Weekly Wrap-Up: Where Do Millennials Want To Work?

by Olivia Adams on May 8, 2014

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Every Thursday, the Come Recommended blog ends the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news from the week for job seekers and employers. These articles highlight the latest trends in the industry.

INTERNSHIP & JOB SEEKERS

Where Are the Jobs? They’re Right Here: Over the last 12 months, the U.S. economy has added 2.37 million jobs in the private sector. Read more.

The 25 Companies Where Top Millennials Most Want to Work in 2014: According to a new survey by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS), healthcare companies and U.S. government agencies are the most sought after. Read more.

Why Are Millennials Getting Hit Hardest by the Sagging Economy? Young people are always disproportionately affected by terrible job conditions, according to experts. People with job experience have connections that allow them to find other jobs more than a person looking for their first gig. Read more.

EMPLOYERS

Jump in Payrolls is Seen as a Sign of New Optimism: As economists discuss April’s jobs report, they’re feeling positive regardless of whether the results were because of a post-winter catch-up or the beginning of a stronger employment trend. Read more. 

Jobs Report: Unemployment Down, But 800,000 Leave Workforce: The headline figures for the April employment report finally demonstrate strong labor market growth. A deeper dive into the report, however, shows it remains too early to uncork the champagne. Read more.

The Unvarnished Truth: 2014 Top Trends in Employment Background Checks: One finding from this report displays half of all HR professionals reject 90 percent or more of their candidates when lies are discovered on their resumes. Read more. 

If we missed anything from the week you think was important, let us know in the comments.

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