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    Labor Demand Way Down in July

    One of the employment metrics we track at Science Careers is the Conference Board’s Help Wanted Online survey, a monthly survey which tracks the number of online job ads. This report measures changes in the number of job ads posted online, breaks them down by category, and compares them to unemployment numbers from the previous… Read More
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    Conference Board Report Paints a Pretty Job-Market Picture

    The headline result from the latest employment report from the Conference Board — 39,900 more online job ads posted in February than the month before — delivers good news, but it isn’t the kind you’d print in letters 4 inches tall. But when you take a closer look, the numbers look really good. Read More
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    Help Wanted Online: The Recovery Has Arrived

    Yes, it looks like the recovery in the job market is finally here. Sure, something could still go wrong — as it did about this time last year, after a promising January. And yes, it’s true that over the last few days some major layoffs were announced at pharmaceutical companies. But according to the Help… Read More
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    In November, Online Job Ads Rise in Science-Related Fields

    In November, the upward trend continued in the number of online job ads in science-related categories — and in job ads overall. But in science and in the broader economy, the gains were modest. The Conference Board, a private business and economic research institute, provides these data, which are tracked monthly by Science Careers. In… Read More
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    In October, Online Job Ads in Science Surge

    October was an excellent month for online job ads in the core scientific categories, suggesting a healthy employment market, according to the Help Wanted Online report from The Conference Board. In the Life, Physical, and Social Sciences category, the number of ads was up 8.6%, or 7,500 ads. That’s the biggest month-over-month gain in this… Read More
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    Online Job Ads: Better Overall in September, but Not in Science

    In August, the number of job ads online in all employment categories increased significantly but modestly, while the number of ads in science-related categories declined, but very slightly. And  in August — the last month for which detailed unemployment data is available — an increase in the number of unemployed people looking for… Read More
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    In August, a (slightly) down month for online job ads

    In August, the number of job ads posted online, overall and in science-related categories, declined a little after healthy gains the previous month. And  in July — the last month for which detailed unemployment data is available — the aforementioned healthy increase in job ads, and a modest decline in the number of unemployed job-s… Read More
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    In July, Healthy Gains in Online Job Ads

    In July, the number of job ads posted online, overall and in science-related categories, showed healthy growth after 2 flat months. But in June — the last month for which detailed unemployment data is available — flat job-ad gains and a substantial increase in the number of unemployed job-seekers result in a mixed picture of… Read More
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    Science, Engineering Job Ads Increase in May; Health, Education Jobs Falter

    The number of online job advertisements for science and engineering staff increased in May 2010, but ads for related jobs in health care and education declined, according to data released Wednesday by The Conference Board. In April, the ratio of unemployed scientists and engineers competing for jobs posted online stayed about the same as the… Read More
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