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While retail sales clerks should see a surge in seasonal job opportunities at the end of 2014, demand for temporary labor in package delivery, cybersecurity, resort services, party planning and a few other niche industries will also be strong, staffing experts say.

And let’s not forget Santa and his elves. With some economic indicators pointing toward the North Pole, seasonal workers who have the requisite girth and mirth to portray Santa at stores and other venues will be at a premium—particularly if they have a genuine beard, as opposed to the imitation variety.

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October 29, 2014
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Job creation rates are expected to rise in the manufacturing and service sectors in October compared with a year ago, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM’s) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for October 2014.

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October 6, 2014
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Mixed Month of Hiring Expected for September
 

September 4, 2014

In June, hiring rates will reach four-year highs for the month in the manufacturing and service sectors, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for June 2014. 

June 5, 2014
 
The argument can be made that, in a period of heightened unemployment, any work is good work. But a new government report on the labor market shows a post-recession prevalence of low-wage, low-skill jobs, and it could present trouble in the future for the U.S. economy. 
 
May 6, 2014

Hiring activity in May will reach a four-year high in manufacturing and a three- year high in the service sector, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s monthly Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE) Report, released today.

May 1, 2014
Recent improvements in the job market have been overshadowed by the fact that millions of Americans remain out of work. Many of them haven’t had a job for months, or perhaps years.
February 18, 2014
 
In February hiring rates will rise and layoff rates will fall in the manufacturing and service sectors, compared with February 2013, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) report, released Feb. 6.
February 11, 2014

On January 28, President Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union Address from the Capitol. The SHRM Government Affairs team and the Council for Global Immigration hosted a live Twitter chat to engage HR professionals in a conversation about the President's legislative agenda and HR public policy issues in the current Congress.  

January 29, 2014
 
In January, layoff rates will fall in manufacturing and
services compared with a year ago, while job growth will
be tempered in both sectors, according to the Society
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January 2, 2014

The percentage of health care clinicians using social media to find a job in 2013 has doubled since 2010, and twice as many receive job-alert texts from recruiters than did three years ago, according to a new survey by AMN Healthcare, a San Diego-based provider of health care workforce staffing services.

The findings are from AMN Healthcare’s Use of Social Media and Mobile by Healthcare Professionals: 2013 Survey Results.

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December 20, 2013

Even the most skeptical economic forecasters have to agree that the U.S. labor market has made strides, albeit small ones, in putting more people back to work in 2013.

December 10, 2013

Steady Hiring and Few Layoffs Expected in November

 In November, the pace of hiring in manufacturing and
services will rise compared with a year ago, according
to the Society for Human Resource Management’s
(SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment
(LINE) survey for November 2013.

November 11, 2013

There has been lots of talk lately that companies are increasingly looking to hire older workers. But, which types of employers are actually doing the hiring and what kinds of jobs are they filling?

One way to answer those questions is by taking a close look at AARP’s recently released list of the 50 best employers for workers over 50. They are firms and organizations with programs to help retain, retrain and recruit older workers.

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November 1, 2013
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HR professionals have more faith in the U.S. labor market than they did six months ago, and more than half believe that the economy will add jobs in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to the newest Jobs Outlook Survey (JOS) by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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October 28, 2013

Hiring Activity Will Accelerate in October in Manufacturing, Services

In October, the pace of hiring in manufacturing
and services will increase compared with a year
ago, according to the Society for Human Resource
Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of
National Employment (LINE) survey for October
2013.

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October 11, 2013

In September roughly four in 10 manufacturers and service-sector companies will hire, according to the latest results of the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey, released Sept. 5, 2013.

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September 6, 2013
A few months ago I attempted to make a video job description with a colleague for a new paid internship we just opened for Generation Listen. It bombed. Our intentions were in the right place, but our execution missed. I’ve tried a few others. Some turned out okay, some were so bad they couldn’t make a blooper real. I thought I’d share some of what I’ve learned so far as I’ve experimented with video.
 
August 20, 2013
The labor market has made gradual progress in the past couple of years. When 2012 came to a close, the nation’s unemployment rate stood at 7.8 percent , nearly a full percentage point lower than a year earlier, according to a recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The number of “job losers,” or those who were unemployed because they lost their job through layoffs, decreased in 2012 for the third consecutive year, according to BLS.
 
July 12, 2013