Q1 2017 HIRING MARKET LEGAL POSITIONS
Unemployment rates for several legal jobs are well below the national rate, making it challenging for companies to hire these professionals.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR LEGAL JOBS
Paralegals and legal assistants: 3.4%
National unemployment rate: 4.5%
BAD HIRES ABOUND
81% of small and midsize business owners admit to making a bad hire.
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Sources: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 business owners and human resources managers in the United States at companies with 1 to 499 employees
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