Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Job Market Report 11 7 12

The effect of Election Day - and most certaintly Sandy ..

For Immediate release

November 7, 2012

Job Postings Increase Slightly in Region – New York City drops better than 30%

(Albany, NY,  November 7, 2012) –  After a flat few weeks, and some decreases, job postings rose very slightly that past seven days in the Capital Region. Postings came in at 1650 up from 1533 the week prior. “We are seeing the effect of Election day – there is little movement and employers are holding steady and waiting to see what the impact of the Election will have on hiring, which is not surprising. The next few days will be very telling, and I will be watching this closely”, stated Dan Moran, of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie.

Not a surprise, the Metro NYC job market plummeted some 30% after Sandy and will likely be slow to recoup. Other markets in NYS were flat as well. The Capital Region still outpaces Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, all larger markets with more employers and population.  

National Job Scene

As of 10/31/12, there were,  on a seven-day-average, 517,410  national job postings, down again slightly from the week. The top five areas for the most jobs per capita still continue to remain unchanged: San Jose, CA, Washington DC, Boston, MA, Raleigh, NC and Oklahoma City, OK. There is one job posting per unemployed person in each of these markets meaning the market is much less competitive.  

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.

For further press information:

Dan Moran
President & Founder
Career Management & Transition Specialists
Celebrating 24-years of helping others in 2012!
125 Wolf Road, Suite #128
Albany, NY 12205
Office: 518-261-4212
Cell: 518-641-8968
eFax: 586-279-4212

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