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Snapshot: Contingent workforce in 2020

How much of the workforce is made up of contingent workers?

More hiring in 2019, fewer worries about economy

Nearly 55% of companies plan to hire in the coming year, according to a survey conducted by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. That’s compared to just over 46% of companies who reported they would hire in 2018.

Snapshot: Who earns what in HR?

Benefits managers have the highest median income among HR occupations tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Snapshot: Percentage of 18- to 21-year-olds in the workforce

Today’s post-millennials are less likely to have started working than previous generations were at the same age.

Employee turnover hit all-time high in 2018

Total workplace turnover in the United States hit a whopping 19.3% in 2018, up dramatically from 17.8% in 2016 and 15.7% in 2014.

Snapshot: What HR audits cover

Of the 92% of employers that regularly audit how the HR function handles employee conduct, these are the topics that get the most attention.

Humbug! More employers say no to holiday parties

This year, 65% of companies plan to hold a holiday party, the lowest number since 2009.

Snapshot: ‘Post-millennials’ are the most diverse generation in U.S. history

Half of Americans ages 6 to 21 belong to a racial or ethnic minority, a far higher percentage than ever before.

Seasonal stats: Thanks for the extra hours?

A new survey by yougov.com found that 17% of Americans will report for work this Thanksgiving Day.

60% would conduct job search from work

78% of workers said they would feel at least somewhat comfortable looking for a new job while with their present company. More than six in 10 respondents (64%) indicated they’d likely conduct search activities from work.