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Talent Acquisition Press Releases

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03 Jun. 2020 »
Survey: 77% of HR Leaders Expect More Teleworking, Even One Year After COVID-19

As millions of Americans continue working from home, new survey results suggest why some of them should get comfortable. 77% of surveyed HR leaders expect the shift toward more teleworking to continue, even one year after COVID-19 substantially subsides.

11 Mar. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Remains Flat in February

Despite slight downward trend over the past year, HWOL Index remains at high level

09 Mar. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in February

Strong Labor Market Ahead of COVID-19 Faces Downside Risks Over the Next Few Months

12 Feb. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Remained Essentially Flat in January

Despite slight downward trend over the past year, HWOL Index still remains at high level

10 Feb. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in January

Solid Employment Growth Expected in Early 2020

15 Jan. 2020 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in December

HWOL Index rose in December, following a small decline in November

13 Jan. 2020 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Declined in December

Moderate Employment Growth Still Expected in Early 2020

02 Jan. 2020 »
Survey: Business Leaders Start 2020 with Lingering Concerns About Talent Shortages & Recession Risk

A new survey reveals that the world’s chief executives view the risk of a recession as their biggest external concern in 2020.

11 Dec. 2019 »
Online Labor Demand Rose in November

HWOL Index edged up in November, following a decline in October

09 Dec. 2019 »
The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) Increased in November

Solid Employment Growth to Continue, Despite Tight Labor Market

ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Leading Economic Index for:

  • Australia 0.3%
  • Brazil 10.1%
  • China 1.0%
  • Euro Area 2.5%
  • France 1.2%
  • Germany 2.7%
  • Global 3.9%
  • India 18.8%
  • Japan 0.3%
  • Korea 0.3%
  • Mexico 6.0%
  • Spain 2.0%
  • U.K. 1.3%
  • U.S. 4.4%
  • International Labor Comparisons:
  • Visit ILC website
  • Productivity:
  • Visit Total Economy Database™ website
  • Global Economic Outlook:
  • Visit Global Economic Outlook website
  • A Downsized and Uneven Labor Market

    The April jobs report shows a staggering loss of 20.5 million jobs, which is the largest monthly loss in recorded history. Employment dramatically dropped across almost every industry. The unemployment rate jumped to 14.7 percent, the highest since the Great Depression. The unemployment rate underestimates the amount of slack currently in the labor market. 5.1 million additional workers are now working part-time even though they prefer a full-time job. And the number of people outside the labor force grew by 6.6 million, showing many are currently discouraged to even try to find a job. Over the coming months, we should expect participation to increase again as the economy begins to open up.

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