The Changing Skill Sets For The Future Of Work

Geography: United States Research Source: World Economic Forum Date: September 2017 Findings: 36% of all jobs across all industries are expected to require complex problem-solving as one of their core skills. 52% of jobs expected to require a higher degree cognitive abilities (such as creativity, logical reasoning and problem sensitivity) in 2020 do not yet do so today. […]

Summer Hiring Stays Hot

Geography: United States Research Source: LinkedIn Date: September 2017 Findings: Hiring across the U.S. was 12.1% higher in June than in June 2016. May and June 2017 were the two strongest months for hiring in the U.S. since the summer of 2015. The industries that experienced the biggest year-over-year increase in hiring in June are oil and energy […]

2017 Recruiting Trends and Strategies

Geography: United States Research Source: HR Daily Advisor Date: August 2017 Findings:

Lifetime Job Security: A Millennial Dream In Japan

Geography: Japan Research Source: Japan Institute for Labour Policy and Training Date: July 2017 Findings: Young Japanese today face the best job market in a generation, with unemployment at a two-decade low of 2.8%. Last year only 6.9% of young Japanese, those aged 25 to 34, switched jobs. Among those in their 20s, 55% agreed with the idea of […]

Companies Offering Student Loan Aid To Attract Talent

Geography: United States Research Source:  Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. Date: July 2017 Findings:  Nearly 73% of employers plan to offer student loan assistance to attract and recruit young talent. The average student loan borrower from the class of 2016 faces about $37,172 in debt according to Forbes. 33% of companies reported their workforce is currently comprised of between […]

Technology’s Effect On The Future Of The Job Market

Geography: United States Research Source: Pew Research Center Date: June 2017 Findings:  The employment to population ratio is reduced by about 0.18-0.34% and wages by 0.25-0.5% with one additional robot per thousand workers. 87% of workers believe it will be essential for them to get training and develop new job skills throughout their work life in order to […]

Job Market Sways In Favor Of Recent College Grads

Geography: United States Research Source: CareerBuilder Date: June 2017 Findings:  74% of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates, up from 67% last year. 50% plan to offer recent college graduates higher pay than last year. 39% of employers hiring recent college graduates this year will pay a starting salary of $50,000 or more. The most demanded […]

More Employees Willing to Leave Their Current Jobs

Geography: United States Research Source: ADP Research Institute Date: June 2017 Findings:  Almost 2 of every 3 workers at mid-sized employers are open to leaving for another job. 46% of employees said that they would consider another job at their current salary or less, provided other expectations such as a better career path. In April, the proportion of small […]

Robots Do Replace Workers

Geography: United States Research Source: Daron Acemoglu of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Pascual Restrepo of Boston University Date: May 2017 Findings:  Recommendations: Robotics is nothing new in today’s day in age, but due to surging labor coast and technological revolutions, robots may soon be replacing employees at an alarming rate. Industries like Automobile manufacturing, chemical, and pharmaceuticals, […]

Hiring Season Is Here! Get Ready For Some Competition!

Geography: United States Research Source: Career Builder Date: May 2017 Findings:  74% of employers say they plan to hire recent college graduates this year, up from 67% last year and the highest outlook since 2007. 50% of employers plan to offer recent college graduates higher pay than last year (compared to 37& last year), and 39 percent […]