New research from Paychex sought to learn what employees, not employers, have to say about what shapes an organization. The research offers a useful perspective for any HR professional or recruiter that wonders what jobseekers are looking for when it comes to certain employment trends like benefits and retirement, pay equity, ghosting, and more.
In a recent post, we discussed an economic letter written for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) in which it argued that the gap between U.S. and Canadian policies and structures around support for women working while raising children is the primary contributor to a large gap between the labor participation rate for prime-age women, costing […]
We hear a lot in the news these days about the historically low unemployment rate, but one figure we don’t hear about nearly as much is the labor force participation rate—the ratio between the size of the labor force and the size of the overall population for that age group, often grouped by cohort (i.e., […]
When it comes to buying a home, realtors will tell you that location is the most important factor. However, as an employer, your location may make or break your company’s efforts to recruit top talent. A new Robert Half survey finds that 62% of workers claim they would relocate for a job that offers better […]
As a new year is upon us, it’s that time to reflect on the year past and what may come for the year ahead. Certainly, the market has shown that when it comes to employment, 2019 is set to continue the trend of record-low unemployment rates, an aging workforce that continues to remain involved in […]
Anyone tasked with hiring tech workers over the past decade has probably openly lamented the lack of qualified talent to fill open positions. The Department of Labor estimates that 1 million technology jobs will go unfilled by 2020.
2018 brought about a number of hiring issues that seem to have carried over into the new year. One main issue that still remains is the low unemployment rate, making it more difficult for employers to find and retain top talent. While employers continue to find new ways to attract talent, there are two other […]
It’s the new year, which means many have resolutions to get or remain healthy in 2019. One way of doing this is by seeking out employers who offer health and wellness benefits. In a candidate-driven market, employers who offer such benefits will be able to quickly attract talent.
Deloitte research indicates that the U.S. workforce is now more diverse than ever before. And with this diversity comes more progressive employment practices.
The brightest and freshest minds in any industry are straight out of university. These young professionals are new to the workforce and ready to apply their knowledge to the “real world.”