4 Things Employers Need to Know About Labor Force Participation

Labor participation rates are at historic lows. What does that mean for employers? Indeed Chief Economist Tara M. Sinclair explains.

Today’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealed that the labor force participation rate—which measures both employed people and unemployed people who are actively looking for a job—is at 62.6%, unchanged from last month.

So, even though job growth continues at a steady pace, we’re still seeing labor force participation stuck below 63%, a rate not seen since …

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Inside the Mind of the Modern Job Seeker [Video]

67% of employed adults in the labor force are actively looking or open to a new job, according to a recent survey conducted online in March by Harris Poll on behalf of Indeed. These are the type of people who are keeping an eye on employment trends and new career opportunities that could ultimately lead to landing their dream job, …

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