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Full Recovery in Global Labor Market Could Take Years

[Wallstreet Journal] U.N. projections note a divide between rich countries with labor shortages and poor ones where joblessness remains high It will take at least two years before global unemployment falls back to pre-pandemic levels, according to fresh projections, with joblessness in poor countries remaining high even as labor markets in rich countries become increasingly […]

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2022 job market predictions according to CareerBuilder CEO

[Fox Business] CareerBuilder chief Sue Arthur shares her projections for the next year FacebookTwitterCommentsPrintEmailForbes Media chairman reacts to the November jobs report as market volatility rises on ‘FOX Business Tonight.’  Employment platform CareerBuilder is gearing up for an influx of traffic at the start of 2022 after seeing a major jump in users this past […]

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30 jobs that pay $30 an hour

[CareerBuilder] Looking for a specific salary? We’ve got 30 examples of $30-an-hour jobs or more. Nobody likes to be average. Not you. Not me. Not even your salary. The national mean salary in the United States is $56,310 according to the National Compensation Survey. That works out to be $27 per hour. So in order to […]

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A record 4.4 million people quit in September as Great Resignation shows no signs of stopping

[CNBC, Getty Images] A record-high 4.4 million people, or 3% of workers, quit their job in September, according to the Labor Department’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey released Friday. The tight market, where workers have more leverage to move around and employers are doing everything they can to staff up, is already impacting the holiday shopping […]

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The geography of the Great Resignation: First-time data shows where Americans are quitting the most

[Washington Post, Getty Images] Kentucky, Idaho, South Dakota and Iowa reported the highest increases in the rates of workers who quit their jobs in August, according to a new glimpse of quit rates in the labor market released Friday. The largest increase in the number of quitters happened in Georgia, with 35,000 more people leaving […]

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Workers quitting en masse is ‘a great thing,’ says workplace happiness expert—here’s why

[CNBC, Jenn Lim] Jenn Lim has made a career out of helping people be happier at work. She’s spent a decade-plus as CEO of Delivering Happiness, a consulting company that helps organizations build better and more sustainable workplaces. Now, as the pandemic has led people to re-evaluate how they live and spend their time, many are […]

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Why American workers are quitting in record numbers

[Yahoo News, Getty Images] What’s happening The number of Americans quitting their jobs has hit record highs over the past several months in a phenomenon economists have been calling the “Great Resignation.” In August, 4.3 million U.S. workers — almost 3 percent of the entire American workforce — voluntarily left their positions, the highest number since the Bureau […]

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A record number of Americans are quitting their jobs. Here’s how they make money after they quit.

[The Washington Post] Getting by in ‘The Great Resignation’: How people who quit or retired are making ends meet. Many are counting on their savings and Social Security. In discussing the surge of workers quitting or retiring during the coronavirus pandemic, one question that I keep hearing, and that I asked last week, is: How are people who […]

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Economy adds disappointing 194,000 jobs in September as schools reopen but COVID spikes linger

[USA TODAY, Getty Images] Hiring slowed again in September as a surge in COVID 19 cases offset the reopening of most schools and expiration of unemployment benefits, developments that were expected to coax some Americans back to work. The economy added 194,000 jobs and the unemployment rate, which is calculated from a different survey, fell from 5.2% to […]

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Fired for refusing a Covid vaccine? You likely can’t get unemployment benefits

[CNBC, Getty Images] Businesses are increasingly requiring their workers to get a Covid-19 vaccine as a condition of employment.Employers like ChristianaCare, Northwell Health, Novant Health, UCHealth System and United Airlines have fired (or are poised to fire) hundreds of unvaccinated workers. Kaiser Permanente placed more than 2,200 on unpaid leave.Such workers likely don’t qualify for […]

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