The Omicron Variant Should Increase Demand For Gig Workers
Gig workers everywhere, especially independently contracted food delivery workers, noticed their demand drop as initial COVID restrictions lifted. However, during the initial wave of COVID when the streets fell silent, only the hum of the second-hand delivery vehicles kept the roads from the barren landscape of Will Smith's I Am Legend.Read full story
Temporarily Remote: A New COVID Variant Gives Workers A Stronger Argument To Stay At Home
If doctors can treat patients from home, then why can't Dave, the data-entry clerk, do his work from home too?. The work from home debate has raged long before the inception of the novel coronavirus. As remote-work technology develops even further, companies have fewer legitimate reasons to keep workers confined to their cubicles. With a new COVID variant looming, employees will want to keep themselves and their families safe by rehashing the work-from-home debate.Read full story
For Potential Job Candidates, Social Media Activity Is As Important As A Resume
As job seekers virtually fire off applications and applications hoping to fill the overabundance of job openings, they're noticing a disturbing question popping up on every other one: "What is your social media link?"Read full story
No College Degree? No Problem. Companies Are Easing Their Job Requirements.
Job seekers without degrees might finally have a shot at job openings once thought only filled by those knee-deep in student loans. Fast food shift workers might get callbacks for entry-level management positions where they can wear a suit and tie while finally escaping the dangers of an oil-splashing fryer.Read full story