After a gain of 916,000 nonfarm jobs in March, only 266,000 jobs returned in April, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The unemployment rate rose slightly, from 6.0% to 6.1%, leaving 9.8 million unemployed for...
From staffing recovery to recruitment strategies, here’s a review of our most-read articles for April.  #1. U.S. Temporary Staffing Revenue to Exceed Pre-Pandemic Level in 2021: SIA Report SIA's most recent industry forecast predicts that temporary staffing revenue will recover beyond...
Compared to recent months, March provided some much-needed hope for job recovery, according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nonfarm payroll employment gained 916,000 jobs in March, nearly triple the 379,000 jobs added in February...
One year ago, we wouldn’t have been able to imagine all the changes and challenges on the way. Our top articles for March reflect how staffing firms have evolved throughout 2020 and what’s next for the industry. #1. 2020 Changed...
It’s now been a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic impacts. Although the millions of jobs lost since then have been steadily bouncing back, this month’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows...
As we begin the third month of the year and approach the spring season, here are our top posts from February to help you catch up on industry news. #1. 11 Ways the Role of the Recruiter Is Evolving in...
Ghosting, or the act of suddenly ceasing communication with another party, made a challenging year for employment even more difficult. And the problem appears to be growing.  It’s also not just job candidates who ghost — employers are ghosting job...
Only 64% of organizations gave base pay raises in 2020, and roughly the same percentage plan to give raises this year, according to PayScale’s 2021 Compensation Best Practices Report. This number is down from 2019, when 82% of organizations...
With 10 million more Americans still unemployed compared to last February, the big question is “When will the jobs come back?” The good news is that it looks like we can expect an increase in employment sooner rather than later....
After several months of steady job growth, the winter season came in with renewed COVID-19 challenges and hindered economic recovery. In January, nonfarm payroll employment gained back just 49,000 of the 227,000 jobs lost in December, according to the...