Posts tagged with 'economy'
Accountants Growing More Optimistic About EconomyRead the rest of this entry »
Accounting professionals are feeling better than they have in months about the U.S. economy, but their outlook is still far more cautious than when the pandemic began.
The fourth quarter Business & Industry Economic Outlook Survey showed 37% of the respondents expressed optimism about the economy, a 13 point increase from the Q3 survey.
Conducted every quarter by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the survey found the 740 …
Job Trends Are Slowly Headed In the Right DirectionRead the rest of this entry »
Strong hiring by the staffing industry helped employment continue its upward trend in July, the third consecutive month The Conference Board’s Employment Trends Index (ETI) has improved.
In July, staffing firms in the US added 143,700 new jobs. The growth was second only to the half million workers brought on by restaurants and bars. The majority of those workers were laid off when businesses were ordered to close.
Business Indicators, Staffing Hires Point to an Improving EconomyRead the rest of this entry »
After falling in the first quarter to the lowest level since 2014, staffing employment came roaring back in the second quarter that ended June 30, adding almost 200,000 new temporary and contract workers to the US economy.
The numbers from the Labor Department released July 2 bear out the trend first seen in the weekly Staffing Index produced by the American Staffing Association. The Index, which tracks weekly changes in …
Employment Trends Strong Yet Economists WorryRead the rest of this entry »
Despite a lower than expected job growth in May, reports out this month point to a U.S. economy that is still strong with increasing employment.
However, the Federal Reserve's most recent roundup of economic conditions around the country -- the so-called Beige Book -- found, "Economic …