Thursday, January 10, 2013

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For Immediate release

January 9, 2013

Job Postings Show Huge Gains past few days – up significantly across state and nationally

(Albany, NY,  January 9, 2013) –  Job postings increased significantly in the region and across the state especially the past few days as employers seem to have woken up from the holidays and started first quarter hiring plans in a robust manner. Postings averaged 1436 the past seven days, up from 1048 the week prior and this result was consistent across New York state. “Welcomed news for those in the market and observers who may see more confidence in the minds of employers, bucking some local and national polls. The market really begins to pick up in latter January – this is earlier than normal but certainly better – especially after very lean last few months of the year. This is also good news on the heels of the announcement of Global Foundries’ expansion in Malta generating an additional 1,000 jobs. This will have a very positive effect upon our area”, stated Dan Moran, of Next-Act (www.next-act.com), a career transition management firm located in Colonie.

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 1/292013  there were,  on a seven-day-average,  481,432, up from 327,321 the week prior – consistent with results in our region.  

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: http://www.next-act.com/press_room.

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