Thursday, August 12, 2010

This week's Jobs Report - 8/12/10

For Immediate Release
For Information, Dan Moran 518-641-8968

Albany, NY, August 11, 2010

Job Postings Up 10% Over Previous Week

(Albany, NY, August 11, 2010) – Job postings in the Capital Region jumped by 10% over the previous week, signaling that employers may be kicking in Fall hiring plans, which is typical and good news for those in the job market or considering entering the market. Postings were just over 5400, up from 4900 the week prior. “It is good to see such a strong rebound and hopefully this is a good sign for Fall job opportunities as many employers beef up staff for anticipated holiday needs and 3rd quarter business beginning this time of the year”, stated Dan Moran, Founder & President of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie. Moran assists individuals in identifying new careers and also those in the midst of a job search and needing direction. His firm also tracks the job market on a regional and statewide basis.

Last year at this time, job postings were just over 3400 compared to 5400 this past week in 2010, representing a significant increase.

# Background#

Job postings in the Region are normally in the baseline of 4000 – 4900 on a weekly basis and 7-day rolling average, consistent for this area. Monitoring job postings is a leading indicator of hiring within the following 30-45 days. This methodology is utilized by reading research houses nationally and is employed in the Region by Moran’s firm. For the purpose of reporting, the Region is defined as a 50 mile radius of Albany.

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About Next-Act

Next-Act, a division of DVG, Inc. is a career management & transition firm directed by Dan Moran, the Founder & President of the firm. Moran contributes over thirty years experience in career consulting, business and human resources management. Moran is noted for his expertise in helping today’s “boomers” move on to fulfilling second careers, while helping executives and professionals achieve their career goals. The firm also provides human resources consulting and corporate services to companies. Moran is also a certified facilitator for C.J. Hayden’s Get Clients Now! & Get Hired Now! programs.

For further press information:

Dan Moran
President & Founder
Career Management & Transition Specialists
125 Wolf Road, Suite #128
Albany, NY 12205
Office: 518-261-4212
Cell: 518-641-8968
eFax: 586-279-4212

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