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 [...]
Chris Vennitti shares information on the results of HireStrategy's Workplace Survey with Washington DC's WTOP News.
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 [...]
The gig economy shows no signs of slowing down - Daphne Wotherspoon shares more with Virginia Business.
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 [...]
Talented engineers may see managing a team as the next step to growing their careers. So if you're moving in this direction, what tools do you need to make the transition? Eric Klein, Managing Director of IT Contract, shares his insights with InfoWorld.
HireStrategy CEO Paul Villella was recently interviewed by MNI for an article on the labor recovery's momentum. Where does he see the most acceleration in hiring?
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 [...]
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 [...]
Paul Villella, HireStrategy’s founder and chief executive, will continue in his role, as will the rest of his senior leadership team. HireStrategy will retain its current name and brand. Villella said that the deal has been “in the works for quite some time.” Addison Group, Villella said