Despite inflation and recession concerns, U.S. employers are planning to hire, according to ManpowerGroup's 2023 Q1 Employment Outlook Survey. The tech and finance & real estate sectors have the strongest outlook, while the communication services, goods & services, and...
Hiring managers are losing sleep over challenges expected during the coming year. According to a survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, 85% of U.S. hiring managers expect challenges in 2023. And three-quarters (75%) say these...
Happy New Year! As we enter 2023, there’s a lot of uncertainty about what the year will bring for the staffing industry. But as they say, “the best defense is a good offense!” The firms that fare the best...
There’s a disconnect between community colleges and employers in how they view workforce readiness, according to a new report from Harvard Business School and the American Association of Community Colleges. Eight in 10 (80%) educators say they are producing...
Despite recent layoffs and ongoing economic uncertainty, workers are feeling good about their job prospects. Robert Half’s latest Job Optimism Survey shows that almost half (46%) of professionials are currently looking or plan to look for a new job...
By Vin McCaffrey, Game Plan CEO Despite the struggles in our current economic environment, and recent layoffs in the tech sector, the labor market continues to remain highly competitive. It is especially competitive among recent college graduates.  A recent report by...
Workers in key economic areas are likely to continue to be in short supply in the coming years, according to a new report from Glassdoor and Indeed.  The multi-country report identified five key labor market trends that are expected to...
Soft skills remain an important consideration when hiring new employees. A survey from The Harris Poll commissioned by Express Employment Professionals, found that dependability (90%), communication skills (89%), and a willingness to learn (88%) are the top soft skills...
What worked for staffing firms in the past will not work for them in the future – that’s the key takeaway from new data released by Bullhorn about Gen Z’s attitudes toward work and staffing firms. To appeal to this...
Hiring and staff retention will be the top challenge for CFOs over the next year, according to Gartner. Of the 234 CFOs surveyed, most (54%) indicated this was one their top 3 most difficult tasks, followed by forecasting (36%)...

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