- Business Insider 17:38January 10, 2022The December jobs data doesn't include the worst of the Omicron surge — and it makes January's report even more importantVirus cases have surged four-fold since the December jobs survey ended. The January report will be the first to reveal the effects of the latest wave.
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- Business Insider 15:30January 10, 2022The labor shortage means employers are less concerned than they were about gaps in resumes, a career strategist saysAnd that's good news for anyone who's seeking to return to work after time away, according to Stacie Haller of ResumeBuilder.com.
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- Business Insider 19:37January 7, 2022The December job report missed badly. The same report hints we're in an economic boom.The government's establishment survey showed a gain of 199,000 payrolls, yet the household survey included in the report showed 651,000 jobs added.
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- Business Insider 16:38January 7, 2022December jobs report is the worst of 2021 as US creates just 199,000 new payrolls during Omicron chaosThe December job gain fell well short of the median forecast of 450,000 new jobs and marked a slight slowdown from the 249,000 payrolls added in November.
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- Business Insider 23:49December 28, 2021Apple is reportedly surprising some employees with massive bonuses up to $180,000Apple is giving surprise stock grants valued up to $180,000 to some engineers as tech giants in an effort to curtail churn, Bloomberg reported.
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- Business Insider 14:42December 20, 2021Oklahoma is looking to hire 18- and 19-year-olds to work in prisons to help tackle a shortage of 500 workersThe Oklahoma Department of Corrections is working to change the law so it can hire teens for prison work, KOCO-TV reported.
< Economy, News, labor shortage, staff, Prison, Oklahoma, Shortage, Teenagers, Employment, Hiring >
- Business Insider 22:43December 17, 20213 obvious things any company can do to solve the labor shortageJob applications at FedEx hit record highs after the company made some simple changes. Improvements were costly but clearly worth it, the firm said.
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- Business Insider 14:00December 12, 2021Why it's not really a labor shortage, according to the author of a report that just crunched data on millions of job searches and reviewsMillions still aren't in the workforce, but Glassdoor's Daniel Zhao said it's not a shortage of workers. The conditions just aren't right for them.
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- Business Insider 12:24December 12, 2021MGM Resorts is letting job seekers try out roles using virtual reality as it looks to reduce employee churnMGM Resorts is rolling out headsets from VR-company Strivr at employment centers from January. It hopes this will help reduce employee attrition.
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- Business Insider 14:04December 10, 2021A cleaning company in Oregon is turning down customers because it can't get enough staffThe owner of Sakred Space told KTVZ that he's booked up until the New Year, but that he can't take on new customers unless he gets more staff.
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- Business Insider 18:26December 9, 2021How to get a job at Expensify, the software company that just went public and made 40% of employees on-paper millionairesExpensify's people operations generalist, Adele Kennedy, discussed the company's unique hiring process and which traits help candidates stand out.
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- Business Insider 16:08December 9, 2021A restaurant owner who spends thousands taking her staff on vacation says she's had no problem finding workersThe owner of a New Hampshire restaurant took her staff to the Bahamas last year. "They're worth a week shutdown," she said.
< Retail, Economy, News, New Hampshire, New England, restaurant, labor shortage, Jobs, Employment, Work, Unemployment, Hiring, Wages >
- Business Insider 14:49December 9, 2021A California cafe that posted a sign looking for staff who don't cry, are never late, and have no excuses, admits the job advert was 'too harsh'Kreation Organic took down the sign which said it wanted employees that smile and are "actually available," per a viral tweet.
< Retail, News, labor shortage, cafe, California, Job advert, Employees, staff, Advertisement, Hiring, Retail >
- Business Insider 16:00December 7, 2021A Tyson Foods plant offering workers a 3-day week will pay them for hours they don't work so they qualify for benefitsA Tyson Foods plant in Pennsylvania will pay staff for 36 hours, though they'll work 27, LancasterOnline reported.
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- Business Insider 13:42December 6, 2021A San Francisco florist desperate for staff put up a sign saying it's 'hiring anyone that shows up'The owner of French Tulip Flowers told KGO-TV that he and his girlfriend are its only current employees.
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- Business Insider 14:42December 4, 2021An Alaska helicopter tour company says it's seen a 250% surge in business compared to 2019 as an influx of tourists travel to the stateAlaska Helicopter Tours is no stranger to the labor shortage, and its biggest hurdle during the travel surge was hiring enough ground staff.
< Transportation, Travel, Alaska, Helicopters, Alaska Helicopter Tours, Tourism, COVID-19, Sales, labor shortage, Staff Shortage, Hiring, Aviation >
- Business Insider 16:34December 3, 2021November jobs report misses forecasts as US adds just 210,000 new jobs amid supply-chain nightmareJob creation last month badly missed the 550,000 estimate and showed the labor market slowing from October's pace and still struggling with Delta.
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- Business Insider 16:31December 3, 20219 Wells Fargo branches in Colorado have temporarily closed due to staffing problemsThe Wells Fargo branches, including two in Denver and two in Colorado Springs, have "staffing constraints," a company spokesperson told The Gazette.
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- Business Insider 21:17December 2, 2021A&W made its employees 'anti-celeb meals' to attract new workers as fast-food continues to struggle with hiringA&W is using real employees to poke fun at celebrity meal promotions and recruit new hires.
< Retail, Retail, Fast Food, QSR, A&W, hiring campaign, labor shortage >
- Business Insider 18:22December 2, 2021Paying people more may not solve the labor shortage. Here's what companies need to do to attract more workers, according to a Wharton professor.Employers should think more broadly about recruitment if they want to attract talent, said Peter Capelli, a Wharton professor of Management.
< Careers, labor shortage, Recruitment, Peter Capelli, Wharton, Hiring, Employees, great resignation >
- Business Insider 15:16December 2, 2021A Virginia restaurant owner says 22 people didn't show up to interviews, missed their first shifts, or quit hours into their first dayWorkers say that the current imbalance in the labor market means that they have more leverage and are able to hold out for better jobs.
< Retail, Economy, News, labor shortage, Economy, Restaurants, Virginia, restaurant chains, restaurant workers, Jobs, Hiring, Work, Employment, Unemployment >
- Business Insider 21:39December 1, 2021It's time for corporate profits to return to the '90s so companies can make up for decades of underpaying workers, Morgan Stanley saysWorkers are reversing a two-decade plunge in their pay and power. It's the start of fixing a "fundamental break" in the economy, the bank said.
< Economy, Markets, Economy, Morgan Stanley, economic outlook, labor shortage, Wage Growth, Corporate Profits, US Labor Market, Hiring >
- Business Insider 16:23December 1, 2021The labor market kept rebounding in November with the US adding 534,000 private payrollsADP's monthly employment report showed November hiring beating the average economist forecast of 525,000 new jobs.
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- Business Insider 15:04December 1, 2021A Tennessee burrito restaurant closed down its kitchen due to labor shortages, inflation, and the pandemicGo Burrito! in Johnson City, Tennessee had already drastically cut its opening hours.
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- Business Insider 13:39December 1, 2021A New York theater said it canceled performances of the hit show 'Waitress' because of labor shortagesThe Clemens Center in Elmira, New York, said it canceled both its showings of "Waitress" because of "labor shortages" and safety concerns.
< Entertainment, Economy, News, waitress, New York, New York State, Theater, Theater Industry, labor shortage, Employment, Unemployment, Work, Hiring, Jobs >
- Business Insider 17:05November 26, 2021A Sacramento cafe owner says she hiked her minimum wage to $16.50 an hour but new staff still didn't show up for their first shiftsThe owner of Steamers cafe said she's closing up to two hours early every day and axing online orders because she doesn't have enough staff.
< Retail, Economy, News, labor shortage, Jobs, Employment, Unemployment, Hiring, Work, Restaurants, hospitality workers, Restaurant Industry, California, Sacramento >
- Business Insider 15:11November 26, 2021A Los Angeles restaurant shut on Thanksgiving after workers didn't show up, as hospitality staff continue resigning from the industry in drovesThe Boston Market in Rancho Cucamonga couldn't fulfil its Thanksgiving orders because staff didn't come to work, reports say.
< Retail, Economy, News, labor shortage, Jobs, Employment, Work, Hiring, Unemployment, Boston Market, great resignation, the great resignation, California, Los Angeles >
- Business Insider 18:11November 25, 2021Retail workers weigh in on why they plan to quit before the busy holiday shopping season, as the Great Resignation continues to shake the industryAfter record resignation rates in September, retail employees are continuing to quit en masse ahead of the holidays, citing poor working conditions.
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- Business Insider 16:31November 24, 2021How much Spotify pays employees in the US in 2021Data reveals the base annual salaries for some Spotify staffers in engineering, product management, finance, and other roles from late 2019 to 2021.
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- Business Insider 13:00November 21, 2021Restaurants are turning to robotic servers because they can't find enough staff. These videos show how they clear tables and bring food to diners.American Robotech sells four robotic servers priced at up to $17,800. Its CEO says companies have been using them to plug their labor shortages.
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- Business Insider 13:30November 20, 2021Staff shortages have hit business owners hard at a hugely popular vacation spot in the UK — even as tourists flock backUp to 58% of businesses in Devon, a picturesque UK county, are struggling to fill open roles due to a severe labor shortage.
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- Business Insider 20:28November 16, 2021How much Snap pays employees in the US in 2021Data reveals 2021 salaries at Snap, including engineering, product, research, and other roles at the Snapchat maker.
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- Business Insider 13:05November 14, 2021Understaffed restaurants are pushing customers to order at digital kiosks. As well as alleviating the labor shortage, the kiosks bring in bigger revenues.The CEO of digital kiosk company GRUBBRR said its phone were currently "ringing off the hook" as demand booms during the labor shortage.
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- Business Insider 14:31November 12, 2021Wendy's closed some dining rooms because of the labor shortage, which it said is putting pressure on its drive-thrusWendy's CEO Todd Penegor said the company had more dining rooms closed during Q3 than Q2. "That does put pressure on our digital business."
< Retail, Economy, News, Wendy's, drive thru, Fast Food, Food, labor shortage, Jobs, Work, Employment, Unemployment, Hiring >
- Business Insider 17:03November 11, 2021A Vermont toymaker says it's struggling to fill orders because of the labor shortage, even after boosting wages 7%, a report says. One job candidate chose to work as a bus driver for more money.The founder said the toymaker is competing with a cheese factory, a cidery, and a teddy bear factory in the local area, per The Washington Post.
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- Business Insider 14:49November 10, 2021Missouri schools are hiring their own students to plug staff shortages, a report saysYounger workers are increasingly being seen as a valuable resource for employers struggling to fill vacancies.
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- Business Insider 17:57November 9, 2021AI can help companies remove bias in the hiring process, speed up recruitment, and prevent employees from quitting, experts sayHistorical data gives HR teams more insight into their recruitment process and employee retention, experts said during an Insider panel Thursday.
< Strategy, Nordic, Careers, Small Business, Workplace by Facebook, Facebook, Bias, Hiring, Recruitment, great resignation, Quitting, HR, BI-freelancer, contributor 2019, Lauryn Haas, Careers, Leadership, Small Business, SMB, sp-fb-workplace-21, Edit Series, Insider Events, Insider Events recap >
- Business Insider 14:28November 9, 2021Hotel bosses are finally getting it: People don't want to work for them anymoreHotel CEOs are acknowledging they need to improve pay, benefits, and working conditions to plug massive gaps in their workforce.
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- Business Insider 20:55November 8, 2021A robotics CEO just revealed what execs really think about the labor shortage: 'People want to remove labor'Tesla CEO Elon Musk previously said physical work "will be a choice" in the future, and with the rise of automation, that could soon be a reality.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Politics, labor shortage, Elon Musk, Robots, automation, Labor, Jobs, Hiring, Marty Walsh >
- Business Insider 16:43November 8, 2021The owner of a childcare company in California says she's shutting the business because she couldn't hire during the labor shortage. People applied but didn't follow up, she said.People were applying "and then there's just no follow up," the owner of Lil Critters Family Daycare told CalMatters.
< Economy, Education, News, labor shortage, Employment, Unemployment, Jobs, Hiring, Childcare, Education >
- Business Insider 16:20November 8, 2021Apple hires a former Tesla exec who suggested Elon Musk exaggerated the power of Tesla's self-driving tech, a report saysChristian Moore, formerly Tesla's director of Autopilot, will work on Apple's self-driving car tech, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
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- Business Insider 15:44November 8, 2021How to maximize your LinkedIn presence and land a high-paying job at the professional networking companyMuch of the advice on maximizing your LinkedIn presence goes a long way toward making you more desirable as a candidate at the company itself.
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- Business Insider 14:41November 8, 20213 employers who hiked worker pay say they're not suffering from staff shortages. One said she was 'actually a little bit overstaffed' after boosting starting wages to $14 an hour.Some employers say they've avoided staff shortages by hiking wages. But many workers are looking for more than just bigger paychecks.
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- Business Insider 16:42November 7, 2021There's a straightforward way for businesses to attract young workers in a competitive labor market: affordable childcareThe labor crisis is still hampering businesses. But creating access to affordable childcare could bring millions of workers back into the workforce.
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- Business Insider 19:06November 5, 2021The labor shortage could be over in 8 months - and just in time for Democrats' critical midtermsThe big jobs comeback in October shortened the labor-market recovery by 10 months. There's reason to think other economic crises are resolving, too.
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- Business Insider 17:05November 5, 2021The construction industry needs a 'staggering' 2.2 million more workers to keep up with booming demand for houses amid the labor shortageAmid a boom in home sales and a shortage in labor and available homes, the US needs millions more construction workers to keep pace with demand.
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- Business Insider 15:34November 5, 2021October jobs report beats expectations with 531,000 new payrolls as the Delta variant fades awayLast month's job growth exceeded the average forecast of 450,000 new payrolls. It also marked an encouraging rebound from September's small gain.
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- Business Insider 14:36November 5, 2021Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said employers need to 'stop asking why there is a labor shortage' and 'start asking how we can make jobs better'Workers want better working conditions, pay, and benefits, Wolf said. "That's not really asking a lot."
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- Business Insider 19:24November 4, 2021These 10 cities have seen the hottest crypto-hiring market in 2021Mid-size cities such as Portland, Oregon, and Raleigh, North Carolina, made the list, according to LinkedIn.
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- Business Insider 13:56November 4, 2021A jewelry store owner said her husband came out of retirement to help plug its staff shortageThe owner of Comstock Jewelers in Washington State told KING-TV she'd had to cut opening hours and wasn't sure why she was struggling to find staff.
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