make end meet? Share your stories in the comments below!

Telecommuting…productive?

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Many companies allow their employees to telecommute, which can be as productive as working on-site, in an office environment. However, Yahoo! recently told its employees they are no longer allowed to work from home:  http://bo.st/13nTs1m   How do you feel about this?  Share your thoughts in the comments below!