According to the Labor Department, the United States has experienced a rare phenomenon in April 2019: the number of job openings is much higher than the number of unemployed Americans. In fact, this trend has been going on for some time now. Since 2018, Americans searching for jobs has continued to decrease while job openings continue to rise.
This phenomenon further underscores the difficulty employers face in finding and hiring workers. While many jobs are open across the board, employers are struggling to hire qualified workers from a shrinking pool of eligible Americans. Experts and analysts alike have warned that this situation may not improve anytime soon.
In June 2019, Barclays, the United Kingdom-based bank, announced that it is relocating around 500 financial services jobs from Wilmington, Delaware to a new, state-of-the-art, corporate campus in Whippany, New Jersey. The transition will begin fall 2019 and is targeted to complete by year-end.
When you are looking for perfect candidates for a job, it would be more fitting if your job listings perfectly describe the available position. While you might want a coding guru or a sales ninja, it’s just unnecessary to use terminologies like that in your job descriptions.
Northern Virginia has become one of the biggest data center hubs globally with 70% of internet traffic from around the world going through its multitude of data centers. It manages to do so without hinging on the top data center, Amazon Web Services.
In today’s ever-changing workplace, more and more individuals are taking the self-employment route rather than traditional full-time employment. In fact, Forbes forecast that 50.9 percent of Americans will be working as freelancers by 2027.
The 2019 graduating class is fresh out of college and ready to join the work pool. Many of these individuals, while green, will have new ways of thinking and the very latest in education at their fingertips. This can make them a desirable hire. However, hiring Gen Z talent isn't always the same as hiring individuals from different generations.