(Richmond, VA) August 28, 2014 – Jon Burkhart and the Commercial Banking Team of The Richmond Group USA (TRG) are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of a Senior Credit Officer search in Charlotte for a successful and established NC-based community bank. Initially, our…
Month: August 2014
Laid off employees finding new work, better pay
The BLS reported that more than 4 million of those long-tenured people were laid off during that period, and 61 percent had found work by the beginning of this year.
Employment in high-wage jobs begins to rise
A recent report from the National Employment Law Project showed that low-wage jobs have in fact been created more quickly in the last five years, but that trend may be changing. The study revealed that, in the last six months, employment in high-paying positions has finally begun to climb.
Job opportunities in clean energy reach 2.6 million
Since Jan. 1, 2014, around 1.2 million jobs have become available, bringing the total number of opportunities to more than 2.6 million.
Programming boot camps may lead to better jobs
According to the report, 48 percent of programming boot camp students were working full-time jobs before the course. This figure jumped to 63 percent after these individuals attended a boot camp.
Pay rises as more jobs become available
Employee compensation grew between April and June. Over the three-month period, the employment-cost index rose??0.9 percent.
Manufacturing Sector in the US Continued Expanding in July
US Manufacturing grew again in July for the 14th consecutive month. According to a report issued by the Institute for Supply Management the July PMI registered 57.1%, which is an increase of 1.8% from June’s reading of 55.3%. The new…
Zach Price & TRG Chemical Technologies Complete Successful Applications Manager Search
(Richmond, VA) July 31, 2014 – The Richmond Group USA is pleased to announce the successful completion of a search for a Technical Applications Manager in Virginia. Our client is a world leader in plastic technologies for several commercial markets (pharmaceuticals, food & beverage,…
Revenue Is Key
This month, I had a very insightful conversation with a commercial lending team lead in North Carolina. When asked about the state of his business, his response was, “We are like every other community bank right now — expenses are…