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  • More than half of U.S. adults (53%) say the No. 1 deal-breaker that would deter them from applying for or accepting an offer of employment is inappropriate interview questions, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by The Harris Poll. “Each touchpoint in the recruitment process vitally… More ›

  • Nearly half of employed adults in the U.S. (48%) are likely to look for a new job in the next year, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by The Harris Poll. Employed individuals are open not only to searching for a new job, but also to… More ›

  • More than half of Americans (54%) agree that employable adults aren’t working today because they don’t possess the skills they need for the jobs they want, according to the results of a new American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by The Harris Poll. The other top reasons Americans believe job seekers can’t find… More ›

    Topics: Skills Gap
  • A majority of Americans (62%) agree that apprenticeships—or “earn while learning” vocational opportunities—make people more employable than going to college, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted online by The Harris Poll. About seven in 10 U.S. adults say learning a specific… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Nine in 10 Americans who either were apprentices themselves or know someone enrolled in these “earn while learning” programs say the experiences had a positive effect on that person’s career, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted online by The Harris Poll…. More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
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    Hiring? Make the Process Personal

    About seven in 10 Americans (69%) believe that the job search today is too impersonal, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,100 U.S. adults conducted online by The Harris Poll. And eight in 10 (80%) say that applying for a job feels like sending their… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
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    The Skills Gap: Who’s to Blame?

    The vast majority of Americans say that institutions—schools, employers, and governments—all share responsibility for the skills gap in the U.S., according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted online by Harris Poll. However, individual accountability is also a top factor contributing to this… More ›

    Topics: Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Market Information
  • Once Defined, Unknown Hits Home Half of Americans (50%) have never heard of the “skills gap,” according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by Harris Poll. However, the unfamiliar becomes familiar when a definition of the term is offered. When provided with “the term ‘skills gap’ refers… More ›

    Topics: Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Market Information
  • Automation in the workplace is a polarizing issue for Americans, according to the results of a new American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by Harris Poll. About equal percentages of respondents say that automation (e.g., robots or artificial intelligence) will be a good or a bad thing for the future world of work…. More ›

    Topics: Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Market Information
  • Three out of four U.S. adults (75%) have never heard of the term “gig economy,” according to the results of a new American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey conducted online by Harris Poll. Roughly three in 10 Americans (29%) don’t know how to define the term, and 31% cannot identify specific types of gig work…. More ›

    Topics: Big Data/ Business Intelligence/ Market Information
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