The BLS reported that more than 4 million of those long-tenured people were laid off during that period, and 61 percent had found work by the beginning of this year.
Every organization offers some degree of on-job training, at a minimum during the onboarding process, but the quality of a company’s training program can have a direct impact on the level at which employees remain engaged and motivated.
Although reductions to unemployment rates were small in July, the rise in the actual number of jobs was more promising. Employment increased in 36 states and in Washington, D.C., over the month.
A report from the Associated General Contractors of America revealed that construction employment has increased across the nation both over the month and in the past year.
A recent report from the National Employment Law Project showed that low-wage jobs have in fact been created more quickly in the last five years, but that trend may be changing. The study revealed that, in the last six months, employment in high-paying positions has finally begun to climb.
Since Jan. 1, 2014, around 1.2 million jobs have become available, bringing the total number of opportunities to more than 2.6 million.
Medical device manufacturers are growing to better respond to the challenges and opportunities presented by new technologies and rising rates of illness.
In 369 of the 372 metro areas surveyed, unemployment rates in June 2014 dropped from 2013’s figures.
According to the report, 48 percent of programming boot camp students were working full-time jobs before the course. This figure jumped to 63 percent after these individuals attended a boot camp.
Employee compensation grew between April and June. Over the three-month period, the employment-cost index rose??0.9 percent.