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WHERE IS THE BEST JOB OUTLOOK? MANPOWER SAYS DALLAS-FORT WORTH

In measuring employment outlook, this recruiting and consulting firm surveyed over of 18,000 U.S. employers. Topping the list of cities with the best outlooks for the fall is Dallas, Texas. Thirty percent of companies surveyed plan to add staff between October and December of this year, and just 3% expect reductions in staff.

Following Dallas on this Lonestar State-heavy list are Houston and McAllen, Texas, along with Phoenix, Arizona; and San Jose, California. At the state level, hiring opportunities are distributed over a slightly broader slice of the map. North Dakota, Arizona, Mississippi, Texas, and Wisconsin report the strongest outlooks and Alaska, Maine, New Jersey, and Arkansas report the fewest anticipated opportunities.

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FIVE INTERESTING TRENDS IN THE JOB MARKET

1) More people are on payroll today than any other time in U.S. history

2) About a third of the workforce is freelance

3) About 5 million 16-24 year olds aren't working or in school

4) Women make only 82% of what men make

5) Baby Boomers are retiring at a rate of 10,000 a day

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WHAT'S IN A JOB TITLE? PLENTY SAYS A CONSULTANCY FIRM

A report by a compensation consultancy firm in New York City says that a job title can affect everything from your level of mental exhaustion to your identity. About 37% of companies surveyed use job titles as a recruiting tool to attractive prospective employees.

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