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Artificial Intelligence Hiring Expands Beyond Tech Sector

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The importance of a job skill or technology can be tracked by the demand for talent in the job market – and artificial intelligence hiring (AI) suggests this skill is extremely important.

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Cybersecurity hiring: Every business is different. In some cases, very different.

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Every business needs cybersecurity talent these days, but hiring professionals and chief human resource officers need to understand cybersecurity hiring isn’t a one-size-fits-all situation: different companies have different needs.

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Adding a Single Skill Can Boost Mid-Career Salaries

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Though we’ve pointed out previously that adding skills can deliver a good return on investment for students , it’s worth noting that the same is true for mid-career workers–those already in the workforce. In fact, adding a skill can make a tremendous difference in income to mid-career workers.

Robot Maintenance: Fastest-Growing Robotics Skill in Manufacturing

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Much has been written about how automation has become entrenched in manufacturing, but one telling statistic is this: job market demand is already shifting from building robots to maintaining them.

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The Top 5 Certifications Employers Demand in the Job Market

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One of the big conclusions of our new research on certifications is that relatively few have traction in the job market—but what about the ones that do? What are the top five certifications in demand?

Thinking about Learning a New Skill? The Nesta Skills Map Can Help

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Every worker in the U.K. has probably thought about learning a new skill to improve their chances in the job market. The tricky part is deciding which skill to learn. What are employers asking for? Which skills are growing the fastest in terms of employer demand and which are declining?

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Certifications vs Certificates: What’s the Difference?

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A lot of people are confused about the difference between certifications vs certificates, but when it comes to value in the job market, one qualification has a clear edge with employers. If you’re one of the people who have trouble telling the credentials apart, you’re not alone.

How Can We Scale Up Apprenticeships?

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Apprenticeships are one of the rare bipartisan ideas in workforce policy—so why are there so few of them? Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said the current apprenticeship programs are too small at a White House conference. “[Only] 0.3

Live Webinar: What A Resume Hides – Avoid Toxic Hires with the Perfect Interview Process

It's not just the resume. In today's world, you have to screen for specific personality traits and behaviors to avoid potentially toxic hires. A toxic hire can have a perfect resume but can destroy your team, costing your business upwards of $12,000 a year. Sign up for this upcoming webinar to learn how to hire the right person, every time. Date: 1/25/18 at 11:00AM PT.

If Talent is Ready to Flee, then Maybe it’s Time to Plan

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Every company says they worry about attracting and keeping talent—but based on last year’s MIT/Sloan Management Review survey , maybe they aren’t worrying enough about talent loss.

Manufacturing Shift: Software Jobs Now Outpace Production Openings

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American manufacturers now post more jobs for software developers than production workers , a sign that the products we make—and the methods used to make them—are increasingly driven by computer programming.

Which IT Skills are Going to be Hottest?

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The hottest IT skills… The Internet of Things (IoT)? Definitely. Virtual private networks? Not so much. In IT and technology, it’s not easy to identify which skills are currently on the ‘most-wanted” list, let alone predict which will be most in demand during the next two years.

Track the Cybersecurity Job Market with Cyberseek

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The cybersecurity job market is still straining to find enough trained workers, and the Cyberseek™ job site now offers new data to help workers and employers fill the gap.

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The Path To Creating A High-Performing Resilient Organization

Leaders who practice 'active listening' across the organization will tap into a wealth of actionable insight that would otherwise be difficult to access. Enabling and encouraging people to communicate inclusively and transparently helps to cultivate a 'listening culture'.

Demand for Digital Skills Increases in Middle-Skill Job Market

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Research from Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One finds digital skills open doorways for workers.

In Light of Labor Day: Five Trends in the Job Market

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This Labor Day, we thought it would be a good idea to step back and look at a few long-term trends that are reshaping the labor market. These are all job market trends workers should watch in a changing economy. 1) Skill sets are blending across industries.

Fewer Job Postings Demanded Background Checks in 2017

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Employers are less likely to demand background checks in job postings than in previous years, a trend that may open up more positions to those with criminal records. But the trend is more pronounced in lower-skilled jobs.

Disruptive Skills: Identifying Job Skills that Shake Up Industries

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Certain job skills have the potential to shake up industries—and understanding them is critical to managing an organization’s talent.

The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

With 200 + offerings in the market, choosing the right applicant tracking system can be a challenge. To help, we have developed a comprehensive buying guide highlighting what you should look for along each step of the decision process. Download the guide and ensure that the ATS you choose is the right fit for your organization.

Amazon’s success with the Alexa Echo family of devices proves that the online retail company has mastered the device space

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Amazon is setting record levels with the Alexa product line coming out of their Prime day sale ( Geekwire , July 11, 2017).

Demand for Automation Skills in Finance Jobs Small But Growing Fast

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Even Wall Street bankers are worried about what automation will mean for their jobs.

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Symplicity and Burning Glass Technologies Form Strategic Partnership

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Collaboration Empowers Colleges and Universities to Align Career Services with Workforce Demands.

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Hope to See You at BbWorld16

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Be sure and check out our sessions at BbWorld 2016 this week for the most up-to-date ideas on how real-time labor data can be used in career guidance and education planning.

Are You Closing Candidates and Getting Them Onboarded Efficiently?

Once you choose a candidate to hire, the real work begins of trying to get them to accept your offer. And even if they do, you still need to get them onboarded efficiently. Are you doing a good job managing these steps? Take a 30-second assessment for a free evaluation of your job offer and onboarding processes.

Demand for Digital Marketing Skills Doubles

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Four in 10 marketing job openings now call for digital marketing skills, and the number of postings calling for digital skills has nearly doubled in the last five years.

Are E-Commerce Jobs Replacing Retail Jobs?

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Are e-commerce jobs replacing retail jobs? With many major retailers closing stores and e-commerce surging, we’ve been getting a lot of queries on this question, and our job posting data were cited in The Economist’s story on the topic. We thought we would examine the question in more depth.

Same Job Title, Different Skills: Why All Jobs Are Local

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While many people think a specific job title means the work will essentially be the same no matter where it’s located, that’s often not the case. Jobs with similar titles may require dramatically different skills in different parts of the country.

In Light of Labor Day: Five Trends in the Job Market

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This Labor Day, we thought it would be a good idea to step back and look at trends in the job market. The employment impact of recent upheavals in China and the global stock markets still isn’t clear, and today’s monthly federal job report was below expectations. But in our research Burning Glass has seen a number of long-term trends that are reshaping the labor market. These are all trends workers should watch in a changing economy. 1) Employers have been raising the credentials bar.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

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Productivity Skills: Reaching the First Rung of the Career Ladder

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Productivity software skills—spreadsheets and word processing—may seem basic, but are still the skills that set workers on the first rung of the career ladder and bring an immediate pay boost over workers who don’t have them.

Infographic: Data Science Jobs, by the Numbers

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Big Data is having a huge impact on the economy, and in our latest research report we quantify how the demand for data science and analytics skills is reshaping the job market.

Workforce Analytics: The world is bigger than your HRIS

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In a data-driven world, HR teams are increasingly taking notice regarding the importance of workforce analytics.

Burning Glass Talent™ Mines the Data Employers Need to Match Hiring With Strategy

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New Burning Glass Technologies product guides firms in making data-driven decisions to improve their workforce.

7 Steps to Attract and Engage More Candidates

Want to improve the candidate experience of your job application and drive more candidates to apply? This guide covers: presentation of your careers page and jobs, length and complexity of your online application, application technology, and candidate acknowledgement.

U.S. Has Potential to Triple Apprenticeships, Researchers from Harvard Business School and Burning Glass Technologies Find

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Report Identifies More Occupations Where Apprenticeship Model Could Gain Traction.