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ADP Workforce Vitality Index

1st Quarter 2016: ADP Workforce Vitality Index

106.7 3.2%
Change from 1Q 2015

Index Indicators (Yearly growth)

Total Employment Growth 1.8%

Job Turnover Ratio 25.0%

Change in the Hours Worked 0.1%

Wage Growth for Workers Who Stayed in Jobs 4.7%

Wage Growth for Workers Who Changed Jobs 2.4%



Vital Signs

Published on June 15, 2016
Why Global Economic Factors Are Negatively Impacting U.S. Job Growth for Men

Job growth for men has slowed, according to the ADP Research Institute's Workforce Vitality Report. The report indicates that in Q1 of 2016 women experienced a 2.7 percent growth in overall employment while job growth among men increased only 0.9 percent.

Published on March 23, 2016
Top 5 Strategies for CHROs - Retaining Top-Tier Employees

Retaining top-tier employees should be a major concern for HR leadership as organizations face increasing turnover rates and outside competition for their best talent.

Published on September 17, 2015
When Changing Jobs, Men Have Higher Wage Growth Compared to Women

When it came to yearly wage growth, the difference between men and women was more pronounced for people who changed jobs as opposed to those that remained in the same jobs.




Published on July 1, 2015
Wages and Employment on the Rise, But Vary by Pay Level

Employment and pay may be on the rise on the average, but the picture gets complicated when examined by compensation levels.

Published on May 15, 2015
Exploring Regional Variations of the Manufacturing Sector

The manufacturing sector saw, at 3.4 percent, stronger year-over-year wage growth than the average 2.7 percent across all industries.

Published on April 2, 2015
Strategies for Retailers in Light of Rising Wages and Turnover

Improving economic conditions have increased consumer spending and created demand for more employees, resulting in increased wages and employee turnover.

Published on February 4, 2015
Economy Emboldens Employees Who Head for Greener Pastures

Turnover rate continues to rise as employees are emboldened to look for new opportunities in an improving economy.

Published on December 16, 2014
Small Leisure & Hospitality Businesses Face Hiring Challenges

Leisure and hospitality businesses have made a strong comeback in recent months creating hiring challenges for small businesses.

Published on December 11, 2014
Webcast: Better Understand Workforce Dynamics

See how the ADP Workforce Vitality Report provides a timely, multi-dimensional view of what's driving the trends in the U.S. workforce.

Published on November 5, 2014
Putting Big Data to Work

Better understand your workforce dynamics, and align your workforce and business strategies

Published on November 5, 2014
How to Read the ADP Workforce Vitality Report

For information on how to read the ADP Workforce Vitality Index click here

Published on November 5, 2014
ADP Workforce Vitality Report Methodology

For information on the methodology behind the ADP Workforce Vitality Index click here