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 SHRM Economic and Employment Reports

 The SHRM Leading Indicators of National Employment® (LINE®) Monthly Report

APRIL 2014 MANUFACTURING SERVICES
Employment Expectations +9.0
 
-6.5
Recruiting Difficulty +3.8
+9.8
 
New-Hire Compensation +0.5
+1.3
 

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SHRM Jobs Outlook Survey Report: Q4 2013 (October – December)
The SHRM Jobs Outlook Survey Report examines hiring trends across a six-month spectrum. The results for the fourth quarter of 2013 reveal that HR professionals' confidence in the job market has risen steadily since the end of 2012, and layoffs will be limited during the fourth quarter of 2013.



SHRM’s Metro Economic Outlook reports provide comprehensive analyses of the economies of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. PowerPoint presentations of each metro area’s economic data are also available. Data and reports will be updated monthly throughout 2014.

 Job Market at a Glance

Unemployment Percent

6.7%

Unemployment rate in 
March 2014
Jobs Created

192,000

Jobs created in 
March 2014
Job Openings

4.2 million

Job openings in 
February 2014

 SHRM Benchmarking Database

More than 400 benchmarks in human capital, health care, retirement, benefits prevalence and job satisfaction for 2013 are available through the SHRM Benchmarking Database. For more information about SHRM’s customized benchmarking service, click here.

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