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Five trends to watch in the labor market


Burning Glass Technologies, using its “big data” analysis of millions of online job postings, highlights five trends workers should watch.  While the longer-term impact to the job market of recent developments in China and the global stock markets have yet to be assessed, the job market is finally strengthening after years of slow recovery from… Read More →

Slow job market impacts higher education


In the United States, recent news surrounding the economy is optimistic as the country’s GDP grew at a rapid 3.9 percent during the third quarter of 2014. The nation has now recovered all of the 8.7 million jobs lost during the recession, and the national unemployment rate has dropped to 5.8 percent, the lowest since… Read More →

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Forecasts Favorable Job Market for Arizona

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Employers in Arizona expect to hire at a steady pace during the third quarter of 2012, according to the Manpower Employment Outlook Survey. Among survey participants, the Arizona employment outlook is one of the weakest in the nation. From July to September, 19 percent of the companies interviewed plan to hire more employees, while 10… Read More →

Commercial Real Estate Market Taking Off In Phoenix

by in Industry Insiders

As I flew into Phoenix last week, seeing the city from the air and the approach to the airport reminded me that the Valley’s commercial real estate market still has a lot of runway for growth. More than 1,200 top executives of Jones Lang LaSalle met in Scottsdale last week for our annual leadership meeting.… Read More →