August 2021 Jobs Report: Employers Added Only 235,000 Jobs

The Labor Department report indicates that the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus has hampered hiring.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-delta-variant, #coronavirus-reopenings, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #united-states-economy

At Top Magazines, Black Representation Remains a Work in Progress

Last summer’s racial reckoning brought calls for an industrywide overhaul in fashion. But change is slow.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #beauty-concept, #black-in-fashion-council, #black-people, #british-vogue-magazine, #elle-magazine, #enninful-edward, #essence-magazine, #fashion-and-apparel, #hair, #harpers-bazaar, #hearst-corp, #hiring-and-promotion, #instyle-magazine, #knowles-beyonce, #magazines, #minorities, #models-professional, #nasr-samira, #photography, #race-and-ethnicity, #vogue, #w-magazine, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

More Jobs Require Vaccination as a Qualification

Companies are devising vaccination policies for new hires along with rules for their existing employees.

#hiring-and-promotion, #saturdaynewsletter, #vaccination-and-immunization

Workers, in Demand, Have a New Demand of Their Own: A Career Path

More low-wage employees want opportunities to grow. Big companies are making more promises to help them.

#bank-of-america-corporation, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #hispanic-americans, #labor-and-jobs, #merit-america, #npower, #per-scholas-inc, #vocational-training, #wages-and-salaries, #year-up

Beware Remote Bias

As hybrid offices become the norm, remote workers risk being forgotten by management.

#coronavirus-reopenings, #hiring-and-promotion, #telecommuting

Remote Workers May Face Challenges in the Hybrid Office

The benefits of working from anywhere can also come with bias against those who aren’t seen around the hallways.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #hiring-and-promotion, #telecommuting, #workplace-environment

What Should I Do With My White Privilege at Work?

My employer paid lip service to equality. Then it promoted me while displacing several highly qualified and experienced Black women. What should I do?

#black-people, #content-type-service, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #race-and-ethnicity

Who Discriminates in Hiring? A New Study Can Tell.

Applications seemingly from Black candidates got fewer replies than those evidently from white candidates. The method could point to specific companies.

#corporations, #discrimination, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #hiring-and-promotion, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #kline-patrick, #labor-and-jobs, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #rose-evan, #university-of-california-berkeley, #university-of-chicago, #walters-christopher

Investment Banking Becomes Less Popular With Young Professionals

As young professionals re-examine their work-life balance, investment banking is becoming a less popular choice despite the money.

#banking-and-financial-institutions, #careers-and-professions, #generation-z, #hiring-and-promotion, #work-life-balance, #workplace-environment

A Storm at ESPN Over Rachel Nichols Comments on Maria Taylor

In comments still rippling through the network, the reporter Rachel Nichols, who is white, said Maria Taylor, who is Black, earned the job to host 2020 N.B.A. finals coverage because ESPN was “feeling pressure” on diversity.

#athletics-and-sports, #basketball, #black-people, #careers-and-professions, #espn, #hiring-and-promotion, #internal-storyline-no, #nichols-rachel, #pitaro-james-a, #race-and-ethnicity, #rose-jalen, #taylor-maria, #television, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #wojnarowski-adrian, #women-and-girls, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

June Jobs Report Shows an 850,000 Gain, Better Than Expected

The Labor Department data follows several promising signs about the economic outlook.

#bureau-of-labor-statistics, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Where Jobless Benefits Were Cut, Jobs Are Still Hard to Fill

Missouri scrapped federal pay to the unemployed, saying it kept people out of the labor market. But so far, workers still seem to be choosy.

#employment-agencies, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #missouri, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

‘I Quit My Job’ Is a Signal of Economic Recovery

With new opportunities and a different perspective as the pandemic eases, workers are choosing to leave their jobs in record numbers.

#careers-and-professions, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #telecommuting, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries, #work-life-balance

To Fill Millions of Open Jobs, Many Workers Need More Than Skills

Helping people land good jobs with career paths takes more than skills training, labor experts say. Coaching, mentoring and other assistance are also needed.

#careers-and-professions, #coaches-and-managers, #goodwill-industries, #google-inc, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #markle-foundation, #microsoft-corp, #per-scholas-inc, #unemployment, #united-states-economy, #vocational-training

From Appetizers to Tuition, Incentives to Job Seekers Grow

Employers are finding ways to get applicants in the door, and to retain employees once they’re hired.

#applebees-international, #chuck-e-cheese, #employee-fringe-benefits, #hiring-and-promotion, #jbs-sa, #labor-and-jobs, #motivation-and-incentive-programs, #omni-hotels, #wages-and-salaries, #waste-management-inc

The Cost of Being an ‘Interchangeable Asian’

At some top companies, Asian Americans are overrepresented in midlevel roles and underrepresented in leadership. The root of this workplace inequality could stem from the all-too-common experience of being confused for someone else.

#asian-americans, #discrimination, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #names-personal, #workplace-environment, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Workers Are Gaining Leverage Over Employers Right Before Our Eyes

“Employers are becoming much more cognizant that yes, it’s about money, but also about quality of life.”

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #shortages, #unemployment, #wages-and-salaries

Want More Diverse Conductors? Orchestras Should Look to Assistants.

At top American ensembles, young assistant conductors are a far more varied group than the reigning music directors. How can the next generation come to power?

#classical-music, #hiring-and-promotion, #minorities, #women-and-girls

May 2021 Jobs Report: U.S. Adds 559,000 to Payrolls

Many employers report having trouble finding applicants. Economists say the labor market may simply need time to get sorted out.

#coronavirus-reopenings, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #labor-department-us, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #wages-and-salaries

Here Are Some Tips for Teenagers on Landing a Summer Job

Openings abound now but may go quickly, so it’s wise to submit applications soon. And don’t wear jeans and a T-shirt to the interview.

#american-camp-assn, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hiring-and-promotion, #income-tax, #labor-and-jobs, #personal-finances, #summer-season

The Luckiest Workers in America? Teenagers.

Teens are picking up jobs — and higher wages — as companies scramble to hire. But that trend could have a downside.

#education-k-12, #employee-fringe-benefits, #foreign-workers, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #wages-and-salaries, #youth

It’s the Media’s ‘Mean-Too’ Moment. Stop Yelling and Go to Human Resources.

In public radio, there is either an epidemic of bullying or an epidemic of whining, depending on whom you ask.

#on-the-mediaradio-program, #bullies, #cooper-audrey-1977, #garfield-bob, #gladstone-brooke, #hiring-and-promotion, #news-and-news-media, #public-broadcasting, #race-and-ethnicity, #radio, #sexual-harassment, #sheikholeslami-goli, #the-takeaway-radio-program, #vega-tanzina, #wnyc

Unemployment Job Search Requirements Return. Is It Too Soon?

The requirement, eased because of the pandemic, is being reimposed. Some say it presents an undue hardship.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #economics-theory-and-philosophy, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #republican-party, #states-us, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy

Luring Labor as a Beach Economy Booms

Restaurants are cutting lunch hours and gas stations are paying signing bonuses as a beach town’s boom serves as a possible preview to the nation.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #employee-fringe-benefits, #foreign-workers, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #rehoboth-beach-del, #shortages, #summer-season, #unemployment, #unemployment-insurance, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wages-and-salaries

Wanted in France: Thousands of Workers as Hotels and Restaurants Reopen

As the world’s most visited country prepares for a long-awaited economic reopening, hospitality businesses warn they are facing a labor shortfall.

#coronavirus-reopenings, #france, #hiring-and-promotion, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #labor-and-jobs, #layoffs-and-job-reductions

As Economy Rebounds, Manufacturers Face New Hurdles

U.S. factories are humming again. But the recovery’s speed has left many employers scrambling for workers or for parts.

#american-jobs-plan-2021, #factories-and-manufacturing, #gross-domestic-product, #hiring-and-promotion, #infrastructure-public-works, #labor-and-jobs, #recession-and-depression, #shortages, #united-states-economy

How to Get Back Into the Job Market

Many job seekers don’t know where to look after the year we’ve just had. If you count yourself among this crowd, here’s how to get back into the market, even if you’re feeling rusty.

#careers-and-professions, #content-type-service, #hiring-and-promotion, #labor-and-jobs, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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