February Retail Labor Index

Today's guest blog post is courtesy of Dr. Robert Yerex, Chief Economist at Kronos.  You can find more information on the Kronos Retail Labor Index and details about the most recent results here. You can listen to a podcast conversation with Robert on "the new normal" here. The New Normal, with High Unemployment The past … Continue reading February Retail Labor Index

Consumer Driven Economy at a Cross Roads

Dr. Robert Yerex, Chief Economist at Kronos, was recently recognized by the National Association for Business Economics for his paper “Consumer Driven Economy at a Cross Roads”.  Robert's research leverages the Kronos Retail Labor Index, a family of metrics and indices that analyze the relationship between the demand and supply sides of the labor market … Continue reading Consumer Driven Economy at a Cross Roads

July Retail Labor Index

Dr. Robert Yerex of the Kronos Staffing Science Team provides the following context for this month's Retail Labor Index report: Retail employers increased the number of hires they made in June to a level that was more than 30% higher than in June of 2009. Unfortunately for those seeking a position, the number of applicants … Continue reading July Retail Labor Index