Hiring Numbers Up Again - Employment Trends to Follow

Hiring Numbers Up Again – Employment Trends to Follow

04/06/2016

U.S. hiring numbers are up once again this month. More than ever, companies must rely on employment trends that actually work to compete with the best. 4 trending topics to aide your hiring efforts:

 

US hiring reaches 9-year high; job openings slip

The Labor Department recently reported that 5.4 million people found jobs, a 5.8 percent jump from January and the most since November 2006. Both figures point to a healthier, more dynamic labor market. Businesses have been reluctant to accelerate hiring for much of the nearly seven year old recovery. Employers added a solid 215,000 positions in March, while the unemployment rate rose to 5 percent from 4.9 percent. Read more…

 

 

The Top 5 HR Trends For 2016 And Beyond

I’m very excited and optimistic about the future of HR. This role is undergoing massive transformation both in terms of name and function. Over the past few months I’ve been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time speaking with some of the world’s top talent, human resource, and people officers at organizations around the world. The five trends shaping the future of HR for 2016

 

 

Attitudes changing about rehiring workers who left

76 percent of 1,800-plus human resources professionals surveyed were willing to consider taking workers back, while another survey found 98 percent of 300 human resources managers polled open to such a move. Read more…

 

 

An Inside Look at the Fast-Growing IT Industry’s New and Emerging Jobs

Information Technology is the “IT” industry – and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. For students who don’t want to pursue a medical or law degree, IT represents the next highest-paying job market, and the shortage of students completing an IT degree makes this a high-demand field. Read more…



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