News Category: Industry

Layoffs Drop Significantly in June

As everyone anxiously awaits tomorrow’s employment numbers, a separate report is showing that companies are making the lowest number of layoffs in over a year. The most recent report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas found that employers made 37,551 layoffs during June, a whopping 39 percent decrease from May, and marking the lowest number of […]

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Employers Ramp Up Hiring for Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are a time-tested tradition enjoyed throughout the world, but beyond the athletes and the competition, it’s the employees behind the scenes who keep the event running smoothly. Traditionally, the Olympic Games are held every two years, alternating between summer and winter events. The host city changes for each event as well, with […]

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Small Business Recruiting Important to Economy

What this country needs is more small businesses. So the U.S. Department of Labor recently announced it was providing $35 million for states to help develop, enhance, and promote Self-Employment Assistance programs to encourage unemployed Americans to realize their dreams of business ownership. The program allows “participants who are currently receiving or eligible for federally funded […]

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A Look at Employment and What’s Ahead

Is the economy headed for another meltdown or are we just experiencing a hiccup in the national recovery? That’s what experts are asking after after the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest employment numbers for May at the end of last week, which were much lower than the anticipated addition of 150,000 jobs. Overall, […]

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Automation Can Improve Recruiting Process

Do you have your hands on the resume of that promising candidate that came in last month? Are you buried in paper trying to wade through all those resumes and applications you have collected? Are you just crossing your fingers and hoping that the really sharp guy whose resume came too late for your last posting will respond to […]

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The Right Staffing Software Can Help You Find the Right Candidates in the Right Place

Is your staffing software helping you find the right employees, and more importantly, is it helping the right employees find you? Recent research finds that employers are able to hire the best candidates when they advertise their job openings in a small number of places. That being said, it’s important for companies to make sure […]

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