The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the May jobs report last week, which announced that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6% and there were 75,000 jobs added. How does small business hiring stack up against the BLS findings?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has spoken and unemployment for the month of May remains unchanged at 3.6%. However, the most recent report has experts saying the numbers are “below expectations.” Could this be the beginning of the end for the candidate-driven market?
Each month, payroll provider ADP releases its national employment report, which focuses on the number of private-sector employment increases that have been made over the last 30 days. With the unemployment rate still hovering below 4%, what were ADP’s findings about hiring in the month of May?
It’s becoming even more of a candidate-driven market, finds new data from the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Employment Situation Summary.
Most job candidates and employees think of compensation primarily in salary terms, but how aware are they of the total cost of the compensation package you’re offering? And are employers properly communicating the value of benefits?
Starbucks has released its pumpkin spice latte and the box chain stores have had Halloween decorations out since July. Also, Amazon just announced it will now be selling live Christmas trees on its website. With all this festive news it can only mean one thing … the holiday hiring season is in full swing!
There’s quite a bit of buzz these days about the gig economy—and its growth. As it turns out, though, popular wisdom might not actually be that representative of the true state of affairs.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) June 2018 Employment Situation, the unemployment rate has risen 0.2% for the month of June, making the new rate 4.0%. Unfortunately, it looks like our record low unemployment numbers may become a thing of the past, which is good news for employers looking to attract workers!
U.S. labor market trends, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), show that the employee quits-to-layoff ratio has significantly risen over the last 8 years, soaring higher than prerecession levels. This emerging trend in data goes to show that workers are confident in their ability to find another job. It also proves that it’s […]
So, you’ve found the perfect candidate and offered him or her the job. But instead of accepting the position, he or she counteroffers with a salary that’s higher than what you offered. Is this rate fair? Or is the candidate just trying to milk it for what it’s worth? When’s the last time you looked […]