With dads being the primary earners in many heterosexual households, it was often the mother who gave up work to manage extra work at home during the pandemic. But what about heterosexual households where the mother was the primary earner?
New research has found that CEO ethics are more important to young job seekers than corporate social responsibility acts.
When CEOs and workplace leaders communicate their personal values and ethics clearly, they inspire individuals to want to work for their organizations.
Literary theory can help us understand why hiring managers prioritize some types of job experience over others.
Understanding how hiring managers evaluate candidates can help us understand current hiring prejudices and, hopefully, help us overcome them.
Don’t fret the AI job ‘apocalypse’. While we can expect disruption across different industries, this will come with opportunities.
National Museum of Warsaw
For a long time, arts organisations retained staff attracted to the ‘romance of being creative’. That’s no longer enough.
With the increase in remote work options, workers and their families are seeking to relocate to cities that offer a balance between good salaries and a better lifestyle.
While it seems lucrative to move to cities that offer higher salaries and better quality of life, Canadians should consider some key factors before changing jobs.
Rural areas are being hit much worse than most other places.
The nation has very low unemployment figures, but that masks a complex labour market.
The pandemic and the aging population are both partially responsible for the current labour shortage.
With employers struggling to hire enough workers, reliance on automation is becoming more of a necessity than just a source of competitive advantage.
Dealing with customers every day can put significant stress on hospitality workers.
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New research shines light on what is driving hospitality workers – like waiters and hotel workers – to abandon the industry as part of the ‘great resignation.’
The flipside of workers quitting or changing jobs during the pandemic is a huge new talent pool in the market – are employers and recruiters ready to make the most of it?
Young workers have been quicker to adapt.
These two groups bounced back more quickly in the jobs market than certain other groups, although they may still experience lasting consequences.
Politicians should take into account the psychological impact of being jobless.
Centrelink queues shocked Australians but long before COVID-19 Western Sydney had job-poor neighbourhoods with very high unemployment rates.
Western Sydney’s growth-driven boom had ended before COVID-19 hit. Some neighbourhood unemployment rates were 2-3 times the metropolitan average, with female workforce participation as low as 43%.
Up early and home late: that’s the daily routine for hundreds of thousands of commuters out of Western Sydney.
Education fuelled extraordinary growth in Western Sydney’s professional services workforce, but their jobs aren’t local. More than 300,000 commute to work outside the region.
If you don’t ask for a higher grade you won’t get one.
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An economics professor investigates why college men are more likely to push back when they don’t get the grades they want.
The right road.
If you thought this was about boring box-ticking chats before you leave school for the last time, think again.
Careers in health care, education and design are unlikely to be automated.
Choosing a career that is unlikely to become automated or done by artificial intelligence, and learning soft skills will give graduates better career prospects in the long run.
A recent report from RBC Royal Bank predicts increasing workplace demand for foundational skills such as critical thinking, coordination, social perceptiveness, active listening and complex problem solving. Here graduands attend spring convocation at the University of British Columbia in 2015.
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A report from RBC Royal Bank reaffirms what thought leaders keep insisting – there will be more and more demand for a liberal arts education in our increasingly digital world.
Most caregivers today are assisting their relatives. What will happen in the years ahead?
The demographics, which include declining numbers of adult children free to step up and potentially fewer immigrants, suggest that this big problem society faces will get bigger.
Specialized training is becoming more and more important to financial success in today’s labor market.
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As technology and the labor market rapidly evolve, so too does the value of a high school diploma. Despite the changes, one thing remains true: Education is still the cornerstone of career success.