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As restaurants struggle to find workers, some are finding creative ways to fill openings

Willie B. Thomas/Getty Images Leisure and hospitality is down 2.2 million jobs from February 2020 levels. One restaurant owner said the people they typically get to fill positions are finding work elsewhere. Signing bonuses and pay increases may not be enough of an incentive to attract workers. See more stories on Insider's business page. Just like many restaurants across the country, Sugapeach Chicken & Fish Fry in Iowa is having a hard time finding workers. Chad Simmons, who owns t...
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Vaccination is helping small businesses recover

Luis Alvarez/Getty Images A new report from Gusto finds small business employment growth is higher in some states. In the services sector, it's higher in the states with high vaccination rates, specifically. Vermont had both the highest growth and full vaccination rate at the time of the analysis. See more stories on Insider's business page. The states that are seeing robust employment growth for small businesses are also ones where many residents are vaccinated, according to a n...
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Meet 3 teachers who had enough and switched careers, including a woman who won 'Teacher of the Year' twice

Teachers have been quitting en masse for years, citing stress as the main reason, according to a survey by Rand Corporation. Hill Street Studios/Getty Images Millions of Americans are quitting amid the pandemic, including many teachers. Insider talked to three teachers who left their jobs during the pandemic. All three have found new work and have used the skills they acquired in the classroom in their new roles. See more stories on Insider's business page. Carrie Presley, a former tea...
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Leisure and hospitality workers are getting their biggest raise in 20 years

A waitress takes an order from a customer at the reopening of Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant in Los Angeles on June 15, 2021. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Wages and salaries grew by 0.9% from the first to second quarter of 2021. Leisure and hospitality jobs grew by even more - a lot more. Hospitality wages and salaries shot up 2.8%, the largest percent increase for the industry since 2001. See more stories on Insider's business page. Workers are hard to find for employe...
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We tried to predict the best places to move during the pandemic. The results are in, and we were half right.

Ken Wolter/Shutterstock; John Elk/Getty; Roland Shainidze/Getty; Sean Pavone/Getty; Marianne Ayala/Insider We looked back at four highly ranked areas on our list of the best cities to move to post-pandemic. Net domestic migration from 2019 to 2020 for these metro areas was pretty similar to previous years. Huntsville, Alabama, had a larger positive net domestic migration this year, continuing its growth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three months ago, Aaron and Christin...
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Last year, we predicted the best places to move during the pandemic. We were half right.

Ken Wolter/Shutterstock; John Elk/Getty; Roland Shainidze/Getty; Sean Pavone/Getty; Marianne Ayala/Insider We looked back at four highly ranked areas on our list of the best cities to move to post-pandemic. Net domestic migration from 2019 to 2020 for these metro areas was pretty similar to previous years. Huntsville, Alabama, had a larger positive net domestic migration this year, continuing its growth. See more stories on Insider's business page. Three months ago, Aaron and Christin...
Tags: Real Estate, Microsoft, California, US, San Francisco, Trends, Bloomberg, Indianapolis, Economy, Nasa, Features, Chicago, Cities, US Postal Service, Wyoming, Migration


The unpaid teacher crisis no one is talking about: Women did more homeschooling than men in 2020

Rick Gomez/Getty Images Women took on more caregiving and homeschool responsibilities than men in 2020. Women spent a daily average of 2.4 hours on education-related activities in 2020, higher than the 1.7 hours men spent. Women also spent two more hours a day on childcare while doing other tasks in 2020 than men. See more stories on Insider's business page. The pandemic and related lockdowns naturally affected what Americans do every day, and new data shows that women spent more time...
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America is facing a teacher shortage, and some school districts are giving out signing bonuses to attract staff

kali9/Getty Images As kids enjoy the last few weeks of summer, school districts are figuring out how to fill positions. Some schools are offering signing or retention bonuses. The US is down nearly 582,000 jobs in local and state government education from February 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. With the school year just two months away for most of the US, some students may be eager to return to the classroom after a year of learning online and over Zoom. But some ...
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These 8 jobs that don't require a college degree could drive middle class wealth in America's heartland

According to a report by Heartland Forward, registered nurses have a lot of job openings in the Heartland region and don't need a bachelor's degree. SDI Productions/Getty Images Think tank Heartland Forward published a new report focused on opportunity occupations. That is, jobs that don't necessarily require a bachelor's degree and offer reasonable pay. These jobs can help Americans in the heartland be more financially secure. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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Almost half of Americans used the $1,400 stimulus checks to pay off debt

According to survey data from the Surveys of Consumers at the University of Michigan, 45% of respondents mostly used the $1,400 stimulus checks to pay off debt. Stígur Már Karlsson /Heimsmyndir/Getty Images A new paper looks at how Americans used their third stimulus checks. A large share, 45%, of Americans surveyed used the $1,400 to mostly pay off debt. Claudia Sahm said the checks were used to help families financially but also helped "stimulate the economy." See more stories on Insider...
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Americans are binging on big houses, and it's locking millennials out of the housing market

courtneyk/Getty Images Millennials make up the lion's share of homebuyers, but there aren't enough starter homes for them. Data from Freddie Mac shows the number of entry-level homes has dwindled over time. Part of the problem is that American houses keep getting bigger, and on smaller lots. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're a millennial or a first-time buyer excited to purchase a starter home, you'll probably have trouble finding one. Not only are...
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Americans are bingeing on big houses, and it's locking millennials out of the market

Courtneyk/Getty Images Millennials make up the lion's share of homebuyers, but there aren't enough starter homes for them. Data from Freddie Mac shows the number of entry-level homes has dwindled over time. Part of the problem is that American houses keep getting bigger - and on smaller lots. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're a millennial or a first-time buyer excited to purchase a starter home, you'll probably have trouble finding one. Not only ar...
Tags: US, Trends, Indianapolis, Wall Street Journal, Census, Freddie Mac, National Association of Home Builders, The Journal, NAHB, Robert Dietz, Rose Quint, Sam Khater Freddie Mac, Taylor Borden, Madison Hoff, Maria Gatea


The US economy could have 28 million more jobs over the next decade than the federal government thinks

A pedestrian walks by a now hiring sign at Ross Dress For Less store on April 02, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The US could reach even higher than expected levels of full employment over the next decade. A new paper from the Roosevelt Institute finds the employment-population ratio could be 68% by 2031. To do this, the authors looked at gaps in employment by race, gender, and education. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the US continues to ...
Tags: US, Trends, Roosevelt Institute, Mason, CBO, Congressional Budget Office, Justin Sullivan Getty, San Rafael California, Ross Dress for Less, J W Mason, Madison Hoff, Lauren Melodia


The coronavirus recession only lasted 2 months, the shortest downturn in US history

A waiter wearing a mask stands outside the Da Gennaro restaurant in Little Italy on November 15, 2020 in New York City. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images The National Bureau of Economic Research wrote that the recession only lasted from February to April last year. NBER noted that this makes it the shortest US recession on record. The economy is still recovering from the almost 20.7 million jobs lost in April 2020. See more stories on Insider's business page. The National Bureau of Economic...
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Some Republican states that cut federal unemployment benefits early are recovering more quickly

Idaho Gov. Brad Little. Idaho is one of two states with employment levels above where they were in February 2020 as of June 2021. Darin Oswald/Idaho Statesman/Tribune News Service via Getty Images This map shows how far states are from their pre-pandemic levels of employment as of June. Most of the states near or above February 2020 employment have cut federal unemployment benefits. Almost all of the states cutting the benefits are GOP-led. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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3 reasons teens are cashing in on a hot jobs summer

kali9/Getty Images Right now is a good time to look for work if you're a teen while employers look to fill open roles. The share of teens who have a job in June 2021 was similar to that in June 2019 after falling in 2020. We talked to Luke Pardue, an economist at Gusto, about the teen employment situation this summer. See more stories on Insider's business page. This summer is looking a lot brighter for teen employment compared to last year.Pew Research noted that in 2020, teen su...
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Why your favorite restaurant is closing early and charging more this summer

Dining out this summer is pricey. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images Restaurants are closing earlier and charging more this summer. A labor shortage is leaving them understaffed, so they can't operate on pre-pandemic hours. Lost revenue, higher wages for workers, and food inflation has caused them to hike up prices. See more stories on Insider's business page. Even in an increasingly vaccinated America, dining out just isn't the same as it was two years ago.At many restaurants, yo...
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The 25 best large companies for career growth, according to employees

ZipRecruiter is one of the best companies for career growth, according to employees on Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Some companies stand out for their career advancement opportunities. Career site Comparably used employee ratings to find the top companies for growing your career. Here's the top 25 large companies for career growth. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Cue Health Courtesy of Comparably Location: San Diego, CaliforniaIndustry: Biotec...
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The 25 best small and midsize companies for career growth, according to employees

IntelyCare is one of the best companies for career growth, according to employees on Comparably. Courtesy of Comparably Career site Comparably just released its latest ranking: the best companies for career growth. To find the most highly rated companies, Comparably used employee ratings over a 12-month period. Here's the top 25 small and midsize companies for professional development. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Grammarly Courtesy of Comparably ...
Tags: New York, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Healthcare, Alexandria, Mixpanel, Career Growth, Wilmington Delaware, Alida, Redwood City


Parents are gearing up to spend big on back-to-school stuff, boosted by pandemic savings and the new child tax credit payments

CasarsaGuru/Getty Images While kids anticipate the return to school, parents are ready to buy supplies early and spend more. According to Deloitte, K-12 spending could be $32.5 billion this year, 16% higher than last year. Some Americans may spend child tax credit payments, which will go out on July 15, on school supplies. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the school year approaches, some children will say goodbye to virtual learning and hello to a lot of new back-to-sch...
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The 25 large companies with the best leadership teams, according to employees

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. Google is one of the companies part of Comparably's best leadership teams ranking. Justin Sullivan: Getty Images Comparably's latest ranking looks at the companies with the best executives and managers. The top companies belong to different industries, from tech to healthcare. Here's the top 25 large companies with the best leadership according to employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. CVS Health Courtesy of Comparab...
Tags: Google, New York, Leadership, Careers, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Features, Companies, Cambridge, San Jose, Oakland, Santa Clara, Waltham, Dearborn, Provo


The 25 small and midsize companies with the best leadership teams, according to employees

Mike Allen of Axios welcomes the audience to the Axios News Shapers event on the US education system on February 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. Shannon Finney/Getty Images Comparably just published its annual list of the companies with the best leadership teams. The ranking is based on anonymous employee ratings over a 12-month period. Here's the top 25 small and midsize companies with the best leadership teams. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Beiersdorf North Ame...
Tags: New York, Leadership, Boston, Digital, US, Careers, Toronto, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Companies, Healthcare, Cambridge, Oakland, Newton


The price of vending machine food just jumped by a record amount as Pepsi, Coca-Cola, and snack brands hike prices

Snack food sold in vending machines soars in price. Syda Productions/Shutterstock The price of snack food sold in vending machines in the US was up 2.3% between May and June. This is the biggest single-month cost jump on record, according to Axios. Food shortages, the labor shortages, and supply chain snafus are leading to price hikes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vending machine food prices soared in June.According to the consumer price index from the Bureau of Labor ...
Tags: US, Trends, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nestle, Capital Economics, Pepsi Coca Cola, Mark Schneider, Ian Shepherdson, Andrew Hunter, Pantheon Macroeconomics, Mary Hanbury, Joseph Zeballos Roig, Madison Hoff, Axios Food, Pepsi Coca Cola Nestlé


The 25 best CEOs of large companies, ranked by employees of color

Zoom founder Eric Yuan speaks before the Nasdaq opening bell ceremony on April 18, 2019 in New York City. Kena Betancur/Getty Images Comparably's latest CEO ranking looks at the top-rated CEOs according to employees of color. Four non-white CEOs made the top 10 this year. Here's the most highly rated CEOs of large companies according to employees of color. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Aman Bhutani, GoDaddy Aman Bhutani. Courtesy of Comparably ...
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The 25 best CEOs of small and midsize companies, ranked by employees of color

Alessio Alionco. Courtesy of Comparably Comparably just published the best CEOs according to employees of color. The ranking uses ratings from a 12-month period to find the best of the best. Here's the top 25 CEOs of small and midsize companies according to employees of color. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Ray Grainger, Mavenlink Ray Grainger. Courtesy of Comparably Location: Irvine, CaliforniaIndustry: Computer softwareEmployee quote about the CEO...
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Wages are growing, but people who have stayed in the same job for the last year aren't getting raises

Waiters wear face masks as they serve people sitting in outside seating at the P.J. Clarke's restaurant at Rockefeller Park in lower Manhattan during the fourth phase of the coronavirus reopening on August 05, 2020 in New York, New York. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Wages have grown at the fastest rate since the 1980s. But pay for current workers hasn't changed much during the pandemic. One economist told Insider that robust wage growth in leisure and hospitality is temporary. See more...
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The 25 best CEOs of large companies, ranked by female employees

Shantanu Narayen, chairman, president, and CEO of Adobe. Jeff Bottari/Invision for Adobe/AP Images Career site Comparably released its latest ranking of the best CEOs according to female employees. The list is based on female ratings over a 12-month period, starting on June 23, 2020. The following are the top 25 CEOs at companies with more than 500 employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Anne Wojcicki, 23andMe Anne Wojcicki. Courtesy of Comparably L...
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The 25 best CEOs of small and midsize companies ranked, according to female employees

Ellen Kullman is one of the best CEOs for women, according to female employee ratings on Comparably. Joe Scarnici/Getty Images Career site Comparably looked at who are the top-rated CEOs according to female employees. This year, five of the top 25 CEOs of the small and midsize ranking are women. Below are the top 25 CEOs at companies with less than 500 employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. 25. Jessica DeVlieger, C Space Jessica DeVlieger. Courtesy of Compar...
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2 ways jobs and pay didn't make sense before the pandemic that are now 'unwinding', according to a top economist

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen (L) greets Howard University Economics Professor William Spriggs (R), who serves as chief economist to the AFL-CIO, as she arrives to deliver opening remarks at a summit on diversity in the economics profession at the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington October 30, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Right now, a whole lot of jobs are open - and a whole bunch of workers are quitting. But the labor market being weird is nothing new, according to econo...
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This chart shows the type of jobs that are still working from home

MoMo Productions/Getty Images The US is looking a lot different than the height of the pandemic, and that includes remote work. Some occupations are seeing fewer people working from home than just a few months ago. The following chart shows the share of employees working from home by occupation. See more stories on Insider's business page. Americans still want to work from home, even if it's just part of the week. But some industries are saying it's time to come back to the of...
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