8 employment fields that advertise the most signing bonuses

Luis Alvarez | Digitalvision | Getty Images Employers are using signing bonuses at an elevated rate to attract talent — and there are ways workers can capitalize on the trend. A signing bonus is a financial sweetener — often a lump sum of cash — that businesses offer prospective hires. Offers vary widely by company … Read more

How to get your old job back if you regret joining the Great Reshuffle

Despite some indications of an economic slowdown, the job market remains remarkably stable, and many workers have reaped the benefits. In fact, a record number of employees quit their jobs, found new positions and renegotiated along the way. But not everyone who joined the so-called Great Reshuffle is better off. More than a quarter — … Read more

Warby Parker Cuts Sales Forecast, Corporate Staff as Consumers Delay Purchases

Warby Parker Inc. WRBY 19.75% said it is cutting about 15% of its corporate staff and lowered its sales outlook for the year as the eyeglasses maker copes with consumers changing their shopping habits amid economic uncertainty. The job cuts would affect roughly 63 employees, the company said Thursday, adding that it had made other … Read more

CAI Announces Chief Financial Officer

SMITHFIELD, RI, Aug. 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CAI Software, LLC (“CAI” or “CAI Software”), a leader in the delivery of mission-critical enterprise resource planning (ERP), manufacturing execution systems (MES) and warehouse management software (WMS) and services, is adding to its leadership team with the appointment of Katherine Edenbach as Chief Financial Officer. Edenbach will … Read more

Is the job market really getting worse? 3 recent job-seekers weigh in

Is the economy headed towards a recession? If so, why are jobs so strong? The data is in, and even economists are confused. US job growth blew past expectations in July, reaching a point of recovery for the 22 million jobs lost during the pandemic, all despite gloomy economic forecasts that a recession could be … Read more

Why the best states for business may be the worst for workers

Corporations are not afraid to pick up and move. Many states are offering companies enticing incentives like lower taxes if they move their operations, but a superior business climate does not always equate to a superior working climate. “Things that benefit employers when it comes to their bottom line or their margin, in terms of … Read more

‘Gangbusters’ job growth adds more confusion to recession worries

US job growth blew past expectations in July, adding 528,000 jobs and officially reaching the point where we’ve recovered the 22 million jobs lost during the pandemic, according to the Labor Department. The volume of job gains, the largest in six months, surprised many economists given recent interest rate hikes, high inflation and a volatile … Read more

The jobs report does not support the stock market’s bullish narrative

July jobs came in at 528,000, far above the 258,000 that was expected. Wage growth was up 0.5% month-over-month, 5.2% year over year, also above expectations. Bulls wanted slower job growth to keep pressure on the Fed to slow rate hikes. Bulls also wanted lower wage growth to show inflation was peaking. Neither is happening. … Read more

Is the economy in a recession? Top economists weigh in

‘We should have an objective definition’ Officially, the NBER defines a recession as “a significant decline in economic activity that is spread across the economy and lasts more than a few months.” In fact, the latest quarterly gross domestic product report, which tracks the overall health of the economy, showed a second consecutive contraction this … Read more