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Millennials’ Values Drive Job Choices

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Millennials will refuse or resign from jobs if company values do not match their own, particularly on the issue of sustainability, finds a new study by Rubbermaid and Lightspeed.   Here are some key points: About 10% of Millennials would quit their jobs if they discovered their employer was not sustainable More than 80% of Millennials seek out opportunities to …

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Workers Rank Employer Health Insurance as Top Benefit

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About 85% of employees say their company-provided health insurance is either “very important” or “extremely important,” according to a report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute.   Here are some of the key findings: Benefits satisfaction and job satisfaction show a strong correlation. Those who are “extremely satisfied” with their benefits (59%) also reported high overall job satisfaction. Health insurance …

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California Picks Up Where Blocked Federal Overtime Bill Left Off

In Employment Laws and Regulations by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

California lawmakers introduced a bill to increase the salary for overtime exemption to $47,476. A similar bill was blocked by federal lawmakers last year. The Golden State is now attempting to pass its own bill to increase exemption rates, even though increases have already been scheduled for the next five years. Some say that pushing this bill forward is California’s …

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Temporary Employment on a Slow, Steady Incline

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Temporary employment is up 3.8% from March of last year. From February to March of this year it increased 0.4%. Additionally, the average monthly staffing job growth for Q1 2017 was 3.5%, 2.5 times 2016’s  monthly average for the entire year. March also saw the lowest unemployment rate in ten years at 4.5%. A top staffing executive says that employers …

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Healthcare Job Growth Slows in 2017

In Healthcare Staffing, Industry News by Caitlin Delohery0 Comments

Only 13,500 healthcare jobs were added to the market in March, which is less than half of the 31,400 jobs created in February, according to Modern Healthcare. Hospital jobs made up 8,700 of the positions added in March. In 2016, healthcare was the leading industry in job creation. This year, construction has taken over the lead, despite slowed growth across …

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March Saw 82,000 Fewer Jobs Than Projected

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Only 98,000 jobs were added to the market in March, compared to the expected 180,000. The unemployment rate, however, hit 4.5%, the lowest since 2007.   Here are some other highlighted labor stats for March: Wages increased by 0.2%. Professional and business services saw the biggest job gains, adding 56,000 jobs. Retail saw a near 30,000 job reduction. Some blame the …

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Bullhorn and ClearEdge Marketing Announce New Enterprise Staffing Think Tank: The Recruitment Innovation Exchange (RIX)

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Platform for Global Enterprise Staffing and Recruiting Executives Showcases Cutting-Edge Industry Thought Leadership, Research, Trends, and Opinions BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bullhorn, the cloud computing company that helps staffing and recruiting organizations transform their businesses, announced today the launch of the Recruitment Innovation Exchange (RIX) – an online hub of innovative ideas, analyses, and best practices for enterprise staffing and recruiting executives to …

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Acosta Wins Committee Vote for Labor Secretary

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Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta squeaked by on a 12-11 vote in the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee last week. The committee voted along party lines, and the next step is Senate approval with a minimum of 52 votes. Acosta will be confirmed with that number if only Republicans vote him in. Acosta is the second contender for Labor …

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Career Companies Cited for Age Discrimination

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  A number of job board websites were recently slapped with age discrimination allegations by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. CareerBuilder, Monster, and Indeed were among the six companies listed in Madigan’s probe. The sites failed to include years in their drop-down menus that would accommodate graduation and employment dates of older applicants. These omissions excluded job seekers as young …