SHRM Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®) - August 2015

Hiring Steady in August, but Recruiting Struggles Continue for Many HR Professionals

In August, the hiring rate will fall slightly in manufacturing and rise modestly in services compared with a year ago, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for August 2015.  

  • Hiring rates will vary in August compared with a year ago. A net of more than two out of five manufacturers (46.4 percent) and service-sector companies (44.3 percent) will add jobs in August.
  • Recruiting difficulty rose again in July. For the 15th straight month, difficulty in recruiting candidates for key jobs reached four-year highs in July in both sectors.
  • Pay rates rose for some new hires in July. The index for new-hire compensation rose in both sectors in July compared with a year ago

To read the SHRM August 2015 LINE Report, please click here

 

 

 

 

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