The economy created 138,000 jobs in May, Reuter reports. Although it’s lower than 2017’s monthly average, it exceeds the 75,000 - 10,000 jobs needed to accommodate those newly entering the workforce. Economists speculate that the slowed job growth is...
Nearly 60% of Millennials and 41% of older workers report feeling shame for taking vacation time, says the 2016 Alamo Family Vacation Survey. Vacation-shaming employees can backfire in the following ways: More absenteeism: Workers may take sick days just...
Job openings have increased to 5.7 million, and unemployment is at a record low, according to the Labor Department. On the flip side, the hiring rate can’t keep up with the number of jobs created. One report shows that...
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans over 65 are still clocking in at work, says a new employment report. The number of working Americans aged 65 and up hasn’t been this high since 1962. There are two reasons for this:...
New hires can cost companies up to $240,000, according to branding agency Link Humans. That cost increases when the employee doesn’t work out. Research and analyst firm Brandon Hall Group (BHG) says the following costs add up when replacing...
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 Employment Cost Index rose by 0.8% in Q1 2017, showing the largest quarterly increase since the end of 2007. Wages and salaries increased by 0.8%, and benefits rose 0.7%. The pace of these modest increases should not have...
The results are in! Statisticians, with a median annual salary of approximately $80k, rank #1 on CareerCast’s list of best and worst jobs for 2017. The report ranks 200 jobs across sectors and scores them based on growth outlook,...
The 4-week average staffing index ending on April 16 was up to 93.43, up 0.84% from the same week last year, though Easter caused a 0.57% dip in contract and temporary employment. Staffing employment was up 1.82% year-to-year. Source:...
Millennials will refuse or resign from jobs if company values do not match their own, particularly on the issue of sustainability, finds a new study by Rubbermaid and Lightspeed.   Here are some key points: About 10% of Millennials would...