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Recruiting Crunch: Battling the Barriers Between People and Jobs

There are plenty of job openings. Yet so many people remain unemployed. With unemployment rates reaching new lows, headlines often hide the struggles of families who still feel like they’re down and out because they cannot secure a good job. In so many of these circumstances, something is standing in their way. The Express Employment […]

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CANADA EMPLOYED: In a Hot Jobs Market, Unemployed in Canada Find It Harder to Get Work

New Survey: Length of Unemployment Continues to Rise; 4 in 10 have “Given Up” and 6 in 10 have not had an Interview in the Last Month. Despite increasing job vacancies and record low unemployment, Canada’s jobless find it harder to find work. The length of unemployment in Canada continues to rise and the number […]

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AMERICA EMPLOYED: Giving Up and Holding Out

The Plight of the Unemployed in America Today: 42% Say They’ve Given Up Looking for Work-Significantly Higher than 2017. New Survey Shows They’re Holding Out for $60,428 Average Income. If you’re unemployed in America today, chances are you have either given up looking for work, or you’re holding out, waiting for the perfect job to […]

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New Survey: It’s Getting Even Harder to Fill Jobs

Chris Ashcraft, who runs an Express Employment Professionals office in Mobile, Alabama, says it’s getting harder to fill jobs in his area. Unemployment is hitting new lows, meaning fewer workers are available. “Right now, we are trying to recruit employees into the area from outside,” he said. Ashcraft is not alone. Curt Allison, who runs an […]

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11-State Analysis: How Many Unemployed Have “Given Up”?

Illinois Tops the List; 44% Have Given Up Looking for a Job; Oklahoma Has Shortest Unemployment Duration; Florida Longest Express Employment Professionals recently released state-level results from its Harris poll of unemployed Americans, revealing which states have more unemployed workers who have given up on finding a job. Unemployed survey respondents were asked whether they agree […]

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Express Employment Professionals 2017 Survey of the Unemployed

Express Employment Professionals recently released results from a new poll of unemployed Americans showing a greater sense of optimism about the future among the unemployed. The national survey of 1,500 jobless Americans age 18 and older between March 14 and April 6, 2017 was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of Express and offers […]

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Survey Reveals Top Reasons Jobs Go Unfilled

Businesses Say Many Applicants Lack Experience; 29% Cite Lack of Applicants Express Employment Professionals recently released new survey results revealing the primary reasons jobs are left unfilled. In a survey of 1,951 businesses, respondents were asked, “What is the primary reason that your open jobs are not filled?” “Lack of experience” topped the list as […]

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