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Need a job? Australia Post lists 5,000 positions as it goes on a hiring blitz ...

The Daily Mail 20 Sep 2021
The postal service says it needs to fill 1600 permanent and fixed term jobs across the country, and another 3300 casual jobs before Christmas, to deal with a record surge in online shopping ... No experience is required for parcel and mail processing jobs while posties who drive vans, trucks or motorbikes must have a valid driver's licence.
Edit Survey Reveals 1 in 7 Workers Plan to Quit Their Jobs Before the New Year

Ellensburg Daily Record 20 Sep 2021
According to the report, 15 percent of the workers plan on quitting their current jobs before the new year ... The top two reasons for the surge in resignation include new job opportunities with better pay and starting a business. Fifty percent of workers want higher-paying jobs, and 43 percent want to pursue entrepreneurship.

Amid COVID surge, states that cut benefits still see no hiring boost

Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide 20 Sep 2021
job creation hit harder in states that pulled the plug early on ...

Hiring activity picks up as these sectors offer more jobs. Check details

Live Mint 20 Sep 2021
The Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive analysis of online job posting activity conducted by the company ... The overall job ... The surge in job postings could be attributed to the imminent festive season and seasonal hiring demands across industries, the report noted.

Hiring activity saw 1% marginal growth in August: ReportHowever, cities which fared reasonably well in ...

Deccan Herald 20 Sep 2021
The data further revealed that overall job postings have improved by 14 per cent year-on-year (August 2021 versus August 2020), indicating a strong recovery in the pipeline ... The surge in job postings could be attributed to the imminent festive season and seasonal hiring demands across industries, the report noted ... Jobs.

Gig economy workers need more protection of their rights

Live Mint 20 Sep 2021
Three years ago, the chief executive officer of Walmart Doug McMillon said that the Flipkart-Walmart combination would generate 10 million jobs in India. That’s an eye-popping number, roughly equal to India’s annual job creation requirement, and considering the country’s demographic surge ... They would include direct as well as indirect jobs.

Aus Post reveals Christmas hiring blitz

The Daily Telegraph Australia 20 Sep 2021
Australia Post is on the hunt for truck drivers, posties and forklift operators among 5000 vacant jobs it needs to fill to help with a surge in parcel deliveries in the lead up to Christmas ....

To those who are unvaccinated, I urge you — trust us

Chicago Sun-Times 20 Sep 2021
Dr ... Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times ... I am tired ... Tragically, some of us died just doing our jobs ... As the first surge subsided and a vaccine became closer to reality, we were able to come up for air ... As the second and the third surges came and went, it was like being pulled under ocean waves repeatedly with seemingly shorter periods to come up for air ... Dr ... ....

Hiring activity in August up 14% y-o-y: Report

Business Line 20 Sep 2021
The job analysis report by, a Quess Company includes findings for August 2021, providing insights into the job market across industries, cities, functions and levels ... “The surge in job postings could be attributed to the imminent festive season and seasonal hiring demands across industries.

As ICU beds fill up, Colorado hospitals beg public to get vaccinated against COVID — ...

The Tribune Greeley 20 Sep 2021
That’s higher than the national average, but still doesn’t leave much room for surges ... Some ICU nurses have gone to work on less-demanding units, while others have left hospitals altogether or taken higher-paying jobs as travel nurses in the Southern states that are dealing with worse surges, he said.

It’s expensive to be poor

Asiatimes 20 Sep 2021
Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, rising income inequality was one of the key challenges facing economies around the world ... And the problem isn’t exclusive to Asia ... While millions of people around the world were losing their jobs, billionaires in the US saw their wealth surge by a staggering $1.8 trillion, skyrocketing 62% ... ....

‘The people must demand the answers’: Fatal FBI shooting in East Oakland raises questions

The Los Angeles Times 20 Sep 2021
Note ... Last month, California added jobs at three times the rate of the nation, as teachers returned to classrooms, entertainment venues reopened, and vacationers traveled despite a surge in COVID-19 infections. Payroll jobs in the state grew in August by 104,300 to a total of 16.63 million, accounting for 44% of U.S. job growth, officials reported ... 75.

Dow Slides 800 Points as Market Rout Deepens, on Track for Worst Day Since October 2020

NBCBayArea 20 Sep 2021
... inflation and improvement in the job market.Covid cases because of the delta variant remain at January levels as colder weather approaches in North America.September has the worst track record of any month, averaging a 0.4% decline, according to the Stock Trader's Almanac.

MARK-TO-MARKET: Underperforming labor market running out of excuses

Dispatch Argus 19 Sep 2021
In March and April of 2020, more than 22.3 million jobs were lost as government-mandated business closures and restrictions decimated entire swaths of the U.S ... The leisure and hospitality sector alone lost more than 8.2 million jobs — 48% of its pre-pandemic labor force ... However, this still leaves a massive 5.3 million jobs yet to be recovered.

Boston Police dispatchers warn of ‘dire straits’ staffing levels

Boston Herald 19 Sep 2021
It’s a very difficult job, and their hard work and professionalism has not gone unnoticed.” ... There are currently “adequate resources” to handle the job given the extra shifts, he said, and if there’s a surge, the calls head to Boston Fire and state police calltakers before being routed back to Boston dispatchers.