2013 Closes as It Kicked Off—with Lackluster Hiring
Job creation in the manufacturing industry will rise this month compared with a year ago, while service-sector hiring will drop slightly, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s latest Leading Indicators of National Employment survey report, released Dec. 5, 2013.
Looking Ahead to the 2014 Job Market
So what can we expect in 2014? Here are a few projections.
Mixed News for Older Job Seekers
More older people are working as the year draws to a close, but the percentage of others who’ve been out of work for at least 27 weeks has increased, too.
Workplace Drug Positives Down Significantly Since Law Passage
The passage of the Drug-Free Workplace Act in 1988 led to employers' greater awareness of the dangers of illicit drug use in the workplace, the implementation of workplace drug education and drug-monitoring programs, and a dramatic decline in positive tests for drug use among U.S. workers.
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