Each year, companies add to their seasonal workforce to address anticipated customer demand—by how much depends in part on the state of the overall economy and forecasted holiday spending levels.
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The conversation about pay parity, encouraged by the entertainment industry, appears to have impacted other industries as well.
Research from outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas finds that as of mid February, recreational marijuana is legal in nine states, while medicinal marijuana is legal in 29 states. Yet, despite shifting perception of marijuana, many companies still utilize drug tests that screen out job candidates who use marijuana.
A recent report from outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas shows an uptick of job cuts in January compared to December. The total remains lower than the same month a year ago.
The rate of women taking over the role of chief executive officer declined slightly in 2017.
Retail and manufacturing, the two industries that were once the top sources of U.S. employment, are now in second and third place, respectively. According to newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2017, health care took over first place, and today ranks as the biggest source of jobs.
Interviewing typically begins with a handshake. This winter, however, you may want to forego this formality.
For decades, sourcing sleuths and savvy recruiters have looked to mass corporate layoffs as a source of job candidates. But that source is no longer what it once was.
Even as employers continue to try and understand the Millennial workforce, a new generation has begun to apply for employment.
Despite upheaval in the retail industry that has resulted in thousands of store closures, price cuts on merchandise, and consolidation, there may be high demand for seasonal jobs this year, according to a forecast from global outplacement and executive coaching firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.