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OurCrowd Jobs Index Shows Startup Hires Growing Despite Pandemic

Startups backed by influential Israel-based equity crowdfunding group OurCrowd are looking to hire in greater numbers, despite the lingering COVID-19 pandemic. The number of jobs listed by OurCrowd’s global portfolio companies more… The post Our.....»»

Category: topSource: redherringFeb 23rd, 2021

Covid forced women out of the workforce. Will their jobs still be there when they return?

As the pandemic pushes more women than men out of the workforce temporary, concerns are growing about what the job market will look like when they return. Economists have said repeatedly that Covid-19 has a disproportionate impact on women.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 2nd, 2021

Governors’ shutdowns did not cause the pandemic jobs crisis

People started staying at home before the shutdowns were ordered, data shows......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2021

Shutdowns by Democratic governors did not cause the pandemic jobs crisis

People started staying at home before the shutdowns were ordered, data shows......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 25th, 2021

US layoffs remain elevated as 803,000 seek jobless aid

The latest jobless figure shows that many employers are still cutting jobs as the pandemic surges. Before the co.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 23rd, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stocks slump at the open as 36 million jobs vanish in wake of coronavirus, Trump turns hawkish on China

U.S. stock-index futures traded sharply lower Thursday after data showed nearly another 3 million Americans lost jobs last week, down slightly from the prior week, but it still means about 36 million jobs have been lost to the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2020

Canada Jobs Report Shows Staggering Losses For Trucking From COVID-19

It just keeps getting worse for Canada's trucking industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even as freight volumes recover, the job losses are staggering. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 8th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise nearly 300 points as U.S.-China trade reps hold call; investors brace for jobs report

U.S. stock-index futures point sharply higher to start Friday trade, after Reuters reported that U.S.-China trade representatives held a phone call to discuss reducing tensions between the global superpowers amid testiness around the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 8th, 2020

Tech jobs report shows jump in Arizona postings as Covid-19 alters business landscape

Postings for tech jobs in the Phoenix area jumped 13% between February and March as the Covid-19 pandemic took over the country. Arizona was among states with the highest surge in those postings, according to a report. The Dice Tech Job Report anal.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 7th, 2020

Airbnb cuts 1,900 jobs as coronavirus hits home rentals

Airbnb Inc is laying off 25% of its workforce, or nearly 1,300 employees, the home rental startup said on Tuesday, as the COVID-19 pandemic brings global travel to a near standstill......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 5th, 2020

Zillow: Layoffs Due to Coronavirus Threatening Minority Households

A devastating consequence of the pandemic? Many businesses that are deemed non-essential have had to close or severely cut down on staff, leaving U.S. residents furloughed or without jobs. A recently released report from Zillow shows that layoffs cau.....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaApr 30th, 2020

Microtransit startup makes sharp turn, transporting goods instead of people during pandemic

Columbus microtransit startup Share made a quick shift to delivering prescriptions and dry goods when its main business of shared passenger rides to jobs, school and healthcare nearly disappeared in Ohio's stay-home order......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 24th, 2020

Futures rise at the end of stormy week

U.S. stock index futures gained on Friday with bargain hunters returning at the end of a tumultuous week marked by a record collapse in oil prices and growing evidence of the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 24th, 2020

Fast-growing Triad startup gets PPP approval, prepares to add jobs, boost space seven-fold

Here's how a PPP loan might help a startup launched less than a year ago move from Winston-Salem to Davidson County to increase its footprint seven-fold and double its workforce......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 20th, 2020

Tractor Supply adding 5,000 jobs, in its "most ambitious hiring drive ever"

A growing Tennessee-based public company is pushing ahead with what it calls its most ambitious hiring spree ever, coming amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Tractor Supply Co. (Nasdaq: TSCO) announced plans Monday to immediately fill 5,000 full-time and .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2020

Market Snapshot: Dow futures rise about 900 points as coronavirus slowdown hope buoys stocks

U.S stock-index futures on Tuesday rose for a second day in a row as the market looked set to extend a powerful rally to a second session on growing signs that the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic may be leveling off after in parts of the world......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 7th, 2020

Dow futures pare loss but hang lower after Friday jobs report for March shows a stunning 701,000 losses

U.S. stock-index futures on Friday were trading lower, briefly adding to losses on the session, after a report on the state of jobs for the month came in much worse than expected, already revealing.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stocks open lower after grim jobs report shows coronavirus clobbering the economy

Stocks opened lower Friday after the release of the monthly U.S. employment report that showed massive job losses in March, even before the full extent of the economic devastation from the coronavirus pandemic was fully realized......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

Market Snapshot: Stock futures slip as March jobs data shows economy took a hit earlier than expected

Stock-index futures point to a lower start for U.S. markets as investors weighed a March employment report that showed far steeper job losses than expected......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 3rd, 2020

Fast-growing KC tech startup experiences "significant" uptick during pandemic

Daupler CEO John Bertrand shares how the Kansas City company is helping cities and water companies adapt during the pandemic, collaborate on work orders remotely and save time......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Turo hits rough road and cuts a wide swath of jobs

Layoffs at the car-sharing startup come as no surprise as the travel industry undergoes massive turbuence amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020