HR Scoop Archives for June of 2018

Hiring Trends

Published 06/15/2018

Hiring Trends, Skills Gaps, and Where the Workers Are   After the great recession (2007 - 2009 - officially), the economy's recovery began in 2010, and has been gaining strength since then. Here are some key statistics that show were we are are now, and where critical skills gaps remain that could impact our economic growth.   KEY INSIGHTS   · Hiring strong and stable through April – In April, hiring across the U.S. was 19.8% higher than in April 2017. Seasonally-adjusted hiring, nationally, was 2.1% higher in April than in March 2018. The industries with the biggest year-over-year hiring increases in April were aerospace, automotive, and transportation...