Over 7% of Workers Are In Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

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Transportation and material moving occupations had employment of 10.2 million in May 2018, representing 7.1 percent of total national employment, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. How many of these jobs will automation kill? The largest transportation and material moving occupation was laborers and hand freight, stock, and material movers (2.9 million) and the…

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Most Creative Workers Plan to Look for a New Job this Year, And Other Key Trends

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From technological developments to shifting working dynamics, there’s no question that today’s creative teams are challenged by constant and accelerating change, new research suggests. Staffing firm The Creative Group, in collaboration with AIGA, the professional association for design, surveyed more than 1,000 workers in the creative and marketing industries to find out how they feel…

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The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI) Increased in December

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The December jobs report was truly awesome. Will we see strong growth in January? One hint comes from The Conference Board Employment Trends Index (ETI), which increased in December following a minor decline in November. \”The Employment Trends Index rose sharply in December, reversing the declines in recent months, suggesting that employment will continue to…

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Majority of Finance Executives Willing to Provide Tuition Reimbursement

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A college diploma may not always be required for new hires in accounting and finance, especially when it comes to functional areas such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit and collections, and payroll, according to staffing firm Robert Half. Many executives in the recent Robert Half Finance & Accounting survey also report they’re open to…

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Tight Labor Market Likely to Push Hourly Wages Higher This Holiday Season

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Good news for those planning to get seasonal work this holiday season. A tight labor market should result in higher wages this year, according to a new report from hourly work marketplace Snag. Employers, including retailers, hotels, and restaurants, say they expect to be filling more jobs and offering significantly higher wages than they did…

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Women Love Their Side Hustles, According to Survey

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A new survey of more than 1,000 women with side hustles reveals that the top three reasons women choose independent work are: flexibility (44 percent), income (38 percent) and entrepreneurship (25 percent). Commissioned by baby gear rental service and marketplace BabyQuip , apparel company Ruby Ribbon and babysitter app and website UrbanSitter “Women in the…

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More than One in 10 Workers Have Been Demoted, OfficeTeam Finds

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How common are demotions at work? According to new research from staffing firm OfficeTeam, nearly half of HR managers (46 percent) have seen someone at their company moved down a rung on the career ladder. Professionals were most commonly demoted for poor performance (39 percent) and not succeeding in a new job after being promoted…

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The 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America, According to Glassdoor

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Job and recruiting site Glassdoor has announced the results of its newest jobs report identifying the 25 Highest Paying Jobs in America for 2018. Considering that nearly seven in ten (67 percent) job seekers and workers say that salary is a key piece of information they hone in on when researching jobs, according to a recent Glassdoor…

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