Career Concepts


As caution gives way to confidence, research shows that more employers are ramping up their hiring efforts in 2015.

According to a national jobsite survey by CareerBuilder, more than one-third of employers expected to add full-time, permanent employees in 2015, the best outlook from the survey since 2006. Thirty-six percent of employers planned to increase full-time, permanent headcount in 2015, a significant jump from 24 percent last year when employers were more hesitant to expand their workforce.

At the same time, temporary employment is expected to continue to pick up as employers struggle to fill in-demand roles and strive to maintain more flexibility in their workforce. The Affordable Care Act is also one of the reasons why employers stated they’ll likely hire more part-time workers in 2015.

According to survey results, 46 percent of employers planned to hire temporary or contract workers in 2015, up from 42 percent last year, with 56 of those planning to transition some temporary or contract workers into full-time, permanent roles. Why do employers choose to onboard with staffing or employment companies?

Read more in the September 2015 Business Magazine.