Tag: labor

2021 Labor Markets & Their Impact on the Future of Work [Video]

2021 Labor Markets & Their Impact on the Future of Work [Video] Tight labor markets have talent acquisition teams and hiring managers working overtime to fill open roles in a timely manner. But is putting in extra hours enough to get talent in the door faster — and keep them there?   The statistics paint a sobering picture. The U.S. unemployment rate in May…

Labor Management Platform for Restaurants Raises $21.5M

SASKATOON, Saskatchewan and TORONTO — 7shifts, the leading labor management platform for restaurants, today announced it has raised $21.5 million in Series B funding led by Enlightened … The post Labor Management Platform for Restaurants Raises $21.5M appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

What was the hardest manual labor job I’ve ever had?

I was a “Picker” for a large supermarket chain in their warehouse on the second shift. What’s a “Picker”? I Picker was a position that would take an order from one of the grocery stores that used our warehouse, and I would drive around on a pallet jack and physically pick all the cases and items going to that store on a semi-truck. A…

Bi-Weekly Insights: COVID-19, The Labor Market & Jobs

January 29, 2021 —  Indeed shares the latest information on the impact COVID-19 is having on the labor market, job seekers and employers. Here’s what has happened since January 18, 2021: Indeed announced its first-ever Super Bowl advertisement, which aims to provide hope for job seekers during the pandemic. Indeed VP of Global Brand and […] The post Bi-Weekly Insights: COVID-19, The Labor Market…

New job app launches for businesses that need trade labor

Read Time1 Minute, 10 Second After years of dealing with the same challenge facing most employers in and around the construction industry – finding enough reliable tradespeople – Jason Goldberg, founder and CEO of America’s Floor Source, has launched TraLaMa, The Trade Labor Marketplace. TraLaMa is an online community where businesses find skilled trade labor, and where skilled trade laborers find full-time employment or short-term…

Eightfold Selected by the U.S. Department of Labor to Pilot Next-generation Jobs Platform for Transitioning Service Members, Veterans, and Their...

You might recall the 50-plus-company competition going on to develop a job-matching solution for the U.S. government, a competition aimed at helping veterans and separating Service members find employment. Eightfold had made it to the top 10 in that process. Then, the top five of the Veterans’ Employment Challenge was announced. That list was winnowed down to three.  Now the list has been narrowed…

Weekly Insights: COVID-19, The Labor Market & Jobs

Austin, TX (April 24, 2020) — Each week, Indeed shares the latest information on the impact COVID-19 is having on the labor market, job seekers and employers. Here’s what happened the week of April 20, 2020:  Worries from American workers about losing their job continue to decrease, from its peak at 51% in Week 3 […] The post Weekly Insights: COVID-19, The Labor Market…

Blue-Collar Labor Shortages to Continue Through 2030

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Today, America’s businesses face the challenge of staying competitive amid record labor shortages. To help reverse this trend and combat its consequences, a new study explains the factors causing labor shortages and how companies are filling their job openings. The Conference Board published the study, which features the results of its new survey of more than 200 human resource executives. They detailed the…