Third Quarter Labor Trends: Cloudy with a Chance of Optimism

The United States labor market continues to be a challenge to forecast. While most industries continue to report job gains, sectors of each category have seen wide fluctuations. Even more frustrating is how individual businesses continue to struggle to not just hire talent, but retain these individuals as well.

Monthly job gains cast a cloud over the rebounding efforts

Two Steps Forward, One Back for Second Quarter Labor Trends

First Quarter Labor Trends Reveal Cautious Optimism

New job postings have done a near 180° turn from what happened last year. This should give all of us, regardless of industry, reason to be optimistic again. Organizations hire when they feel confident about the future and have growth plans in place.

The cautious side of us though knows that increased demand for talented individuals means candidates have greater choice in