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The New Rules for Landing a Job in the Covid Era - WSJ.com [paywall and alternate source no paywall] – “It takes luck, creativity and a fresh look at your network of contacts to find a job in the worst labor market in more than a decade. Since the pandemic hit the U.S. hard in March, the economy has lost 13 million jobs, job seekers have seen offers yanked away, and many recent college graduates remain sidelined. But there is reason to be optimistic, albeit cautiously: Many employers are still hiring. More than half of small and midsize companies plan to hire full-time employees this year, according to an August survey of 600 human-resources and finance chiefs by Paycor, an HR software company. And while the percentage of LinkedIn members hired into new jobs fell 7.4% in July compared with the year before, it jumped 57.5% from June, according to LinkedIn’s August Workforce Report. But today’s jobs landscape is wildly different from the red-hot labor market of early 2020. An open position can yield hundreds of applications. Many job interviews are still happening over laptop screens, and companies’ hiring needs are changing as fast as the economic outlook…”
Column: How millions from Uber and Lyft are funding the harassment of a critic Los Angeles Times. #Prop22.
Marc Dann: Want to stop public corruption? Jail business execs who break the law Akron Business Journal
Duluth bishop-elect resigns following allegation of sexual abuse Star-Trbune. 2020 – 2001 = 19 years after the Bernie Law scandal broke.