The November jobs report from the Labor Department is expected to show that employers added a still-solid 172,500 jobs last month, according to a survey of economists by FactSet.
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The unemployment rate has come in below 4% for 21 straight months, the longest such streak since the 1960s.
The initiative comes as other Indianapolis-based organizations have ramped up efforts to improve workforce development, which remains a top challenge for many Hoosier businesses.
The economy has now added an average of 266,000 jobs a month for the past three months, a streak that could make it likelier that the Federal Reserve will raise its key rate again before year’s end as it continues its drive to tame inflation.
The labor department looked into potential discrimination by the federal contractor at its Indianapolis facility as a part of a routine investigation, federal officials said.
Last year’s spike in inflation, to the highest level in four decades, was painful enough for American households. Yet the cure—much higher interest rates, to cool spending and hiring—was expected to bring even more pain.
U.S. businesses have been adding an average of about 236,000 jobs per month this year, down from the pandemic surge of the previous two years, but still a strong number.
Human resources experts say by enforcing rigid policies, employers run the risk of losing top performers and diversity.
Nationally, many hotels say they have been trying to increase head count—they just haven’t had much luck. A May survey by the American Hotel & Lodging Association showed 82% of hotels were experiencing staffing shortages, most notably in housekeeping.
Every clean energy sector in Indiana added jobs in 2022 according to Clean Jobs America, and the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson metropolitan areas led all metros for the most clean energy jobs.
More than ever, Indianapolis-area companies are becoming so-called “second-chance employers” willing to hire people with arrest records and providing additional services to ex-offenders needing first jobs.
Younger workers and Blacks and Hispanics consider themselves most exposed, while baby boomers and white Americans are less concerned, based on the survey.
Bus driver shortages and teaching vacancies worsened in the wake of the pandemic, but some districts say things are now looking up.
More job seekers are searching for work that allows them to take long-awaited trips without spending all their paid time off.
The June hiring figure reported by the government Friday is the smallest in 2-1/2 years. But it still points to a durable labor market that has produced a historically high number of advertised openings.
U.S. employers added a surprising 339,000 jobs last month, well above expectations, painting a mostly encouraging picture of the job market.