Tag: Labor Statistics

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Lululemon Expands Full Paid Parental Leave

Having children is a momentous occasion for anyone and often means big changes in one’s personal life. But for those of us in the working world, our personal lives are often inexorably intertwined with our work lives.

What Jobs Are Expected to Grow the Most by 2026?

Record low unemployment, technological advances, and a lack of skilled talent are making hiring extremely difficult for many employers.  And because technology is evidently making our lives easier, this is enabling many employees to spend fewer hours at work and instead, spend more time doing things they enjoy. Which leaves many employers wondering: What will […]

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Preparing for Employee Turnover

In a previous post, we discussed the challenges that come with employee turnover and that those challenges aren’t limited to top-level executives. At any level, employee turnover means losing someone with institutional knowledge, the potential to sidetrack or at least impede progress on ongoing projects, and forcing employers to spend months onboarding replacements.

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Why You Need to Plan for the Succession of All Your Employees

Managers can be so busy at work sometimes that it’s almost inconceivable for them to think about anything beyond the present day or even hour. And, while many business leaders wisely set aside time to think about 1-year, 3-year, or 5-year plans, far too few spend time thinking about where their current workforces will be […]

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Low Unemployment Rate Makes It a ‘Buyer’s Market’ for Job Candidates

The Bureau of Labor Statics (BLS) has released its April 2018 Employment Situation report, which highlights that the shrinking unemployment rate is making it a buyer’s market for job candidates, according to Nick Cromydas, Co-founder and CEO of Hunt Club, a tech-enabled recruiting service based in Chicago, Illinois.