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 …

No Internship Experience? No Problem.

Photo by bongkarn thanyakij from Pexels   With internships becoming the new entry-level job, it’s crucial that college students do their best to obtain an internship before graduation. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible to find an internship during college. Luckily, it’s not too late to get a summer internship by highlighting your skills and tailoring them to the Read More …

WalletHub Study: 2020’s Best Places to Find a Job

With the unemployment rate at a near 50-year low and employers expecting to hire 5.8 percent more college graduates from the Class of 2020 than from the previous graduating cohort, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2020’s Best Places to Find a Job as well as accompanying videos. To determine the strongest local job markets Read More …