Whether moving away is a good idea depends as much on a young person’s aspirations as it does on their resources. Staying put – or moving back – does not necessarily mean personal failure.
A recent study about hiring practices sheds light on why some jobs change between when a decision is made to hire someone, and the actual hiring process itself.
Grassroots miners are disadvantaged by current regulations.
Two new studies highlight the importance of social connection in the workplace and illustrate why working from home may not be the optimal workplace arrangement.
Contrary to anti-work narratives in the news media, a survey of employees in the United States and Canada has found that most employees like their bosses.
The good news? Jobs are now less likely to be segregated by gender. Yet even now, some professions remain 99% male and 97% female.
Region-level data from France indicate that some masters-level specialities dominated by women have low levels of remuneration once in employment.
The zoning policies that planners introduced to create vibrant and resilient mixed-use neighbourhoods have had the opposite effect, as services and residential developments crowd out light industry.
A study of more than 20 million LinkedIn users shows acquaintances you have about 10 friends in common with are the most likely to help you get a new job.
Turns out, job insecurity doesn’t really improve employee performance. What it does do is cause staff to check out and create a potentially unsafe environment.
Public support for unions is at a near 60-year high. Meanwhile, self-organizers at major American chains are spearheading a new movement to mobilize.
Recognizing and accrediting students’ prior learning and competencies is one way universities can tweak business-as-usual approaches.
Study shows that so-called “socio-cultural attitudes” are not a plausible explanation for the Muslim penalty.
A new study looks at data from thousands of people across the UK.
A new paper discusses the causes of, and potential solutions to, the ethnic pay gap in British workplaces.
Many trials are taking place, but they need a reality check.
Instead of a guaranteed fixed income, a universal job guarantee policy provides jobs — and wages — to people who aren’t able to find work on their own.
New Zealand has reached the lowest unemployment rate in decades but low wage workers may still struggle to negotiate an increase in wages.
Most refugees rarely gain citizenship in host countries and the work that is available to them is informal, irregular and precarious.
A sociologist took a critical look at the cherished career advice to ‘follow your passion.’ What she found is that this advice often brings unintended consequences.