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Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’

AJC Sees Manufacturing Jobs Grow but “Shrinking Slice of Labor”; Hire Dynamics Weighs In

 “Many exporters have been shaken by the nation’s trade tussles and the uncertainty about foreign markets has made many companies hesitant to invest, expand and hire. That can move the needle in either direction.” – Kim Wallace, Executive Vice President in the Atlanta Journal Constitution U.S. trade tensions have hurt many factories that produce goods […]

EVP Kim Wallace Comments on Record Low Unemployment

“As the unemployment rate falls, continued hiring does draw some people back into the work force, but many companies do struggle to find specialized skills.” Kim Wallace, Hire Dynamics Executive Vice President As covered by the Atlanta Journal-Consitution, Georgia has reached a record low unemployment rate of 3.3%, the lowest in 43 years. EVP Kim […]

Bridging the Gap for the Unemployed

The national unemployment rate is down to 6.7 percent – a three percent improvement from over the last four years according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But even as the rate is in decline, there are still upwards of 4.1 million job seekers who have been unemployed for six months or longer. And for […]