Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn The United States economy added 130,000 jobs in August 2019 while the unemployment rate remained unchanged 3.7 percent during the month, according to the jobs report for August 2019 released by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The jobs report for August 2019 showed …Continue reading "August 2019 Jobs Report Shows U.S. Economy Gained 130,000 Jobs in Month"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With the demand for workers rising in the United States – the December 2017 jobs report revealed the unemployment rate to be 4.1 percent – companies in America are being forced “to consider workers they once would have turned away” and to provide “opportunities to people who have …Continue reading "Rising Demand for Workers in U.S. Leads to More Job Opportunities for Applicants with Criminal Records"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn A benchmark study on employment background screening revealed more than eight out of ten employers – a whopping 85 percent – found resume fraud that includes “embellishments or outright lies on job applicant resumes in the last year,” according to a bulletin from SharedHR.Continue reading "More than Eight Out of Ten Employers Find Resume Fraud"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Nearly half – 46 percent – of more than 1,000 workers and 300 senior managers reported they knew job applicants who misrepresented themselves and included false information on a resume, a 25 point rise up from only 21 percent in 2011, according to a survey from staffing service …Continue reading "Survey Reveals Nearly Half of Job Applicants Lie on their Resume"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Attorney Lester Rosen, founder and CEO of Employment Screening Resources® (ESR), has updated and expanded a new Third Edition of his comprehensive book on background checks – “The Safe Hiring Manual – The Complete Guide to Employment Screening Background Checks for Employers, Recruiters, and Jobseekers” (Facts On Demand …Continue reading "Third Edition of Safe Hiring Manual by Attorney Lester Rosen to Be Published in January 2017"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn With employment an important issue for Veterans completing their military service, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a Veterans Employment Toolkit designed to provide those who have served their country with resources on how to find jobs, make smart career decisions, and advance in the …Continue reading "Employment Important Issue for Veterans after Completion of Military Service"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Private sector employment in the United States increased by 142,000 jobs in August 2014 while the unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.1 percent and the number of unemployed persons decreased to 9.6 million, according to ‘THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — AUGUST 2014’ jobs report released by the U.S. …Continue reading "August 2014 Jobs Report Shows 142,000 Jobs Added"
Written By ESR News Blog Editor Thomas Ahearn Private sector employment in the United States increased by 204,000 jobs from July to August, according to the August 2014 ADP National Employment Report ® produced by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP ®) in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The report is available at http://www.adpemploymentreport.com/2014/August/NER/NER-August-2014.aspx.Continue reading "August 2014 ADP National Employment Report Shows Gain of 204,000 Jobs"
Private sector employment in the United States increased by 175,000 jobs from December 2013 to January 2014, according to the January 2014 ADP National Employment Report® produced by Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP®) in collaboration with Moody’s Analytics. The complete report is available at http://www.adpemploymentreport.com/2014/January/NER/NER-January-2014.aspx.Continue reading "January 2014 ADP National Employment Report Shows 175000 Jobs Added"
Total nonfarm employment in the United States edged up by only 74,000 jobs in December 2013 while the unemployment rate declined from 7 percent to 6.7 percent and the number of unemployed persons dropped from 10.9 million to 10.4 million, according to ‘THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — DECEMBER 2013’ released today by the U.S. Department of …Continue reading "December 2013 Employment Situation Report Shows Gain of Only 74000 Jobs"