By now, it should come as no surprise that the hiring market isn’t what it was at the beginning of 2020. Whatever predictions were made at the end of 2019 have gone right out the window, and now, employers are bracing for the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
As we hit the halfway mark of 2019, one thing remains consistent: unemployment numbers continue to hover just below 4%.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the May jobs report last week, which announced that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6% and there were 75,000 jobs added. How does small business hiring stack up against the BLS findings?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has spoken and unemployment for the month of May remains unchanged at 3.6%. However, the most recent report has experts saying the numbers are “below expectations.” Could this be the beginning of the end for the candidate-driven market?
Each month, payroll provider ADP releases its national employment report, which focuses on the number of private-sector employment increases that have been made over the last 30 days. With the unemployment rate still hovering below 4%, what were ADP’s findings about hiring in the month of May?
It’s becoming even more of a candidate-driven market, finds new data from the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Situation Summary.
Most job candidates and employees think of compensation primarily in salary terms, but how aware are they of the total cost of the compensation package you’re offering? And are employers properly communicating the value of benefits?
Starbucks has released its pumpkin spice latte and the box chain stores have had Halloween decorations out since July. Also, Amazon just announced it will now be selling live Christmas trees on its website. With all this festive news it can only mean one thing … the holiday hiring season is in full swing!
There’s quite a bit of buzz these days about the gig economy—and its growth. As it turns out, though, popular wisdom might not actually be that representative of the true state of affairs.
Anyone who’s taken an Uber or Lyft recently and chatted with the driver about his or her experience with the service relative to his or her day job is probably well aware of the trend toward a gig economy. More and more people are supplementing full-time jobs with part-time work, working multiple part-time jobs or […]