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On September 6, 2021, the United States government officially ended federal unemployment benefits. While some states opted to end the benefit sooner, the labor market has been in a state of flux since the cut-off. Workers have walked away from their jobs en masse leaving staffing and recruiting professionals little time to piece together effective strategies....
You may have heard the joke that every company today calls itself a tech company, whether they sell software or mattresses. While this might not be the case, it is true that most modern companies take advantage of the technology that’s at their disposal. That’s why you’ll increasingly see AI...
When the COVID pandemic hit, people found themselves thrust into a work-from-home mode en masse. Those who could do their jobs remotely did. It felt like a new frontier of Zoom calls for many. But for people with disabilities, it meant that everyone was now getting an accommodation they’d been...
PandoLogic’s mission to amplify diverse voices continued with a discussion focused on the impact and prevalence of Juneteenth. Juneteenth represents a massive historical and cultural shift in the United States. This long-celebrated holiday marks the day when, in 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to announce the signing of...
PandoLogic is dedicated to amplifying the voices and stories of diverse communities. “We all learn best through stories,” says Adam D. Blum, MFT, founder of the Gay Therapy Center, the largest private therapy provider for the LGBTQ+ community in the US. So as part of our mission to promote diversity...
Welcome to the very “furst” edition of The Furst Look: Conversations with Revolutionary Leaders. My name is Brett Furst and I’m PandoLogic’s Business Growth Strategist. In this series, I sit down with some of the most revolutionary leaders in the industry to discuss what really matters to them and the...
There’s something to be said about the power of the perfect pairing. Like bourbon and a good time, one enhances the other. It’s that X-factor where one plus one, is so much more than two. As a company, we believe in the power of pairings and partnership. And with that...
It’s hard to accurately capture just how volatile and disruptive the global pandemic has been to the entire work world. Almost overnight, everyone from lean startups to huge multinational corporations had to rethink how they operated and conducted business at every level while facing massive headwinds due to economic, social,...
If you’re searching for a single word to accurately describe the current state of the work world, volatile would be a fair choice. It’s nearly impossible to deny the fact that unprecedented levels of uncertainty are disrupting how companies are doing business at every appreciable level of operation. Everything from...
Spring has finally sprung and with it came the 2021 Spring HR Tech Conference. This annual meeting joins thousands of talent professionals under a single virtual roof to get schooled on the latest happenings in the HR and Talent Acquisition tech field. After a difficult year, one theme carried on...
For so many of us, the challenge to move past our routines and reimagine recruitment was a tough one. We tossed out our old playbooks and relentlessly worked on a new one. So, last week, when the talent industry came together for Talent Acquisition Week 2021 the chance to finally...
In a year largely defined by COVID and the consequent upheaval, a lot happened in talent acquisition: the large-scale shift in the way we work, the grand work-from-home experiment, all the tech that kept us connected and running, the Zoom-fatigue, and the ups and downs of how the work-sphere and...
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that a seasonally-adjusted 245,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in November. According to a CNN report, “it was 224,000 fewer than economists had expected and a massive slowdown from the 610,000 jobs added in October, as the recovery is growing more sluggish.”...
As we inch closer and closer to 2021, we must take every opportunity to look back at the past year to help guide us through the next one. What have we accomplished? What can we be doing better? Is there a more effective way to do this? Many of us...
Two weeks ago marked the return of the American Staffing Association’s Staffing World conference. It may have looked different this year since it was all virtual, but what remained the same was the overwhelming amount of knowledge shared within the industry. As a proud sponsor of Staffing World this year,...
There’s a day out there for everyone. Gastroenterologists, pet parents, professional wrestlers: You name a role, there’s probably a day to honor it. And we may be a bit partial, but our favorite just happens to be Global TA Day. It’s a day to acknowledge and appreciate the hard work...
The United States continues to reel in the face of the coronavirus pandemic despite some positive numbers reported in this month’s Jobs Report published by the U.S. Department of Labor this morning. This month’s report showed a jump in non-farm payroll employment by 1.8 million. According to a report from...
Another month, another unexpected jobs report released by the U.S. Department of Labor. Last week, the June Jobs Report for 2020 was released ahead of the July 4th weekend and economists were surprised at the findings. According to a report from CNN, “The data was far better than economists predicted,...
Kicking off the month with some good news as the May 2020 Jobs Report is released by the U.S. Department of Labor. In what some economists are calling a stunning report, the economy was able to gain back a small portion of the job losses that have been affecting Americans...
The U.S. Department of Labor has released its April 2020 jobs report. With much of the country facing another month in quarantine, the economy continues to struggle. The unemployment rate skyrocketed to a staggering 14.7% and 20.5 million jobs were subsequently lost. This is the worst jobs report since the...
Each year we celebrate Earth Day and take a moment to appreciate the world around us. Born out of the counterculture of the 1970s, Earth Day demonstrations led to the creation of the United States Environmental Protection Agency, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species...
Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor released its Jobs Report for March 2020. With the market seeing its sharpest decline in years, this marks the beginning of some tough months ahead for many Americans. Around 701,000 jobs were lost this past month. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the...
The first jobs report of 2020 has been released and kicking off the new year with a bang. January saw a jobs gain of 225,000, going above and beyond initial Wall Street estimates. Along with these gains came an increase in unemployment, but according to CNBC, that’s actually a good...
The U.S. Department of Labor has released the final jobs report of 2019. December’s employment and wage numbers were met with some mixed reviews, but overall show positive growth within the market. With an additional 145,000 jobs added to the economy, this marks the 10th straight year of job gains....
The last Jobs Report to be released in 2019 has finally been published by the U.S. Department of Labor. With a performance outpacing estimates provided by Dow Jones economists, November’s jobs report follows an unexpected upward trend set by the previous month. According to CNBC, “The jobs growth was the...
Another month, another Jobs report, this time the Department of Labor released October’s projected numbers. And despite some setbacks in the form of the GM Auto strike, job growth outperformed economist estimates. While the GM strike created a loss of 42,000, October still managed to end strong with 128,000 jobs...
Despite multiple signs of a global economic slowdown stemming from the trade war, today’s published September jobs report shows some bright points in the darkness. The labor market proved its strength last month with an unemployment rate not seen since 1969. With a decrease of 275,000, the national unemployment rate...
The U.S. jobs growth falls short of estimates as this week’s August jobs report has been released. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 130,000 mostly due to the federal government’s increase in temporary workers. As the 2020 Census draws closer, the fed ramps up its hiring and of those 130k at least...
A record-setting July sets the stage for the year to come as the U.S. Department of Labor releases its 7th jobs report of the year. Last week, the government entity reported a growth rate of 164,000 jobs added to the workforce last month; only 1,000 less than Dow Jones estimates....
Today the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report, detailing the past month’s gains and losses. After a rough May, analysts were relieved to see some major improvements in the job market. Around 224,000 jobs were added in June surpassing estimates, the largest gain seen since January...

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