The Beat Goes On
February's job report showed declining payrolls since July of 2007, with the economy shedding another 36,000 jobs. This means that 8,180,000 people are now out...
Positive Job News for Securities Industry
In October, the securities industry fared relatively well -- with the first report of a gain in employment in over a year as employment crept up by 2,400 jobs in this sector
Securities Jobs On the Mend
It appears we are in a trough with further heavy job losses unlikely given continued activity in job postings and aggressive hiring plans being reported for 2010.
Moderate Losses, Hints of Hiring
But it appears that job losses are moderating with many companies beginning to get back into hiring mode for the fall and next year for sales positions.
Light at the End of the Tunnel?
With most economists' now saying that the economy is no longer on the brink; the employment outlook for the next six to 12 months is now brighter than it's been for as many months.
Hope for a Stronger Second Half
There is welcome news for the securities industry -- as the pace of job declines in the field suggests a bottoming-out of the job market, giving hope for a stronger second half of 2009.
Gloomy Job Picture
Though overall job losses moderated a bit nationwide in April, the securities sector posted its third-sharpest drop since June 2008, when employment peaked.
Not Good, But It's Been Worse
In comparison to today, the post "bubble" and 9/11 recession from March of 2001 through October 2003 saw a far more dramatic contraction of nearly 11 percent totaling 90,000 jobs. (But get ready for the April 29 Virtual Career Fair.)
Industry Escaping Deepest Cuts
Overall Job Market The month of December was, of course, anything but jolly for another 524,000 workers, who lost their job - capping a year that...
Down, But Not Down and Out
The Securities Industry This industry continues to fare pretty well relative to many others, losing just under 3,000 jobs for the month; albeit against downwardly revised...