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The Looming Female Recession

November 10, 2020 Jeni Kramer

In the early months of 2020, coronavirus was just beginning to dominate our collective thoughts and conversations. Amid that chaos and uncertainty, an interesting stat was all but lost in the noise: as of January 2020, women in the U.S. …

The new office: COVID and the return to work

October 19, 2020 Jeni Kramer

Mid-September marked half a year since the majority of the country’s office-based workers underwent the sudden transition to full-time remote work. Few knew that when we packed up our desks in March, we’d be in this for the long haul. …

On the hunt? Here’s who’s hiring now.

September 3, 2020 Jeni Kramer

2020 continues to dole out a host of unique challenges (bears with nunchucks anyone?), not the least of which is finding a job. As the U.S. grapples with the worst shock to the job market since the Great Depression, record …

“You know what I wish were more difficult? Job interviews.” — no one.  The year 2020 has turned our world completely upside down. In our efforts to control the spread of coronavirus, we’re reevaluating how we do everything from education …

During the ever-expanding economic and social turmoil of the COVID-19 outbreak, those of us with the ability to work from home know how incredibly lucky we are. But for working parents, there are many days where that luck can feel …

There’s simply no way around it, navigating the job market in 2020 is…complicated. As the  coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, we’re seeing low numbers of available jobs coupled with a massive influx of people newly unemployed. (In the week ending …

Making it work (from home)

March 17, 2020 Jeni Kramer

With large numbers of new COVID-19 cases being reported every day, more companies than ever are doing their part to encourage social distancing by asking employees to work from home (WFH). Everyone from Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google, Oracle, Twitter, and …