Tag: BLS

Small Business Hiring Holds Steady in May

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?

BLS Data: Experts Weigh in on the May Jobs Report

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?

Another Month, Another Hiring Increase

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?

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The True State of the Gig Economy

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 […]