Author: wgraham

Employers

What Recession? Growth Ended Up Accelerating in 2023

Wall Street Journal (01/25/24) Rubin, Gabriel T. The U.S. economy grew 3.1% over the last year, defying forecasts of a recession as a resilient labor market supported robust consumer spending. The year was capped by a fourth quarter in which the economy grew at a 3.3% seasonally and inflation-adjusted annualized pace, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The quarterly reading was a slowdown from

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CEOs Say Retaining and Engaging Employees Remains Top Priority and Challenge for 2024

Chief Executive (01/23/24) Mourgelas, Isabella Retaining and engaging employees is the top priority of chief executive officers this year, according to a survey of 197 CEOs by Chief Executive. Sixty percent cited retaining and engaging employees—a higher proportion than the 57% who ranked retaining and engaging employees as their top priority two years ago, the last time the survey was conducted. This article originally appeared

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Job Seekers

How to Access Graham Personnel Services W-2s for 2023

Important Announcement Regarding W-2s: Emails regarding 2023 W-2s were sent out. If you did not receive the email, be sure to check your Junk folder. 2023 W-2s will be mailed out no later than January 31, 2024, to those who did not opt-in to receive them electronically. 2023 W-2s are available online starting January 8, 2024. If you have elected to receive your W-2 electronically,

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Job Seekers

Greensboro Job Fair on January 10, 2024

Calling all job seekers in the Greensboro and Triad area! Graham Personnel Services (GPS) will be at the job fair hosted by Klimb on Wednesday, January 10th at the Marriott! Come talk to our recruiters to learn about our open roles in light industrial, professional, clerical, and more. January 10th, 10 AM – 2 PM Marriott Greensboro Downtown, 304 N. Greene St., Greensboro, NC Our

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Employers

Private Sector Employment Increased by 164,000 Jobs in December

ADP News Release (01/04/24) Private sector employment increased by 164,000 jobs in December and annual pay was up 5.4% year-to-year, according to the December ADP National Employment Report. “We’re returning to a labor market that’s very much aligned with prepandemic hiring,” said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP. “While wages didn’t drive the recent bout of inflation, now that pay growth has retreated, any risk of

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Job Openings Slip in November 2023

Staffing Industry Analysts (01/03/24) Job openings were little changed in November compared to October of last year, though they were at their lowest level since March 2021, according to seasonally adjusted data released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The US had 8.79 million job openings in November, down 62,000 from October. This article originally appeared on staffingindustry.com. Use this link to see the

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