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Goldman Sachs Predicts Unemployment Will Continue to Drop

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The unemployment rate will continue to plummet, reaching as low as 3.5% by the end of 2019, according to Goldman Sachs. If these predictions are accurate, the US will soon see the highest employment rate since 1969. Unemployment is currently at a 17-year low of 4.1%. The investment firm says that post-hurricane rebuild will bolster much of this growth and that the …

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Job Searches for “No Experience Required” Increased by 1140% in 2017

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More and more candidates are looking for jobs by searching for “no experience required” on Indeed, according to the job search website. Searches for jobs related to “hurricane relief” surged by 682%, Here are more interesting job search trends in the United States: “Tech/software” searches increased 467%. “Cannabis/Marijuana” related job searches increased 401%. “Remote/work from home” searches increased by 385%. …

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US Job Creation 16% Short of Expectations for October

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The US created 261,000 jobs in October, well short of the 310,000 predicted by Wall Street. The unemployment rate fell to 4.1%. According to Tony Bedikian, head of global markets at Citizens Bank, says the report “still points towards the positive trend that we’ve seen in payroll growth over the last several months and the last couple of years actually. …

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Healthcare Staffing Summit Keynotes Give Insight into the Evolving Industry

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Staffing Industry Analyst’s Healthcare Staffing Summit is poised to take on the hopes and fears of a rapidly changing industry next week in Dallas (November 13-15). The healthcare staffing industry is full of uncertainty right now as the ramifications of legislative issues remain up in the air, staffing shortages are forecasted in the next decade, and technological shifts yield new …

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71% of US Employees Report that They Are Looking for a New Job

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The majority of US employees (71%) are looking to change employers, according to a report by Mental Health America and the Faas Foundation. In a survey of 17,000 workers across 19 industries, the majority reported being unhappy with their job. The top reasons cited were: 70% say their company has unrealistic workload expectations 66% say their coworkers do not give …

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2017 Holiday Hires Strong, Despite a Rocky Year in Retail

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The majority of large retailers (80%) expect to hire for the holidays at the same rate as last year, according to a survey from executive search and recruiting firm Korn Ferry. Though brick-and-mortar stores experienced a rough year full of store closures and layoffs, the strength of the economy overall bodes well for holiday hiring. Retailers face a tight job market. …

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Nearly Half of Women Say They’ve Experienced Sexual Harassment at Work

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Nearly half of currently employed women have experienced physical or verbal sexual harassment in the workplace, according to a new poll by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal. Though young, white, and college-educated women report harassment at a slightly higher rate than average, the poll suggests that men are harassing women of all ages, races, and political beliefs in …