Tag: unemployment

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500-Day Journey to the New Normal

I hope all of you are safe and secure, wherever you are working or sheltering. With our persistent joint efforts and with all the help we can get, we will get through the coronavirus crisis. When will America’s workplaces return to normal?

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Spring Hiring Trends in the COVID-19 Era

We’re living in uncertain times due to the coronavirus pandemic, so trying to get a firm grasp on trends can be hard in this rapidly changing environment. What may be a trend today may not be a trend tomorrow, but either way, we’re here to cover the trends and keep you informed.

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4 Ways to Recruit Amid Historic High Unemployment

The COVID-19 crisis may be new, but the way hiring leaders handle similar crisis situations is not. The events following 9/11 and the 2008 Great Recession are proof of that. Such times taught companies that with systems and processes in place, they can keep moving their businesses forward.

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Employers Brace for Paid Leave Brought on By Coronavirus

Just as employers were taking a look at a bill in Congress aimed at providing paid leave for employees affected by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, the House-passed legislation took on changes in the Senate. As of early March 17, no Senate vote had been scheduled.

Everything You Need To Know About Unemployment

Unemployment may be at an all-time low in the U.S., but the approximately 2% of those that are unemployed represent quite a large and complex population. We are pleased to share with you an infographic that covers everything you need to know about unemployment in the U.S. including how it’s calculated, how people become unemployed, […]

Skills

Is the Skills Gap Real?

The “skills gap” has been a hot topic in recent years, with media outlets, HR associations, and consultancies all discussing the plight of companies struggling to find workers with the necessary skills and qualifications to perform key jobs.

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Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Workers, Expert Says

According to the June 2019 JOLTS report, not only is the candidate supply down and labor demand increasing, but the quit rate is up, as well—and this should come as no surprise given the favorable position the job market puts jobseekers in. This is a recipe for concern for employers that are trying to attract […]