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September Jobs Report

The unemployment rate hit a 16-year low of 4.2 percent for the month of September, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced. Payrolls fell by 33,000, however, marking the first net jobs loss in seven years. This was largely attributed to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The number of people reporting they were not working due [...]

By |2017-10-26T15:44:03+00:00October 26th, 2017|The Source|

Public vs. Private Sector Job Market is Latest Beltway Battleground

Majority of Public and Private Sector Employees Willing to Work for the Other; Gender Pay Gaps Persist Reston, VA – September 26, 2017 – HireStrategy, a leading provider of professional staffing services for the Washington, D.C. metro, today released results of a survey on workplace attitudes of D.C. employees. The survey not only examines general [...]

By |2017-10-26T20:11:15+00:00September 26th, 2017|In The News|

June Jobs Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its Employment Situation Summary for June, highlighting stronger than expected numbers. Below is a snapshot of what we learned. Total non-farm payroll increased by 222,000 in June, the largest increase since February. The unemployment rate was little changed at 4.4%. Wages increased an average of 2.5% from last year. This [...]

By |2017-10-26T14:16:17+00:00June 24th, 2017|The Source|

Can Liberal Arts Grads Find Jobs After Graduation?

We hear a lot about the importance of majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in college, but a new study provides some reassurance for liberal arts and humanities graduates as well. According to results of a new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), three in five liberal arts bachelor’s [...]

By |2017-10-16T20:07:39+00:00July 14th, 2015|The Source|

Improved Job Growth in D.C. Area May Be Sign of Healing From Sequester’s Wounds

Paul Villella, chief executive of Reston-based staffing firm HireStrategy, said he noticed a spike in job activity. “I don’t want to make it sound like [the job market] fantastic, but it’s so much better that it’s noticeable,” Villella said. Villella said he’s not only seeing increased hiring activity among his clients, he’s doing some hiring [...]

By |2017-10-13T11:39:51+00:00July 18th, 2014|In The News|