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Between 2010 and 2020, Latinx people accounted for over 50% of the U.S. population growth. Currently, one fifth of the U.S. population is Latinx, and, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Latinx workers made up 66% of the workforce in 2021. By 2031, Latinx workers will make up 90% of the new workforce. READ MORE AT DIVERSE EDUCATION
As more and more tech salaries increase, so too has there been a rise in nontraditional tech hubs in the U.S. According to Dice’s latest Tech Salary Report, more IT professionals are moving away from tech hubs like California to neighboring states like Arizona, which saw a 20 percent increase in tech salaries last year. READ MORE AT CRN  
An ideal job has several attributes: It offers work that is challenging and fun, a supportive environment with possibilities for advancement, and solid medical insurance as well as other benefits. All of that is well and good, but as murmurs of encroaching economic instability increase in volume, the main concern of most workers these days appears to echo that of late-’80s pop philosophers Calloway: Money. Lots and lots of money ....
The tech industry has seen job cuts recently, but there is still a high demand for people who work in software and data. The employment site Indeed.com is out with its list of best jobs and ranks full-stack developer as the No. 1 position, CBS News reports. Indeed.com ranks jobs based on salary, availability and flexibility. READ MORE AT CBS KCCI8
If you are worried about your current position or the state of your industry, take a deep breath. While you can’t predict the future, you can take meaningful steps to ‘recession-proof’ your career. Here, a guide from experts. READ MORE FROM HERMONEY
Employees who stay in their current jobs are getting the biggest pay raises in decades, according to  The Wall Street Journal.     Wages for workers who stayed at their jobs were up 5.5% in November from a year earlier, averaged over 12 months, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  Employees who changed companies, job duties or occupations saw even greater wage gains of 7.7% in November from a year...
Did you shine so much at your last interview that you got a job offer? Time to negotiate! Use the 19 tips below to negotiate your compensation package from the start! An increase in your salary is sure to put a pep in your step and provide a certain level of satisfaction, so negotiate for your long-term success, but  negotiate only   after  you have an offer . If you feel unfairly compensated, it might lead to quiet...
Asking for a higher salary is often left out of discussions around workplace empowerment, but knowing how to have difficult conversations around money is always valuable. Depending on who you ask money is either the root of all evil, what makes the world go around, or quite possibly both. In any case, there's a good chance that as the double whammy of rising energy bills and inflation undercutting wages hits, your annual salary is going to...
Sometimes, the best way to get a raise is to find a new job. One recruiter, who took that mindset to heart, now makes almost six figures.  From April 2021 to March 2022, 60% of workers who switched jobs experienced increased earnings, according to a July Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. government data.   The findings showed that over half of those workers saw a “real increase of 9.7% or more over their pay a...
With job openings surging and unemployment at 3.6%, the U.S. labor market, by some estimates, is the tightest it has ever been. In this environment, Americans are quitting their jobs at a historic pace – many in search of higher pay – as employers are raising salaries to attract new talent and keep their workforce. While average hourly wages are climbing steadily across many jobs, there are a handful of occupations that...
Whether you’re planning to return to the workforce, switch industries or functions, pursue a leadership role, seek out more money, or find a job that better fits your lifestyle, this is your year. If asking for a raise or seeking out a higher-paying job has been on your career to-do list, this is a great year to make a move that helps you level up in terms of compensation. READ MORE AT FAST COMPANY
Many employers give out raises at the start of the year. But what if you didn't see your pay go up to kick off 2022? Or what if your pay  did  get a bump, but you're still not happy with what your paycheck amounts to? There are plenty of ways a higher salary could help your financial picture. Getting paid more could make it so you're able to put more money into your savings account, pay off expensive debt, or...