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Mobile Phones of the Unemployed – The number of calls dropped by 51 percent study finds

A study co-authored by MIT researchers shows that mobile phone data can provide rapid insight into employment levels, precisely because people’s communications patterns change when they are not working.  Indeed, using a plant closing in Europe as the basis for their study, the researchers found that in the months following layoffs, the total number of … Continue reading

Mobile Internet – Creates jobs for about 3 million people in the 13 countries BCG estimates

Revenues are only one part of the picture. The mobile Internet is a major job-growth engine as well. We estimate that it has created employment for about 3 million people in the 13 countries we studied. Many of these jobs are in Asia, where the manufacturing of mobile devices is centered. But the rapid growth … Continue reading

Connected to the Workplace – Telepressure

“So the dad constantly texting coworkers from the sideline of a youth soccer game, the multitasking mom firing off work e-mails over Saturday morning breakfast and the steadfast employee sleeping with his company-issued smartphone by his pillow – these behaviours all point to the psychological state of workplace telepressure,” says Northern Illinois University, whose psych … Continue reading

Job Search – 90% of job seekers utilize mobile devices to conduct key functions

Mobile technology is rapidly changing how job seekers look for new positions, according to a survey by global talent mobility consulting firm Lee Hecht Harrison. The results revealed that 90% of job seekers utilize mobile devices to conduct key functions when looking for their next career opportunity. Only one in 10 workers isn’t using mobile … Continue reading

Job Search in Scotland – More than 40% of traffic is now from mobile users

Scottish job seekers are increasingly looking for their next career move on mobile devices, according to the country’s leading recruitment platform.  s1jobs most recent data reports that more than 40% of traffic to their site is now from mobile users, signalling a huge mind shift in how people now view the job hunt and application … Continue reading

Job Search – One in every two is now on a mobile device

In June 2014 Indeed’s job search data showed that nearly 50% of all job seekers are looking for and applying to jobs through a mobile device. With this acquisition, Indeed will enable employers worldwide to take advantage of this shift and to accept job applications through a mobile device, without any infrastructure upgrades or IT … Continue reading

Mobile Recruitment in the Netherlands

From the perspective of the job seeker it seems that mobile is not hype, as the mobile traffic on career websites is increasing significantly. Since 2011, the amount of mobile traffic has doubled every year. To this date, 22 percent of the total amount of visits is made by a mobile device. The mobile visitor reads … Continue reading

Job Search with Mobile Devices / 30% of Simply Hired Traffic

A new Simply Hired® study details how people are using mobile devices in their job search. The analysis crunches data on more than 30 million job seekers to deliver new insight into how and why people are using mobile devices as compared to traditional online job search. The data paints a new picture of the mobile … Continue reading

India’s Mobile Economy / 730,000 direct jobs and an additional two million jobs in sale and distributors

GSMA is the global association for mobile companies. It came out with an India specific report “Mobile Economy India 2013″ Continue reading

Australia / Optus and SingTel / 934 Job cut

SingTel’s Australian subsidiary Optus has shed 184 additional roles outside of its original plan of 750. The company revealed in SingTel’s Q2 results today that it had shed 746 roles in the year between September 30, 2011 and September 30, 2012, which the company had forecast earlier this year as part of a major restructure … Continue reading

Skills Gap – There won’t be enough A & P (airframe and propulsion) licensed mechanics for an Airbus Assembly plant when in Mobile

That’s the word from companies that specialize in recruiting and hiring skilled workers for several industries, including the marine and airbus 380 in Vancouver (Photo credit: Cyprien) aviation industries. Bud Collins owns Eagle Marine Services in Irvington.  He’s been placing skilled workers in marine jobs for 17 years, including ship building sites like Newport News, … Continue reading

How Job Seekers Are Using Mobile Apps [INFOGRAPHIC]

The jobless rate is hovering above 9%, and job seekers have to be more savvy than ever to land a job. In fact, 77% of job-seekers are using mobile apps in their search. Why mobile? For one thing, people almost always have their phones on them, which means they can get job leads on the … Continue reading

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