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Joe Vitiritto on PAM’s Expansion & the Driver Shortage

Joe Vitiritto was named president and CEO of P.A.M. Transport in August 2020, replacing longtime CEO Dan Cushman. read more >
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What’s Your Story? (Barry Goldberg on Leadership)

Don’t let a good story interfere with clear decision-making and put existing business at risk. read more >
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J.B. Hunt Discrimination Lawsuit Moves to Federal CourtLock Icon

The company, through its attorney Audra Hamilton of Mitchell Williams Selig Gates & Woodyard of Little Rock, filed the motion April 15. read more >
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The Great Talent Vanishing Act (Stuart and Terre McLendon Commentary)

The shortage of professional talent you feel in your business is reflected in national statistics. read more >
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How Do I Know If I Can Afford to Hire? (Sabrina Starling On Small Business)

It may be time to free up top performers by shifting lower-value activities to new team members. read more >
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US Job Openings Stay Steady at Nearly 8.9 Million in January, a Sign Labor Market Remains Strong

Layoffs fell modestly, but so did the number of Americans quitting their jobs — a sign of confidence they can find higher pay or better working conditions elsewhere. read more >
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Help Wanted — Immediately! (Sabrina Starling On Small Business)

Are you struggling to fill positions with qualified candidates? Are you working long hours to meet the demands of your business? Are hiring challenges slowing your growth? If you answered […] read more >
Business Services

Software Developer Metova Merges With CEO’s Hiring Firm

The combined company is being rebranded as Metova Strategies. Offices are being consolidated to The Ledger, a new bike-friendly building in downtown Bentonville. read more >
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US Employers Added a Surprisingly Strong 339,000 Jobs in May

Friday's report from the government reflected the job market's resilience after more than a year of rapid interest rate increases by the Fed. read more >

US Job Openings Rise to 10.1 Million as Labor Market Stays Strong

Layoffs fell, but the number of people quitting their jobs — a sign of confidence that they can find better pay or working conditions elsewhere — slid last month to the lowest level since March 2021. read more >
Business Services / Small Business

Hot Employment Market Shows Signs of Cooling

While hiring remained strong in April, the government lowered its hiring figures for February and March. read more >
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Weekly US Jobless Claims Highest Since 2021, but Companies Avoid Getting Caught Short-Handed

Applications for jobless aid for the week ending May 6 rose by 22,000 to 264,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. That's up from the previous week's 242,000 and is the most since November of 2021. read more >
Business Services

Hiring Firm Central Standard Talent Opens US Headquarters in Bentonville

The company said its location at The Ledger, the new bike-friendly building downtown, will complement its existing headquarters in Guadalajara, Mexico. read more >
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Business Services / Small Business

US Wage Growth Slowed in the Final Quarter of 2022

On an annual basis, wages and benefits grew 5.1% in the fourth quarter compared with a year earlier. read more >
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Small Businesses to Tackle Long List of Challenges in 2023

A looming recession, still high (although easing) inflation and labor woes are just some of the issues. read more >
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the U.S. Committee on Financial Services on Sept. 30, 2021 about the pandemic response by the central bank and Treasury Department. 
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Fed Minutes: Officials Cited Strong Hiring to Justify Hikes

In the minutes of their mid-December meeting released Wednesday, the officials also underscored that a slowdown in their rate hikes — from four three-quarter point hikes in a row to a half-point increase — "was not an indication of any weakening" in their resolve to bring inflation back down to their 2% target. read more >
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US Job Openings Fell Slightly in November Yet Still High

In another key metric, the number of people quitting their job rose to 4.2 million, up from about 4 million in October. read more >
Business Services

Many Veterans are Landing Jobs, but the Transition Can Be Tough

Jayla Hair's transition from Navy to civilian paralegal wasn't easy, despite a bachelor's degree in the field and skills that would seem transferable. read more >
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5 Secrets to Maximizing Employee Productivity (Sabrina Starling Commentary)

Build your workforce of top performers by improving hiring and supporting workers you already have. read more >
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Public Companies / Retail

Walmart to Hire 40,000 Mostly Seasonal Workers for Holidays

The company said it's in a stronger staffing position heading into the holidays than last year. read more >