July 2024 Talent Market Insights

The latest jobs report for June highlights a cooling labor market in line with expectations.   Here are some of the key takeaways:  206,000 jobs were added in June  Unemployment increased from 4% to 4.1%  Workforce participation increased from 62.5% to 62.6%  Wage growth increased by 0.3% month-over-month  Some experts are feeling more hopeful of …

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June 2024 Talent Market Insights

  Despite expectations for a cooler month, employment showed strong growth in May.  Here are some of the key takeaways from the latest jobs report:  272,000 jobs were added in May  Unemployment increased from 3.9% to 4%  Workforce participation decreased from 62.7% to 62.5%  Wage growth increased by 0.4%   Below we’ll review the latest labor …

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How to Leverage Questions for a Better Interview

A job interview isn’t just for employers to assess if you’re the right fit—it’s also your chance to see if the role and company suit you.   It’s a two-way street—you both need to decide if there’s a future together.   The best approach? Come prepared with insightful questions that deepen your understanding of the job.   …

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Authentic Leadership in DEI: HR Webinar Takeaways

What does it really mean to lead authentically and how can that help drive diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace?  Yemi Akisanya, Senior Executive and Vice President of Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI) and People Experience at Axon, explored this question during a recent HR HotSpot webinar.   During the webinar, Yemi provided strategies …

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TERRA Announces Grand Opening of Cedar Hill, TX Branch Office

TERRA expands its acclaimed staffing and recruitment services to Cedar Hill, Texas  Cedar Hill, TX— May 3, 2024 — TERRA Staffing Group, an award-winning staffing firm headquartered in the West, has officially opened its doors to their new location in Cedar Hill, TX. This is TERRA’s fourth office in the Dallas market since opening its …

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Scottsdale Team Wins “Branch of the Quarter” for Q1 2024

Congratulations to the Scottsdale office for being named “Branch of the Quarter” for Q1 2024.  This award was presented to the team during the company’s Quarterly Business Development meeting, held virtually on Wednesday, May 1st. The award is based on sales excellence, talent satisfaction, profitability, and service delivery.  CEO Greg Lambert shared, “The Scottsdale team …

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April 2024 Talent Market Insights

Month after month, headlines describe a U.S. labor market that is “strong,” “robust,” “hot”—and so on.   This month is no different.   Here are some of the key takeaways from the latest jobs report:  303,000 jobs were added in March, above the forecasted 200,000.  Unemployment dropped slightly from 3.9 to 3.8%—and remains under 4% …

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How Leaders Can Support Their Teams Through Change

In business, any change, whether it’s new technology or a change in structure, is often met with hesitation. But change is inevitable.   So, how can leaders help their teams navigate change?  In a recent HR HotSpot webinar, thrive! Co-founders CrisMarie Campbell and Susan Clarke shared their insights on how businesses can embrace change effectively.   They …

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