Tag: August

How the August BLS Report Will Shift Your Hiring Efforts

Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released The Employment Situation for August 2020. Included in the report was a continued decline in the unemployment rate. At 8.4%, this is the fourth straight month of job additions, and puts us below the unemployment peak of the 2007-2009 recession.   Though the unemployment rate is still declining, we are seeing a bit of a slowdown…

Seasonally Adjusted August Weekly Shift Growth Averages Just 0.5%

According to the U.S. Workforce Activity Report for Aug. 24-30 from Kronos Incorporated – which will become UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) on Oct. 1 following its merger with Ultimate Software – non-seasonally adjusted shift work volume grew 0.9% week-over-week. However, when seasonally adjusted to account for the annual August surge in education sector activity, week-over-week shift growth was just 0.5%. The post Seasonally Adjusted…

August Product Update: New Hireology Features Available Now

In the past few weeks, our team has been hard at work releasing features to help you get the most from your hiring process. To keep you in the loop on the new features we’ve brought to the platform, we wanted to collect all of our recent Hireology updates in this post to ensure you’re getting the most of your Hireology platform.  Jobs on…

It’s August: Four Lessons From The Pandemic

It’s August, we’ve been dealing with the pandemic for almost six months, and a few things are becoming very clear. Let me share four lessons you may not have considered. And this week I put this into a podcast, which I hope you enjoy. 1. Tech has been the savior of this crisis. In fact, … Read more» The post It’s August: Four Lessons…