Survey Reveals Top Reasons Jobs Go Unfilled

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (PRWEB) MARCH 22, 2017 Express Employment Professionals released new survey results today revealing the primary reasons jobs are left unfilled. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “What is the primary reason that your open jobs are not filled?” “Lack of experience” topped the list as the choice of 33Read More

Working with a recruiter

Have you ever been frustrated when a recruiter doesn’t call you back? The following information will help you set realistic expectations and hopefully obtain better results. It’s important that you understand the following realities about Staffing and Recruiting Firms: 1.  Most specialize in a specific industry, profession or geographic location. ACTION ITEM: You must identifyRead More

Great Story about the modern American Steel Industry

Evanoff: Donald Trump, meet John Correnti — he took a risk on jobs Ted Evanoff , USA TODAY NETWORK – TennesseePublished 3:44 p.m. CT March 1, 2017 | Updated 4 hours ago Buy Photo (Photo: Mark Weber/The Commercial Appeal) 1CONNECTTWEET 1LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE You heard President Donald Trump on Tuesday night tell Congress — tell the world,Read More

Fed: Economic Growth Continues at Start of 2017; Brisk Business for Staffing Firms

Reports from the 12 Federal Reserve districts indicated that the economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace from early January through mid-February, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on regional economies (known as the “beige book”). Manufacturing activity accelerated somewhat, with most districts characterizing the pace of growth as moderate. Employment grewRead More

ASA Skills Gap Index: Top Hard-to-Fill Jobs by Sector

February 23, 2017 Most Difficult-to-Fill Occupations in Each Sector The American Staffing Association’s Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the fourth quarter of 2016. The two hardest-to-fill jobs in each staffing industry sector are Engineering, information technology, and scientific Computer and information research scientists Information security analysts Health careRead More

Attracting, Retaining Talent Is No. 1 Concern in ‘Future of Work’ Survey

Feb 14, 2017Laura Putre | IndustryWeek Talent management is the most pressing issue for human resources leaders at some of the largest U.S. companies, a new survey finds. A survey by the law firm Seyfarth Shaw of 717 in-house legal and business leaders between December 2016 and January 2017--in a cross section of industries including manufacturing—mentioned the “war forRead More

US Factory Output Rose In January For Second Straight Month

by Christopher S. Rugaber, AP Economics Writer   WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. manufacturers cranked out more steel, machinery and electronics last month as factories appear to be rebounding after two years of stagnation. Factory output rose 0.2 percent in January, its second straight increase, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday . While modest, the gain isRead More