Two macroeconomic factors have recently been on employers’ minds: interest rates and the labor market. While these two issues may at first seem to have little, if any, connection to one another, they are actually quite closely linked. For example, in a recent article for Fortune, Christopher Rugaber and the Associated Press write, “America’s employers […]
In a job market with high turnover rates, noncompete contracts are useful ways to protect your business in industries that are susceptible to damage when an employee brings knowledge of internal operations to other companies. This article is meant to help you decide whether your business would benefit from a noncompete contract for your employees […]
Amid the recovery from the COVID recession, employers and workers have found themselves in a jobseeker’s market. Businesses are lavishing benefits, high salaries, and aggressive promotions on candidates in hopes of luring and retaining talent. For many employees, especially younger generations eyeing a big promotion at a rival firm, the situation may seem to present […]
The hiring landscape is experiencing a significant shift for not only hiring managers and recruiters but also for jobseekers. What used to be the traditional criteria for candidates to land interviews, like college degrees and years of experience, are increasingly no longer the norm. Skills are now the top priority, and the ways in which […]
It feels like a lifetime ago, but it’s only been a few months since employers were battling it out for top talent in a historically tight job market.
COVID-19 has shaken up a lot of things over the last few months, including the job market. We went from record-low unemployment to record-high unemployment in a matter of weeks, and the demand for workers has shifted to areas that are being directly impacted by COVID-19.
You may wonder why we’re planning for 2026, considering we haven’t even made it to 2020. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail,” Benjamin Franklin once said. So, what better time to prepare for the future than the present. What will the job market look like in 2026? And which jobs will be […]
With the low unemployment rate and high demand for workers, jobseekers might think they have it made. People interested in fast-food or retail jobs are often quickly hired, but workers in other fields, especially those who are in their 50s or older and are seeking professions that require higher education and years of experience, often […]