Is it worth applying for a job right now?

Apr 20, 2020
We tackle a range of COVID-19 hiring and firing questions.
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Is two weeks' notice outdated?

Feb 11, 2020
The old standard is too long for some workers, but far too short for many employers.
Two weeks might not be enough notice for some employers to find a replacement in this tight job market.
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Illinois cracks down on AI interviews

Jan 2, 2020
A new law requires greater disclosure when companies use artificial intelligence technology to sift through job candidates.
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Scarcity of parking in Austin makes it hard for some businesses to hire

Jan 2, 2020
In tight labor market, businesses say parking can be a factor in whether employees stay or go.
A sign points the way to a parking lot in Austin's popular South Congress district.
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The big problem for small business? Finding qualified people to hire

Nov 12, 2019
One in four small businesses is having a hard time recruiting, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
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U.S. adds 136,000 jobs; unemployment hits 50-year low of 3.5%

Oct 4, 2019
The U.S.-China trade war has slowed hiring, and average hourly wages have slipped.
Job seekers wait in line to speak with Amazon recruiters and other company volunteers about job opportunities at Amazon during a career fair held at Vertiport Chicago on September 17, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. The event was one of several Amazon career fairs held across the country today as the company attempts to fill more than 30,000 full and part-time positions.
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Can AI make hiring fairer and more efficient?

Aug 14, 2019
AI advocates say it's better for people on both sides.
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Advocates of “instant hiring” urge companies to take back their time

Aug 6, 2019
In a tight labor market, timing might be everything.
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Hiring rebounds as U.S. employers add a solid 196,000 jobs

Apr 5, 2019
Hiring rebounded in March as U.S. employers added a solid 196,000 jobs, up sharply from February's scant gain.
A 'now hiring' sign hangs on the door of a Staples store in Lower Manhattan, January 4, 2019 in New York City.
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Construction backlog has builders upbeat, but workers are hard to find

Feb 11, 2019
According to a recent survey, 78 percent of construction contractors are having a hard time finding workers to fill open positions.
According to a recent survey, 78 percent of construction contractors are having a hard time finding workers to fill open positions.
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