I Have Read Thousands of Résumés and I Have Some Advice

The history of this strange document can tell job-seekers what works and what doesn’t.

#careers-and-professions, #classified-advertising, #da-vinci-leonardo, #english-language, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

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Shawn G. Kennedy, Times Reporter in a Vanguard, Dies at 73

She was part of a wave of recruited Black reporters who began changing the face of the paper in the ’70s. She also helped rebuild New Orleans after Katrina.

#black-people, #deaths-obituaries, #hiring-and-promotion, #kennedy-shawn-g, #minorities, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #washington-dc

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Gustavo Dudamel, Superstar Conductor, Is to Lead Paris Opera

In a coup, the venerable company has hired as its next music director the rare classical artist to have crossed into pop-culture celebrity.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #classical-music, #dudamel-gustavo, #hiring-and-promotion, #jordan-philippe, #los-angeles-philharmonic, #neef-alexander, #opera, #paris-opera

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Signs of Economic Hope Are Growing, Some With Superlatives

Soaring retail sales and a sharp drop in jobless claims are the latest reflection of a quickening recovery and suggest a year of remarkable growth.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #american-rescue-plan-2021, #consumer-behavior, #consumer-confidence-economic-indicator, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #delta-air-lines-inc, #gross-domestic-product, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #shopping-and-retail, #travel-and-vacations, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy

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Résumé-Writing Tips to Help You Get Past the A.I. Gatekeepers

More companies than ever are using software to screen their mountains of job applications. Getting seen by a human recruiter takes some effort.

#artificial-intelligence, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

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Tackle the Big Problem With Hiring Workers in 2021

How a proposed law could combat the racism, sexism and biases associated with applicant-screening technology.

#artificial-intelligence, #careers-and-professions, #city-council-nyc, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs

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Uncounted in the Unemployment Rate, but They Want to Work

Millions have left the labor force in the last year, many home with children or health concerns. The statistics may not reflect their aspirations.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #retirement, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #women-and-girls

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Where Fitness Is the Job, Army Struggles to Be a Fair Boss With Female Troops

As the Army revises its physical test and otherwise rethinks fitness, it faces difficult questions: Do current requirements penalize women? Do they overshadow expertise and intellectual preparation?

#blumenthal-richard, #exercise, #hiring-and-promotion, #national-guard, #united-states-army, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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What Should I Wear to a Zoom Interview?

One tip: Take a note from Kamala Harris.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #hiring-and-promotion, #videophones-and-videoconferencing, #your-feed-selfcare

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Women in Economics Face Hostility When Presenting Research

Studies have found that the field is plagued by a singular problem of gender bias. The latest evidence comes from the types of questions posed at seminars.

#discrimination, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #gender, #hiring-and-promotion, #modestino-alicia-sasser, #research, #wolfers-justin, #women-and-girls

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Alex Trebek’s Wardrobe Is Donated to Formerly Incarcerated Men

The gift, which will also benefit formerly homeless men, was in keeping with an appeal that the host of “Jeopardy!” had made when he asked viewers to “build a gentler, kinder society.”

#culver-city-calif, #doe-fund, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #hiring-and-promotion, #jeopardy-tv-program, #labor-and-jobs, #philanthropy, #suits-apparel, #trebek-alex

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Indianapolis Museum of Art Apologizes for Insensitive Job Posting

The museum wrote that it was seeking a director who would work to maintain its “core, white art audience,” in addition to attracting a more diverse one.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #art, #hiring-and-promotion, #indianapolis-ind, #indianapolis-museum-of-art, #labor-and-jobs, #museums, #race-and-ethnicity, #venable-charles-l, #workplace-environment

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Dip in Unemployment Claims Offers Hope as New Virus Cases Ease

With restrictions lifting, workers in industries hard hit by the pandemic are getting a respite from layoffs, and job postings are increasing.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #federal-aid-us, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy

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Toll Worker Job Losses Highlight Long-Term Fallout of Pandemic

The Pennsylvania Turnpike laid off workers to switch to labor-saving technology, in what might be a broader trend.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #pennsylvania-turnpike, #roads-and-traffic, #tolls, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

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Why Are There So Few Black Economists at the Fed?

Monroe Gamble became the San Francisco Fed’s first Black research assistant in 2018. His path shows why fixing a striking diversity shortfall will take commitment.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #black-people, #colleges-and-universities, #daly-mary-c, #federal-reserve-bank-of-chicago, #federal-reserve-bank-of-san-francisco, #federal-reserve-system, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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In N.F.L., the Same Old Line and Verse About Hiring Black Coaches

In the latest hiring cycle, Eric Bieniemy, the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive coordinator, watched from the sideline as white peers were chosen as head coaches.

#adams-charles-minneapolis-minn-police-officer, #bieniemy-eric, #black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #culley-david, #discrimination, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #kansas-city-chiefs, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity

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Kim Ng Stands Alone Among MLB’s New Top-Level Executives

Major League Baseball celebrated the hiring of a woman as a sign of progress on diversity in its executive ranks. Every comparable hire over the last two years has been a white man.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #baseball, #hiring-and-promotion, #leibman-neil-1960, #major-league-baseball, #meyer-shipp-michele, #miami-marlins, #minorities, #ng-kim, #race-and-ethnicity, #stewart-dave-1957, #women-and-girls

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China Expands Grad Schools as the Young Seek Jobs

The government is expanding university capacity, but some young people worry that the option will only postpone a crisis stemming from a shortage of well-paying work.

#china, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #generation-z, #graduate-schools-and-students, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #unemployment

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She Thought the Grizzlies Wanted Hiring Advice. They Wanted Her.

Sonia Raman had spent years studying N.B.A. games as she coached Division III women’s basketball at M.I.T. Then the Memphis Grizzlies called about an opening for an assistant coach.

#basketball, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #hiring-and-promotion, #memphis-grizzlies, #raman-sonia, #women-and-girls

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With New Urgency, Arts Groups Hire Diversity Officers

Cultural institutions are recruiting people of color to lead their transformation efforts. But hiring one leader doesn’t mean the work is done.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #art-institute-of-chicago, #chicago-museum-of-contemporary-art, #edward-e-greene, #hammer-museum, #hiring-and-promotion, #los-angeles-philharmonic, #makeba-clay, #metropolitan-museum-of-art, #minorities, #museums, #phillips-collection, #rosa-rodriguez-williams, #turner-lavita-mcmath, #university-of-california-los-angeles, #weiss-daniel-h

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How High-End Restaurants Have Failed Black Female Chefs

Training and advancement as a chef can be hard to find in American fine-dining restaurants, according to Black women who have tried.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #chefs, #discrimination, #french-laundry-yountville-calif-restaurant, #hiring-and-promotion, #holland-tanya-1965, #le-coucou-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #restaurants, #union-square-hospitality-group, #united-states, #women-and-girls

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The Cut Finds Its New Top Editor at Teen Vogue

Lindsay Peoples Wagner will leave her job as the editorial leader of the Condé Nast publication to take over New York Magazine’s style and culture site.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #fashion-and-apparel, #haskell-david, #hiring-and-promotion, #magazines, #new-york-magazine, #peoples-wagner-lindsay

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Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows

An analysis of internal pay data at the San Francisco company Coinbase shows disparities that were much larger than those in the tech industry.

#armstrong-brian-1983, #black-people, #coinbase-inc, #corporate-social-responsibility, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #start-ups, #wages-and-salaries, #women-and-girls

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Up to 30 Million in U.S. Have the Skills to Earn 70% More, Researchers Say

The findings point to the potential of upward mobility for people without a college degree.

#colleges-and-universities, #hiring-and-promotion, #income, #labor-and-jobs, #productivity, #research, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

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Reinventing Workers for the Post-Covid Economy

Especially in service industries, old jobs may not be coming back. Training programs are aiming to provide skills for more resilient occupations.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #shutdowns-institutional, #united-states-economy, #vocational-training

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It’s Time for a Woman to Run the Defense Department

National security leaders long argued that there just weren’t enough qualified female candidates to fill senior positions. That excuse rings hollow today.

#defense-and-military-forces, #defense-department, #hiring-and-promotion, #politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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Group Seeking Equality for Women in Tech Raises $11 Million

The nonprofit organization, All Raise, is working on an expansion, as diversity in the tech industry remains elusive.

#all-raise-nonprofit, #computers-and-the-internet, #entrepreneurship, #hiring-and-promotion, #kostka-pam, #nonprofit-organizations, #sexual-harassment, #silicon-valley-calif, #venture-capital

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Pushed by Pandemic, Amazon Goes on a Hiring Spree Without Equal

The company has added 427,300 employees in 10 months, bringing its global work force to more than 1.2 million.

#amazon-com-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #delivery-services, #e-commerce, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #recession-and-depression, #shopping-and-retail, #wages-and-salaries, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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‘Tokenized’: Inside Black Workers’ Struggles at Coinbase

Coinbase, the most valuable U.S. cryptocurrency company, has faced many internal complaints about discriminatory treatment.

#armstrong-brian-1983, #bitcoin-currency, #black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #coinbase-inc, #computers-and-the-internet, #corporate-social-responsibility, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #start-ups, #venture-capital, #virtual-currency, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

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A Job for Life, or Not? A Class Divide Deepens in Japan

Two court rulings threaten to further entrench distinctions in Japan between “regular” workers and the growing ranks of nonregular employees, many of whom are women.

#hiring-and-promotion, #japan, #labor-and-jobs, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wages-and-salaries, #women-and-girls

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Job Interviews Without Interviewers, Products of the Pandemic

Video responses to set questions, online games that measure a person’s traits and skills: The future of interviews is coming to a wider variety of professions in the pandemic.

#computers-and-the-internet, #hirevue-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #pymetrics-inc, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #software, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming

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Jobs Report Shows Gains but Vulnerability to New Coronavirus Surge

U.S. payrolls grew by 638,000 in October and unemployment fell to 6.9%, but lockdowns could stifle a rebound in restaurant and retail work.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #restaurants, #shopping-and-retail, #unemployment, #united-states, #united-states-economy

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Young and Jobless in Europe: ‘It’s Been Desperate’

The pandemic-induced jobs crisis has fallen disproportionately on generation Covid-19, and the effects may be long lasting.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #europe, #hiring-and-promotion, #internships, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #unemployment, #youth

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Ex-Spy Was Central to Project Veritas Hiring Effort, Testimony Shows

A British former intelligence officer was said to have recruited and interviewed potential hires as the conservative group sought to have former spies train employees.

#aft-michigan, #british-secret-intelligence-service, #chamberlain-samuel, #cody-wyo, #espionage-and-intelligence-services, #halderman-robert-joel, #hiring-and-promotion, #jorge-marisa, #news-and-news-media, #okeefe-james-e-iii, #prince-erik-d, #project-veritas, #seddon-richard, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Six Enormous Hot-Dog-Shaped Vehicles Travel America, Spreading Only Brand Awareness and Joy

A pandemic cannot stop either marketing or human emotions.

#automobiles, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #your-feed-selfcare

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How Women in Major League Baseball Found Support in a Group Text

In 2019, Jen Wolf felt a lack of support for women like her trying to find work in professional baseball. The group chat she started has become a rare place for mentoring and understanding.

#balkovec-rachel, #baseball, #coaches-and-managers, #hiring-and-promotion, #major-league-baseball, #minor-leagues, #nakken-alyssa-1990, #wolf-jennifer, #women-and-girls

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Remote but Inclusive for Years, and Now Showing Other Companies How

Ultranauts has been developing creative ways to hire, manage and motivate a far-flung and diverse work force for seven years.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #autism, #computers-and-the-internet, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #start-ups

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Pandemic Imperils Promotions for Women in Academia

Even as faculty members are given more time to meet a deadline for tenure, many say they are getting less work done because of child care needs.

#colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #northwestern-university, #parenting, #tenure, #women-and-girls

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A Job That Isn’t Hard to Get in a Pandemic: Swindlers’ Helper

Criminals are increasingly using people like Denise Newton to move their money, just as many have lost their jobs and are vulnerable.

#better-business-bureaus, #careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #frauds-and-swindling, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #money-laundering, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

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Diversity Push Barely Budges Corporate Boards to 12.5%, Survey Finds

Despite pledges to nominate more members of underrepresented ethnic and racial groups, companies have made little progress over the last five years.

#black-people, #boards-of-directors, #california, #hiring-and-promotion, #hispanic-americans, #minorities, #pizarro-pedro-j, #race-and-ethnicity, #stocks-and-bonds, #united-states, #west-tony-1965, #whites

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A Global Health Star Under Fire

Former and current employees accuse Dr. Lucica Ditiu, leader of Stop TB, of harassment and bullying. The complaints threaten to slow prevention efforts worldwide.

#africa, #black-people, #bullies, #discrimination, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #hiring-and-promotion, #mexico, #race-and-ethnicity, #stop-tb-partnership, #tuberculosis, #united-nations, #workplace-hazards-and-violations, #your-feed-science

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Trump Has Changed the Face America Presents to the World

The people who now represent the United States, interacting with visiting foreign leaders in Washington and at the highest levels abroad, are overwhelmingly white and male.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #black-people, #bush-george-w, #defense-department, #diplomatic-service-embassies-and-consulates, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #obama-barack, #race-and-ethnicity, #state-department, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-international-relations, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

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How to Network From Home

While team meetings and industry conventions have moved online, the pandemic has opened as many doors as it has closed.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #linkedin-corporation, #social-media, #telecommuting

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Musicians on How to Bring Racial Equity to Auditions

Conductors, players and administrators don’t necessarily want to abandon blind auditions. But they say the lack of diversity in American orchestras is more complicated than that.

#american-composers-orchestra, #bergauer-aubrey, #careers-and-professions, #chicago-symphony-orchestra, #classical-music, #dworkin-afa-s, #gonzalez-granados-lina, #hiring-and-promotion, #hollywood-bowl, #labor-and-jobs, #laing-alex, #mcgill-anthony, #minorities, #new-york-philharmonic, #payton-stevens-joy, #race-and-ethnicity, #raimi-max, #slatkin-leonard, #sprott-weston, #underwood-titus, #united-states, #wilkins-thomas-1956, #yim-ed

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Unemployment Benefits Are at Heart of a Debate Over Hiring

A $600-a-week supplement that expired in July has been credited with bolstering the economy. Its impact on hiring is central to a political fight.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Why Steve Nash’s Hiring Is About Relationships, Not Race

In this week’s newsletter, Marc Stein dives into the debate over the Nets’ hiring of Nash as their new head coach and explores the costs of living inside the N.B.A. bubble.

#basketball, #brooklyn-nets, #coaches-and-managers, #hiring-and-promotion, #nash-steve, #national-basketball-assn

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Working From Home Poses Hurdles for Employees of Color

Without the networks and encounters that offices provide, companies must foster the visibility of Black and Hispanic workers, diversity experts say.

#black-people, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

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N.B.A.’s Head Coaching Diversity Under Scrutiny as Vacancies Loom

Steve Nash, who is white, landed a head coaching job this week despite his inexperience, renewing discussions about how few posts are filled by Black people in a league where most players are Black.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #basketball, #brooklyn-nets, #coaches-and-managers, #ewing-patrick, #hiring-and-promotion, #nash-steve, #national-basketball-assn, #vaughn-jacque

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Myriam Sarachik Never Gave Up on Physics

The New York-based scientist overcame sexism and personal tragedy to make major contributions to the field, for which she received recognition this year.

#bell-laboratories, #city-college-of-new-york, #columbia-university, #hiring-and-promotion, #laboratories-and-scientific-equipment, #magnets-and-magnetism, #new-york-city, #physics, #research, #sarachik-myriam, #women-and-girls

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Senators Lead an Increasingly Diverse Nation. Their Top Aides Are Mostly White.

A new study shows that 11 percent of top aides shaping policy and public messaging in senators’ Washington offices are people of color, compared with almost 40 percent of the American populace.

#hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #senate, #united-states-politics-and-government

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