The recent Bureau of Labor Statistics’ jobs report reflects the ever-tightening labor market, one in which employers are stretched to find and keep skilled talent. As companies try to drum up inventive ways to source new labor pools, one direction they might be wise to look into is inward.
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that employment has increased for the month of August, while the unemployment rate remains unchanged at 3.9%. The BLS reports that job gains occurred in professional and business services, health care, wholesale trade, transportation and warehousing, and mining. While employers struggle to hire top talent, they’re […]
When it comes to attracting and retaining talent, the experience a company offers its workforce is more important than it’s ever been, especially in this tough hiring market.
When it comes to recruiting metrics, most companies rely on “time to hire,” retention rates, and other numbers that don’t necessarily show the overall picture of your company’s talent needs. While it’s great to show executives that you were able to fill “X” number of roles in “X” amount of time, if those new hires […]
2018 has been a tough year for employers looking to attract new talent into their companies, but it’s the exact opposite for jobseekers. As employers grapple with a highly competitive hiring environment that is causing prolonged job vacancies across the U.S., workers are reaping the benefits.
According to new data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in May 2017, 3.8% of workers—5.9 million people—held contingent jobs in the United States; however, the new data show a slight dip in the number of people working in the gig economy.
The way people work has changed, let’s face it. Gone are the days of a 9–5 desk job; now, we have Uber, Lyft, and telecommuting. People are craving flexibility and switching to contingent careers where they aren’t tied down to just one employer. This new way of work is causing some employers to find it […]
Motivated by a shortage of talent, and fueled in part by record low unemployment and a spike in business confidence, companies are bolstering efforts to improve the workplace experience.
Recruiting Daily Advisor previously reported on research from talent solutions provider Randstad Sourceright which finds companies are converting more full-time positions to freelance roles. Now, research from Business Talent Group (BTG), a provider of on-demand business talent, finds use of freelance consultants is also widespread, including in critical roles previously held by full-time staff.
Research from talent solutions provider Randstad Sourceright finds that more than half of global human capital leaders expect to transfer one-third of their permanent positions to contingent roles in the near future.