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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?

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Can You Predict Which Employee Is Going to Quit?

Now more than ever, companies are struggling with attrition on a massive scale. U.S. job turnover reached more than 19% towards the end of 2018. And, additional reports are showing more than half of U.S. employees plan to look for new jobs before the end of this year.

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Should You Hold a Candidate’s Former Employer Against Them?

We hear a lot about negative online employer reviews, especially from an employer-brand standpoint, and how these reviews can hurt your chances at attracting top talent. But what about the jobseekers who come from employers recovering from a prominent scandal? Should recruiters discount them because of where they previously worked?

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Rise in Teen Employment Anticipated for 2019

As schools across the nation begin preparing students for final exams, employers are preparing for their entry into the workforce. According to one outlook, job opportunities could increase around 5% this year and the teen participation rate could rise as well.

gamification

Could Gamification Help Recruit and Retain Talent?

Using artificial intelligence (AI) on day-to-day, mundane tasks frees up recruiters and allows them to spend their time where it matters the most: with prospective candidates. As we know, the candidate experience is vital to attracting and retaining talent, but could AI be used to lure jobseekers in, as well?

hiring

Employers Report Upbeat Hiring Intentions for Q2 2019

As we head into the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, one thing that remains the same is the positive hiring trend employers continue to report, with the leisure and hospitality industry continuing to lead the way in positive hiring intentions.

Experts Predict Job Growth May Start Slowing Down

What goes up, must come down, right? At least that’s what some experts think when it comes to private-sector employment in 2019. While job growth has remained consistent in the first part of the year, some experts are predicting that we’ve reached our peak.

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Why the Gig Economy May Be Stealing Your Permanent Workforce

Dreams of flexible schedules, the ability to work remotely, and building new skill sets while working for multiple companies—at the same time—are all real reasons why full-time workers are choosing to turn to the gig economy as a main source of employment.