Mark Zuckerberg Prepares Meta Employees for a Tougher 2022

In an internal meeting this week, Mr. Zuckerberg said the tech giant was facing one of the “worst downturns that we’ve seen in recent history.”

#computers-and-the-internet, #cox-chris-1982, #facebook-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #instagram-inc, #instant-messaging, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #meta-platforms-inc, #mobile-applications, #mobile-commerce-and-payments, #social-media, #zuckerberg-mark-e

Inside the Push to Diversify the Book Business

For generations, America’s major publishers focused almost entirely on white readers. Now a new cadre of executives like Lisa Lucas is trying to open up the industry.

#black-people, #book-trade-and-publishing, #books-and-literature, #hiring-and-promotion, #knopf-doubleday-publishing-group, #laura-warrell, #lucas-lisa, #malaika-adero, #marie-brown, #penguin-random-house, #race-and-ethnicity, #writing-and-writers

The Job Market at Tech Companies Is Still Hot, at Least for Now

The market for tech talent, and for workers of all types at tech companies, remains hot.

#computers-and-the-internet, #hiring-and-promotion, #internal-sub-only-nl

Federal Prosecutors Open Criminal Inquiry of Wells Fargo’s Hiring Practices

Authorities are investigating whether the bank violated federal anti-discrimination laws by conducting sham interviews of minority candidates.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #black-people, #bruno-joe, #criminal-investigations, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-attorneys, #wells-fargocompany, #williams-damian-attorney

Wells Fargo Announces ‘Pause’ of Policy That Led to Fake Job Interviews

The bank’s leaders will study how its “diverse slate” requirement is being carried out and what needs to change before restarting it in July.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #scharf-charles-w, #wells-fargocompany, #women-and-girls

My Times: Career Advice From a Career in the Trenches

Thirty years ago, I arrived at The Times as an intern. This is what I’ve learned.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media

What Sheryl Sandberg’s Exit Reveals About Women’s Progress in Tech

Silicon Valley is losing one of its most visible, outspoken and powerful women. Any gains have been incremental at best.

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The key numbers in the jobs report and how to interpret them.

Policymakers are trying to strike a balance in cooling inflation without causing a recession — which makes interpreting jobs reports trickier than usual.

#hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #recession-and-depression, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

The Fall of the ‘Sun King’ of French TV, and the Myth of Seduction

Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, known as a great seducer, has been accused by more than 20 women of rape, sexual assault and harassment in France’s belated #MeToo reckoning.

#metoo-movement, #delarue-cecile, #deneuve-catherine, #devynck-helene, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #macron-emmanuel-1977, #mediapart, #news-and-news-media, #poivre-darvor-patrick, #porcel-florence, #sex-crimes, #sexual-harassment, #television, #tf1-group, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

At Wells Fargo, a Quest to Increase Diversity Leads to Fake Job Interviews

Black and female candidates are sometimes interviewed after the recipient of a job is identified, current and former employees say.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #race-and-ethnicity, #scharf-charles-w, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #wells-fargocompany

‘I Had to Go Back’: Over 55, and Not Retired After All

After leaving the labor force in unusual numbers early in the pandemic, Americans approaching retirement age are back on the job at previous levels.

#age-chronological, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #retirement, #united-states-economy

What Higher Interest Rates Could Mean for Jobs

Layoffs are up only minimally, and employers may be averse to shedding workers after experiencing the challenges of rehiring.

#federal-reserve-system, #hiring-and-promotion, #interest-rates, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #recession-and-depression, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

April Jobs Report: Gain of 428,000 Shows Vibrant Labor Market

The Labor Department reported a gain of 428,000 jobs in April, along with a 5.5 percent increase in average hourly earnings from a year earlier.

#hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Workers are returning, just not as fast as employers want to hire them.

After lagging earlier in the recovery, the labor force has rebounded strongly in recent months. But job openings are rising even faster.

#hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

The Power of Humility

Tonight, America begins an annual festival celebrating hubris.

#allen-josh-1996, #brady-tom, #careers-and-professions, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #internal-storyline-no, #mahomes-patrick-1995, #national-football-league, #new-york-jets

Some of Eric Adams’s Hires Have Troubling Pasts. He’s Fine With That.

Mayor Eric Adams believes in second chances, and he has put that philosophy into practice in hiring for his cabinet.

#adams-bernard, #adams-eric-l, #appointments-and-executive-changes, #cumbo-laurie-a, #hiring-and-promotion, #new-york-city, #salgado-erick-j, #wright-sheena

How Remote Work Helped Tech Companies Outside Silicon Valley Grow

Some companies that hired remote workers during the pandemic say going back to the office isn’t an option.

#coronavirus-return-to-office, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #saturdaynewsletter, #workplace-environment

Joe Kahn Is Named Executive Editor of The New York Times

Mr. Kahn, 57, will take over a newsroom undergoing enormous change.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #baquet-dean, #dallas-morning-news, #harvard-university, #hiring-and-promotion, #kahn-joseph, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #sulzberger-a-g

Joe Kahn: A Quiet Intensity, Matched With Big Ambitions

Joe Kahn, the next executive editor of The New York Times, has had a steady rise in journalism. It began with a decision to turn his focus to China.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #baquet-dean, #bok-derek, #china, #content-type-personal-profile, #far-eastern-economic-review, #harvard-university, #hiring-and-promotion, #kahn-joseph, #macfarquhar-roderick, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #wall-street-journal

Japan’s Workers Rethink Their Priorities Amid the Pandemic

The country’s traditional job-for-life model is eroding, with pressure now coming from workers who want more flexibility, autonomy and control over their careers.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #japan, #labor-and-jobs

For a Black Man Hired to Undo a Confederate Legacy, It Has Not Been Easy

Devon Henry and his company have taken down 23 monuments in the South, including the infamous Robert E. Lee statue in Virginia, in part because few others were interested.

#black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #hiring-and-promotion, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #richmond-va, #stoney-levar-1981

Four-Year College Degree Requirements in Hiring Are Slowly Easing

New research finds companies are starting to rely less on the college filter in hiring. But it remains an obstacle to opportunity for many.

#accenture-ltd, #community-colleges, #google-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #international-business-machines-corporation, #labor-and-jobs, #microsoft-corp

Two Black Coaches Join Brian Flores’s Lawsuit Against the NFL

Steve Wilks and Ray Horton added claims that the Arizona Cardinals and Tennessee Titans discriminated in their hiring practices, echoing Flores’s allegations that the league showed bias against Black coaches.

#arizona-cardinals, #black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #horton-ray-1960, #mularkey-mike, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tennessee-titans, #wilks-steve-1969

UCLA Wants to Hire an Adjunct. But the Pay Is Zero.

After protests, U.C.L.A. took down a job posting that offered no pay. But it turns out colleges often expect Ph.D.s to work for free.

#colleges-and-universities, #graduate-schools-and-students, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #tenure, #university-of-california-los-angeles

In Brazil, Firms Sought Black Workers. Then LinkedIn Got Involved.

After Brazilian activists fought LinkedIn for removing job ads that sought Black and Indigenous candidates, the company changed its global policy.

#affirmative-action, #black-people, #brazil, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #linkedin-corporation, #online-advertising

Strong Job Gains in March Keep a Flame Under the Recovery

The U.S. economy added 431,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 3.6 percent. Wages showed sharp gains, but that has been blunted by inflation.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #bureau-of-labor-statistics, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #federal-reserve-system, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Rising Wages Are Good News for Workers but Put Pressure on the Fed

Federal Reserve officials had said that the pace of pay gains would not be consistent with stable inflation if sustained.

#federal-reserve-system, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #shortages, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Low Unemployment in Nebraska: Workers Thrive, Businesses Cope

The jobless rate in February, 2.1 percent, was close to the lowest ever. Employers are adjusting to the power of workers.

#hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #lincoln-neb, #nebraska, #shortages, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Workers Are Still in High Demand, Department of Labor Reports

The job market remained very strong last month, suggesting that workers remain in high demand and are still quitting more often, a Labor Department report showed.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #shortages, #united-states, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Brian Flores’s Lawsuit Looms Over N.F.L. Owners Meetings

At its annual meeting, the league announced plans to increase diverse hiring practices, as John Mara, the Giants’ co-owner, called Flores’s claims of discrimination “false.”

#belichick-bill, #black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #goodell-roger, #hiring-and-promotion, #mara-john-k, #national-football-league, #new-york-giants, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tomlin-mike

Ukrainians Fleeing the War Are Offered Jobs Across Europe

Job boards are overflowing with offers dedicated to Ukrainian refugees, as businesses and governments fast-track access to employment.

#adecco-sa, #czech-republic, #europe, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #lithuania, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine

With Remote Work, Women Decide Who Knows They’re Pregnant

The liberation of being pregnant on Zoom and not in the office.

#careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls

Tour Companies Aim to Boost Diversity Through Training and Funding

After the global reckoning over race in 2020, some group-tour providers made a pledge to improve equity through training, mentoring and funding for minority guides.

#black-people, #careers-and-professions, #hiring-and-promotion, #hurtigruten, #intrepid-group, #minorities, #race-and-ethnicity, #travel-and-vacations

Do You Know Who That Worker You Just Hired Really Is?

Employers love to talk about “authenticity.” But psychologists say nearly everyone uses some form of deception to get a job.

#content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #lying, #workplace-environment

Tech Companies Face a Fresh Crisis: Hiring

Recruiters in tech are desperate for workers. But candidates are the ones who hold all the power.

#careers-and-professions, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #futureofwork2022, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #shortages

Hating Your Job Is Cool. But Is It a Labor Movement?

Inside the rise and fall of r/antiwork — the Reddit community that made it OK to quit, but couldn’t quite do anything else.

#futureofwork2022, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #mcdonalds-corporation, #reddit-inc, #unemployment

Making ‘Dinobabies’ Extinct: IBM’s Push for a Younger Work Force

Documents released in an age-discrimination case appear to show high-level discussion about paring the ranks of older employees.

#age-chronological, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #international-business-machines-corporation, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #liss-riordan-shannon, #rometty-virginia-m, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Why a Diversity and Equity Group Took Black History Month Off

The period when firms are ordinarily flooded with requests instead became a reminder, for clients, that this work should persist all throughout the year.

#black-people, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #race-and-ethnicity

12 Economically Insecure Americans on What Keeps Them Up at Night

Poverty warps the way we see the world: Every broken promise from a politician reinforces the feeling that we live in a system designed to thwart those who most need its help. 

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #democratic-party, #hiring-and-promotion, #income-inequality, #inflation-economics, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #student-loans, #supply-chain, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

N.F.L. Culture Never Reformed After the Rice Scandal, Women Say

In the years after the Ray Rice scandal, the N.F.L. redoubled efforts to hire and promote women. But over 30 former staff members say the league’s culture remains demoralizing.

#baltimore-ravens, #black-people, #dallas-cowboys, #discrimination, #domestic-violence, #football, #goodell-jane-skinner, #goodell-roger, #hiring-and-promotion, #hunt-kareem-1995, #jones-charlotte-football-executive, #jones-jerry, #kansas-city-chiefs, #leeds-alissa, #locklear-theresa, #minorities, #national-football-league, #rice-ray-1987, #smith-dasha, #snyder-daniel-m, #washington-football-team, #wilkinson-beth-a, #women-and-girls

Wall Street Fights to Keep Talent, but Money Isn’t Always Enough

Banks are raising pay to fend off investment firms, fintechs and crypto start-ups. Still, leaving is often about something other than “always having more and more.”

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #banking-and-financial-institutions, #citigroup-inc, #executive-compensation, #goldman-sachs-group-inc, #hertz-global-holdings-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #jpmorgan-chasecompany, #scherr-stephen-m, #ubs-ag, #wages-and-salaries

Biden Claims Economic Success as Employment and Wages Rise

President Biden is celebrating a year of historic job gains and trying to shift the narrative amid high inflation and a lingering virus that have many consumers glum.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #federal-reserve-system, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #labor-and-jobs, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #united-states-economy

January 2022 Jobs Report: Strong Gains Show Resilient Economy

A gain of 467,000 jobs in January defied forecasts that the Omicron variant would hobble the labor market.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Brian Flores Is Motivated by Moral Rectitude, Friends Say

Those close to Brian Flores say his lawsuit against the N.F.L. is in keeping with the sense of moral rectitude he learned from his mother as he grew up in a Brooklyn housing project.

#black-people, #coaches-and-managers, #content-type-personal-profile, #discrimination, #flores-brian-1981, #football, #hiring-and-promotion, #miami-dolphins, #national-football-league, #race-and-ethnicity, #suits-and-litigation-civil

A surprising jobs report makes Washington’s job easier.

The Fed was preparing to navigate its path toward higher interest rates amid Omicron disruptions. Unexpectedly, hiring held up.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #federal-reserve-system, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #interest-rates, #labor-and-jobs, #prices-fares-fees-and-rates, #united-states-economy

How Facebook Is Morphing Into Meta

Shifting a 68,000-person social networking company toward the theoretical metaverse has caused internal disruption and uncertainty.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #artificial-intelligence, #augmented-reality-computers, #bosworth-andrew-1982, #computers-and-the-internet, #engineering-and-engineers, #facebook-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #innovation, #instagram-inc, #labor-and-jobs, #meta-platforms-inc, #metaverse-internet, #oculus-vr-inc, #social-media, #software, #virtual-reality-computers, #wearable-computing

Eric Adams Can Hire His Brother, but at Salary of $1, Not $210,000

Instead of overseeing the mayor’s security detail, Bernard Adams will be a senior adviser to the mayor with no supervisory role after an ethics board ruling.

#adams-bernard, #adams-eric-l, #conflicts-of-interest, #conflicts-of-interest-board-nyc, #hiring-and-promotion, #nepotism, #new-york-city, #police, #police-department-nyc

General Motors plans 8,000 hires this year in high-tech jobs.

The automaker will ramp up recruitment of engineers and other specialists to further its ambitions in electric and self-driving vehicles.

#automobiles, #driverless-and-semiautonomous-vehicles, #electric-and-hybrid-vehicles, #engineering-and-engineers, #general-motors, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #software

Omicron’s Economic Toll: Missing Workers, More Uncertainty and Higher Inflation (Maybe)

The latest wave of coronavirus cases is slowing the recovery, but its longer-term impact is less clear.

#consumer-behavior, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #shopping-and-retail, #shortages, #supply-chain, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

Omicron Is the Latest Covid Blow to the Economy

The latest wave of coronavirus cases is slowing the recovery, but its longer-term impact is less clear.

#consumer-behavior, #coronavirus-omicron-variant, #coronavirus-return-to-office, #hiring-and-promotion, #inflation-economics, #labor-and-jobs, #shopping-and-retail, #shortages, #supply-chain, #unemployment, #united-states-economy