Friday, December 28, 2012

Job Market Report 12 28 12

As expected - way down this holiday week ...

For Immediate release

December 26, 2012

Job Postings Plummet During Holiday Week – Fully Expected

(Albany, NY,  December 26, 2012) –  Job postings dropped significantly to just about 1250 from 1700 the week before the effect of the holiday. “The market usually drops as business activity winds down this week and this is likely to continue if history proves me right”, stated Dan Moran, of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie. “This is a double whammy this year – the holiday week and strong concern over the fiscal cliff crisis that has been keeping the job market very cool

Other markets in NYS reported similar results . The Capital Region continues to still outpace Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, all larger markets with more employers and population.  

National Job Scene

As of 12/26/12, there were,  on a seven-day-average,  437,495   national job postings, down from 557,000 the week prior showing similar effects.

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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