Criterion released a report touting the benefits of human capital management software, or HCM software for short.
Some background: HCM is a human resources system designed to clearly communicate employee goals, track progress and set benchmarks for improvement. HCM software tracks such milestones, and provides a streamlined platform between management and staff.Read More
The annual CareerCast.com Jobs Rated report generates plenty of buzz and controversy each year it is published. It rates the best and worst jobs based on salary, environment, and outlook, along with 11 stress factors to determine which professions are the most and least desirable.Read More
Employment figures reported for April 2016 remained positive, but shy of the lofty gains made in recent months. How might this impact your hunt heading into summer, as the job market heats up commensurate with the temperature?
In the last half-decade, April has ushered in the month-over-month growth typical of the spring and summer months with some of the bigger job gains seen all year, including a 346,000 job increase in 2011 and 310,000 in 2014. The reported 160,000 new jobs added to the American economy this April total the lowest single month gain posted yet in 2016.Read More
Yet another economic component the Great Recession negatively impacted shows signs of improvement. The revised, fourth-quarter 2015 GDP of 1.4% outpaced estimates and finished the year on a decided upswing.
The momentum of 2015 has continued into 2016, with consumer spending up -- albeit at a small rate -- per Gallup survey data.
So what does that mean for the job market?Read More