Bloomberg (03/14/14) Katherine Peralta
Consumer confidence unexpectedly fell in March to a four-month low. The Thomson Reuters and University of Michigan preliminary index of sentiment declined to 79.9 this month from 81.6 in February. A Bloomberg survey of economists had forecast an increase to 82. Although fewer job cuts and higher home prices helped prop up consumer sentiment somewhat, consumers also indicated that bigger payroll gains that lead to faster wage growth will be needed for them to boost spending.
New Webinar: CareerBuilder Staffing and Recruiting Talent Brief
As many as 75% of staffing and recruiting professionals say some of their currently existing talent acquisition and human capital management roles will be completely automated using technology over the next 10 years. Find out how this will impact your business.