Employment Summary for December 2020

Total nonfarm payroll employment in December declined by 140,000 in December, well below the consensus forecast of a job gain of 45,000. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 6.7 percent or 10.7 million unemployed persons. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) noted in today’s release that both unemployment measures are much...
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2021 Hiring Outlook

With the elections done and behind us, what direction will our country go and what will this mean for hiring in 2021 and beyond? First of all, with covid numbers increasing, many states are looking at either more lock-downs of businesses or at least keeping people away from large groups as...
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Creating a Strong Employer Brand to Maximize Hiring Success

In today’s hiring environment in the U.S. in which unemployment is low, companies need to do everything it takes to attract strong candidates and showcase the organization as a place people want to work. To that effect, it’s crucial that employer branding and visibility are top of mind, especially digitally. “Today’s...
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