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...
In every day of 2016, an average of 1.2% of Americans looked for work, according to a survey from the Department of Labor examining the patterns and characteristics of job seekers. Here are some key points: Time spent...
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...
Workers aged 55 to 65 are staying at a job for 2.53 years (median duration), according to HR Mythbusters 2017, while 25 to 35-year-olds remain for a median 1.42 years, and 35 to 55-year-olds stay for nearly 2 years....
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...
With the constant talk of Millennials, it’s easy to overlook the newest group of people filtering into the workforce: Generation Z. This group was born as early as 1990 and all the way through 2010. They are characterized as...
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...
Everyone seems to be glued to their phones these days, and the talent you’re searching for is no different. And what people love to do most with their phones isn’t scanning their Facebook feed, checking their emails, or making...
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...