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The Battle for Candidates: Why Employers Are Struggling to Hire Talent In 2021 – Part 1

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic and stimulus checks have transformed the job market for good. Remote hiring, a shrinking labor force, and a lack of candidates are just a few of the big changes that are affecting companies all over the US. You might be wondering how organizations are having a hard time […] Read Article “The Battle for Candidates: Why Employers Are Struggling to Hire Talent In 2021 – Part 1”

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A Look Ahead into the Cannabis Industry

The legal cannabis market has experienced exponential growth over the last few years as state legislation has changed across the country – bringing equal parts opportunity and confusion for companies looking to expand with the industry. Plants aside, there are a number of specific growing pains providing headaches that human resource expertise could alleviate. As […] Read Article “A Look Ahead into the Cannabis Industry”

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Increased Demand Fueling Wage Increases for Truck Drivers

While most industries have managed to spring back into action despite the COVID-19 pandemic causing far-reaching disruption, the effects of social distancing and lockdowns are still seen in many sectors. The shipping and transportation sector was slowed down to a steady crawl in 2020 as social distancing and lockdowns hit, and as the industry has […] Read Article “Increased Demand Fueling Wage Increases for Truck Drivers”

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Market Burst: April 2021

This month’s top trends in the world of work include: 1.Gen Z and Millennial career expectations  2.Starting the post-COVID recovery 3.Flexible working continues to increase 4.Career coaching to keep up with today’s world 5.Automation in hiring creates a better experience for all

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Staffing Trends within the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

The retail and consumer products industry has seen a large amount of change, especially within the last year due to the pandemic. There was already a huge shift happening from brick-and-mortar to online shopping and COVID-19 amplified that shift drastically. Not to mention the increased production needs for certain items such as produce, hand sanitizer, […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Retail and Consumer Products Industry”

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As the Labor Force Shrinks, Wages Increase

The labor force in the United States is the powerful motor that drives economic growth and makes it possible for companies in different industries to hire a wide range of talent and continue innovating. The U.S. labor force participation rate has been steadily falling for about 20 years and will probably result in some big […] Read Article “As the Labor Force Shrinks, Wages Increase”

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Staffing Trends within the Life Sciences Industry

Amidst the hectic environment of the pandemic, the life sciences industry has been challenged with many factors in hopes to eventually move forward into a post-pandemic world. Among these challenges, was the quick turnaround of developing, testing, and distributing the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, testing for viruses, in general, has been challenged to ensure accuracy and […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Life Sciences Industry”

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Staffing Trends within the Automotive Industry

As we investigate the future of the automotive industry, it’s clear with technology developing and changing, the industry will continue to evolve with this impact. With additions such as automation, electric vehicles and many other automotive-related updates, the industry will continue to adjust and adapt. Massive technology-driven disruption, intensified by COVID-19, has accelerated the pace […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Automotive Industry”

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Staffing Trends within the Healthcare Industry

The healthcare industry was one of the most impacted by COVID-19. While there have been both positive and negative impacts, let’s take a look at the most recent data and dive into this further. When we look at the most recent Jobs Report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it shows that in December […] Read Article “Staffing Trends within the Healthcare Industry”

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Seasonal Hiring Has Not Slowed in 2020

Retail warehousing jobs soar in October As we have entered this year’s ramp season, new opportunities have emerged in the seasonal staffing market like we’ve never seen before. Specifically, manufacturing, retail, and transportation/warehousing firms showed their strongest gains this year in October, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Companies have also announced […] Read Article “Seasonal Hiring Has Not Slowed in 2020”