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Darin Hartley

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Rediscovering the Lost Generation for Strategic Advantage

Posted by Darin Hartley on Jan 14, 2020 10:45:00 AM

A Booming Economy

According to the most recent Employment Situation Summary from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for December 2019, non-farm payroll employment rose a whopping 155,000 and the unemployment rate remained steady at 3.5%.  There are .8 people available per current job opening in the United States.  That means there are more job openings than qualified resources to fill those roles.  What strategy(ies) can be used to close this massive gap? One solution might be to tap into the large number of people fifty years and over who can still be hyper-productive and are willing to work.
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Topics: Careers, Ageism, Bias

50 States:  50 Free Labor Market Information Sites

Posted by Darin Hartley on Oct 22, 2019 10:04:59 AM

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Labor Market Information (LMI) tools are great ways to identify information about jobs, salaries, required skills, hiring outlook, trends, tools and software used, demographic, and so much other useful data.  Hiring managers can identify typical times to hire candidates, salary ranges, and even where they can find candidates and companies that are hiring them.  Educational organizations can use LMI data to identify degree and continuing education programs that make sense to implement.  Business leaders thinking about adding more locations across the United States can identify the best locations for the types of employees they will need there with an LMI.  Individuals can use LMI data to get salary ranges, identify hiring companies, and discover the requisite skills to land the job.

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Topics: Insider, Labor Market Information (LMI)