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January 11, 2021

MainStreet Macro

Welcome to the MainStreet Macro Blog, a weekly dispatch that will dissect and explain the macroeconomic trends that affect the business community, its workers, and the consumers it serves.
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July 27, 2020

Top U.S. Economists Collaborate and Share Insights during ADP Research Institute Fourth Annual Labor Market Summit

Every year, we gather with labor market experts to take a deep look at the current labor market situation. This year’s event, which was held virtually, focused on the economic impact of the pandemic recession.
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May 19, 2020

What the Past Won’t Tell Us About the Pandemic “Recession”

Early on, it has become clear that the magnitude and speed of job loss are greater than any recession we’ve experienced in modern U.S. history. The million-dollar question on most people's minds is how much of this job loss will come back?
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May 14, 2019

Evolution of Pay Work Status and Payroll

This survey was conducted with nearly 7000 employers and employees across the globe to assess how they view pay, what's important, how payment methods are changing and what the future might look like.
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May 13, 2019

What Drives Global Engagement?

There is a tendency to place a lot of value on talent acquisition within organizations, but in doing so we bypass a more important question: how can we get the most out of the people that already work for us?
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March 26, 2018

The Business Case for Strengths

It’s the single most important driver of team performance – and yet, less than 2 out of 10 employees strongly agree that they get to use their strengths at work every day.
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December 1, 2017

Data Fluency Series #5: Case Study

Let’s show you what good data looks like, and what we went through to get it to see what happens on the world’s most productive teams.
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November 23, 2017

Data Fluency Series #4: Do Current HR Tools Give Us Good Data?

We know that a good HR tool will have reliability, variation, and validity. Let's look at a few common HR tools and see how they stack up.
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