In this episode, I’m at The Travelers Conference, the only conference held just for travel nurses and healthcare staffing agencies. I interview Kyle Schmidt, founder of BluePipes. We talked about what frustrated Schmidt when he was a recruiter, how...
In this episode of The Staffing Show, David Folwell, President of StaffingHub and Staffing Referrals, interviews Maurice Fuller, founder of the StaffingTec Conference and 25-year veteran of the industry. They talk about how staffing firms can keep up with the...
More than 60% of large companies (500+ employees) and 70% of enterprise companies (5,000+ employees) expect to see significant tech staffing increases in 2018, according to a new global survey by Spiceworks, the robust network of millions of IT pros. These...
Last month the unemployment rate descended to 4.4%, the lowest in more than ten years.    There were 211,000 jobs added to the market as it creeps closer to full employment. Not only that, but wages have grown 2.5% year...
The ASA Staffing Index rose steadily in January. The index, which measures temporary and contract employment, shows growing numbers for the first two weeks of the year. Staffing levels were also up 2.16% over January 2016. This is good...
We’re already wrapping up the first month of the new year — time to get up-to-date on industry news with our top posts from January.  #1. Jenifer Lambert, Chief Strategy Officer at Terra Staffing, on Reality-Based Optimism in 2021 In this...
Nonfarm payroll employment added only 235,000 jobs in August, after a boost of 1.1 million jobs in July and 962,000 in June (adjusted numbers), according to the latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The unemployment rate decreased from...
In January, the US Conference Board Leading Economic Index declined by 0.3% to 119.6. This comes after increases in both December (+0.7%) and November (+0.8%) and is the first decline in the index since February 2021. “Initial claims for unemployment insurance,...
The quits rate for June remained relatively the same at 4.2 million, after May’s 4.3 million quits, according to recent data from the BLS Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary. The quits rate was unchanged at 2.8%. There were 10.7...
Job gains persisted in September, with nonfarm payroll employment up by 661,000, according to the most recent employment situation report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The overall unemployment rate fell by 0.5 percentage points (1 million people)...

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