As businesses across the nation struggle to fill job openings amid record low unemployment rates and worker shortages, many have adopted a unique hiring strategy. They’re stocking up on skilled workers even when they don’t have any job vacancies.
For workers who feel like they’re going nowhere with their current jobs, it may be time to abandon ship and set sail for the Port of Oakland. Together with its business partners, the Port of Oakland supports more than 827,000 jobs throughout the United States, with about 73,000 of those right in the San Francisco Bay area and the region
Google’s transit village is taking over downtown San Jose and a city-commissioned study reveals that more than 25,000 new jobs could be on the way to the heart of the Bay Area’s largest city. That’s a whopping 65 percent increase in the number of workers in the area.
When it comes to innovations in technology, government-run pilot projects, and new ideas, Clark County, Nevada has been an active participant for a number of years. For 2019 and beyond, Las Vegas is about to take center stage.
If your mission for the New Year is to find a better job, Scottsdale, Arizona might just be an excellent place to start. Job and economic growth forecasts in Arizona are among the best in the nation and Scottsdale is at the top of the list. According to a study by WalletHub, Scottsdale ranks No. 1 in the United States for the overall best cities for jobs. Notably, the city also ranks No. 2 for job market and No. 6 for socioeconomics.
Huntington Beach made headlines in 2018, earning recognition for its beautiful beaches, fantastic climate, steady job growth, and overall quality of life, and the best is yet to come. As 2019 begins, an increasing number of workers, entrepreneurs, and businesses are expected to flock to the area in pursuit of happiness, prosperity, and sensational surf.
Hundreds of laws will take effect in California in the new year and a few of them that become effective January 1, 2019 will make it even more attractive to work in the state. Among the most important to workers are laws that impact minimum wage, overtime for agricultural employees, harassment and discrimination protections, nursing mothers, and independent contractors.
The economy in Richland County, South Carolina is growing rapidly as companies, workers, and entrepreneurs swarm to the area. And fortunately, Engage Richland- Neighborhood Improvement is there to help ensure they succeed.
Lake County leaders have joined forces to focus on and enhance future growth and prosperity in the area and the business community is taking note. Efforts to build an unparalleled workforce, along with the county’s digitized utility infrastructure, impressive incentives for businesses, and unique offerings to companies and workers alike have enabled Lake County to become a premier destination for doing business.
Multiple coworking companies are strengthening their presence in North Texas, and for good reason. Recent studies reveal that coworking offers flexible working solutions that big-name companies, entrepreneurs, and employees are looking for.