Job market

Tight job market puts law firms in search of talent – New England In-House

Massachusetts law firms and corporate legal departments face headwinds in finding the qualified attorneys they need to fill vacancies. Kenneth J. Albano, managing partner of Springfield-based Bacon Wilson, touts the success of the firm’s 100 lawyers and employees in navigating the past 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic. But Albano …

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Biden bets big on continuity at the Fed

In the end, President Biden bet that Federal Reserve executives could finish what they started. Jerome Powell, who was re-appointed as head of the central bank on Monday, and Lael Brainard, a Fed governor newly appointed to be his number 2, had led the economy from the depths of the …

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Job scams increase during pandemic

In this year’s scorching job market, competition for seasonal jobs this holiday season will be fierce. Shipping companies and online retailers like Amazon have seen their business explode as the pandemic has driven online shopping soaring, and they are expected to hire thousands of seasonal workers this holiday season. Traditional …

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“I am still in disbelief. How this 58-year-old single mother changed careers during the pandemic – and also got a pay rise

In June, Janet Sharkis watched with dismay the money that funded her nonprofit work dry up, putting her out of work after decades in the field. The 58-year-old single mom with a daughter in college and another about to start her senior year of high school was upset, angry and …

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RTA and Tri-C launch new program to retain employees in today’s job market

CLEVELLAND – RTA and Cuyahoga Community College team up to put RTA employees on the path to success. The Tri-C RTA Job Hub partnership is a new program. While many companies are looking for workers, RTA said it is going the extra mile to recruit and retain workers. “It’s really …

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Weekly Fundamental Oil Price Forecasts

US West Texas Intermediate crude oil futures and the international benchmark Brent ended lower last week. The selling pressure was due to a further significant increase in supplies of US crude and fears that OPEC + would give in to pressure from the United States and other large consumers to …

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There could be a seismic shift in the job market

By Julia Horowitz, CNN Business The US labor market is showing signs of strength – good news after a turbulent summer. The US economy created 531,000 jobs in October, according to government data released Friday. This is stronger than in August and September, although gains for both months have been …

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