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Recruiting Stats That Will Make You Sit Up and Take NoticeRead the rest of this entry »
Glassdoor recently published a recruiting guide it rather prosaically entitled "65 HR and Recruiting Stats for 2018." Don't be fooled by that; this is a guide every recruiter and hiring manager should read through, because it's a real eye-opener.
Here's just a sample:
- The average annual turnover is approaching 19%; voluntary turnover is 12%
- The average cost per hire is $4,129. Sound low? It is, because ...
Agencies Gave Work to 15 Million People Last YearRead the rest of this entry »
The staffing industry employed an average of 3.14 million workers weekly last year, making it one of the larger sectors of the national economy.
Data reported today by the American Staffing Association showed employment agencies provided work during 2017 for a total of 15.49 million temporary and contract workers who were on the job an average of 10.7 weeks. In the fourth quarter of last year, typically ...
Turnover Rates Continue to ClimbRead the rest of this entry »
Turnover is on the rise, reaching an average across all industries of 18.1% last year.
A report released by Compdata Surveys shows that 2016 had the highest turnover rate in at least three years, coming in 1.7 percentage points above the 16.4% rate in 2015.
Compdata's state-by-state report puts Montana at the top of the list with a 23% turnover rate. Vermont had the lowest at ...
Tech Employment, Wages Up In 2016The tech sector grew by 182,000 workers last year, a 3% increase that brought the total U.S. IT workforce to just under 7 million. Tech salaries also grew last year, reaching a median of $108,900.Read the rest of this entry »
Those are but two of the findings in the Cyberstates 2017 factbook from CompTIA, an industry trade group that counts 2,000 companies and more than 100,000 tech workers as members ...
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 ...