Job market

Do study disciplines have to align with the labor market to be relevant?

Shadic Mahbub Islam | Published: 05 February 2022 16:50:23 The idea of ​​so-called “useless subjects” is currently the subject of heated debate at the University of Dhaka. Judging subjects by their professional compatibility value is perfectly rational, but the central idea of ​​the degree solely as a cruise ship on …

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US labor market faces reshuffle as workers quit at near record rates

Feb 3 (Reuters) – Gina Marino quit two jobs last year. Over the summer, she left a job at a small social media marketing agency for a bigger company offering more money and greater responsibility. Three months later, loving her colleagues and the company, but realizing she lacked passion for …

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New UAE labor laws provide employees with six new work models suited to the flexible labor market

Last: UAE embarks on biggest labor law overhaul in years Work permits based on the new work models announced last year will be issued by the government from Wednesday. Twelve types of permits will be available, giving private sector employees the option to choose from six different work models under …

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These 8 Areas of Home Improvement Need New Blood – Bob Vila

Photo: istockphoto.com Opportunities abound Now is the perfect time to find a job. The economic recovery and demand for housing has created a booming residential construction market, and contractors, renovators and other industry players are looking for employees to fill critical positions. While ForConstructionPros reports that persistent labor shortages could …

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The Five Minute Read – Lowell Sun

Networking group planned for job seekers aged 50 and over WILMINGTON — The Massachusetts Library Collaborative’s group of more than 50 job seekers is scheduled to meet the first and third Wednesdays of the month, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., via Zoom. The group is for those who are …

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Fiscal stimulus propels US economy in 2021 to best performance since 1984

Fourth quarter GDP increases at a rate of 6.9% Investment in inventories accounts for most of the growth The economy grows by 5.7% in 2021 Weekly jobless claims fall from 30,000 to 260,000 WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The U.S. economy recorded its strongest growth in nearly four decades in …

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AARP is Hosting a Job Skills Summit for All Ages Today

SOUTH COLORADO – We are in the midst of one of the biggest workforce changes of our lifetime. Many Americans are quitting their jobs, but they have also been hired in record numbers. This afternoon, AARP is hosting a “Free Online Career Summit” for the public. On their website, you …

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Best B Schools for FAANG Jobs

Monitors display FAANG stock information on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, as seen in January 2019. (Photographer: Michael Nagle—Bloomberg/Getty Images) The spectacular success of technology companies in both the marketplace and the stock market has made this industry an attractive target for …

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The 10 Best Phrases to Use on Job Ads and Resumes

Choose your words carefully: a message for employers and job seekers. Getty Without the right words and phrases in your job posting, you won’t attract the right candidates. Likewise, for job seekers, there are phrases to avoid on your resume, your LinkedIn profile, and perhaps every part of your career …

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City of London/Brexit: the labor market is buoyant but relocations are looming

Britain’s Brexit negotiators have left the City of London to sink or swim. The pessimists had predicted huge job losses. Once again, the Square Mile proves that reports of her disappearance were exaggerated. City employees are doing very well. According to recruiter Morgan McKinley, people who changed jobs in the …

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Vermont businesses are finding ways to cope

Peter Asch, president and CEO of Twincraft Skincare in Winooski, Vermont, says his contract soapmaking business has seen “pretty substantial” growth in the two years since the coronavirus pandemic began. COVID-19 in March 2020, hiring over 160 new employees. Twincraft has a total of around 320 employees, according to Asch, …

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Fort Worth job market ranks 5th, back to pre-pandemic level

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to hammer labor markets across the country. But not Fort Worth and Dallas. In November, the Fort Worth-Arlington area, the Dallas area and eight other major US metropolises exceeded the number of jobs they had before the pandemic, according to a new report. Austin was No. …

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Shreveport named number 3 in worst job market out of 182 cities

Shreveport was recently named the third largest job market among 182 U.S. cities, which may not paint a complete picture of the city’s northwest Louisiana job market. Shreveport has the third highest population in Louisiana with 187,593 people. New Orleans has a population of 383,997 and has been named 160 …

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The Fed’s Powell pumped billions of dollars into the economy. Now he might be the party killer.

Powell is widely credited with taking swift and sweeping action to keep the economy afloat during severe pandemic disruptions, so his confirmation is not in jeopardy. But Americans’ heightened frustration with soaring prices is fueling pressure from Congress on the Fed chief – a Republican who was first elevated to …

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The long-term implications of the Great Resignation

Although resignation rates are at an all-time high, much of what we are seeing now is not so much “The Great Resignation” as “The Great Reshuffle,” said Steven Karau, Gregory A. Lee management professor. at Southern Illinois University. Carbondale. It studies the phenomenon and its causes, impacts and implications for …

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Job Markets adds 807,000 new positions in December, surprising forecasts

The US economy created 807,000 new jobs in December, closing strongly last year and defying expectations, according to a report by private payroll company ADP released Wednesday. Initial forecasts suggested that the final tally of private payrolls added in December would be closer to 410,000 positions, but the ADP figures …

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Labor shortage could be the biggest obstacle to construction growth in 2022

The construction industry saw big gains in 2021, with consumers taking advantage of low interest rates and rising pandemic-related savings to relocate to work remotely or move to larger spaces. As commercial construction continued to suffer, residential construction of single and multi-family homes boosted the industry, leading to demand for …

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Stimulus Control Live Fourth Update: $ 8,000, Child Tax Credit, Medicare, COLA Benefits 2022 …

Wall Street flattens out as it crosses the finish line in a tumultuous year Wall Street changed little in light trading on Friday, with investors taking a break as they prepare to ring in the New Year and close the books in 2021, marking the second year of recovery from …

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Amidst tumultuous job market, 59 million Americans work as freelancers

Friday December 31, 2021, 6:47 p.m.Article: Hugh Grant Freelance rates in the United States are stable, contributing $ 1.3 trillion to the economy, according to a new analysis. According to Upwork’s Freelance Forward: 2021 study of the freelance workforce in the United States, this increase has been fueled by an …

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America runs on bad jobs

After decades of depending on low-paying, low-benefit service jobs, the coronavirus has made it clear that the nation needs to take care of its workers. Risk premiums, paid sick leave, remote work options all became hotly debated topics during the first wave of the pandemic. Companies like Amazon (AMZN), which …

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How Biden’s latest student loan extension will impact inflation in 2022

Tens of millions of Americans received an early Christmas present on Wednesday when the Biden administration announced it would extend the moratorium on student loan repayments by 90 days, which was set to expire at the end of next month. The moratorium was first put in place in March 2020 …

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Work with us, not against us

Over the past few weeks, there has been a lot of discussion and opinions regarding what is going on at ImagineIF, the Flathead County library system. Fortunately, much of it is factually incorrect. I want to take this opportunity to correct the misinformation and share the facts. I appreciate the …

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The PCE index hit its highest level in November since 1982

It is extremely important that the 2021 price spike educates households to expect inflation to rise in the future. From the Fed’s perspective, there is a risk that rising inflation expectations will trigger an upward spiral in wages and prices, as people seek larger increases to cover their rising costs. …

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For many newcomers, the “Canadian experience” remains a barrier to meaningful employment

Arpit Modi, who teaches a supply chain transition course for new immigrants, says that a broader policy change that fully takes into account the skills and training of immigrants would be beneficial to both employers and The new comers.Fred Lum / The Globe and Mail Ramesh Kumar, owner of the …

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Labor shortage hits small businesses hard

About the Author: Ian siegel is the co-founder and CEO of ZipRecruiter. Jobs are plentiful; workers are lacking. And their rarity has considerable effects on the labor market. Every economics student learns the diamond-water paradox: Although water has more intrinsic value for our survival, diamonds sell for more because of …

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How Artificial Intelligence Could Filter Skilled Workers – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Thanks to the so-called Great Resignation, the job market continues to be on the move. Millions of people have quit their jobs in recent months, many to find new jobs. But with so many resumes on the move, some applicants might not realize they might be missing out on their …

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Live stock market news: December 14, 2021

Stock futures were higher on Monday after declines in the previous trading session for the three major U.S. indices, with investors focusing on a prolific week in Washington that includes the latest Reserve policy meeting Federal Council of 2021 and the release of New Retail Impressions. sales, housing starts and …

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The three fault lines in the global and national economic landscape

India currently has three major economic divides. The government’s response to these cracks will shape the course of the country’s socio-economic trajectory for the next decade. The first undercurrent: widening global inequalities in income and wealth. The second: a disruption of global and national labor markets due to the pandemic …

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As Omicron threat looms, inflation limits Fed’s room for maneuver

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus comes at a difficult time for the Federal Reserve, as officials attempt to shift from containing the economic fallout of the pandemic to tackling persistent and worrying inflation. The central bank has spent the past two years trying to prop up a still incomplete …

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Diminishing talent pool and increased demand for hybrid jobs further complicate hiring talent in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, December 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The labor market in Hong Kong is driven by a combination of growing confidence in the market, shifts in demand for talent and the rapid development of post-pandemic technology, according to the 2022 digital salary survey of Robert Walters and Walters …

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Students enroll in “Rapyd Academy” to help enter the labor market

“Entering the high tech industry is not that trivial,” said Revital Lavie Cohen, vice president of global human resources at Rapyd. “Even if you are one of the best students in Israel, it is not that easy to enter the high tech industry without having any experience. ” Those working …

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Jobs in Central Georgia (December 2)

Here are the vacancies featured this week provided by the Georgia Department of Labor. MACON, Georgia – Here are the job postings presented this week by the Georgia Department of Labor through the Employ Georgia system. Job Title: DHS / APS – Lawyer 2 (APS Investigator) Salary: competitive Requirements: Bachelor’s …

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White collar labor market is moderating, hiring volume drops marginally

India’s white-collar labor market experienced moderation and a marginal drop in hiring volume in November, after peaking in 20 months in openings just a month ago. The number of open positions accepting white-collar applications in November was around 295,000, up from 320,000 in October, with the last 15 days of …

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Quebec reduces its budget deficit forecast for the 2021-22 fiscal year and increases its spending before the 2022 election year

MONTREAL, Nov. 25 (Reuters) – Quebec, the Canadian province hardest hit at the start of the pandemic, on Thursday revised down its budget deficit forecast for fiscal year 2021-22 to C $ 6.8 billion ($ 5.4 billion), compared to a deficit of $ 12.3 billion expected in March, thanks to …

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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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Pandemic worsens prospects for global return to work

GENEVA – New figures from the UN’s International Labor Organization indicate that the global labor market has been slow to rebound after the COVID-19 pandemic, as the economies of low-income countries fare worse than those of countries richer. Earlier this year, ILO economists anticipated a fragile but steady recovery in …

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Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Board of Directors Approves Salary Increases and Retention Payments to Stay Competitive in the Job Market

The most recent pay increases will take effect in the October 30 pay period for bi-weekly employees and in the November 1 pay period for month-to-month employees. (Bailey Lewis / Community Impact Journal) The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Board of Directors approved new salary increases for some existing and new employees to …

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Unemployment rate declines in Virginia, but labor market participation remains a problem | State and regional news

In February, people lined up at a Virginia Career Works center in Chesterfield County for the chance to talk to someone at the Virginia Employment Commission about unemployment help. The state’s unemployment rate was 3.8% in September, the VEC reported on Friday. JOHN REID BLACKWELL Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia’s unemployment rate …

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The labor market has been dynamic for two months: RBI paper

Capitalizing on the Covid-19 blues, the labor market has been experiencing a recovery over the past two months, according to a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) research paper. According to the document, recovery trends in various sectors have been observed over the past two months. “Entry-level recruitment is growing at …

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Tense U.S. labor market strikes for more wages

Oct. 18 (Reuters) – Thousands of workers remain on strike across the United States demanding higher wages and better conditions despite Hollywood makeup artists and cameramen reached a deal over the weekend to avoid a walkout , and the tight job market has only emboldened them. Kevin Bradshaw is an …

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New variants of Covid-19 could dampen labor market prospects

Analysts remain cautious about the outlook for the labor market in Malaysia as uncertainties surrounding new variants of the Covid-19 virus and the business outlook could dampen employment prospects. – Photo by Bernama KUCHING: Uncertainties surrounding new variants of the Covid-19 virus and business outlook could dampen employment prospects, analysts …

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NSSF salutes Kagera Sugar for timely remittances

By Rosemary Mirondo Dar es Salaam. The Minister of State for the Political Primature, Coordination, Parliamentary Affairs, Labor, Youth, Employment and People with Disabilities Hon. Jenista Mhagama said President Samia Suluhu Hassan is determined to increase investment in the country.She said, however, that the government’s main task is to create …

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Technology feels a tightening labor market

Tech job offers as an engineer or software developer have increased as an already tight US job market resists the effects of the pandemic on the economy as a whole. The big picture: Tech workers were in high demand before the pandemic, and the rapid moves from the COVID era …

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Unemployed people don’t settle for old job offers

How is the labor market doing in this somewhat unpredictable economic recovery? We will have the big monthly report from the Ministry of Labor on Friday. But in the meantime, we got an idea of ​​how that might end on Wednesday, when payroll processor ADP announced that private sector employment …

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Pikom Malaysia’s economic and digital labor market outlook shows weak growth in 2021, better outlook in 2022

Acceleration of digital adoption driven by MyDigital & 5G deployment Jobstreet sees an increased future need for “digital first” skills and expertise in the market This year’s National IT Association of Malaysia (Pikom) key research publication is renamed “Economic and digital labor market outlook”Focusing on an analysis of the economy, …

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A transformed workplace | The week

COVID-19 has changed how and where people work. What future for employment? Here’s all you need to know: How has COVID affected jobs? The pandemic has dramatically accelerated existing trends such as remote working, automation-based job shifts and widening the opportunity gap between highly educated employees and those without a …

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What is happening with the labor market?

Unemployment rates remain high even though businesses across the country are severely understaffed. Companies and their workers have been forced to make drastic changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, and some may prove to be permanent. In this video from “The 5” on Motley Fool Live, recorded September 23, Fool.com …

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Microsoft Viva and remote work – Redmond Channel Partner

New In the “dynamic” job market, Microsoft Viva is a key tool By Kurt Mackie September 28, 2021 Microsoft is positioning its Viva brand as a useful platform to help organizations meet the challenges of today’s job market. Specifically, Microsoft is using the context of remote work to tout its …

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Electric cars could make or break the American auto industry job market. Nearly 75,000 jobs could be lost by 2030 without government investment

Credit: Pixabay. The transition to electric vehicles is inevitable. And like any disruptive technology, the effects on industry and the labor market in general could create unwanted shockwaves if this transition is not managed properly. As an example, a new report released this week by the Economic Policy Institute found …

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What the Arizona job market looks like as fall approaches

Some employers believe that there are more jobs than volunteer workers available. PHOENIX – On the employment front, jobless claims have increased, but the good news is that there are plenty of jobs available. “I’m looking to get into something more to control security operations, the management of security within …

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FedEx costs rise due to continued tight labor market

MEMPHIS, Tennessee: Federal Express confirmed on Sept. 21 that its third-quarter spending jumped to $ 450 million as it was forced to raise wages, due to continued labor shortages. Additionally, FedEx lowered its forecast for 2021, in part because of spending related to the tight job market. Meanwhile, the company’s …

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Workers say employers are guilty of ghosts for years

Workers increasingly “ghost” employers during the pandemic, according to the Fed. One of the reasons, they tell Insider, is that employers have been guilty of doing it for years. Although ghosting occurs primarily in the hiring process, some employees have also seen each other happen. Loading Something is loading. For …

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A Changing Labor Market | News, Sports, Jobs

Anyone who has passed through the main business districts of our communities can tell you that there are many “Now Hiring” signs in front of companies looking for qualified candidates for vacancies. But even with this evidence of available jobs, a report from Policy Matters Ohio confirms something many suspected. …

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BLOG: Is your work misunderstood?

Do you know this scenario? You are at a party or networking event and someone asks you what you are doing. You talk to the person about it, but you know that further explanation will be needed. A moment after starting your description, you notice that the eyes start to …

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Professional certifications can be helpful, sometimes

Wooden rubber stand on brown cardboard background with the text Expert printed in blue. … [+] Concept of professional advice and industrial expertise. 3d illustration getty By Erik Sherman Janet Falk, chief strategist of Falk Communications and Research, has been a public relations practitioner for 32 years. When it comes …

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6 signs it’s time to quit your job

During this second year of the pandemic, millions of people left their jobs, a phenomenon driven by the field of possibilities that has opened up with remote work, multiple surveys show. In addition, with the pandemic, we have all felt a lot of exhaustion and the stressors in our lives …

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Job scams on the rise during pandemic, BBB study finds

Job scams are on the rise in the turbulent job market created by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study from the Better Business Bureau. Comprehensive investigative study finds job scams have increased during pandemic and warns job seekers to check job postings to avoid illegal jobs, identity theft …

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Deloitte: Dark times loom for Australia’s labor market

Extract from Deloitte’s weekly economic briefing: New payroll data indicates that the Australian labor market has fallen from its perch again, after an impressive recovery in the first half of the year. Released late last week, ABS data revealed that the total number of salaried jobs fell 3.5% between the …

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The impossible job market for students

For young people around the world, finding a job after graduation has become much more difficult. Strong competition, little professional experience, a pandemic and the recession it caused have made it increasingly difficult for young graduates or even current students to navigate the job market. What is more concerning, however, …

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Is the stock market in a bubble? Don’t bet on it.

Text size The August jobs report was a disappointment. But that didn’t mean much to the stock market. Paul Hennessy / SOPA Images / LightRocket / Getty Images Sometimes what you see is what you get. This was not the case with the August salary report. At first glance, the …

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Is the doctoral school worth the cost?

August 10, 2021 6:38 p.m. ET Editor’s Note: This forward-looking view examines whether graduate degrees are worth it. Then we will ask, “Would you take a job that does not allow remote working?” Or is it now non-negotiable? Students should click here to submit opinions under 250 words by August …

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