The Conference Board Employment Trends Index™ (ETI) fell in March.
The index now stands at 111.20, down from 111.43 (an upward revision) in February.
The March figure is 3.7 percent higher than a year ago.
According to The Conference Board, despite the decline in March, the Employment Trends index is still signaling moderate job growth in the coming months…read more
Unemployment Viewed As An Infographic brings to light various aspects contributing to the unemployment numbers — and provides a list of 12 jobs that do not require a degree, 12 very well paying jobs.read more
Many news and media channels are embracing and heralding the latest monthly economic report released by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics as a light at the end of the tunnel… or so it appears there is. On the surface, it has a nice shine to it. Having increased nonfarm payroll employment 236,000 jobs is something to note. But there is a number that is being ignored and, though it is almost always a small number, it has a big impact due to what it represents.read more
PwC’s 2013 Top 10 Technology Trends for Business Report Reveals the Emerging and Disruptive Technologies that are Reshaping Strategies, Business Models, and Enterprise Investments – From pervasive computing to gamification, report highlights the 10 most significant trends that will impact companies this yearread more
The Nitty-Gritty on Mergers and Acquisitions — why M&A’s usually occur and what do the two copanies gain from a M&A? Two recent M&A’s in the HRIS industry presented an opportunity to discuss this with our audience.read more
CareerBuilder’s 1st annual job forecast for the 10 largest world economies tells a tale of both confidence and caution. Brazil and India are voicing the greatest confidence with more than 67% of employers in these markets planning to add full-time, permanent headcount in 2013. Italy is the least optimistic, housing more employers who expect to decrease staff than those who expect to hire.read more