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Japanese Embassy Exchange: Indulging in the American Way of Life

Japanese-American Exchange Program Heralds Great Knowledge-Sharing

Recently, Randstad USA hosted an internal International Exchange Program with its Japanese colleagues. The experience, which incorporated tactical learning, office visits and shadowing, also included a visit to a local Walmart, per request, and a trip to a Texas steakhouse.

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jobs report june 2013: upward trend continues

Workers feeling positive as the economy adds 195,000 jobs in June Jobs Report

The job market’s upward trend continues in June with some of the highest employee confidence levels since the recession.

Although the market recoiled slightly from May’s surging numbers, the addition of 195,000 jobs in Jobs Report June 2013 and a recovering housing market gave way to increased employee confidence levels. The Randstad Employee Confidence Index reached 56.8, increasing 2 points from May.

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Jobs Report April 2013: Hiring Picks Up

US Economy Adds 165,000 Jobs in April

Strong Jobs Growth in April as well as upward revisions of February and March data sends markets surging to new heights.

The US Department of Labor announced today that the US Economy added 165,000 jobs in April, 25,000 more than economists had expected. But the big news came on the announcement of that the department had revised the previous two months upward by 114,000. This common practice of revision allows the department more time to evaluate job growth over the previous month. Their report turned an already strong February into an jobs-jackpot of sorts, totaling an astounding 332,000 jobs.

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