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Asking for a raise is never an easy conversation, and it can be even trickier now with many companies struggling to stay afloat financially. But there are some situations in which you feel you might be owed one — perhaps you were in talks for a raise before the pandemic hit, or maybe you are taking on more work or more risk than you were before. READ MORE AT GOBANKINGRATES
As the health crisis continues to rage across the country and more temporary job losses become permanent, a small but growing number of laid-off and working Americans in hard-hit industries like restaurants, retail and travel are switching to new careers or occupations. Many are transitioning to sectors that have thrived during the pandemic, such as technology, health care, real estate, banking, and warehousing and delivery. READ MORE...
Glassdoor reported that after dropping 60% at the start of the outbreak, DEI roles have since jumped a staggering 55%. Now, months removed from the onslaught of corporate solidarity statements and new job postings, we can effectively say that companies are doing diversity wrong all over again. The vast majority of the DEI roles posted have little to no connection to strategic planning, are far removed from the C-suite or senior...
Staying healthy while searching for work may be more difficult than when you are employed. Oftentimes job seekers feel additional pressures while job hunting and decrease focus on personal health. Keeping your mind and body active during a job search is just as important as the job search itself. READ MORE AT EIN PRESSWIRE
Americans weigh many factors when they seek employment – good benefits, vacation time,  work-life balance, stimulating work environment, and a job that has meaning to society. For many, though, salary is the dominant consideration.  The average working American earns $53,490 a year, but there are dozens of jobs where the average salary is more than twice that. READ MORE AT USA TODAY
Many companies are announcing plans to let employees work remotely permanently. And even if your employer hasn't made such a pledge, making the case to work remotely might be easier now that we've been forced to do it for so long. But before packing up your belongings in search of a new zip code, there are some things to take into consideration. READ MORE AT CNN BUSINESS
The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s blurring of the lines between people, workplaces and technology, and leading to one of the greatest workplace transformations of our time. At the same time, there is an urgent need to address social injustice, and companies need to ensure that equity and inclusion of all forms of human diversity define the “new normal” in the workplace set to emerge...
When the pandemic struck, some side hustles fell by the wayside. You’d be hard-pressed to find a mystery shopping, tour guide or restaurant job at the height of the stay-at-home orders, for instance. However, several industries are now picking up steam. Some are back from the dead, while others are simply ramping up to new highs for the holidays. Jobs that are revving up. READ MORE AT LOS ANGELES TIMES
Sixty-four percent of American workers say they are looking for new job opportunities or will consider moving jobs if approached by another company, according to a new study from Ceridian.  The study found that it’s younger workers who are most likely to be on the move across the country, with 76% of those under the age of 30 either looking or open to new opportunities. READ MORE AT CNBC
Networking these days is even more important than ever -- especially given that millions of people have lost their jobs because of the pandemic. Networking is also critical for business leaders who are seeking new ways to grow -- finding new customers, partners, and talented people who can help them innovate or gain access to new markets. To network effectively these days, you have to do all the right...
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues without a foreseeable end in sight, many people, particularly those in the biotech field, are wondering if it’s a strategic move to stay put or change careers. While it may seem counterintuitive to give up a reliable job when hundreds of thousands of people are contracting the virus or losing their jobs due to the pandemic, there’s actually no time like the present to seek out a new...
The need to pursue racial justice is more urgent than ever, especially in the technology industry. When decision-makers in tech companies simply don’t reflect the diversity of the general population, it profoundly affects how AI/ML products are conceived, developed, and implemented.  READ MORE AT VENTURE BEAT