Tag: BLS

hiring

Small Business Hiring Holds Steady in May

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?

BLS

BLS Data: Experts Weigh in on the May Jobs Report

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?

hiring

Another Month, Another Hiring Increase

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?

benefits

Compensation Is Key for Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

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!

retention

Redeployment 101: A New Tool for Your Recruitment Strategy

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 […]

assessment

Employer Compensation Costs Provide Insights for Salary Negotiations

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 […]