Thursday, February 7, 2013

This weeks job report 2 7 2013

Up 13% - not bad!

For Immediate release

February 6, 2013

Job Postings Increase after two weeks of flat results -

(Albany, NY,  February 6, 2013) –  Job postings in our region increased about 13% the past week after being flat the two weeks prior, signaling increased activity in hiring, always a good sign. “ Postings in the region were up 200 to 1734 a nice increase as we enter into prime hiring months”, stated Dan Moran, of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie.

“In addition, we are tracking and trending higher than 2012, another good sign”.

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

National Job Scene

Job postings were flat nationally. As of 1/30/2013  there were 555930  job postings this past seven days, from 525,105,332 the week prior, a very small change.

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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