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.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic that has sent the nation’s unemployment rate soaring may eventually—at least in some cases—affect employers’ unemployment insurance tax rates. Just who will be affected, though, remains an open question.
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.
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%.