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Canada gains 30,600 jobs in September

October 9, 2009

Canada added 30,600 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The country's unemployment rate dipped to 8.4% in September from 8.7% in August. Canada gained 91,600 full-time jobs in September, but that increase was partially offset by a loss...


U.S. job openings, hires, separations fall

October 9, 2009

U.S. Job openings fell 35.9% year over year in August to approximately 2.4 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate fell to 1.8% in from 2.6% a year ago. The number of hires fell 13.4% year over year in August to 4.0 million. The...


U.S. job openings, hires, separations fall

October 9, 2009

U.S. Job openings fell 35.9% year over year in August to approximately 2.4 million, according to numbers released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The job openings rate fell to 1.8% in from 2.6% a year ago. The number of hires fell 13.4% year over year in August to 4.0 million. The...


Office openings: Sanford Rose, 10 til 2

October 9, 2009

Sanford Rose Associates, an executive search network, announced new offices in Wilmington NC, Milwaukee WI and Atlanta in September and October. Jim Robison is managing director of the Wilmington office, which will focus on clients in the financial, agribusiness, food processing and manufacturin...


Canada gains 30,600 jobs in September

October 9, 2009

Canada added 30,600 jobs in September, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by Statistics Canada. The country's unemployment rate dipped to 8.4% in September from 8.7% in August. Canada gained 91,600 full-time jobs in September, but that increase was partially offset by a loss...


Office openings: Sanford Rose, 10 til 2

October 9, 2009

Sanford Rose Associates, an executive search network, announced new offices in Wilmington NC, Milwaukee WI and Atlanta in September and October. Jim Robison is managing director of the Wilmington office, which will focus on clients in the financial, agribusiness, food processing and manufacturin...


CEO confidence rises in third quarter

October 9, 2009

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence increased in the third quarter following an increase in the second quarter. The measure now stands at 63, up from 55 in the second quarter -- readings of more than 50 reflect more positive responses than negative responses. Sixty-eight percent of...


Index signals 'resilient' economic recovery

October 9, 2009

The Economic Cycle Research Institute's weekly leading index measuring the U.S. economy continued to improve, according to its most recent reading released today. "With [weekly leading index] growth rocketing to a new record high, the economic recovery will prove to be far more resilient in comi...


CEO confidence rises in third quarter

October 9, 2009

The Conference Board's measure of CEO confidence increased in the third quarter following an increase in the second quarter. The measure now stands at 63, up from 55 in the second quarter -- readings of more than 50 reflect more positive responses than negative responses. Sixty-eight percent of...


Ajilon: Finance/accounting average salary to dip

October 8, 2009

The national average salary for all finance and accounting positions is expected to decline by only 0.85% next year, according to the 2010 salary guide from Ajilon Professional Staffing. However, the national average salary for chief financial officers and treasurers is expected to decrease 7.7%...