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  • Employment and financial worries caused by the Covid-19 pandemic differ among demographic groups, according to a deep analysis into the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted by The Harris Poll. People of color are more likely to be concerned about a variety of employment-related issues: Hispanic/Latino and Black/African American… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
  • Younger Generations Worry About Jobs, Older Generations About Cost Increases While all generations are worried on some level about the rising price of groceries and an increase in the overall cost of living, younger generations are more likely to have concerns about finding a job or needing new skills to land a job. “During this… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
  • More than three-quarters of employed U.S. adults (79%) are satisfied with their employers’ pandemic-related return-to-work plans, according to the results of the latest  American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® online survey conducted by The Harris Poll. Eight in 10 men (83%) compared to seven in 10 women (74%) are satisfied with such plans, while generations also… More ›

    Topics: Employee Engagement & Retention
  • 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

ASA Workforce MonitorMore than three-quarters of employed U.S. adults (79%) are satisfied with their employers’ pandemic-related return-to-work plans. Download the infographic »

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