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The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) Report found that January 2012 will mark the third consecutive month that hiring activity will decrease, while job cuts increase on an annual basis.

January 9, 2012
For the third consecutive month, hiring activity will decrease and job cuts will rise in the manufacturing and service sectors compared with a year earlier, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) Leading Indicators of National Employment (LINE) survey for January 2012.
 
Research
January 9, 2012

At SHRM we have been researching some of the factors that are affecting job growth in the U.S. This is important information for HR professionals who are on the frontline and in the trenches dealing with the filling of jobs. Although there are many reasons that U.S. job growth is very slow, SHRM Research has identified some problematic issues that need solutions from HR professionals.

December 19, 2011
A poll released by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on Nov. 22, 2011, provides indications that employers are looking to hire full-time staff again.
 
Nearly three-quarters (73 percent) of HR professionals in the U.S. who responded to the poll reported that their organizations were hiring full-time permanent employees. The poll found that organizations with 500 or more employees were more likely to be hiring full-time employees than other businesses.
 
News Updates
December 8, 2011

Research
December 5, 2011

Practices by award-winning companies influenced by recession and aided by technology; special focus on meeting military families' needs

Fueled by technology and the recession, leading companies are focusing on their employees' measurable work results rather than face time in the office, according to the newly released 2012 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work.

News Updates
November 30, 2011

This is part one of a series of SHRM Poll findings on how the economic recession is impacting employers in the U.S. In the current labor market, over one-half (52%) of employers reported difficulty recruiting for specific jobs that are open in their organization. This research examines what types of basic knowledge and applied skill gaps employers are experiencing with job applicants, as well as which job categories have been difficult to fill.

Research
November 18, 2011

 

SAN DIEGO—The work recruiters do post-recession is going to look much different than the work they did before the recession, and companies’ people strategies will be the key component to defining their success and profitability for the next 10 to 20 years.

News Updates
September 1, 2011