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       HR Jobs Pulse Survey Report (Summer 2015)

                            This survey examines hiring trends in the human resource profession. These findings show that, although HR job opportunities have been flat since the start of 2015, there is increased faith among HR professionals that they can land new jobs in their field, if necessary.


SHRM Jobs Outlook Survey Report: Second Half of 2015 (July – December)
The SHRM Jobs Outlook Survey Report examines hiring trends across a 12-month spectrum. The results for the second half of 2015 reveal that HR professionals' confidence in the job market is at a six-year high.

SHRM’s Metro Economic Outlook reports provide comprehensive analyses of the economies of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. Data will be updated monthly throughout 2016.


 Job Market at a Glance



Unemployment Percent


Unemployment rate in 
 May 2016
Jobs Created


Jobs created in 
May 2016

Job Openings

5.8 million

Job openings in 
 April 2016

 Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


 SHRM Benchmarking Database

More than 500 benchmarks in human capital, health care, retirement, benefits prevalence and job satisfaction for 2015 are available through the SHRM Benchmarking Database. For more information about SHRM’s customized benchmarking service, click here.

 Other SHRM Economic Data


 Jobs Blog


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