Unemployment Rate

Employee Recruitment

4 Ways to Overcome the Unique Challenges a Low Unemployment Rate Poses

Joblessness is at its lowest point since the Great Recession of 2008. For job seekers, this kind of climate creates a "buyer's market," allowing them to be more selective. Candidates want compelling reasons to join and stay with your team.

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, and Planned Layoffs Surge

Most of the announced job cuts were concentrated in the energy sector, which is reeling from low oil prices that have hurt profits.

Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school.

Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

A recent Gallup poll ranked the 50 states in terms of wellbeing.

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.

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The Dark Truth About the Falling Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate is dropping not because more people are finding work, but because more people have stopped looking for work.

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