Observations Regarding the June 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   Summary On Friday July 6, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering June 2018. This was a much anticipated report given all the moving parts in the broader economic… Read more »

Employment Commentary for June 2018

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press release describing The Employment Situation.  The… Read more »

Observations Regarding the April 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   Summary On Friday May 4th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering April 2018. This report had a number of eye opening parts worthy of exploration.  The headline jobs… Read more »

Employment Commentary for April 2018

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press release describing The Employment Situation.  The… Read more »

Employment Commentary for March 2018

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press release describing The Employment Situation.  The next… Read more »

Observations Regarding the February 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies   On Friday March 9th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering February 2018. In brief, the report indicated a “best of both worlds” situation. Employment growth is accelerating while… Read more »

Observations Regarding the February 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President and CEO of the Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc. family of companies As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press releases describing The Employment Situation.  The next… Read more »

Observations Regarding the January 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   “January 2018 was a solid month, reassuring in that it eliminated any anxiety that may have been caused by December’s below trend performance.  The unemployment rate remained constant for the fourth consecutive month at 4.1 percent suggesting that the tight labor… Read more »

Observations Regarding the January 2018 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   As an Economist and seasoned staffing industry professional, I’m regularly asked to participate in several monthly surveys and discussions that predict key elements of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (“BLS”) press releases describing The Employment Situation.  The next release revealing January’s… Read more »

Observations Regarding the September 2017 Employment Situation

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  By Steven R. Drexel, President, and CEO of Cornerstone Staffing Solutions, Inc.   On Friday, October 6th, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (“BLS”) released its monthly summary of labor market activity covering September of 2017. This was deemed to be a “throw-away” report since September was heavily influenced by Gulf Coast hurricanes Harvey and… Read more »