Generation Z entered the workforce last year. This means some of its oldest members—those born as early as 1997—are already embedded as our colleagues.
Tag: Great Recession
2018 was a year of robust growth, based on various economic indicators. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth was strong. Corporate profits reached impressive heights, especially in the technology sector. Americans last enjoyed a prolonged period of low unemployment in the 1950s, with current unemployment reaching a level not seen since 1968.
One of the most difficult tasks for a job applicant coming off a period of unemployment is to explain that gap in dates on their résumé. This was a common challenge for many jobseekers following the Great Recession.
2018 has been a rough year for recruiters, as ManpowerGroup points out that 46% of employers say they cannot find the skills they need to fill open jobs. It may be a jobseekers’ market, but memories of past recessions are keeping jobseekers from being optimistic about seeking out new opportunities.
Ready or not, the gig economy is already here. And there is no longer any doubt that it will impact your organization’s workplace culture in one way or the other over the coming years. Keep reading to learn more.
School is starting across the nation and many college students will be picking majors or finalizing career plans as the year unfolds. For recruiters in some industries, your selection options will be ripe for the picking, but for others, you may be faced with the same challenges you’ve been struggling with for much of 2018.
With the war for talent raging and unemployment numbers at record lows, employers are doing everything they can to recruit top talent, but are some taking it too far?
HR professionals around the country are feeling the pinch of a tight labor market. While a roughly 4.0% unemployment rate is great news for jobseekers, it poses a real challenge for recruiters.
With the focus often on the big picture, it’s easy to overlook an important fact: Not every state is experiencing robust job growth and the challenges that come with it.
A recent trend among companies involves charitable giving. It is true that individual charitable giving has decreased, but corporate giving is on the rise, and candidates are paying attention.