What it’s like searching for and starting a new job during COVID-19

May 28, 2020
From taking a position at an Amazon warehouse, to interviewing in a face mask, to onboarding over Zoom, a survey of how people are finding and maintaining new jobs.
Amazon has hired more than 175,00 people during the pandemic. What's it like starting a new job there right now?
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What it's like starting a new job from home during the COVID-19 pandemic

May 18, 2020
There's more to onboarding than just training. The social component is more difficult right now.
Starting a new job during these times involves a lot of video chat.
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Graduating into this mess stinks

May 14, 2020
Recession grads make less money, and it takes 10 to 15 years to catch up in terms of income.
Graduation will be different this year.
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Job hunters say they are getting back into the workforce for income stability

Jan 4, 2019
The latest jobs numbers suggest that more people are looking for work, with the labor force participation rate ticking up a bit in December. So who’s looking for work, and what’s driving them back into the job market? To find…
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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How rethinking your job search can help you find the ideal career

Apr 5, 2018
Author Dev Aujla shares some advice from his new book "50 Ways to Get a Job: An Unconventional Guide to Finding Work on Your Terms."
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Why there is only one cruise ship in the world with an all-American crew

Sep 29, 2017
How American protectionism affects cruise ships.
Onlookers watch the cruiseliner "Pride of America" leaving the port of Bremerhaven for its first trip in June 2005. The vessel with a length of 280 meters and place for 2144 passengers is on its way to New York for its ship's christening.
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People who have jobs are searching for better ones … in Hawaii

Sep 20, 2017
Is this a sign of a stronger job market?
Palm trees are silhouetted before the sunset sky at Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.
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