- Flexible hiring, such as contractors and consultants, will grow. With only 31% of business respondents participating in a recent Harvard Business Review Economic Survey in the US and Europe, saying they plan on hiring next year, employers who are on the fence about hiring can and should consider alternative solutions, such as hiring consultants or part-time workers. And with an unemployment rate of 9.1% and 14 million people unemployed, many job seekers are more than willing to consider alternatives to full-time employment. Reducing hours per week, offering flexible work schedules, or bringing in consultant help are all alternatives to filling job requirements.
With the current unemployment rate hovering at 9.1 percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ August jobs report, the employment situation remains at a standstill with many employers uncertain about the economic situation and hiring overall. This month’s jobs report shows that many sectors of the labor market continue to show decline, such as Government, while others including Healthcare, show slight gains. Continue reading
For job seekers, the recent unemployment news may seem daunting – the unemployment rate has stalled at 9.1% and no new jobs were created during the month of August, according to the U.S. Department of Labor’s unemployment statistics. For job seekers, employers and the government as a whole, job creation and unemployment remain a crucial topic. Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release of enhancements to the America’s Job Exchange Reporting Portal. Customers asked and we listened!
Now when you view your job distribution report you will be able to click a link to see the “Details” of each OneStop office your job was distributed to and a list of the individuals within that office that got a copy of the job email.