There are about 1 million more job openings than people looking for work

There are about 1 million more job openings than people looking for work

A sign advertising job openings is seen outside of a Starbucks in New York, May 26, 2021. andrew kelly | Reuters Employers in the US face an interesting challenge ahead – how to fill nearly 10 million job openings with about a million fewer workers than there are positions available. How successful they are will … Read more

Quad leaders hold talks to launch projects on climate change, debt management

Quad leaders hold talks to launch projects on climate change, debt management

MANILA, Philippines — Leaders of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue recently held another dialogue in Japan to discuss, among other things, peace and stability within the Indo-Pacific region, the pandemic, debt management, climate change, and technology and cybersecurity. US President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, and Australian Prime Minister … Read more

What hiring managers think of job-hopping

What hiring managers think of job-hopping

At the age of 25, Hannah Williams has an extensive resume, even though she started working full time only less than three years ago. Since 2019, she has held a total of five jobs — with the longest tenure being a full year. A number of reasons made her leave those jobs. Once, she discovered … Read more

New Fisher IT graduate program looks to build business skills for technology industry

New Fisher IT graduate program looks to build business skills for technology industry

The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. Courtesy of The Ohio State University In an evolving technological world, the Fisher College of Business is creating a new graduate certificate program to help Information Technology professionals keep up in an over $5.3 trillion industry. Starting in the fall, the fully-online program will be … Read more

85% of Americans who negotiated a job offer were successful

85% of Americans who negotiated a job offer were successful

Steve Debenport | E+ | Getty Images When it comes to negotiating a job offer, if you don’t ask — you won’t receive. It turns out many don’t ask, according to a survey from Fidelity Investments. Some 58% of Americans accepted the initial offer at their current position without negotiating, the survey found. Yet negotiating … Read more

Here’s where the jobs are for March 2022 — in one chart

Here's where the jobs are for March 2022 — in one chart

As Covid restrictions eased, rebounds in the leisure and hospitality and business sectors helped to drive a strong March jobs report. The US economy added more than 400,000 jobs in the final month of the first quarter, the Labor Department said Friday. Leisure and hospitality, which includes hotels, restaurants and amusement parks, added a net … Read more

Indonesian, 28, turns $700 into a multimillion-dollar fishery business

Indonesian, 28, turns $700 into a multimillion-dollar fishery business

When she was young, Utari Octavianty often felt like the underdog because of where she came from. Her hometown is Kampung Bahru, a remote fishing village in North Sumatra, Indonesia, where many don’t have access to education. There was even a common saying: “If you come from a fishing village, you cannot win.” That’s why … Read more

Small Business Booms Post Pandemic & New Ways Of Doing Business

Small Business Booms Post Pandemic & New Ways Of Doing Business

Nearly twenty-seven million small businesses in the United States generate about 50% of our GDP –which is why they play such a crucial role in the survival of our country’s economy. Even after the first year of the pandemic there actually was a “small business boom” according to a recent White House report. US entrepreneurs … Read more

Flight bookings for leisure and business travel top 2019 levels

Flight bookings for leisure and business travel top 2019 levels

For the first time since the start of the pandemic, global leisure and business flights have risen to levels not seen since 2019. That’s according to the Mastercard Economics Institute’s third annual travel report, titled “Travel 2022: Trends & Transitions,” published yesterday. After analyzing 37 global markets, the report found that cross-border travel reached pre-pandemic … Read more