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...
In the last quarter of 2016, nearly 500,000 people changed jobs, says private payroll processor ADP. For the past two years, Q4 has seen an uptick in job switching by about 100,000 people each year. Not only are workers...
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...
Recruiters always need to be on top of the latest tools and trends in their industry. Conferences and corporate trainings are a great way to learn tips and insider secrets to take your job to the next level. But...
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...
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...
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...

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