Monthly Archives: August 2021

Covid pandemic increases remote job search by 460%

MoMo Productions | Digital vision | Getty Images Interest in remote working has increased during the Covid-19 pandemic and persists even as the economy reopens, suggests a new study. The share of online job searches for remote positions jumped 460% in the two years between June 2019 and June 2021, …

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A lot of people are quitting their jobs. Here’s how to do it right

But when it comes to quitting your job, there should be more to walking into your boss’s office and yelling, “I’m quitting! (No matter how tempting that can be.) The way you quit your current job can affect your career and you don’t want to burn bridges. Here’s how to …

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3.7 million more people would have left their jobs without the pandemic

If the pandemic never struck, an additional 3.7 million people would have already left their jobs. That number comes from the dropout trends of 2019, which were wiped out by the pandemic. The withdrawals have reached record highs in recent months and show no signs of abating. Loading Something is …

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Blockbuster: Economy Adds 943,000 Jobs; unemployment drops to 5.4%

The United States created 943,000 jobs in July as a summer rush in travel and leisure spending fueled the economy thanks to an increase in coronavirus cases, the Labor Department reported on Friday. The unemployment rate fell to 5.4 percent in July from 5.9 percent last month, according to the …

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Can older workers get better pay when they change jobs?

You received the call. The job is all up to you. You feel butterflies of excitement and nervous energy about the opportunity and the challenges ahead. The wave of success is gentle. After weeks and a mind-boggling series of seven or eight interviews with a cast of company characters ranging …

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