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.