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Study identifies best, worst cities for jobseekers

A booming employment market is good news for jobseekers—and signals a super-competitive hiring environment for employers. A new study by personal finance advisor WalletHub finds that hiring prospects vary greatly from locale to locale.

Hey, we still have some standards at work!

New research from global staffing firm Accountemps reveals some do’s and don’ts for today’s workplace.

Snapshot: Most moms now work full-time

Fifty years ago, just over half of mothers in the United States worked at all. Now, 72% do.

Survey: Few of us want to work in open-plan offices

Just 28% of employees prefer an office with an open office plan, while 52% want private offices.

Snapshot: What millennials say would improve their careers

Work that has a positive impact on the world is important for 90% of millennial employees, but almost as many would settle for bigger paychecks.

Young workers expect yearly promotions

Gen Z and millennial employees are ambitious about chasing career opportunities but jaded, or perhaps just realistic, about their prospects.

U.S. workers dying younger than international peers

Americans of working age have a higher mortality rate than their peers in any of 17 other modern economies, and that rate has increased for three straight years.

More holiday parties, despite economic worries

Nearly 76% of companies plan to hold a holiday party this year, the highest percentage since 2016, when 80% planned festivities, according to a survey conducted by outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Snapshot: How has talk about politics at work changed over the past 4 years?

More than half of U.S. workers say discussion of political issues has increased in the last four years.

Fewer seeking new jobs: Sign of a slowdown?

A full 53% of U.S. workers say they intend to stay with their current employer in the coming months. That’s a 10% increase compared to when the question was asked a year ago.