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From Yahoo Hot Jobs "Where the Jobs Are"

I found this to be very interesting data from Yahoo Hot Jobs:

Where the Jobs Are.

"Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over the next eight years health care job openings are expected to grow twice as fast as those in all other sectors of the economy combined.

In fact, seven of the top twenty fastest-growing careers are in health care. Here's where the opportunities are (with data from BLS):

1. Home care aide
Expected job growth: 53%

There are minimal requirements to become a home care aide -- and it's one of the most in-demand jobs in the country.

2. Medical assistants
Expected job growth: 36%

Medical assistants help with essential administrative and clinical tasks that keep hospitals and clinics running smoothly.

3. Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants
Expected job growth: 33%

Physical therapists help people recover from injuries and prevent permanent physical disabilities. While becoming a physical therapist requires a master's degree, you can get certified as a physical therapist assistant in just two years and begin earning $44,762 to $61,139 a year right away.

7. Occupational Therapists
Expected job growth: 29%

Occupational therapists help people with mental or physical disabilities develop or recover the skills they need for work and daily living."

Interesting, huh?

I have a number of certified Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists looking for a new job and if you know of any clinic looking to hire, send them my way and get a referral commission.


Why use testing to qualify your employment applicants?

If you are in a position where you need to hire someone for an open position in your company and you placed an ad either on Craigslist, another online job board or in a newspaper, chances are that you’ve been bombarded with resumes. Based on various reports of layoffs occuring in all kinds of businesses, it is safe to say that we have an abundance of people looking for work.

For you then, the Hiring Manager, being charged with finding a good person to hire, what is the quickest way of getting through all these responses you’re getting? And how can you be certain that the one you’re hiring is a good fit for your business, rather than picking a desperate one out of the crowd. So even though we have compassion and feel sympathy for those who are now without a job, we still need to look out for our business and ensure we’re making the right choice.

If you are not employing any kind of fitness testing for your employment applicants, you are shooting in the dark. That nice demeanor you’re getting at the interview can very well just be a temporary façade, only lasting long enough to answer your questions and get out the door.

How do you tell who that person really is that you’re interested in bringing on board?

We’re using a test procedure that cuts through the PR and reveals who the person really is much closer than any other testing methodology available. It is an indispensable tool in our arsenal. Along with our in-depth interviewing techniques and another couple of tests, we’re able to very accurately get a true picture of the applicant.

Surveys have shown that businesses suffer from bad hiring practices. Both production losses and monetary losses. The missing tool is an accurate testing system.

Contacts us if you’re interested in learning more about our testing process.