Working From Home – How Important Is It?

Recently, some large companies have curtailed the ability of their employees to work from home, now asking staff to work in corporate offices. These changes are focused on driving increased collaboration, creativity, mentoring and innovation, but may alienating top talent in the executive, managerial and professional labor market – a sector that has been candidate-driven[…]

Not Receiving Enough Quality Applicants? It’s Likely Your Employer Brand.

Your company is hiring, which means you’ve likely done the groundwork and communicated the job opening externally. So why aren’t there more A-player candidates knocking on your door? A recent LinkedIn survey of 26,000 professionals found that the main reason people don’t apply to a job is because they don’t have enough background about the[…]

Employment Situation Report for July 2016

Beating economist predictions, the mid-summer jobs report revealed steady growth for the month of July. Amidst solid hiring, wages also rose. Solid job gains beat expectations According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, nonfarm payroll employment advanced by 255,000 last month with hiring in healthcare, financial activities and professional and business services. Both the number[…]

Employment Situation Report June 2016

Employment Summary for June 2016 U.S. job gains in June far surpassed economists’ expectations, which were a bit conservative after a weak May report. Job market rebounds An impressive 287,000 jobs were added in June, far exceeding Bloomberg economists’ forecasts of 180,000 jobs added. Expectations were lower due to a surprisingly slow May, which saw[…]