In response to a growing demand by businesses for targeted employment data, Kelly Services (Nasdaq: KELYA, KELYB) and Economic Modeling Specialists International, a CareerBuilder company, have developed a data analytics tool designed to evaluate labor market trends.
For the fifth month in a row, the unemployment rate is lower — this time dropping to 8.3 percent after a surge in hiring last month.
The Labor Department says there were 216,000 new jobs in March, as companies added workers at the fastest two-month pace since before the recession began.
Today’s new business from the region’s tech companies.
While unemployment remains a big problem, one agency is having trouble finding enough applicants. Troy-based Kelly Services says, right now, they have more jobs openings than people to fill them.
A number of local companies are trying to help put Detroit back to work. They’re staging the inaugural “Revving up the Motor City” career fair, with more than a thousand full-time jobs available.