Job market

Tuesday’s Daily Pulse – Florida Trend

Housing and wage increases among incentives employers hope will contribute to worker shortage Florida businesses need to be creative when it comes to dealing with the current labor shortage. That means delivering some pretty impressive benefits, including one that fills a great need in the Southwest Florida community. This is …

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Greensboro businesses are still looking for workers

Several companies in the entertainment and hospitality industry are still hiring as consumer spending increases. GREENSBORO, NC – The job market is improving. In Guilford County, 240,000 people are employed. Compare that number to April 2020, when only 207,000 people were employed. Yet 13,000 people are not working. Experts agree …

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Teens flood the hot summer job market

As pandemic restrictions loosen, businesses reopen and employers struggle to recruit, teens are flooding the job market to fill the workforce gap. The number of working 16-19 year-olds jumped to almost 32% in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, up from around 25% a year earlier, when the …

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Why some unemployed people don’t jump on job offers

It’s been over a year since Ken Gaughran lost his job in radio promotions due to the pandemic, and he’s slowly losing hope of returning to this field. So, in recent months, the 27-year-old Toms River resident has searched for employers who offer decent wages and benefits, while wondering how …

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City Center Market Accommodation Career Fair

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Downtown Grand Rapids Market is hosting a job fair on Tuesday, July 13. The job fair, which runs from noon to 4 p.m., will take place on the second floor of the downtown market. Job seekers will have the opportunity to discuss job postings with …

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TikTok enters the workforce with TikTok CVs

TikTok is looking to expand beyond social media, introducing TikTok CVs as a way to apply for jobs. TikTok is one of the most popular and controversial social media platforms. Although it has a user base and growth rate to make other platforms green with envy, the company continues to …

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Americans Retire Earlier Due to Pandemic

Dee Dee Patten, 57, had no plans to retire early. But when the coronavirus-induced lockdown took hold in 2020 and business dried up in the mechanical repair shop that she and her husband, Dana, owned in Platteville, Colo., They decided to shut it down. ‘Stop. Mildred Vega, 56, had even …

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Oregon’s minimum wage increases

Oregon’s minimum wage increases on July 1 to $ 14 an hour in the Portland metro area. That means an increase for people working in more than 213,000 of the state’s lowest-paying jobs, according to a rough estimate from the Oregon Department of Employment. The amount of an increase depends …

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Black workers have stopped advancing on wages. Is it racism?

Think of information technology, which offers some of the highest paying jobs in the country. African Americans earn about one out of 10 bachelor’s degrees in computer science nationwide. In contrast, they represent only 2.6 people out of 100 IT professionals in the region around San Francisco, including Silicon Valley. …

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Are Ohio Employment Figures Improving?

The May employment report for Ohio is out, and some fear the pandemic recovery is stalling. The Ohio Department of Employment and Family Services reports that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.7% to 5% in April, with 14,800 fewer jobs in May than the month previous. Michael Shields …

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San Luis Obispo businesses experience staff shortage

Many businesses in downtown San Luis Obispo, as well as locations across the state, have struggled to manage their day-to-day operations due to understaffing. Since the reopening of the state, many different industries have seen their clientele increase but are struggling to find the staff to meet the demand. Downtown …

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Factory wage gains lag behind fast food restaurant growth

Compensation for factory jobs has grown so slowly in the United States that manufacturers are struggling to compete with fast food restaurants. Ann Harten, head of human resources at furniture maker Haworth Inc., said her company is looking beyond unemployment lines and must hire candidates far from their current jobs …

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Federal Reserve expects to hike interest rates in 2023

Federal Reserve officials raised expectations on when they would first raise interest rates from the lowest on Wednesday, a sign that a healing labor market and rising inflation were giving to policy makers the assurance that they would achieve their goals of full employment and stable prices in the years …

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Low-wage Britons are at the heart of post-pandemic recovery

June 12, 2021 Peterborough PETERBOROUGH, A MEDIUM SIZE town 100 miles north of London, is at the forefront of Britain’s takeover. It has many assets: a pretty town center built around an imposing medieval cathedral, reasonably priced accommodation and a town keen on development. But above all, it offers easy …

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Job additions extend until the 3rd month in May

South Korea reported job growth for the third consecutive month in May, data showed Wednesday, in the latest sign that the labor market is recovering from recessions caused by the pandemic. The number of people employed reached 27.6 million last month, 619,000 more than a year earlier, according to data …

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Economist: Lots of good news in April jobs report

University of Arkansas Walton College economist Mervin Jebaraj said the April 2021 Arkansas employment report was filled with good news. Labor officials reported two weeks ago that Arkansas’ unemployment rate in April remained stable at 4.4% from March and was significantly down from the unemployment rate of 10 % recorded …

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Hundreds of jobs up for grabs at the Lexington Career Fair

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – Several companies packed Douglass Park on Saturday for a community career fair. The Kentucky Career Center wanted to help bring jobs to people, and also fill in the gaps that businesses struggle to fill. The career fair offered a wide range of opportunities, including meter readers, …

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Low wages and a declining labor market

Low wages and declining labor market credit: Pixabay Low wages and a declining labor market, is this the reality of young people in Spain? Are low wages, the shrinking labor market and living at home for what feels like an eternity the reality of young people in Spain? A “young …

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Why it’s so hard to fill jobs in some states

The job market recovery from the coronavirus pandemic and related closures is unfolding unevenly across the United States, from states where there are five openings for every unemployed person to multiple where historically high unemployment rates persist. In some areas, including less populated areas that have imposed fewer Covid-19 restrictions …

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It’s a workers’ market | RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR.

The most delicate relationship in the world of human interactions is that between employers and workers. And, in the United States, as millions of Americans cautiously come out of the year of the pandemic, that relationship is in shambles. There was a good deal. He was broken. And it wasn’t …

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Job market heats up for 2021 university graduates | Community

OMAHA, Neb. – Today’s labor market continues to improve, just in time for a new category of graduates to enter the labor market. Despite the uncertainties and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jeremy Fisher, director of the John P. Fahey Career Center at Creighton University, said this year’s Creighton University …

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NEWS FROM THE ROOM: Labor needs, vocational training opportunities

Looking at the various resources for finding jobs, one will find a plethora of “Help Wanted” ads. There are everything from general manager positions, clerk and administration positions, tourism-related positions including adventure guides to frontline, part-time, full-time, temporary and almost everything in between. The latest unemployment figures from March 2021 …

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Job Outlook for Top 5 Ohio State Majors

Job Outlook for Top 5 Ohio State Majors

The career and internship fair, first day, September 17, 2019. Credit: courtesy of the Office of Student Life With the economic recovery from the pandemic on the horizon, this year’s college graduates will have an easier job search than last year. With the onset of the pandemic in March 2020, …

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Tolerances decrease with labor market in recovery mode

With around 2.1 million homeowners currently participating in forbearance schemes, the share of forbearance loans is declining for the 12th.e consecutive week, such as Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) latest survey on forbearance and call volume notes that the total number of loans currently forborne decreased by three basis points, from …

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Job prospects for recent college graduates

Last year, the class of 2020 was dubbed the “COVID-19 class”, and young graduates looking for a job after college, they had to do their job search in what is called the “worst job market since the Great Depression. “Today, while the class of 2021 will switch to what is …

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Beginning of the Marquette Milwaukee University pandemic

There are 3,200 new Marquette University graduates ready to face the job market. It was the first in-person start since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone was required to practice social distancing, and graduates were limited to two guests. We didn’t think this was going to happen, ”said Kathy …

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