Americans Not In The Labor Force Rise To Record 93,194,000

 

 

The number of Americans not in the labor force rose once again -  this time to 93,194K from 93,175K.  Hence the employment participation rate is 69.45% -- just above the lowest percentage since 1977.

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Chevron Phillips Chemical: 3,000 Jobs with Six-Figure Salaries

 

A representative from Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., told a crowded room of community college students that her employer needs to fill 3,000 positions in the coming years.  Startting salaries can top $100,000.

Please learn more in the Wall Street Journal.

Is this the new high-tech way to land a job interview?

93,175,000 Americans Not Working...

Oil, Gas, & Energy Jobs Fair

 

 

Please learn more about this RIGZONE jobs fair in Lake Charles, Louisiana on March 24, 2016.

Oil & Gas Consulting Job @ PricewaterhouseCoopers (London)

PwC Deals Strategy team in London is looking for a candidate with a background in Oil & Gas. 

The ideal candidate will have: 

  • 5+ years of post-graduate work experience with a distinctive record of achievement and impact 
  •  Intimate knowledge of the Oil & Gas sector, particularly oil field services - however experience in upstream and midstream also relevant 
  • Experience in strategy, M&A (commercial due diligence) and business planning 
  • Spent part of career working in corporate environment for one of the IOCs, independents or a major OFS players 
  • Strong logical reasoning, creative thinking, strong analytics and the ability to solve complex problems 
  • Ability to grasp and communicate complex ideas clearly 

You be will heavily involved in the deals market within Oil & Gas. You will be working with private equity funds, infrastructure funds and corporate clients. You will be based in London with some international travel expected. 

All cover letters and resumes to be sent to: fabio.buckeridge@uk.pwc.com 

92,898,000 Americans Not Working...

 

In February, 92,898,000 people did not participate in the labor force. These Americans did not have a job and were not actively trying to find one. When President Obama took office in January 2009, there were 80,529,000 Americans who were not participating in the office, which means that since then, 12,369,000 Americans have left the workforce.

Of the 157,002,000 who did participate in the labor force, 148,297,000 had a job, and 8,705,000 did not have a job but were actively seeking one -– making them the nation’s unemployed.

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Business Talent Group: Consulting Opportunities

 

Business Talent Group (BTG) is redesigning the way work gets done.

BTG has created an efficient marketplace for independent talent (consultants and executives with industry experience) to connect with companies for project-based work. They bring companies a solution that’s both more agile than permanent hires and more cost-effective than traditional consulting. BTG brings Talent access to top clients and assignments—from growth and strategy to innovation and process improvement. It’s a new way to tackle business challenges, and BTG is leading the charge.  

Please learn more here.

Companies Hiring in Louisiana

 

New career opportunities are available in Louisiana - recently named one of the top ten most entrepreneurial states in America by CNN Money

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Bureau of Labor Statistics: 92,001,000 Americans Not Working (Increased by 11,472,000 since Obama)

 

by Ali Meyer

11.4 million Americans age 16 and over have left the workforce since President Obama took office in January 2009, according to data released today from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

In July 2014, there were 92,001,000 Americans, 16 and over, who were classified as “not in the labor force,” meaning they not only did not have a job, but they didn’t actively seek one in the last four weeks. 

This number has increased by 11,472,000 since January 2009, when the number of Americans not in the labor force was 80,529,000.

Please read more here.

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