Tomorrow, March 8, is International Women’s Day and many are participating in a global strike called A Day Without a Woman. Here is what you need to know about this strike and the right to strike in general. Why...
Last year, the retirement rate of workers over 61 slowed down for the first time since 2012, according to Bloomberg. This means that workforce participation has steadied, at least for now. The top reasons the Boomer generation is retiring later...
The American Staffing Association reported on the hardest-to-fill positions from each sector, according to data from the final quarter of 2016. These positions give insight into where skills shortages may be most prevalent. In healthcare, physician assistants and psychiatrists are...
Staffing employment was up 0.41% to 93.85 the week of February 6-12, according to the ASA, up 3.74% over the same week last year. The four-week average index was up to 93.45, an increase of 2.59% above last year....
AI is joining the teams of many staffing agencies. But make no mistake: this tool will assist your recruiters, not replace them. SHRM reported recently on some of the ways AI may change the face of recruiting. AI programs...
Facebook announced that it has added job search and position posting tools in the U.S. and Canada. Businesses can post openings, track applicants, and communicate directly with candidates on the new platform. Organizations can also pay for targeted ads...
The unemployment rate remained stable at 4.8% in January, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here are some key stats for January: Unemployment rates across age, gender, and race demographics showed little change. Healthcare, food service,...
North Port, FL has the largest number of workers over age 55, according to CareerBuilder. The company compiled workforce data from the 100 most-populated cities between 2001–2016. The results show where younger workers hold the most jobs and where...
STEM job growth was double that of non-STEM job growth between 2009 and 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. What's more, the average salary of all stem jobs ($87,570) is almost twice the average salary of non-STEM jobs...
Over 90% of employers will maintain or increase staffing levels in Q1 2017, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. Predictions for Q1 come from 11,000 survey respondents. Here are some highlights: The majority of employers (73%) will maintain...

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