An American flag with a red “Now hiring” sign hanging from it.

The government is welcoming laid-off tech workers with open arms

Uncle Sam wants you (and all the other tech workers).

Sara Friedman • November 27, 2023

How do you feel about the job market? Probably pretty weird

Gotta love the bizarro world of job stats: Hiring is down and layoffs are up, yet unemployment is static. What gives?

Ben Berkley • November 13, 2023
A silver robot hand typing on a laptop on an orange background with a transparent photo of a resume and a job application.

To whom it may concern: AI wrote that cover letter

Fed-up applicants are letting bots handle their job searches.

Sara Friedman • November 8, 2023
The back of a woman’s head who has black hair and is wearing a graduation cap and gown with China’s flag in the background.

Some young adults in China have a new job title: Full-time children

Young people in China are navigating a tumultuous labor market with a curious new job title.

Sara Friedman • October 9, 2023

Having a terrible time landing a new job? You’re not the only one

Want a new gig? Be prepared for it to take a while.

Ben Berkley • May 22, 2023

Why many remote jobs are moving abroad

A mismatch between tech job demand and visa supply is forcing many American tech jobs abroad.

Rob Litterst • May 11, 2022

The babysitting boom is here

Babysitting rates outpaced inflation in 2021.

Jacob Cohen • March 4, 2022

The West Coast looks east for hiring

43% of West Coast tech company jobs are now listed outside of the region.

Jacob Cohen • March 1, 2022

What’s happening to airline pilot jobs?

In high demand, pilot unions have long had leverage on airlines. The pandemic is changing the relationship.

Trung T. Phan • December 10, 2020

What the automation of telephone operators can tell us about future jobs

In the 1920s, AT&T employed hundreds of thousands of people as phone operators. The automation of these jobs affected incumbents and new entrants in different ways.

Trung T. Phan • November 19, 2020

Blue Origin has the world’s coolest job opening

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Trung T. Phan • October 6, 2020

Tech’s favorite virtual call center is the gig economy gone too far

Arise Virtual Solutions says it isn’t a customer service company, exactly -- it’s a “platform.”

Michael Waters • October 6, 2020

Remote work is destroying America’s white-collar office economy

The sudden shift to remote work is having a devastating effect on the multitrillion-dollar office support economy including travel, hotels, dining, and office supplies.

Trung T. Phan • September 10, 2020

Job alert: This state really needs some experts in arcane coding

New Jersey’s rickety unemployment system relies on COBOL, whose heyday was decades ago.

Michael Waters • April 7, 2020

Blue-collar work goes business caj as factory work requires college degrees

Since many factories now require them, factory workers with college degrees are projected to outnumber workers without them in 3 years.

Caroline Dohack • December 11, 2019

Looking for a job? The Dark Overlord is hiring ‘goal oriented’ cybercriminals for $63k/month!

The Dark Overlord, a notorious cybercriminal collective, is posting online job listings now -- and they’re straight out of ‘Office Space.’

Conor Grant • January 11, 2019

New Study: Ivy League Grads Earn Less Than Less Prestigious Colleges

A new study proves grads from America’s most prestigious colleges actually earn less than less fancy schools. Take that, Harvard.

Sam Parr • October 7, 2015

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