The December 18th edition of the Pittsburgh Business Times featured an article on job openings offered by major area corporations, health systems, and nonprofits. Forty-three of the fifty largest employers in the region are hiring. The banking and health sectors had the largest number of openings.
With the holidays past us, many corporations and non-profits are rolling out their budgets for the New Year, freeing up money for new hires. Determined job seekers must increase and broaden their efforts to penetrate the public and hidden job marketplace in order to capitalize on the slowly improving economy.
Farm your network member relationships through face-to-face sessions, enhance your use of social networking marketing avenues such as LinkedIn and Facebook, and refine your presentation skills. The holiday is over; it’s time to jump start your job campaign.