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For Immediate Release

June 12, 2013

Job Postings Hold Steady after strong increase – Continued Strength in Job Market Indicated

(Albany, NY,  June 12, 2013) –  Job postings held steady at a rate of sharp increase the prior seven days, a strong indicators of continued consistency and strength in the local, regional, statewide and national job market and this is good news all around, Postings were 2092 vs. 2072 the week prior, but holding steady. “ Steady is good especially at the levels we are seeing now which are new high levels for the market but not to  pre-recession levels and many economists agree – it might be five years before we see that, but we will take a stronger market now – good news for all”, stated Dan Moran, of Next-Act (, a career transition management firm located in Colonie.

This news is on the heels of a lowering unemployment rate but lower than average April job postings nationwide. “We saw this in our market as well – employers paused a bit – but the indicators are strong for the last month of this quarter so job seekers be advised – don’t put your resume on the shelf for the summer and don’t buy into the old take that jobs go away in the summer – they do not!” continued Moran.

Other markets in NYS showed similar results with either flat for very slightly lower numbers. The Capital Region continues to still outpace Buffalo, Rochester and Syracuse, all larger markets with more employers and population.  

National Job Scene

On the national level, job postings were up rater sharply reaching 651,000 this past seven days vs. 579, 630 jobs the week before. April was softer nationally; a bit of catch up.  

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 2013, his firm will celebrate 25 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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