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There are over 11 million open jobs in America right now

The job market is under sustained pressure where there are tons of job vacancies, new hires and people leaving at the same time – which turns out to be great for job seekers and difficult for recruiting managers. In January, there were 11.3 million job vacancies, 6.5 million hires and …

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The 10 best jobs if you’re looking for a hybrid workplace

Job assessment website Glassdoor recently listed the best positions for a hybrid work environment. In this video clip from “The Virtual Opportunities Show” on Motley Fool live, recorded on February 8Fool contributors Jose Najarro and Rachel Warren discuss some of the roles in high growth industries. Jose Najarro: On CNBC.com, …

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These tech jobs pay over $100,000 – here’s how much is available in NC

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – The national job market is trending toward tech-specific roles, according to a new report from Glassdoor. Likewise, tech jobs are in high demand in North Carolina, with some of the state’s top IT occupations represented in Glassdoor’s national rankings. But which jobs are the best paying …

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January jobs report shows 467,000 jobs added last month

Despite a forecast of bad news in the January jobs report, the report, released today, delivered a lot of good news. Employers added 467,000 jobs last month, when many people thought omicron would bring the number down. Also, it turns out that we added about 700,000 more jobs in November …

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US adds 467,000 jobs in January despite Omicron chaos

US employers unexpectedly added 467,000 jobs in January, far more than expected, even as businesses and workers weathered chaotic conditions due to the Omicron variant. The US unemployment rate was 4.0%, up slightly from December. The stronger-than-expected January numbers followed a dismal report last month, when U.S. employers added just …

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The 10 best American jobs of 2022, according to Glassdoor

The U.S. job market is teeming with new opportunities despite an increase in coronavirus infections caused by the omicron variant. Many of the best jobs offer flexible work arrangements and six-figure salaries, according to new research from Glassdoor. On Tuesday, Glassdoor released its latest report highlighting America’s 50 Best Jobs …

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How to find local jobs in your area

Many people don’t want to leave their region to find a job, and that’s completely understandable when family, friends and hobbies are usually tied to specific places. If you have concrete ties to a region or simply love where you live, then it’s perfectly understandable to also want to find …

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How to find jobs in your area

Many people don’t want to leave their region to find a job, and that’s completely understandable when family, friends and hobbies are usually tied to specific places. If you have concrete ties to a region or just love where you live, then it’s perfectly understandable to also want to find …

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The 10 fastest growing jobs in the United States and how much they pay

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to change the way we work even two years later – and because of the crisis, jobs that barely existed five years ago are now among the most in-demand positions in the United States. On Tuesday, LinkedIn released its 2022 Jobs on the Rise list …

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There’s no “best place to work” anymore – just good and bad jobs

Artwork by Pepe Serra / Ikon Images For office workers, the workplace has taken on an amorphous quality over the past couple of years. In early 2020, it was a cheap desk and chair and carpet tiles. Now, in January 2022, with the return of WFH guidelines, it’s something completely …

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Employers add 199,000 dismal jobs in December, unemployment rate hits 3.9%

The latest hiring figures fell below expectations for December. 7 January 2022, 17:44 • 5 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article Employers added 199,000 lackluster jobs last month – less than half of economists’ expectations – and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, the Labor Department …

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Wages continue to grow strongly for American workers

The hiring boom was first manifested in low-paying hospitality jobs, but now recruiters see a boiling job market everywhere.MediaNews Group / Reading Eagle / Getty Images Salaries have increased 4.7% over the past year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Leisure and hospitality workers have seen their wages increase …

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Payroll expected to accelerate as unemployment rate drops to 4.1%

The U.S. economy likely ended 2021 with a month of solid job growth, as hiring picked up before the latest wave of Omicron-related infections had a significant impact on the job market. The Labor Department is expected to release its December employment report on Friday at 8:30 a.m. ET. Here …

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Omicron has yet to halt the jobs recovery

Originally posted: 06 JAN 22 08:45 ET By Anneken Tappe, CNN Business (CNN) – America ended 2021 with strong job gains, economists predict. But just days into the new year, the Omicron variant is causing a spike in infections and hardship for businesses. Will this derail the job recovery? It’s …

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Europe – Q jobs acquires Active Personnel Services

05 January 2022 Belgian recruitment and HR services company Q Jobs has announced the acquisition of Active Personnel Services, a Dutch employment agency. This acquisition marks the first acquisition of Q Jobs in the temporary employment sector. Financial details were not disclosed. Active Personnel Services focuses on the temporary employment …

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4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November

More than 4.5 million Americans left their jobs in November, the highest number since the “big resignation” began during the pandemic, according to Labor Department data released Tuesday. This means that 370,000 more people left their jobs in November than in October. Meanwhile, vacancies in November stood at 10.6 million, …

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Joe Biden’s Claim America Adds Jobs to “Record Pace”

The economic policies of the Biden administration have come under scrutiny following the release of the latest employment data, which fell significantly below job growth expectations for November. President Joe Biden fired back at the critics. Requirement Biden claimed the United States is creating jobs at a “record rate,” with …

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Five things to know about the November jobs report

The November jobs report gave a confused picture of an improving economy. Overall job growth has been well below expectations, with the United States creating just 210,000 of the roughly 500,000 jobs that analysts predicted the economy would gain last month. Despite this, the unemployment rate fell from 4.6% to …

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Grim November jobs report showed massive slowdown in restaurant and hotel hires

A person walks past a sign advertising a job at a fast food restaurant on November 5, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt / Getty Images The November jobs report was by no means exceptional, with a payroll gain of just 210,000. The leisure and hospitality industry gained 23,000 …

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Top 10 Paid Remote IT Jobs in 2022

As the pandemic continues, so do job postings for remote work opportunities, especially in IT. In reality, tech jobs are among the most likely to be remote. Tech companies are not only beefing up their technology infrastructure to support remote computing work, they are paying top dollar for some of …

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How Automation Creates Jobs. Industry Blog in Forkliftaction News

Jeff Christensen Jeff Christensen is vice president of products at Seegrid, a leader in material handling automation. Across the industry, there are a few common myths about automation and jobs. Many fear that technological innovations, especially automation solutions, will steal human jobs and create a wave of devastating job losses. …

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U.S. jobs and wages report shows strong economic recovery

Washington U.S. employers ramped up hiring last month, adding 531,000 solid jobs, the most since July and a sign that the recovery from the pandemic recession is overcoming a virus-induced slowdown. Friday’s report from the Ministry of Labor also showed that the unemployment rate fell to 4.6% last month from …

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October Jobs Report: America Goes Back to Work

But economists are optimistic that the string of bad news will end with the October jobs report, which is due on Friday morning. This could be good news for President Joe Biden after voters sent a strong message this week about their disappointment with the US economy. Analysts polled by …

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Large-company migrant plans to steal Australian jobs

Raising the number of migrant workers is not the answer to improving employment figures in Australia, writes Australian Workers’ Union national secretary Daniel Walton. You probably know someone who has seen their livelihoods shattered by Covid. Maybe it was you. In the past three months alone, 330,000 Australians have left …

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Why women are quitting their jobs in record numbers

The news is not all gloomy, especially for those who are able to re-enter the workforce. Klotz of Texas A&M said The Great Resignation may well become an opportunity for companies to reorganize the job market in The Great Labor Reset, offering higher wages and better benefits. “There is an …

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Warehouse jobs – recently seen as jobs of the future

Warehouse jobs were meant to be the future of the retail industry, providing opportunities for displaced workers and reshaping the American workforce. Amazon, Target, Walmart and other companies have pledged to create hundreds of thousands of these positions at competitive salaries – and increasingly with perks like free college – …

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5 key points from the September jobs report | Business

WASHINGTON – September was not exactly the strongest month for hiring many expected and hoped for. With the Delta variant still disrupting the economy and employers struggling to find enough workers, the gain for the month amounted to 194,000 jobs – not even half of what economists had forecast. In …

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Jobs report disappointing, with 194,000 new jobs

New jobs rose by 194,000 in September, a far cry from economists’ estimates of 500,000 and a sharp drop from 366,000 in August and 1.1 million jobs added in July, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday (October 8). This latest monthly report reflects the biggest drop in job creation …

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Delta variant and worker shortage limit job growth

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second consecutive lukewarm gain and proof that the pandemic has maintained its grip on the economy, with many businesses struggling to fill millions of workers. ‘open jobs. Friday’s Labor Department report also showed that the unemployment rate fell …

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August 2021 shock employment report: only 235,000 new jobs

Job creation for August was a huge disappointment, with the economy adding just 235,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported on Friday. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones were looking for 720,000 new hires. The unemployment rate fell from 5.4% to 5.2%, according to estimates. With August’s total – the worst since …

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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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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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