Workforce Development Program: The 2021 Job Market and What You Need to Know
The year 2019 saw the unemployment rate drop to 3.5, the lowest jobless rate since 1969. In April 2020 the unemployment rate rose to a record high of 14.7 percent. The highest since the Great Depression. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges to businesses across the globe. While some industries have endured financial hardship, others have thrived. What does this mean for the job seeker in 2021 where work norms, expectations, and recruiting strategies have been completely disrupted? Join us for a discussion with LaSalle Network, one of the leading staffing and recruiting firms in the country.
Stewart Nelson Bio Stewart Nelson is a Sales Manager for LaSalle Network’s Schaumburg office, a national staffing, recruiting, and culture firm focused on temporary and contract staffing, as well as direct hire search. As a company, LaSalle has had year-over-year organic revenue growth since inception and has been recognized by more than 100 culture and revenue-based awards. Prior to this Mr. Nelson spend ten years at CareerBuilder as a Key Account Executive where he focused on selling to enterprise level customers a wide range of advertising and data solutions. Mr. Nelson studied Criminal Justice at Simpson College in Iowa, and as an avid chess player is always looking for a challenge!