Friday, September 24, 2010

Job Market Update for September 24, 2010

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

Albany, NY, September 22, 2010

Job Postings Halt Several Week Decline – Up Last Seven Days and Back to Summer Levels

(Albany, NY, September 22, 2010) – After several weeks of decline, job postings in the in the Capital Region rebounded the past seven days, coming in at just over 5500, up from 4400 the week prior after weeks of declining numbers. While better, job postings continued to down significantly from the 6000-7000 levels reported during the Spring of this year, news that aligns to national reports of stalled recovery.

“I have been watching for the decline to halt and some growth occur and it appears that this week, we have hopefully turned the corner with a nice increase. I watch the numbers on a day to day basis and late last week, started seeing robust posting activity – and that is good, “ 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.

Moran added that markets across New York State saw small increases or flat numbers the past week. While a smaller market, the Capital region still outpaces other NYS markets (with the exception of metro NYC).

# 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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