Countries and communities around the world have holidays that commemorate their independence and other special days in their history.
The United States celebrates its independence on July 4th. As the date draws near, we’re reminded of our patriotism and sense of civic duty.
In the spirit of the Fourth of July, listed below are some of the public service jobs and organizations that benefit communities across the U.S.
These are just a few examples of the service oriented jobs available on Indeed.
Boys & Girls Club
Park and recreation
Emergency medical services or technicians
Don’t forget that veterans and military spouses can now upload their resumes at Indeed Military. Tools for employers to connect with veterans and military spouses seeking employment will be available soon.
Happy Fourth of July!
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Job postings continued to climb in May; the industries tracked by Indeed’s Industry Employment Trends increased by a combined average of 4% since April.
Job postings increased over the month in all but one industry, real estate. Job postings in this underperforming industry declined 3% since April, 16% over the last quarter, and 11% in the last year.
Despite recent declines in real estate, construction job postings increased 5% in May – the industry’s fourth consecutive month-over-month gain. The most popular keywords used to search for jobs in the construction industry last month were construction, welder, and electrician.
Job seeker clicks – a measure of labor interest – on construction jobs reached 5,826,5126 in May. This represents a 21% increase in clicks compared to a year ago and a 2% increase over the prior month. The three job titles that received the most job seeker clicks were project manager, project coordinator, and laborer.
Transportation and manufacturing had the largest percentage increase in job postings over the prior quarter at 33% and 20% respectively.
Hospitality job postings increased 15% quarter-over-quarter as the industry entered the summer travel season. Summer job trends and search ideas are highlighted in our recent summer job search post.
May 2011 Industry Employment Trends
Be sure to check back each month for updated Job Market Competition and Industry Employment Trends reports – leading indicators for the job market in 2011.
The summer job hunt is in full swing. Job postings for summer jobs typically peak in late May or early June and provide a wide range of opportunities.
The job trends and searches below provide ideas to help job seekers get their summer job search started.
Demand for lifeguards and camp staff members follow a similar trend each summer. There are over 10,000 jobs posted for lifeguard and camp jobs right now:
A recent spike in job postings for retail
positions is an encouraging trend for job seekers wanting to work indoors this summer:
What companies and types of businesses near you get busy each summer season?
From working as an ice cream truck driver to performing as a costume character at a theme park, summer provides an opportunity to take on a unique job.
With children out of school there are numerous opportunities for babysitters, nannies and tutors over the next few months.
The summer can also be a great time to gain valuable work experience as an intern or volunteer.
Have a cool summer job or search suggestion to share? Let us know on the Indeed summer jobs forum.