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, […]
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.
Another piece of research shows that despite a record-low unemployment rate, Q3 wage increases only grew .5% quarter over quarter (2.6% year over year).
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 […]
The national unemployment rate is below 4%. So who’s complaining all of a sudden? Employers are. Where are employers going to find qualified workers to hire as their businesses grow?
As we hit the halfway mark of 2019, one thing remains consistent: unemployment numbers continue to hover just below 4%.
We’ve been hearing about the tight labor market for some time now. With unemployment at historic lows, we’ve talked a lot about how hard it can be for companies to attract and retain top talent—it’s a seller’s market when it comes to labor.
In this job market, employers are finding it tough to fill vacancies. There are fewer candidates for each role, and candidates often have more than one job offer to weigh. Some employers are finding that they’re making offers only to have these offers rejected—meaning they’ve got to keep searching for candidates.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we outlined some of the perceived risks involved for employers who opt to hire ex-convicts. Today, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the potential benefits.
The second of four annual increases in Arizona’s minimum wage kicked in at midnight on January 1, 2018, boosting the base rate from $10 to $10.50. Voters gave themselves the raise and paid sick time when they adopted Proposition 206, the Fair Wages and Healthy Families Act, in November 2016.