Attract Strong Candidates by Creating a Desirable Employer Brand  In today’s hiring environment in the U.S., in which unemployment is low, companies need to do everything it takes to attract strong candidates and showcase the organization as a place people want to work. To that effect, it’s crucial that employer branding and visibility are top … Continue reading “Employer Branding and Attracting Strong Candidates”

Three Ways that Help Employees Connect & Better Each Other on a Cross-generational Level If you’re an older employee with a younger boss, it may be difficult to work through generational differences. After all, there are varying attitudes toward work depending on age and it could be uncomfortable for both parties to work with one … Continue reading “Working With a Younger Manager”

Why Accepting a Counteroffer May Not be a Good Idea When you’re just about to accept a strong job offer from an exciting new company, you may run into an obstacle:  Your current place of employment doesn’t want you to leave and is offering you a counteroffer. As many industries struggle to find the qualified … Continue reading “Accepting a Counteroffer May Not be a Good Idea”

Dec 06, 2019 U.S. job gains beat estimates by a wide margin in November, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as payrolls increased by 266,000 for the month. In doing so, unemployment matched a historic, 50-year low and the percentage of those without jobs in the U.S. (35%) stayed the same. The increase in jobs … Continue reading “BLS Employment Situation Report: November 2019”

Trends to Watch:  Increased Focus on Performance Management The year 2020 will mark fierce competition among employers who want to hire and, more importantly, retain the best talent at their organizations. After all, unemployment in the U.S. is hovering at near-historic lows; the most recent Employment Situation report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics illustrates how … Continue reading “How to Succeed in 2020”

When looking for a new job, you may determine that you’re also ready to completely change careers or industries. That decision may come after you’ve outgrown your current field, or you find you’re simply burned out from the industry and feeling you’re no longer doing what you love. No matter how you arrive at this … Continue reading “Want to Secure a Job in a New Industry?”

Apr 05, 2019 After a wild divergence in U.S. job growth during the first two months of 2019 – more than 300,000 in January and a mere 20,000 in February – March seemed much more in line with America’s average pace of labor-force expansion. According to the latest edition of the Employment Situation Survey issued … Continue reading “BLS Employment Situation Report: March 2019”

February 2019 The past year of economic growth in the U.S. undoubtedly galvanized expectations among the country’s political and business leaders regarding what the early months of 2019 would bring. Although January brought a massive infusion of new jobs among multiple sectors of the American economy – 311,000 positions, according to the Bureau of Labor … Continue reading “BLS Employment Situation Report: February 2019”

Key Employment Trends Poised to Impact Your Business in 2019 The U.S. workforce experienced historic gains in 2018 as more than two million jobs were added, and wage increases also began to accelerate, according to the monthly ADP National Employment Report® and quarterly Workforce Vitality Report. The unemployment rate stood at 3.7% in November, a … Continue reading “Key Employment Trends and Their Impact in 2019”