November Jobs Report: Lowest Unemployment Rate in 9 Years

by Hanna Olivera on December 2, 2016

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2016 national jobs reportThe Bureau of Labor Statistics’ November 2016 jobs report revealed that a total of 178,000 jobs were created during the month of November. The unemployment rate dipped to 4.6 percent, and there was a continued increase in professional and business services sector job creation.

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Should You Take That Job Promotion?

by Modis on November 29, 2016

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man being offered a job promotion after a job interviewYou’ve worked hard, you knocked the interview out of the park, and then it happened: you were offered a job promotion. Before rushing to accept, there are some important details to consider. Take a look at this list prior to making a decision that could impact the rest of your life.

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BLS Regional Jobs Report

The October Regional Jobs Report revealed the unemployment rate was significantly lower or stable in forty-eight states and the District of Columbia. No region’s unemployment rate was significantly different from the U.S. rate of 4.9 percent.

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7 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2017

by Walker Hopkins on November 17, 2016

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Disappointance on the unexpectedly lost game2016 has already been a huge year for video games. So what now? How do we top it? What will we play in 2017? Worry not. We’ve rounded up the seven games we’re most excited to play in the new year. From racing games to survival-horror RPGs, there’s something for every gamer to get pumped about next year. [click to continue…]

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Modis helps find tech jobs for veterans like AlanAt Modis, we make exceptional connections – helping job seekers find the right job for their interests and skillsets, and helping employers find the right fit for job openings in their organization. We’re especially proud of our efforts to help connect veterans with jobs in the IT sector. We know the transition to civilian life can be overwhelming, but we aim to make it as smooth as possible with the helpful guidance of our recruiters.

That’s why stories like Alan and JD’s are the kind we’re honored to be part of. Jason “JD” Dillaberry with Modis helped Alan Kearley transition into the civilian sector with confidence by connecting him with an IT role that utilized his technical skills while allowing for future career growth. According to JD, Alan’s “desire to grow his career, coupled with his military background and the education he had achieved, told me that this is the type of guy we need to find an excellent opportunity for.”

Watch this video to see their story and learn how Modis makes exceptional connections for veterans.

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16 Agile Terms You Should Know

by Modis on November 10, 2016

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agile-methodology-practicesMaking the transition to Agile can seem daunting, but the process doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Preparing your team for the cultural shift to the project management methodology can help make the transition seamless. You’ll learn how to “walk the walk” of Agile, but first you have to “talk the talk”.

Here are just some of the common terms unique to Agile project management.

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