6 Skills Gap Statistics that Continue to Impact Hiring [Infographic]

Skills Gap Statistics Infographic

It’s no secret that there is a skill shortage in our country, specifically in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields and middle-skill positions in manufacturing. In fact, over the next decade it’s expected that 3.5 million new manufacturing jobs need to be filled, but only 1.5 million people will have the skills necessary to […]

What Does a 5% Unemployment Rate Really Mean to Companies Looking to Hire?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released their monthly jobs report – a review of working, unemployed, seasonal, non-farm and part-time employees that make up the US Labor Force.  The report opens with a 5.0% unemployment rate, even though 271,000 more people went to work in October. What does this monthly report mean?