Thursday, March 22, 2012

Job Market Report March 22 2012

Down ever so slightly - but trending still positive ...

For Information: Dan Moran, 518-641-8968

March 21, 2012

Job Postings Down Slightly – No huge swings however

(Albany, NY, March 21, 2012) – After the past two weeks of increases job postings in the Region (up 8% two weeks ago and up 5% last week) postings, a leading indicator of hiring activity, dropped very slightly to just about 1700 from 1800 the week before, an non-significant change. “After two weeks of compounded increases, the market slowed a bit – very slightly which is not unexpected. The results are consistent with national reports,” stated Dan Moran, Founder & President of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie.

“The good news – there is consistency and continuity – no huge swings – slow, steady growth and marginal decreases”, continued Moran.

Other markets in NYS signaled the same results this pat seven days. Albany continues, and still now continues, to outpace similar but larger markets in NYS including Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse with more job postings per capita/population.

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. In 2012, his firm will celebrate 24 years in business. 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.

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