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Jobs jamboree 2022 sees enthusiastic employers and savvy job seekers at MetraPark | Local News

TOM ACKERMAN At Jobs Jamboree 2022 in Billings on Wednesday, the consensus was that the labor market favors employees. The Montana pavilion at MetraPark was packed with employers and job seekers. “There’s been a lot of activity and the energy seems high, especially compared to last year when we were here,” said Holly Lake, district […]

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Remote work forever? ZipRecruiter CEO says that’s to be expected

The February jobs report beat expectations, but wage growth came in at 5.1%, slightly below the 5.8% expected. And we know from the massive coverage it gets that the labor market is showing strong growth. If you need cold, hard data, 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in January. And pair that with the 11.3 […]

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Employer practices limit worker choices and wages, US study finds

The lack of competition, according to the Biden administration, is a big reason why the wages of a large part of the American workforce are barely higher, after accounting for inflation, than they would be. was half a century ago. “The fact that workers are getting less than before is a long-standing problem,” noted Ms […]

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Labor Department proposes ‘quota system’ for foreign job seekers – SABC News

Employment and Labor Minister Thulas Nxesi said his department is proposing the National Labor Migration Policy aimed at giving South Africans access to work opportunities. The Department of Labor says there is a perception that foreign nationals distort access to the labor market. It comes as truckers have embarked on several protests against foreign nationals […]

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The Race for Talent: Now Job Offers Can Arrive in Days

With millions of jobs open and not enough workers to fill them, employers are struggling to attract and retain employees. At the end of 2021, there were 10.9 million job openings, according to the most recent data from the Labor Department. One way companies are solving the problem is to streamline the hiring process to […]

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Can an employer summarily dismiss an employee for violation of his employment contract, while the employee is denouncing?

Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran and Nauman Hasan [2022] SGHC 23* 1. Introduction The High Court of Singapore recently delivered judgment in Uday Mehra v L Capital Asia Advisors, L Capital (HK) Limited, Ravi Thakran and Nauman Hasan (“Uday Mehra vs. L Capital Asia Advisors and we”). […]

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‘Outdated recruitment practices’ exclude job seekers with disabilities, criminal records or older workers

Thursday, February 10, 2022 7:28 a.m. Getty Images An industry group says outdated hiring practices should be fixed to tap into more diverse talent pools, including those with disabilities, who have previous criminal convictions, and younger and older workers. The call to action from Business in the Community (BITC) comes as analysis shows there are […]

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The best cities for job seekers in 2022

With unemployment hovering around 3.9%, almost pre-pandemic levels, employers are scrambling to hire workers, making it an attractive market for those looking for a new job and more money. But some places are better than others for job hunting. Workers looking for a better job and higher pay may need to broaden their search and […]

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How Harris Co. is giving job seekers with criminal histories a ‘fair chance’ of getting a job

HOUSTON – Harris County strives to give job seekers, who have had criminal histories, a better chance of finding employment. RELATED: Greater Houston Partnership economists predict more jobs in 2022 In early January, county commissioners adopted the “Fair Chance” policy, which means residents who may have a criminal history do not have to disclose it […]

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New initiative highlights career resources available to seniors

By CARTER DYSON Many say that young people are our “future”. I disagree with this sentiment. I say that young people are our “now”. That’s why I believe one of the most important aspects of my role as One-Stop Director at Kentucky Career Center-Lincoln Trail is providing resources to youth in our eight-county service area. […]

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Older job seekers face a record hurdle: age discrimination

While most professionals in their 50s and 60s may not consider themselves a cutoff age, AARP says many who re-enter the workforce or seek to advance face discrimination based on on record age. The big quit is also becoming the big shakeup, with many older Americans who may have retired earlier than expected due to […]

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Gen Z vs Boomer Job Seekers: What Each Generation Really Wants

fizkes/Getty Images/iStockphoto Attracting and retaining talent is one of the biggest challenges for employers, especially in the midst of the Great Resignation. And what complicates things further is that not all workers are looking for the same thing. When comparing what Gen Z job seekers want and what baby boomer job seekers want, there are […]

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Over 50% of UK jobseekers from low socio-economic backgrounds miss out on job opportunities – FE News

A study of over 2,200 jobseekers in the UK found that employers need to refine their social mobility initiatives to achieve a fair recruitment process for all. Feed, an EdTech startup offering free virtual work simulations, today released the UK Voice of the Forager report, a study of over 2,200 job seekers exploring the social […]

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Here’s Why Your 401(k) Employer Match May Not Be Yours Yet

Carlina Teteris | time | Getty Images If you’re a 401(k) plan saver, chances are you’ll get a “match” from your employer. But there’s a catch: that free money might not be yours yet. About 98% of companies that offer a 401(k) plan make regular contributions to workers’ retirement savings, according to a survey by […]

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Karen Telleen-Lawton: A good economy for job seekers | Homes and lifestyle

The New Year is usually a time to look forward to the year ahead, but we struggle for something to celebrate. Employers despair of not being able to keep their workforce. Nevertheless, there is a cause to celebrate: the flip side of the job coin. It’s a hot job market. Voluntary workers who usually struggle […]

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Attracting talent in 2022: job seekers are in the driver’s seat

Three out of four full-time employees and almost half of part-time employees plan to leave their jobs in the next 12 months. (Photo: Shutterstock) It appears that job seekers have taken the wheel from employers and are now changing the direction of the pandemic-influenced labor market. The new to-do list US Labor Market Report: 2022 […]

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What is your salary requirement? Job seekers and recruiters are rethinking pay talk

When she began her tech career over a decade ago, Shanae Chapman quickly felt comfortable answering traditional interview questions: core strengths (time management, attention to detail), weaknesses (prioritization). “Tell me about yourself” was tricky at first. No one in his family had ever held a job in a company before. What exactly did the interviewer […]

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Startimes unveils ‘Breaking-In’ reality show for job seekers

Startimes Nigeria, a digital TV provider, has launched a new reality TV show called “Breaking in” to help Nigerian job seekers connect to their dream jobs and workforce employers. The reality show, according to Pay TV, is their nation-wide corporate social responsibility (CSR) project aimed at providing job satisfaction as the show’s attendees will get […]

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Sunny days await job seekers as hopes of economic recovery energize cos

Despite fears over the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus, companies believe the rebound in the job market could be the harbinger of good times unless an intense third wave derails the economic recovery. The pandemic, which hit the country hard at the beginning of 2020, had a negative impact on the labor market, both […]

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Job seekers speak loudly about their availability

Looking for a job. Should you advertise your availability on LinkedIn and other social networks? During the pandemic, hashtags such as #opentowork, #hireme and #ono – open to new opportunities – lit up social media and networking platforms, as unemployed professionals announced they were in the labor market. job. This is a marked departure from […]

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Startimes unveils ‘disruptive’ reality show for job seekers

Digital TV provider Startimes Nigeria has launched a new reality TV show, titled ‘Breaking in’ to help Nigerian job seekers connect to their dream jobs and workforce employers. The show, according to pay TV, is their corporate social responsibility (CSR) project to the nation, aimed at providing job satisfaction, as the show’s attendees will get […]

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Georgia job seekers still below pre-pandemic numbers, state unemployment sets new record

ATLANTE – Georgia’s Labor Department said in its November report the state’s record number of jobs and the lowest unemployment rate in the state’s recorded history. The DOL said the number of employed Georgians increased by 11,983 from October to November. The total of 5,027,981 employed Georgians is the highest number ever recorded. The unemployment […]

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Recruitment agencies say job seekers may need to learn new skills to meet labor market demands

In September, about 6.5 million Americans were hired into the workforce for more than 10 million job openings. Despite the millions of vacancies across the country, many are unable to find the jobs they seek. “We hire.” It’s a sign that welcomes you to many businesses across the country and here in North Dakota. This, […]

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What Women Leading the Big Quit Mean for Employers and Job Seekers

valentinrusanov | E+ | Getty Images The “Great Resignation” is well underway, with women in the lead. A record 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September and 4.3 million in August, according to the Labor Department. Women said “I’m quitting” more than men, payroll provider data shows Enthusiasm, which serves small and medium-sized businesses. […]

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South Ohio Program Launches Training, Workplace Resources and Employment Relations Offer to Boost Local Labor Market

CINCINNATI, November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The SkillUp Coalition, a national collaboration between nonprofits, training providers and employers, today announced the launch of LevelUp GRIT Ohio, a partnership to educate the local community about growing industries and directly connect workers to training and career resources available in the region. In partnership with The […]

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New York City program launched providing training and career resources to boost local job market

NEW YORK, November 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The SkillUp Coalition, a national collaboration between nonprofits, training providers and employers, today announced the launch of the LevelUp NYC partnership to educate the local community about growing industries and directly connect workers to training and career resources available in their area amid continuing reports of […]

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Why are women not returning to work in a market of job seekers?

Nearly two million women have left the labor market since the start of the pandemic. #newdaynw By now you may have heard the term “she-cession”. The pandemic has forced many women to give up their jobs to care for children and family members. We spoke with business expert and journalist Shibani Joshi about how women […]

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Women graduates accept job offers faster than men, and for less money — but why?

Patience is more than a virtue when it comes to looking for a job. Some 60% of women accept jobs before graduating from college, compared to 52% of men on average, and for less money, according to a study titled “Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors released by […]