Jacksonville Recently Ranked No. 6 for Local Business Population Growth

In the third installment of Yelp’s Local Economic Outlook, a program that ranks U.S. metro areas by the pace of growth in their local-business population, the city of Jacksonville comes in at No. 6, moving up from No. 26 in last year’s outlook. The Home Services category accounted for the largest share of new business opening in Q1 2018, according to the report. Health, active and beauty services were the next highest growth categories in Jacksonville.

https://www.bizjournals.com/jacksonville/news/2018/05/21/study-jacksonville-earns-no-6-spot-for-local.html?ana=e_ae_set1&s=article_du&ed=2018-05-21&u=kG6D6a3aP4SVxvlNU8jpv4H5lMR&t=1526930402&j=81710111

For the full report, visit https://www.yelpblog.com/2018/05/yelps-local-economic-outlook-home-automation-is-on-the-rise

In April, the U.S. economy added 164,000 jobs while the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%

According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, April’s unemployment rate matches a level last seen in December 2000.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-jobs-report-april-2018-091149623.html

US Temp Jobs Rise By 4%, Temp Penetration Rate Up

Staffing Industry Analysts report that the U.S. gained 26,500 temporary help services jobs in February.

https://www2.staffingindustry.com/site/Editorial/Daily-News/US-temp-jobs-rise-by-4-temp-penetration-rate-up-45320

Employers Add 313k Positions as Job Growth Explodes in February

Job gains exploded in February, as the domestic labor market generated new jobs in its best month since mid-2016, according to a recent report published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

https://www.usnews.com/news/economy/articles/2018-03-09/employers-add-313k-positions-as-job-growth-explodes-in-february

Bureau of Labor Statistics on Employment Cost Trends

The National Compensation Survey produces quarterly indexes measuring change over time in labor costs, Employment Cost Index (ECI), and quarterly data measuring level of average costs per hour worked, Employer Costs for Employee Compensation (ECEC).

https://www.bls.gov/ncs/ect/

10 Reasons You Should Use Staffing Firms

LinkedIn Talent Blog shares why an external search team can play a critical role in helping your company find talent.

https://business.linkedin.com/talent-solutions/blog/2014/09/10-reasons-you-should-use-staffing-firms

BLS Monthly Employment Data

Payroll employment the week containing the 12th of each month, based on established survey by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

https://americanstaffing.net/staffing-research-data/asa-data-dashboard/bls-employment-situation/

The American Staffing Association’s Industry Snapshot

The staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry makes a vital contribution to the U.S. economy, and provides outstanding job and career opportunites for nearly 15 million employees each year. The ASA shares facts and statistics for staffing companies and employees.

https://americanstaffing.net/staffing-research-data/asa-data-dashboard/

How to Write a Resume

From your career summary and work history to your education and skills, Monster.com gives advice on how to make each section of your resume the best it can be.

https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/how-to-write-a-resume

The American Staffing Association’s Industry Snapshot

The staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry makes a vital contribution to the U.S. economy, and provides outstanding job and career opportunites for nearly 15 million employees each year. The ASA shares facts and statistics for staffing companies and employees.

https://americanstaffing.net/staffing-research-data/asa-data-dashboard/