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Hispanic and Black Americans Experiencing Joblessness at Higher Rates

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The unemployment rate was 13.3% in May, an improvement over April’s 14.7%, though 21 million Americans are still without jobs, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Although all major worker groups experienced job loss, rates were notably higher among certain demographics — women, teenagers, Hispanic workers, and black workers: Adult men: 11.6% Adult women: 13.9% Teenagers (ages 16-19): …

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As Business Leaders Fight to Avoid Layoffs, Employees Struggle to Adjust to Remote Work

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More than half of the employers are seeking creative ways to reduce staffing costs in order to delay layoffs, according to a recent survey by talent development accelerator LeadersUp. Just over 20% of employers said they had initiated layoffs and only 10% of employers are actively hiring. To avoid layoffs, surveyed employers reported they are: closing their offices decreasing executive …

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How to Manage Your Remote Recruiters, Keep Your Team Aligned, and Find Some Peace of Mind: Adam Conrad, Founder of Great Recruiters

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In this episode, David Folwell, the President of StaffingHub, interviews Adam Conrad, the founder of Great Recruiters, on the impact of the pandemic on the staffing industry, how to stay connected with your team when recruiting remotely, and the new face of the digital transformation.

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StaffingHub Releases COVID-19 Pulse Survey on How the Pandemic is Impacting the Staffing Industry

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We’re proud to announce the release of our COVID-19 Pulse Survey, which provides data on the impact of the pandemic on business revenue, strategy, and workforce management.  Key findings include: Staffing firms have laid off 30% of their workforce due to the pandemic. Firms anticipate 9.5% average annual revenue losses in 2020, though some verticals, such as travel nursing, expect …

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Staffing Industry Revenue Expected to Fall by 21% in 2020

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Staffing industry revenue may only reach $119.4 billion this year, a 21% drop from 2019 ($151.8 billion), according to the April 2020 update of the US Staffing Industry Forecast. The prediction accounts for a 43% reduction in place and search and a 17% decline in temporary staffing. These outcomes are part of the report’s base-case forecast, which assumes that the …