Sacramento Employment Trends – Q3 2017

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Job demand & hiring trends for local companies in the 3rd Quarter of 2017 Over-parenting Intrudes on Workplaces The latest quarterly survey of Sacramento regional employers has discovered that ‘helicopter parenting’ is apparently landing at work. Polling employers regularly since 1992 it appears a new trend may be emerging in workplaces involving ‘parental hovering’.  HR… Read more »

Sacramento Quarterly Employment Trends – 1st Quarter of 2017

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New Year, New Challenges, New Fears in First Quarter   The first three months of the new year offer opportunity for employment and bring new concerns for employers as political change includes some uncertainty for workforce planning in 2017. The Sacramento employment marketplace remains robust as most regional firms polled on hiring in Q1 continue… Read more »

Pacific Staffing Sacramento Quarterly Employment Trends – Q4 2016

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Job demand & hiring trends for local companies in the 4th Quarter of 2016 & Permanent Ink: Special Report on ‘Body Art’ at Work   Some didn’t answer, and over twenty percent (20%) also say that hiring applicants with body art might depend ‘on the job and the person’. When asked specifically, fifty-six percent (56%) say full… Read more »

Sacramento Employment Trends – Q3 2016

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Flip Side of the Coin: Recovery Woes Now a shortage of entry level, qualified applicants, out of market recruiting and retention of current workforce are among the flip side issues of the recovered Sacramento employment market. Conducted since 1992, The Quarterly Employment Trends revealed in Q3 2007 that eleven percent (11%) of Sacramento employers polled… Read more »

Sacramento Employment Trends – Q2 2016

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Desperate Demands and Shiny Black Shoes Black. When asked what color shoes to wear for a job interview Sacramento’s top regional people managers agree that black is the best choice. While some suggested brown, blue or a bold power red seventy-eight percent (78%) of those questioned say black was still the best choice. However, the… Read more »

Sacramento Employment Trends: 1st Quarter 2016 Outlook

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Job demand & hiring trends for local companies in the 1st Quarter of 2016 Special Report: You’re Fired! Dishonest, unreliable jerks need not apply. When Sacramento’s top regional employers were asked, “What one thing will get you fired?” companies responded with a wide range of issues that will result in an employee’s immediate termination. As… Read more »

Sacramento Quarterly Employment Trends – Q4 2015

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Job demand & hiring trends for local companies in the 4th Quarter of 2015 & Special Report: Degrees in Hiring Hiring in the Sacramento region has exploded! Seventy-six percent (76%) or just over three quarters of all companies surveyed in direct contacts by phone report open doors for applicants raising the demand a full six percentage… Read more »

Sacramento Quarterly Employment Trends: Q3 2015

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On-The-Job Training Trend Takes Off As Employment Pool Shrinks Employee retention, qualified applicants and specialized skills are motivating more in-house training and opportunity in the Sacramento area. Internships, probationary and apprenticeship programs are growing as the pool of skilled workers shrinks. For several Quarters an increasing number of Sacramento’s top regional companies have noted growing… Read more »

Sacramento Quarterly Employment Trends: Q1 2015

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Job demand & hiring trends for local Sacramento companies in the 1st Quarter of 2015   Great Expectations in ‘15   Optimism is strong for ongoing growth of the Sacramento regional economy in the New Year. In direct contacts with top Sacramento regional employers Pacific Staffing has discovered that eighty-four percent (84%) of company contacts… Read more »