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Trending and Emerging Skills in Australia

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Australia’s National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) recently wrote a paper that examines the latest real-time data on trending and emerging skills in Australia. This data was sourced from Burning Glass Technologies, which has been collecting data in Australia for years.

Three Trends That Could Upend Your Workforce

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Workforce agencies all over the country can struggle with building and maintaining a strong, healthy workforce. There are many factors that affect the readiness of a workforce, from global demand to local training programs.

Capturing the Untapped Market: Skeptical Enrollees

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Over one-third of all adults have taken work-related classes or training in the last 12 months. With nearly 250 million adults in the United States, that means there are 89 million adults actively pursuing education opportunities to advance their careers.

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The First Job Counts: It’s Hard to Shake Off Underemployment

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A bad first job isn’t just a phase—it can be the start of a job market trap that keeps college graduates underemployed for a decade.

Hiring Manager Intake Form

Communication between recruiters and hiring managers is the #1 indicator of successful hiring. Facilitating this communication without interrupting everyone’s schedule is key. Download the intake form and start recruiting better candidates today.

Underemployment vs Unemployment: What’s the Difference?

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The U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it has been since the Great Recession, yet our research shows four in 10 recent college graduates are underemployed. This isn’t a contradiction, and in fact the two trends can easily live side-by-side.

The Best and Worst Jobs to Escape Underemployment

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One of the secrets of escaping underemployment is to be in an occupation where there are lots of college-level jobs—even if a graduate starts off in a non-college job.

From Phoenix, A Sneak Peek into the Future of Automation and Jobs

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Today, work as we know it is shifting, and rapidly. Automation and artificial intelligence will have a widespread impact on jobs in the years ahead, and especially on low-skilled jobs. In some cases, technology will eliminate jobs.

First Jobs and Gender Gaps: Women More Likely to be Underemployed Than Men

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Women are more likely to be underemployed in their first job, a fact that may shed light on both the gender pay gap and the glass ceiling.

Applicant Tracking System Vendor Comparison Matrix

Trying to decide which ATS is right for your company? Newton is the only ATS built by recruiters, for recruiters. Download the comparison matrix to see how Newton compares to other ATS vendors.

Career Pathways: The Closest Thing to a Sorting Hat for Learners

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At Hogwarts, the school for wizards, linking education with career pathways was easy. They had a hat. If you’re familiar with the Harry Potter stories, you know all about the Sorting Hat , which served as the guidance counselor at Hogwarts.

How Low-Skill Workers Can Survive Automation

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Lower-skilled workers face the long-term threat of being automated out of their jobs. But with the right strategies, workforce agencies can make it easier for these workers to leverage the skills they have and transition to new jobs.

How to Use Labor Market Data in Academic Program Development and Curricular Design

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Skills are the foundation of every job. And yet, every job is different. So how can your institution prepare students for the jobs they want, and set them on a path to career success? The answer can be found by using real-time labor market data.

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Cyberseek Figures Show U.S. Still Struggles with Cybersecurity Skills Gap

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The cybersecurity job market remains tight, with more than 300,000 cybersecurity job openings in a recent 12-month period, according to the latest update to the Cyberseek job site. There were 301,873 cybersecurity job openings in the private and public sectors between April 2017 and March 2018.

Dice's 2018 Diversity and Inclusion Report

A vital step to becoming more inclusive is first understanding how inclusive your culture is right now. Dice’s Diversity and Inclusion Report highlights how tech pros currently gauge their industry’s progress – and how frequently they've experienced discrimination based on gender, sexuality, age and political affiliation.

The Challenge of a Changing Higher Education Market

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Career Outcomes: The Key to Effective Enrollment Marketing is a six-part blog series that explores how postsecondary institutions can combat declining enrollments by appealing to untapped market segments.

Building Bots: How Artificial Intelligence Demand is Shaking Up Financial Services Hiring

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Over the past few years artificial Intelligence (AI) has been making waves in pop culture, appearing in hit TV shows like Westworld and even impacting social media where AI bots are replicating humans.

Which Middle-Skill Jobs Will Last a Lifetime?

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When it comes to discussions about economic opportunity, there is a tendency to lump all middle-skill jobs together. However, not all middle-skill jobs are the same, and not all provide a chance to get ahead.

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.

17 Features Every ATS Must Have

What should an ATS do for you? With so many applicant tracking systems on the market it can be hard to find the best one for your organization. Check out our list and learn the 17 crucial features every ATS must have!

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?

Pomp and Circumstances: New Study Finds Most College Graduates Who Start Out Underemployed, Stay There

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Women are more likely than men to be underemployed in first job with lasting consequences, according to report by Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies.

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You Are Who You Hire: Using Jobs Data for Competitive Intelligence

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Recruiters often say “you are who you hire,” but the real trick is turning jobs data into a useful source of competitive intelligence. Real-time jobs data can offer important insight into other companies—or for that matter, your own company.

Davos Report Examines How to Expand Options for Displaced Workers

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More than 1.4 million American workers are at risk of losing their jobs because of technology over the next decade, but with proper job training, their options for finding comparable or better jobs can increase fivefold.

5 Key Aspects of Accurate Human Resource Management Systems Pricing

Simplify your software evaluation process with this free Human resource Management Systems software pricing guide! Don't let price confusion keep you from selecting the best HR software for your organization's needs. Download your free guide today!

What Can You Do with a Liberal Arts Degree? Plenty, With the Right Skills

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Liberal arts majors make less than other college graduates in the job market—but with a few extra skills, they won’t have to. By becoming eligible for up to 1.4

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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.

More Than a Dead End: Workforce Boards Can Build on Skills of Retail Workers

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Whether you think the retail sector is going through an apocalypse or a just a restructuring , workforce boards across the country need to assist retail workers displaced by change.

The Biggest Human Capital Management Challenge: Closing the Management Skills Gap

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Management skills represent one of the biggest skill gaps in the job market—in fact, management roles have larger skills gaps than those of the people they manage. There are 1.3

Dice 2018 Tech Salary Report

Dice’s new Tech Salary Report is here. The skinny? While Cloud, Big Data and Process Management skills are driving the biggest pay increases, employers are also offering non-monetary motivators to attract and retain tech talent. Find out which skills and incentives are hot.

Permanent Detour: Further Notes on Underemployment Methodology

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Our report on underemployment uses a new data source—Burning Glass Technologies’ database of resumes, combined with our database of job postings. With a new technique naturally comes questions about its methodology.

How Big is the Skills Gap?

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Just how big is the skills gap in the American workforce? In some fields, such as health care, there are more than 1 million more openings than available workers—a significant shortfall in a field where it is hard to turn out trained workers quickly.

The Top 10 Computer Science Skills that Boost non-Computer Science Careers

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What do design, marketing, engineering, and data analysis have in common? They’re all careers where employers increasingly demand computer science skills.

The Most Valuable Social Media and Web-Based Digital Skills for Marketers

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In a tech-savvy world, it’s becoming a necessity in many jobs to have digital skills. And marketing is no exception.

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Ultimate Recruiting Metrics Spreadsheet

Tracking your recruiting performance is tough without an ATS. This is exactly why we created our recruiting metrics spreadsheet. Download the spreadsheet now and start tracking the KPIs that matter!