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Manufacturing hiring to rise year over year, SHRM says

April 3, 2014

Hiring in the U.S. manufacturing sector is expected to increase on a year-over-year basis in April, according to the leading indicators of national employment report released today by the Society for Human Resource Management. However, hiring in the service sector will decrease.“Recruiting diffic...


Employment returns to growth in non-manufacturing sector

April 3, 2014

Employment in the U.S. non-manufacturing sector grew in March at a faster rate than February, according to the Institute for Supply Management’s non-manufacturing index released today.ISM’s non-manufacturing business activity index rose in March to a reading of 53.1 from February’s reading of 51....


Randstad index finds US employee confidence at six-month high

April 3, 2014

The outlook among American workers rose in March to a six-month high, according to Randstad’s U.S. employee confidence index. The index rose 3.1 points in March to a reading of 57.1. The index measures workers’ confidence in their personal employment situation and optimism about the economic envi...


Jobless claims average little changed

April 3, 2014

The U.S. four-week moving average of initial claims for unemployment insurance edged up by 250 in the week ended March 29 to 319,500 from the previous week’s revised figure of 319,250, according to seasonally adjusted numbers released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.The four-week moving ave...


Peoplelink names new president, chairman

April 2, 2014

Peoplelink Staffing Solutions Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jay Mattern took over the role of president from CEO W. Jay Wilkinson, who will continue as CEO and also become chairman.William Wilkinson, previously the chairman of the board, will take an active role on the Peop...


CareerBuilder acquires Broadbean

April 2, 2014

CareerBuilder acquired software provider Broadbean from Daily Mail and General Trust Plc for an undisclosed sum, the Chicago-based job board announced today.Broadbean provides job distribution, candidate sourcing and big data analytics software. The company posts jobs on more than 6,000 job board...


Flat trend continues in online jobs

April 2, 2014

U.S. online job ads fell by 292,100 in March to a total of about 4.9 million, according to The Conference Board’s report on online jobs ads released today. The decrease follows a gain of 268,100 jobs in February.“The March decline largely offsets the February gain and left the first quarter of 20...


US private sector adds 191,000 jobs, market ending ‘winter slumber’

April 2, 2014

Private-sector employment in the U.S. rose by 191,000 jobs in March from February, slightly above the 12-month average, according to Automatic Data Processing Inc.’s (NASD: ADP) national employment report released today. Additionally, February’s private-sector jobs figure was revised up to 178,00...


Canadian manufacturing index hits three-month high

April 2, 2014

Canadian manufacturing business conditions expanded in March at the fastest pace since December 2013, according to the Royal Bank of Canada’s Canadian manufacturing purchasing managers’ index. March’s reading of 53.3 is up from February’s reading of 52.9 and indicates a solid pace of expansion ac...


Online job ads rise most in government, real estate

April 2, 2014

Simply Hired reported its measure of U.S. job openings rose by 5.1 percent in March compared to February and increased 27.5 percent compared to the same time last year. Among industries, government jobs posted the largest increase in help-wanted ads, up 25.2 percent from February and 42.7 percent...