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...
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...
A new year brings new hope for job market recovery. According to the 2021 Future of Recruiting Study from CareerArc, more than 75% of employers are optimistic that hiring demand will at least come close to its pre-pandemic state...
A surge in COVID-19 cases toward the end of 2020 interrupted the US job market’s steady recovery. After seven consecutive months of job gains and an addition of 245,000 jobs in November, nonfarm payroll employment lost 140,000 jobs in...
Most of the workforce (67%) is open to new job opportunities, according to the results of Ceridian’s 2021 Pulse of Talent survey. Not all of these employees are unhappy with their current jobs — but they’re looking for new...
We’ve come to the end of an unpredictable yet hopeful year. As we kick off 2021, here’s a look back on the top webinars, reports, and podcasts that led us through 2020.  #1. Webinar: 2020 State of Staffing Industry Growth 2020...
Through its annual Recruiter Nation Survey, Jobvite aims to provide a complete picture of the recruiting industry, including current challenges, concerns, and emerging trends. It should come as no surprise that this year's survey reflects the impacts of the...
The US job market still has 9.8 million jobs to gain back to reach pre-pandemic levels. But recovery is stalling at a time when virus cases are soaring, and more and more Americans are experiencing long-term unemployment.  According to the...