The US Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) dropped 0.4% in May to reach 118.3, after falling 0.4% in April (revised). The index has decreased 0.4% over the past six months. “The US LEI fell again in May, fueled by...
The global staffing industry is projected to grow by 9% this year, Staffing Industry Analysts reported in their “Global Staffing Market Estimates and Forecasts” report. This follows a growth of 21% in 2021. Some key takeaways from SIA: The U.S.,...
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index inched down to 119.77 in May after coming in at 120.60 in April. This suggests that job growth is slowing.  “The labor market may have less room for more growth with overall employment down...
Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 390,000 jobs in May, following the addition of 436,000 jobs in April (revised), according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This brings total nonfarm employment just 822,000 jobs, or 0.5%,...
The number of people quitting their jobs in April was little changed at 4.4 million according  to recently released BLS data. This follows March’s series high of 4.5 million. The quits rate also changed little, coming in at 2.9%...
The US Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) declined in April, dropping 0.3% to 119.2. This follows a 0.1% increase in March. The LEI has risen 0.9% over the past six months. Ataman Ozyildirim, Senior Director of Economic Research at...
Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) recently released the 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Influencers — US and Canada list celebrating 47 professionals who’ve been championing the diversity mission in the workforce solutions ecosystem. Individuals from staffing firms, companies that buy...
Staffing agency Randstad again made DiversityInc’s list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity this year, alongside companies in finance, healthcare, technology, and several other industries. To determine its annual ranking, DiversityInc surveys companies with 750+ US employees, giving all...
Nonfarm payroll employment added 428,000 jobs in April, following an increase of the same amount in March (revised), according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Currently, nonfarm employment is below pre-pandemic levels (February 2020) by...
Robert Half, Korn Ferry, and Kelly Services are among the top recruiting and staffing agencies, according to ranked lists recently published by Forbes. The three lists — America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms, America's Best Professional Recruiting Firms, and America's...

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