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Some businesses are struggling to hire new employees and keep the ones they have. Recruiting and retaining staff is not what it used to be. 

Recruiters are scratching their heads. Business owners are asking themselves, “What do I have to do to hire new employees?” Employers are changing business strategies, paying higher wages, and turning to automation. Recruiting and retaining staff is not what it used to be.

The Unemployment Rate in 2018

We have all seen and heard how well the American economy has been moving. The unemployment rate has continued to decline. With that in mind, we wanted to see how Washington, DC, and specifically usually hard-hit areas like Ward 5 and Ward 8, have been faring during this upswing.

Filling the Middle Skills Gap

As the economy continues to rebound after the recession we are starting to see some signs of hope in the sector most impacted by the downturn: Employment. In December 2014 the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) reported that the unemployment rate had declined to 5.6% which is the lowest that it has been since June of 2008.



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Employment

Goodwill career services are free to employ the unemployed.

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