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Dissecting the October Jobs Report

Dissecting the October Jobs Report The Labor Department released its October jobs report which shows the economy recovering from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Numbers 261,000: The economy added 261,000 jobs in October 4.1%: The unemployment rate fell to 4.1 percent 2.4%: Wages rose by 2.4 percent in the last year The [...]

By | 2017-11-07T16:11:05+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|

Compliance Corner: Ban the Box

Compliance Corner: Ban the Box California is the latest state to enact a “ban the box” law. The governor recently signed a bill that prevents private employers from asking about applicants’ criminal conviction histories on the employment application. It goes into effect on January 1, 2018. “Ban the box” refers to the box [...]

By | 2018-05-10T10:10:47+00:00 October 18th, 2017|

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future: A PeopleScout Partnership to Aid the Unemployed

Skills for Chicagoland’s Future: A PeopleScout Partnership to Aid the Unemployed PeopleScout is proud to be honored as the 2017 Corporate Champion for the Unemployed, an award given by Skills for Chicagoland’s Future. The award recognizes PeopleScout’s commitment to increasing economic mobility for the unemployed and underemployed in the Chicago area. The Honor TrueBlue [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:50+00:00 October 13th, 2017|

Dissecting the September Jobs Report

Dissecting the September Jobs Report The Labor Department released its September jobs report which shows major impacts from hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The Numbers -33,000: The economy lost 33,000 jobs in September 4.2%: The unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent 2.9%: Wages increased 2.9 percent over the past year The Good Despite the 33,000 [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:51+00:00 October 6th, 2017|

Managing the Skills Shortage in Healthcare

Managing the Skills Shortage in Healthcare With talent shortages in the health care industry only expected to grow in the coming years, organizations need to be proactive about planning for and implementing new talent strategies. Demand for health care will continue to grow as the baby boomer population ages. At the same time, [...]

By | 2017-10-23T14:22:23+00:00 September 29th, 2017|

PeopleScout at the 2017 CWS Summit North America

PeopleScout at the 2017 CWS Summit North America In early September, PeopleScout took part in the 2017 CWS Summit North America in Dallas. We were proud to be an optimum sponsor of the event, and we want to thank everyone who joined us there and extend our gratitude to SIA and the many knowledgeable [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:54+00:00 September 26th, 2017|

Compliance Corner: Predictive Scheduling Laws

Compliance Corner: Predictive Scheduling Laws Oregon is the first state to pass a predictive scheduling law, which requires employers in some industries to give employees a set work schedule a week in advance. On July 1, 2020, that period will increase to two weeks. Advocates say these laws, sometimes called “fair workweek” laws, [...]

By | 2018-05-10T10:12:20+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

New Ebook Download: Seven Tech Trends Shaping the Talent Landscape

New Ebook Download: Seven Tech Trends Shaping the Talent Landscape Download our ebook, Seven Tech Trends Shaping the Talent Landscape The shifting technology landscape impacts every industry, and new developments are already transforming talent acquisition. Chatbots have gone from an interesting novelty to a method of conducting interviews. Driverless cars once seemed improbable, but [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:55+00:00 September 19th, 2017|

Healthcare Talent Shortage: A Generational Divide

Healthcare Talent Shortage: A Generational Divide As the world of work transforms, the healthcare industry is at the epicenter of change. The industry is growing rapidly and facing talent and skills shortages. At the same time, the accelerating pace of medical and technological advancements means medical professionals must constantly adapt to new [...]

By | 2017-11-13T11:19:53+00:00 September 15th, 2017|

Defining the Terms of Data Analytics

Defining the Terms of Data Analytics Data analytics is a valuable tool for talent acquisition professionals, as specific data can be used to predict things like the success of a candidate or the time it will take to fill a position. It can also help build the type of candidate-centered hiring experience that’s necessary [...]

By | 2017-10-22T14:22:56+00:00 September 13th, 2017|
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