Employment Summary for February 2020

February was a big month for hiring, according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report. In fact, employment had such a strong surge that the U.S. posted the best jobs numbers since May 2018, according to Bloomberg. “Payrolls rose 273,000 after the prior month was revised up to also reflect a 273,000 gain, accordingRead More

Conduct a Proactive vs. Reactive Job Search

Today's job seeker must take a more proactive approach and identify jobs before they go on the market. Conducting research provides you with the foundation you need for a successful job search. It is important to identify fifty potential employers who employ individuals who have your experience and skills. These are also employers you haveRead More

Seven Simple changes that can help you find a job!

If you are frustrated because your job search is taking longer than expected, you need to make changes in the way you are conducting your search. If you keep doing things the same way, unfortunately you will get the same results! Here are a few simple changes that can put momentum behind your efforts thatRead More

Millennials Are Not Job-Hoppers, Studies Find

Job candidates between the ages of 18 and 35 also prize learning opportunities over career advancement and salary, according to recent research. By Andrew R. McIlvaine Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Millennials have been stereotyped as nonstop job-hoppers for quite a while now, but that stereotype is turning out to be false. A recent analysis ofRead More

America’s small businesses haven’t had this much trouble finding workers in 17 years

View photos Hiring has become a major headache at America’s small businesses. According to the latest report on small business optimism from the National Federation of Small Business published Tuesday morning, 33% of all owners reported job openings they could not fill in April. This is the highest reading since November 2000. Ian Shepherdson, anRead More

Employment Summary for April 2017

The U.S. job market bounced back in April, adding 211,000 non-farm payroll jobs during the month, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The gains exceeded Bloomberg economists' prediction of 190,000 jobs added, and followed a weaker-than-expected March that saw 79,000 jobs added, revised down from the previously reported 98,000Read More

The Skills Gap is Costing Companies Nearly $1 Million Annually, According to New CareerBuilder Survey

More than two thirds of employers who said they were increasing their number of employees in Q1 currently have open positions for which they cannot find qualified candidates Apr 13, 2017 CHICAGO and ATLANTA, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- It's one of today's most vexing economic puzzles: Why can't employers find workers to fill theirRead More

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

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