What This Economic Recovery Looks Like for HR

August 19, 2013 | Josh Bersin | Bersin by Deloitte
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Last week's http://blogs.bersin.com/blog/pics/remote.gif); font-family: Verdana, Arial; font-size: 12px; line-height: 18px; display: inline !important; padding-right: 8px !important; background-position: 100% 0%; background-repeat: no-repeat no-repeat;" title="US Employment May 2013">unemployment report showed a slow but steady economic recovery taking place. Let's look briefly about how the recovery affects HR.

While the number of people "discouraged from work" did not change, the economy did create 175,000 jobs, which is a step in the right direction. The unemployment rate remains high (7.8%) and there are still 11.8 million people unemployed, but the economy is clearly improving.