Jobs in High Demand Right Now

The US is currently experiencing a labor shortage in many industries. Although employers may not be happy about the shortage, it’s a great opportunity for students or entry level workers to gain experience and for all workers to negotiate better pay and benefits. If you’re just looking for a job to provide extra cash or Read More …

The Best and Worst States for Teachers in 2021

Teaching can be a rewarding profession, but many teachers in the United States are overworked and underpaid. The COVID-19 pandemic has added to that stress, with teachers having to teach all classes online or develop hybrid models. Due to the lack of traditional in-person learning, a large percentage of students experienced significant setbacks in both Read More …

Best and Worst States for Jobs 2021

With the economy gaining 559,000 jobs in May, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States for Jobs. To help job seekers find the best employment opportunities, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 35 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality. The data set ranges from employment growth Read More …

Report: Cities with the Most Manufacturing Jobs

Since 1999, total employment in manufacturing has drastically declined. At the same time, as a result of advances in technology and overall efficiency, manufacturing output has increased. Some cities rely more heavily on manufacturing work than others. A recent report from Smartest Dollar examines manufacturing jobs in the United States. Researchers identified the U.S. cities Read More …

Top Cities for the 50+ Workforce

Photo by mentatdgt from Pexels In recent decades, workforce researchers have noted that people are delaying retirement. Economists speculate that this is due to improved health, changes to social security, economic downturns and less stable retirement plans. However, it can be challenging for people over 50 to find work due to discrimination and increased competition from younger workers Read More …

FlexJobs: Beware of Work-at-Home Scams

As the number of unemployed workers continues to increase during the COVID-19 pandemic, work-from-home job scams are also likely to increase. The promise of working remotely has always been appealing for many people, but it’s particularly enticing for those wishing to stay safe at home while earning money. Work-at-home jobs have always been a target Read More …

Now Hiring: Allied Universal Seeks to Increase Workforce by 30K

During these uncertain times, many workers have been laid off or experienced a reduction in pay/hours. Fortunately, some industries are looking to ramp up their hiring to meet increased demand for essential workers. Allied Universal, a leading security and facility services company in North America, is seeking to hire more than 30,000 security professionals and Read More …

Tips for 2020 College Graduates

If you’re a college senior, you’re probably experiencing some anxiety or uncertainty about life after graduation. Many companies have hiring freezes in place, employees are being laid off or furloughed and a large percentage of the population is working from home. In-person job interviews won’t be happening for the foreseeable future. Now is not the Read More …