Employment News

First Friday Preview

The First Friday Preview is a monthly newsletter that has been produced by MRINetwork since 2006 and is known for providing a timely look at the U.S. labor market, talent management issues, and the challenges facing hiring managers. The current FFP corresponds with the previous month's BLS Report.

OCTOBER: Preparedness for Impending Boomer Retirements

Nine years ago, the first of 78 million Baby Boomers turned 60, and 2008 was supposed to see a huge number of retirements. When the first Baby Boomers began to draw benefits, the Social Security Administration dubbed it the start of “America's silver tsunami,” but then the economy faltered, housing values plummeted, retirement portfolios shrank, and seniors who thought they had planned for financial security decided to postpone retirement for a few years. Now the economy is strong once again, candidates are in the driver’s seat, and statistics are coming in from a variety of industries saying that large numbers of their senior management will be retiring soon.

For most employers, the first priority is still hiring for open positions and retaining high performers. They are aware of the challenges ahead of them... 

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Recruiter Sentiment Survey, July 2017

As global experts and leaders in the search and recruitment industry, MRINetwork recruiters conduct searches every day in virtually every industry at the executive, managerial and professional level. They have a keen awareness of the overall job market, as well as the factors and trends that affect it. In June we partnered with the Martec Group to conduct the MRINetwork 2017 Recruiter Sentiment Survey, across
our approximately 400 worldwide offices, to evaluate the current employment landscape, and to project its direction in the months ahead. Insight was also gained from candidates and employers across a variety of industries and regions throughout the U.S.

 

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