Sharing an expert from an NPR article. “Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that 4.3 million Americans, or 2.9% of the entire workforce, quit their jobs in August. That was a record-breaking month, piggybacking on previous record months. ‘The Great Resignation’ is real, and it can be seen across
Sharing an expert from an NPR article. “Friday’s jobs report showed lackluster improvement in overall hiring in the U.S., adding a modest 194,000 jobs. At the same time there’s a labor mystery afoot: where have all the silver haired workers gone? Despite a lot of open jobs, there are close
Sharing an expert of an article by NPR. Why do so many of us dread feedback and criticism? Receiving feedback is often characterized as an intense and intimidating experience; however, it doesn’t need to be. Feedback coach, professor, and author of Feedback Mentality, Shanita Williams says, “I think that’s where we
“Getting interrupted. Getting ideas stolen. Being talked over and ignored in meetings. This happens to women, people of color and marginalized workers a LOT. …being heard is key to everything. If nobody hears your ideas, how are you going to get those ideas off the ground? How will people know
“Working long hours poses an occupational health risk that kills hundreds of thousands of people each year, the World Health Organization says. People working 55 or more hours each week face an estimated 35% higher risk of a stroke and a 17% higher risk of dying from heart disease, compared
Sharing an excerpt of an article by NPR. ” The Senate approved President Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan Saturday, March 6, securing additional aid for American families, workers and businesses — and a legislative victory for the Biden administration. The package would deliver a new round of financial assistance
Sharing an excerpt of an article from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic’s impact on the U.S. labor market is unprecedented. This article reviews economic research on recent pandemic-related job losses in the United States in order to understand the prospects for employment recovery.
Sharing a part of article from Forbes.com. The latest job market report made one thing eminently clear: The Covid Recession is the most uneven economic downturn in history. But it also may be the fastest labor market recovery—if policymakers can take advantage of the new digital infrastructure in the labor market