Nurses are leaving staff jobs during covid and tripling salaries to travel

Nurses are leaving staff jobs during covid and tripling salaries to travel

U.S. hospitals have faced periodic nurse shortages for years, and demand was high even before the pandemic, fueled by aging patients and more people with insurance, said Bart Valdez, chief executive of Ingenovis Health, which has 6,000 travel nurses, including Stow, at hospitals across the country. The arrival of the omicron variant may put more … Read more

S&P 500 hits record on strong jobs report, Pfizer COVID-19 pill cheer

S&P 500 hits record on strong jobs report, Pfizer COVID-19 pill cheer

U.S. job growth regains momentumPfizer jumps after positive COVID-19 antiviral pill dataTravel stocks lead market gainsPfizer news hits competitors, vaccine stocksIndexes: Dow up 0.25%, S&P up 0.12%, Nasdaq down 0.09%Nov 5 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 and Dow rose modestly to record highs on Friday following a strong U.S. jobs report and positive data for … Read more

Crypto Jobs Span U.S. as Hubs Spring Up From Miami to Denver

Crypto Jobs Span U.S. as Hubs Spring Up From Miami to Denver

(Bloomberg) — The crypto job market in the U.S. is mirroring the decentralized ethos of the industry itself — it’s everywhere.New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles have the largest shares of crypto hires this year, followed by the Miami and Chicago metropolitan areas, according to a new ranking based on LinkedIn data. But the … Read more

The Vulnerability of Jobs to COVID-19: The Case of Malaysia

The Vulnerability of Jobs to COVID-19: The Case of Malaysia

Amanina Abdur Rahman is an Economist in the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice at the World Bank. She works in the areas of social protection, skills and jobs, labor markets, and migration, focusing on Malaysia. Prior to joining the World Bank, she completed a PhD in Applied Economics at Monash University Malaysia. Amanina was … Read more

Nigeria: Around 20% of workers lost jobs due to COVID-19, stats office says

Nigeria: Around 20% of workers lost jobs due to COVID-19, stats office says

The National Bureau of Statistics and the United Nations Development Program surveyed nearly 3,000 businesses in the formal and informal sectors in Nigeria.In March, the NBS said a third of Nigeria’s workers were out of a job in the fourth quarter of 2020, a situation worsened by the pandemic.”While there have been promising signs of … Read more