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Archive for May 2013

E-retail jobs are set to grow by 25% over the next five years

Forrester Research. Forrester predicts that US e-commerce companies will hire 100,000 more employees by 2017, increasing staff count by 25% from the current 400,000 to 500,000. “The high demand for e-business positions and the race to create differentiated digital experiences tax e-business professionals to find specialized skills like I.T. and customer experience,” the report claims. “It’s…

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Employment report shows 165,000 jobs added in April

a report released last week by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Specifically, the April 2013 Employment Situation Report found: Professional and business services employment added 73,000 jobs in April 2013 and has added 587,000 jobs over the past year. In April 2013, temporary help services gained 31,000 jobs while professional and…

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MYB attends 23rd Annual Government Procurement Conference

And this year, MYB CEO Karen Caruso made the trip to DC to participate in what was an exciting, rewarding and accomplished event. This unique one-day event attracted more than 3,000 people including: Over 500 government attendees representing 50 Federal, State and local agencies Prime Contractors with teaming and mentor-protégé opportunities Hundreds of small businesses,…

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Senate bill would make E-Verify mandatory

summary of the bill, S. 744 would phase in the requirement for the mandatory use of E-Verify by employers over a period of five years after enactment: Employers with more than 5,000 employees will be phased in within 2 years. Employers with more than 500 employees will be phased in within 3 years. All employers,…

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