Number of March Job Layoffs Unprecedented in Modern Times

Some new numbers on job turnover from the Labor Department reinforce a bleak impression of how devastated the U.S. economy has been by the coronavirus crisis. 

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of total job separations increased by 8.9 million to a…

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Labor Productivity Plummeted as COVID-19 Crisis Hit

Labor productivity decreased 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, as output decreased 6.2 percent and hours worked decreased 3.8 percent.

Unit labor costs in the nonfarm business sector increased 4.8 percent in the first quarter of…

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79% of Businesses Have Rejected a Job Candidate Based on Social Media Content

Most businesses have rejected a potential employee after looking at their social media profiles, according to a new survey from business news and how-to website The Manifest.

About 90% of employers look at potential employees’ social media profiles, and 79% have rejected a candidate based on what they…

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New Tools from Glassdoor Help People Find Jobs During the COVID-19 Crisis

Job search and company review site Glassdoor has introduced several new product features for job seekers and employers in response to COVID-19 and its impact on jobs, hiring and work.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the global economy, leading to millions…

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