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RPOA Weekly: 2016 Job Market-Must Read Reports

By Lamees Abourahma Tue, Oct 04,2016 @ AM

This week we continue our coverage of the U.S. job market conditions and projects to keep you informed on your recruiting and hiring environment going into 2017. This RPOA Weekly introduces a roundup of articles from leading sources on the economy including U.S. News, Bloomberg and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

Topics: hiring and recruiting news, Job Market

 

AskAnRPExpert: Personify Speaks HR Strategy in a Tight Job Market

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Sep 29,2016 @ AM

In our recent conversations with recruitment process outsourcing experts, we established a clear understanding of the conditions of the current labor market. In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert  we followed up with Personify's Ryan Carfley, President and CEO, and Allen Wooten, Solutions Architect and Business Development Manager (RPO) to learn how companies are changing their HR strategy to deal with the high demands of the current job market.

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

AskAnRPOExpert: Personify Knows a Rising Tide Raises all Ships

By Lamees Abourahma Wed, Sep 28,2016 @ AM

Job openings are on the rise across the board; however, figures vary by industries and regions. Within the industries, the largest increases in average annual job openings levels between 2014 and 2015 were in real estate and rental and leasing (37.8 %); health care and social assistance (25.5 %); professional and business services (24.6 %); according to a Monthly Labor Review by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Increases were similar in all four census regions, ranging from 15.6 percent in the South to 17.2 percent in the Midwest. What challenges or opportunities does this competitive environment create when acquiring talent for an organization? 

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market

 

RPOA Weekly: Latest U.S. Labor Market Conditions

By Lamees Abourahma Tue, Sep 27,2016 @ AM

In a strong economy, like the current U.S. economy, companies grow their workforce rapidly to meet demand and deliver results. Recruitment process outsourcing, as a talent acquisition solution, has the added advantage of enabling companies to scale up or down their workforce capacity. A recruitment process outsourcing solution providers the technology, methodology, and people to recruit in these conditions.

Topics: hiring and recruiting news, Job Market

 

Advanced RPO's President Analyzes the 2016 Job Market Conditions

By Lamees Abourahma Thu, Sep 22,2016 @ AM

“The number one reason companies succeed, struggle, or fail is who they hire,” according to John Younger, co-founder of the RPOA. But hiring is becoming extremely competitive in the current U.S. economy. Job openings increased to their highest levels ever in July 2015, with reported 5.8 million open jobs according to U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. Within the industries, the largest increases between 2014 and 2015 were in real estate and rental leasing (37.8%); health care and social assistance (25.5%); and professional and business services (24.6%). See the full industry list here.

What are the current job market conditions from a professional recruiters' perspective? In this edition of #AskAnRPOExpert, Pam Verhoff, president of Advanced RPO, describes the job market from her experience working with RPO customers across industries in the country.

Topics: Ask an RPO Expert, Job Market