Category Archives: Job Search

Junior tech workers can’t find jobs. Here’s why one coding boot camp hit the brakes

 May 29, 2024 Junior tech workers can’t find jobs. Here’s why one coding boot camp hit the brakes Launch Academy cofounder and CEO Dan Pickett talks about his decision to pause the coding boot camp, and what it means for the tech industry. BY Joe Berkowitz Back in 2012, “learn to code” was an optimistic mantra. … Continue reading Junior tech workers can’t find jobs. Here’s why one coding boot camp hit the brakes

Tech firm settles after worker posts ‘whites-only’ job listing

 May 28, 2024 Tech firm settles after worker posts ‘whites-only’ job listing The Justice Department reached a settlement agreement with Arthur Grand Technologies, an information technology firm, in Ashburn, Virginia. BY Associated Press A northern Virginia tech company is paying $38,500 to settle claims that it discriminated by posting a job listing seeking white, U.S.-born candidates … Continue reading Tech firm settles after worker posts ‘whites-only’ job listing

Get a job at one of these 10 companies if you want to work with great senior leaders

May 15, 2024 Get a job at one of these 10 companies if you want to work with great senior leaders A new ranking from Glassdoor, based on anonymous reviews, highlights workplaces where leadership teams are highly ranked. BY Shalene Gupta Earlier this year, Glassdoor found in a survey that 72% of employees have confidence in … Continue reading Get a job at one of these 10 companies if you want to work with great senior leaders

Watch for these red flags when searching remote job listings

May 12, 2024 Watch for these red flags when searching remote job listings A remote job can be great, but these things should make you think twice before accepting. BY Julia Herbst Welcome to Work Smarter, Fast Company‘s newsletter on career, leadership, and productivity advice. You can sign up to receive this newsletter every week here. Fewer people may … Continue reading Watch for these red flags when searching remote job listings

Employers are intentionally leaving job openings unfilled, here’s why

  By Neil Costa February 02, 2024 According to the October and November jobs reports, overall job gains have slowed compared to the massive job growth in September. Yet, the employers’ open positions remained steady in September, which some people have dubbed the “great mismatch”—indicating an economy where open positions and job seekers are plentiful—yet … Continue reading Employers are intentionally leaving job openings unfilled, here’s why

Employers, this is why you’re being ghosted by job seekers. There are ways to make it stop

  By Michael Grothaus December 07, 2023 Unfortunately, ghosting just doesn’t happen in the dating world. The practice is quite common in the professional world when it comes to job hunting. Talk to any recruiter and you’re likely to hear stories about how they had a promising candidate for a position, but that candidate just … Continue reading Employers, this is why you’re being ghosted by job seekers. There are ways to make it stop

How the ‘hero veteran’ trope limits job options and damages post-military careers

  By Sam Becker July 20, 2023 Not all military veterans see action on a battlefield, but many of them may end up fighting for fair pay or better career opportunities once their time in the service is over.  That’s the conclusion of a new paper published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: … Continue reading How the ‘hero veteran’ trope limits job options and damages post-military careers

44 entry-level jobs that are seeing the most hiring growth right now, according to LinkedIn

  By Shalene Gupta May 22, 2023 Big Tech might be laying off left and right, but all hope is not lost for job seekers looking for entry-level roles, according to the latest hiring data from LinkedIn. LinkedIn’s data shows that while hiring has decreased 28.2% since last March, the decline from February to March … Continue reading 44 entry-level jobs that are seeing the most hiring growth right now, according to LinkedIn