For Job Seekers
Job seekers, if you want to get the edge in finding a job or keeping a job, listen to the research on the voice of the employer.
According to employer surveys, the three things employers want job skills or the desire to learn, dependability and punctuality. Simply put: be willing to grow, show up consistently and show up on time.
Despite the most devastating recession in 50 years and 13 million Americans unemployed, there are millions of jobs American companies are unable to fill.
Some career counselors estimate that more than 50 percent of all jobs that are available are never advertised, which is a condition known as the hidden job market.