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Is It a Job Seeker’s Market? The State of Employment in 7 Charts

job market 2016

Every month we like to dig into the data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics  (BLS). Specifically, we’re interested in the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS). This program produces data on job openings, hires, and separations. Employers can use this data to gauge the current state of employment and the market […]

Mike Roberts

5 Stats That Suggest On The Job Training Can Narrow The Skills Gap

skills gap in recruiting

The skills gap within the U.S. workforce is a very real problem for recruiters today, and many commentators find it easy to blame candidates themselves, or the schools that conferred their bachelor’s degrees. But if you dive a bit deeper into the problem, it becomes apparent that employers also share some responsibility, and can help […]

Emily Smykal

The Top 5 Skills and Occupations In Demand Right Now

global skills most in demand

The gap between skills employers want and skills employees have is a growing problem, and not just here in the U.S. Across many of the world’s large economies, companies face competition at home and abroad for the best and brightest workers. We already know that the hiring rate in the U.S. is not keeping pace […]

Emily Smykal

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