3 Sectors Took a Nosedive in Latest Jobs Report

So much for high expectations. Economists had estimated that 185,000 jobs would be added in May. Instead, numbers out today show that only 75,000 positions were added. And those only made up for the 75,000 job downward revision for March and April. “Even if the labor market and overall growth are just downshifting for cyclical […]

49% of Americans Under Age 35 Now Report Having a ‘Side Hustle’

Everybody’s hustling. Nearly half of employed Americans are working a side job in addition to their regular full-time or part-time positions, according to a new survey from Bankrate.com. On average, 43% percent of full-time employed people said they worked on the side and 51% of part-time employed did so, while 27% percent said that at […]

The Job Market for Doctors Is Booming. Here’s What It Means for You

Of all the job categories in America, the market for doctors is booming. Newly-minted doctors are choosing from multiple job offers, getting paid more sumptuously than ever, and can practice pretty much wherever they want. At the same time, the way they practice is shifting radically, as more and more physicians choose salaried positions with […]

Job Seekers Aren’t as Interested in Government Gigs as They Used to Be, Research Shows

Even as state governments post more and more job openings, workers are applying for fewer public sector jobs, according to new research published by the National Association of State Chief Administrators (NASCA), global consulting firm Accenture, and NEOGOV, a company that makes human resources software for the public sector. Between 2013 and 2017, across 27 […]

How Should Employers Handle Drug Addiction at Work?

You’ve probably heard the mind-blowing statistics: Every 13 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies of an opioid overdose. The total reached a record 72,000 deaths in 2017, the CDC reports, making prescription pain medications like Oxycontin, Vicodin, and the synthetic opioid fentanyl even bigger killers than diseases like diabetes. Addiction to pain pills is so […]