Disruption is the watchword of work in 2021, and it holds both challenges and extraordinary potential, according to the Randstad report flexibility@work: embracing change.  Health and jobs intertwined "The world of work is always about people," said Guy Ryder, Director-General of...
Employer talent shortages are currently at a 10-year high, according to ManpowerGroup. At the same time, the "gig economy" is booming, and employers may ease these shortages by hiring independent workers. Areas that may benefit from this type of...
Nearly two-thirds (64%) of workers say a poor recruiting experience would turn them off of purchasing from companies in the future, according to a Future Workplace and CareerArc Survey. Even for those who do get the job, a bad...
Fewer layoffs occurred in the first half of 2017 compared to the same time frame last year. There were 227,000 job cuts planned for this year through June, a 28% decrease from the first six months of 2016. For...
Can you afford to waste half a year on a hiring mistake? If your business is based in Seattle, that's how long it takes to correct a hiring misstep, according to new research by global specialized staffing firm Robert...
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...
The appeal of the gig economy may have reached its peak, as nearly two-thirds (62%) of contract, freelance, and temporary workers in McKinsey’s American Opportunity Survey said they would prefer permanent employment. This sits in contrast to the 70%...
Remote work? Not so important. A fast hiring process? Essential. The class of 2021 is about to enter the workforce. In their latest report, recruiting software provider iCIMS reveals what this year’s college graduating class is looking for in a...
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...
While the Bay Area still stands as the tech mecca of the US, many cities have been growing their tech industries and need workers to fill those jobs. In the last decade, for example, tech jobs in Charlotte, North...