Why Can’t People Find Work? Lack of Relevant Skills
More than half of U.S. adults agree that employable adults aren’t working today because they don’t possess the skills they need for the jobs they want.
ASA Staffing Index Monthly Report, September 2019 Staffing jobs for the week of Sept. 9–15 surged 3.1% from the prior week to reach a value of 97 for the first time this year, according to the ASA Staffing Index. Some survey respondents cited the lingering impact of the Labor Day holiday, seasonal business fluctuations, and… More ›
Hiring? Make the Process Personal About seven in 10 Americans (69%) believe that the job search today is too impersonal, and eight in 10 (80%) say that applying for a job feels like sending their résumé or job application into a “black box.” Read the full news release » View and download a summary of… More ›
Americans Optimistic About Job Creation After Election This American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor survey reveals that over half of Americans believe the recent election results will have a positive effect on job creation. Read the full news release » View and download a summary of survey results » More ›
Personal Contacts Lead to Job Offers The job search focused American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor survey identified popular search tools, uncovered approach preferences, and revealed job seeker concerns. Read the full news release » View and download a summary of survey results » More ›