Posts tagged with 'data'
Employment Growth Is SlowingEvery month, usually on the first Friday of the month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics issues what it calls the Employment Situation Summary. It's a data-rich snapshot of hiring, pay, and civilian employment -- and unemployment -- for the previous month. It's a closely watched report by economists, policymakers, investors and analysts, among others; it has the power to move the financial markets.Read the rest of this entry »
As headline making as the monthly reports ...
Why It's So Hard to Get a Man to be a NurseHealthcare has added more jobs in the last several years than any other sector of the economy, yet some of the highest paying specialties -- nurses, physical therapists, health aides -- have failed to attract men.Read the rest of this entry »
Men may have tripled their proportion of registered nurses since 1970, but they still only account for about 9.6%. And yet, male nurses on average earned $60,700 in 2011 when the U.S. Census ...
It's Not Just Nurses That Are In Short SupplyFor years, the healthcare industry has been a jobs engine, typically creating more new jobs each month than any other sector of the U.S. economy. While good news for healthcare workers and professionals in search of a job, the rapid growth is causing headaches for employers unable to find all the skilled -- and often enough semi-skilled -- workers they need.Read the rest of this entry »
Just how serious the situation is becoming can be seen ...
Staffing and the Gig Economy Are Transforming How We WorkThe number of employees working for staffing agencies reached an all-time high last December, which is always a busy month for temporary employment. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on a seasonally adjusted basis, 2.944 million workers were employed in temporary or contract work by the nation's staffing firms.Read the rest of this entry »
Though the total numbers have decreased some since then, contract workers are a potent part of the national ...
Unemployment Down, Jobs Up in NY and NJNew York's job market is expanding at a healthy clip, with 133,500 new jobs created in the last year and an unemployment rate that is now lower than the national average.Read the rest of this entry »
Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly update on employment by state. New York's seasonally adjusted 12 month job growth (April 2015-April 2016) ranked the state fifth behind California (#1), Florida (#2), Texas (#3 ...
Cancer Death Rates Decline In U.S.Cancer may be American's greatest health fear, but it may be an overblown worry.Read the rest of this entry »
The Kaiser Family Foundation and the Peterson Center on Healthcare analyzed trends in the prevalence of cancer and treatment outcomes finding that mortality rates in the U.S. are below the average of comparable countries.
What's more, since 1988 the cancer death rate in the U.S. has fallen dramatically, declining from 248 cancer ...
Who Has the Most Grads In Asset Management?For any college student considering a career in asset management, eVestment, the asset and investment management research service, has a must-read report.Read the rest of this entry »
The eVestment Education Report details the schools that graduate the most professionals working in the asset management industry. It ranks schools by the number of working professionals, by region and by type of school, and provides statistics on the age, experience, and types of degrees of alums.
Get Started In HR Analytics With Google's GuidesBig data is the big topic in human resources. There isn't an HR conference that doesn't feature at least one session -- and most have more -- on using data analytics in one way or another.Read the rest of this entry »
But how to get started? At the largest companies, HR departments are employing analysts with the skills to sift through mountains of data in pursuit of insights. Most HR groups don't have that ...
NYC Job Growth Outpaces Nation, StateWhat industry has seen the largest increase in jobs in New York City over the last 12 months?Read the rest of this entry »
If you guessed healthcare, you're wrong. Home health care grew by a prize-winning 10%. But that was only enough to garner it 3rd place. The winner is construction, and more specifically the construction of buildings sector which posted a winning 12% growth rate over the last year.
Oh, you could argue ...
What's Happening to the U.S. Labor Force?Read the rest of this entry »
Americans are dropping out of the labor force in record numbers and no one is exactly sure why.
Economists agree that about half the decline can be attributed to Baby Boomers retiring after a lifetime of work. But the other half? No one is exactly sure what's happening there. There's more speculation than hard facts with labor experts citing greater numbers of students attending college and staying longer ...