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Recent tech grads send hundreds of job applications to a dwindling market

Recent tech grads send hundreds of job applications to a dwindling market

Briana Morris knew the job search would be tough this year. A college graduate and computer science major in Tampa, Florida, she began sending in applications around the time mass layoffs began to hit the tech industry from the ground up. Her total number of applications: 500. She tracked them on a spreadsheet. “The competition …

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How millions of missing workers are coping without a job

Recession fears have grown in recent weeks as inflation continues to weigh on household budgets and the Federal Reserve looks set to raise interest rates and further slow the economy. As if unaware, however, the job market boomed. Hiring last month exceeded expectations and defied warnings of a slowdown. But the good jobs news could …

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Workers prepare subs and bagel sandwiches at Beach Bagels in downtown Wilmington in this StarNews file photo.

Wilmington job market, economy forges ahead despite recession fears

Wilmington’s labor market remains strong, although rumors of a future economic downturn may force some local employers to brace for a drop in business. The job market remains strong both nationally and locally, despite attempts by the U.S. Federal Reserve to rein in inflation by raising interest rates, said Mouhcine Guettabi, Wilmington regional economist and …

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Want a low-stress, $100,000-a-year job?  Discover these careers |  WRAL Tech Wire

Want a low-stress, $100,000-a-year job? Discover these careers | WRAL Tech Wire

For some people, the number on their paycheck is motivation enough to perform their job duties sufficiently. For others, it’s about doing quality work. For more than a third of workers, stress or burnout significantly affects their ability to perform their job tasks. Let’s take a look at some low-stress jobs that will still make …

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Teaching Specialist, Introduction to Personal Finance job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE |  319551

Teaching Specialist, Introduction to Personal Finance job with UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE | 319551

Location: Parcville Role type: Full time or part time; 6 month CDD Faculty: Faculty of Commerce and Economics Department/School: The Department of Finance Salary: Level A – $77,171 – $104,717 per year plus 17% super (pro-rated for part-timers) Level B- $110,236 – $130,900 per year plus 17% super (pro-rated for part-timers) Level C- $135,032 – …

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Tech layoffs send visa holders on frantic job search to avoid deportation

Tech layoffs send visa holders on frantic job search to avoid deportation

After years of seemingly limitless expansion, America’s tech industry has hit a wall. Companies are in cash-preservation mode, resulting in thousands of job cuts per month and a wave of layoffs in November. While the sudden loss of a paycheck can be devastating for anyone, especially during the holiday season, the recent wave of cuts …

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US job growth likely slowed further in November;  labor market still tight

US job growth likely slowed further in November; labor market still tight

Non-farm payrolls forecast to increase by 200,000 in November Unemployment rate unchanged at 3.7% Average hourly wage forecast up 0.3%; up 4.6% year-on-year WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. job growth was likely the weakest in nearly two years in November as growing fears of a recession dampened demand for labor, which could give the …

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Job cuts rise in November, forcing employees to focus on career amortization

Job cuts rise in November, forcing employees to focus on career amortization

Holger Scheibe | The image bank | Getty Images The rate of job cut announcements among U.S. employers in November was more than five times higher than a year ago, according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Overall, US-based companies announced 76,835 job cuts in November, led by the technology sector. So far …

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