Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Job Market report May 22 2013

Outr of the country for a few weeks ...

For Immediate Release

May 22 2013

Job Postings Still  Strong but a bit down after a 33% surge

(Albany, NY,  May 22 , 2013) –  Job postings cooled a bit this past seven days after a run up of over 33% the prior two weeks. Postings came in at 1990 compared to 2215 the week before – still strong “The market continues to be strong as we enter into a holiday weekend which is very good. Next week will be lower – but I expect the market to roar back after the Memorial Day pause”, stated Dan Moran, of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie.

This is on top of new from the NYS Labor Department hat showed the unemployment rate in the region dropping to 6.5%, the lowest since the same month in 2008. “The market is clearly on a rebound – a strong rebound”.

Other markets in NYS showed mixed results with some markets up, some a bit down but overall strong. The Capital Region continues to still outpace Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, all larger markets with more employers and population.  

National Job Scene

Job postings have been very strong nationally as well. There were 624,00 jobs this week companied to 623,000 the week prior. “Flat but much higher – that is good”.

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.

Dan Moran
President & Founder
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