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Many women in healthcare earn less than $15 an hour
About three-quarters of the people working in healthcare jobs are women, and a national study from Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Pennsylvania finds a large share of them earn low wages and have few benefits.
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Make a statement
Ready for a challenge? Summarize your entire professional history in a few concise and impactful sentences.
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The hottest cities for jobs in 2019
Zip Recruiter's list of the 10 cities showing the most potential for being a job seeker’s paradise in 2019.
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Should you agree to an employment trial period?
At some point you might be offered a job on a short-term trial basis, usually not exceeding 90 days, with the possibility of it turning into a permanent position
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Most of 2018’s new jobs went to women
In the coverage of the Department of Labor’s most recent jobs report, one remarkable point was largely missed: 73 percent of the jobs created in November 2018 went to women. In fact, in every month of 2018, women were responsible for the lion’s share of job gains.
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Job trends: Great Recession still colors outlook, fears
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The job market trends that defined 2018
Looking at the more than 8 million active job postings on ZipRecruiter each month, these are the jobs, cities, skills and trends that made 2018 such a fantastic year to be a job seeker.
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Help Wanted
Sometimes even the highest expectations are exceeded. The job market did just that in October, adding 250,000 jobs and showing 3.1 percent year-over-year wage growth, which is the most wages have increased since the recession.
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Maintain your work/life balance over the holidays
Remember when you were younger and enjoyed what felt like an eternity off from school around the winter holidays? Now, as a working professional, you need to balance all of your shopping, baking, wrapping and family time with your normal work schedule. And, finding time for it all can be a challenge.
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When you’re burned out by your job search
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When you’re burned out by your job search
Constantly tailoring your resume, drafting personalized cover letters and anxiously refreshing your email in hopes of at least one reply from a hiring manager are enough to leave you feeling totally drained.
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Skills in demand
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Skills in demand
Manufacturing is, by all accounts, an industry in transition. On the one hand it’s been framed as America’s dying industry, declining steadily from its peak in the late 1970s as the engine of economic growth. On the other, it’s been rebounding lately, with about a 10 percent increase in employment to date since bottoming out in 2010.
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Tough odds
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Tough odds
If you’re applying for a job as an administrative assistant, you might be growing tired of the non-responses and the “thanks for applying, but ...” emails. Don’t feel dejected. It may have less to do with the strength of your application and more to do with the numbers game: There were 113 applications for each administrative assistant job on ZipRecruiter over the past year, and 97 for each office assistant/receptionist job.
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