Cleveland business services firm CBIZ Inc. said the index, which measures hiring trends nationwide for companies with 300 or fewer employees, posted a 0.44% increase in hiring last month from October. That might not sound significant, but it follows a 1.62% decline in October and is the first positive reading for the index since June.
Employment fell slightly in Northeast Ohio as a loss of service-sector jobs was offset by gains attributable largely to manufacturing, according to the latest Crain's Employment Report.
The new role is being supported by grant funding from the Cleveland Foundation and George Gund Foundation.
The Valley View company has not had a CEO in recent years. An executive vice president has been promoted to fill the president and chief operating officer role at B'laster, which makes products including penetrants and lubricants products for the automotive and other industries.
The number of workers unemployed in Ohio last month was 296,000, down 9,000 from 305,000 in September, according to the state data.
With the holidays quickly approaching, many businesses are busy hiring seasonal employees to keep up with the holiday rush. As with hiring any employee, well-planned hiring practices that comply with applicable employment laws can help ensure seasonal employees are well-suited for the job and the company is prepared to defend any possible claims.
The health care technology company with operations here and in Columbus says it's in growth mode following an acquisition by McKesson Corp. earlier this year.
Even with an increase last week, the level of U.S. filings for unemployment benefits indicates steady demand for workers, Labor Department figures showed on Thursday, Nov. 9. The average number of applications filed over the past month was the lowest in 44 years.
U.S. employers added the most workers in a year, rebounding from September's slowdown, as people resumed work after hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Labor Department figure showed on Friday, Nov. 3. The jobless rate fell to the lowest since 2000, though wages stalled.
Employment fell in Northeast Ohio in September by an estimated 4,286 jobs, according to the latest Crain's Employment Report, attributable in large measure to a decline in vehicle products.
They are treasurer Chris Bast, corporate counsel and assistant secretary Margie Conner, and controller Thea Sears. Davey's operational and accounting functions 'need to be poised to adapt to changes' as the company grows, according to a news release from the Kent-based tree and environmental services company.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported that the state's nonagricultural wage and salary employment rose to 5,557,000 last month from a revised 5,546,500 in August. The number of workers unemployed in Ohio in September was 305,000, down 6,000 from 311,000 in August, according to the state data.