Employment Trends

Top 12 Employers in Washington DC Area


The Washington Post’s published their annual roundup of Top Workplaces identifying the best places to work in greater Washington. The 150 organizations that made the cut this year scored the highest all-around when we surveyed their employees. People were asked to evaluate their employers on a host of factors, including the quality of leadership, pay and benefit practices, and work-life balance issues.

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Restaurants Among the Leaders in Post-Recession Job Growth


The National Restaurant Association’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends:  “The restaurant industry continued to add jobs at a steady pace in May, according to preliminary figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Eating and drinking places added a net 17,000 jobs in May on a seasonally-adjusted basis, which followed a gain of 17,800 jobs in April. “The recent gains came on the heels of a loss of 8,900 jobs in March, which represented the only restaurant employment decline in the last 63 months. 

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Online Labor Demand Rose 83,100 in May

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Job demand gains in May offset most of the April loss, gains are widespread across areas and occupations Online advertised vacancies rose 83,100 to 5,445,000 in May, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series, released today. The April Supply/Demand rate stands at 1.59 unemployed for each advertised vacancy, with a total of 3.2 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. The number of unemployed was 8.5 million in April.

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U.S. CIOs Reveal Hiring Plans For Second Half Of 2015

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Twenty-two percent of U.S. chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their information technology (IT) teams in the second half of 2015, according to the just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report. This is a three-point increase from the prior six-month period and up eight percentage points from one year ago. Sixty-seven percent of CIOs intend to hire only for open IT roles, 9 percent anticipate putting hiring plans on hold, and 2 percent expect to reduce their IT staff in the second half of the year.

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Nation Gains More than 4 Million Nonemployer Businesses Over the Last Decade


Florida Gains More Over the Last Year Than Any Other State. There were 23.0 million businesses without paid employees, or nonemployer businesses, in the United States in 2013, up 4.4 million from 2003 and 269,705, or 1.2 percent, from 2012, according to statistics released by the U.S. Census Bureau. Most industry sectors with nonemployer businesses experienced growth in the number of nonemployer establishments and receipts since 2012, according to Nonemployer Statistics: 2013, which includes data on businesses in nearly 450 industries located in metropolitan areas, counties, states and nationwide. For example, the construction sector (NAICS 23) saw its first increase in number of nonemployer establishments since 2007. The sector added 21,644 establishments between 2012 and 2013.

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Navy Federal Named as Best Place to Work for Millennials


Navy Federal Credit Union announced today it has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Millennials” by The Center for Generational Kinetics, a global leader in researching and understanding Millennials. The list, which comes on the heels of news that Millennials have surpassed Gen Xers as the largest workforce in America1, is the first of its kind to identify companies that excel at recruiting, developing and retaining top performers. Navy Federal ranked first in the list’s Large Employer category.

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Nearly Half of Millennials Intend to Pursue New Jobs in 2015

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Research shows gaps in what employees’ desire compared to what their current environment offers At a time when employers are looking to attract and retain talent, new survey data from Aon Hewitt  shows that 43 percent of Millennials plan to actively look for a new job in 2015. According to Aon Hewitt, Millennials feel that what they value in an organization is different than the priorities of their current workplace. Most employees believe their employers’ current values focus on more organizational-oriented themes, including teamwork, profit and customer satisfaction.

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Reality Bites for Boomers Unable to Work in Retirement, New Study Unveils


Seventy-two percent of America’s retired Baby Boomers are not currently working for pay in retirement. However, of those, a surprising number (48%) would like to work but cannot, due to their own health reasons (35%), the health of a loved one (5%) or because they can’t find a job (8%), according to a new study commissioned by Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement® (CSR).

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Texas is No. 1 State for Business; It Continues to Outshine All Other States in Driving Business

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The longhorn state leads the U.S. in Chief Executive’s Best & Worst States for Business and is the only Southwest state to make the top 5. Chief executives have shown that they favor pro-growth, low-tax states, by ranking Texas the best state for business in Chief Executive magazine’s 2015 “Best and Worst States for Business” survey. This is Texas’ 11th year on top.

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Clear Talent Strategy Linked to Better Business Outcomes


Organizations with a clear talent strategy are more likely to perform well on business outcomes, including innovation, efficiency and business agility, according to new research from Bersin by Deloitte. Summarized in a WhatWorks® Brief, the research findings appear in Building Competitive Advantage with Talent-Part 1: An Introduction to Talent Strategy. The report, is the first in a four-part series slated for publication this year that explores current trends and challenges in understanding, creating and leveraging a talent strategy.

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