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    Here’s the ranking of best jobs in 2022

    Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers, and openings have soared across the country in recent months.   Are you looking for a new job opportunity or career change? U.S. News & World Report on Tuesday released its 2022 ranking of the best jobs.  The list, which can’t necessarily predict your dream job, is based on seven components of a role, such as median salary, stress level, future job prospects and more.   Information security analysts lead the list of best jobs this year. Antonio Barbera, consumer advice senior editor at U.S. News, said in a press release that the role is “increasingly critical as organizations work to protect against data breaches and cyber…

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    ADP Jobs Report: Businesses Added 807,000 Jobs in December, Beating Expectations

    Text size People walk past a Covid-19 testing booth on a street in New York. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images Private-sector employment boomed in December as concerns over the Delta variant of Covid-19 abated and Omicron’s impact had yet to be felt on the economy, according to data from payroll provider ADP released Wednesday. ADP’s December employment report, which measures the change in employees on private companies’ payrolls, said that 807,000 jobs were added last month, significantly above the 400,000 expected by economists. The November report showed a 505,000 increase, which was revised down from 534,000 in the latest release. “December’s job market strengthened as the fallout from the Delta…

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    Economy Week Ahead: Eurozone Manufacturing, U.S. Jobs Report

    A worker checked bodywork at the Iveco plant in Suzzara, Italy, in December. The state of European manufacturing will be measured by Monday’s IHS Markit’s purchasing managers index. Photo: Francesca Volpi/Bloomberg News By WSJ Staff Jan. 2, 2022 3:00 pm ET The Labor Department’s December jobs report is the highlight of this week’s economic data. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal estimate the unemployment rate fell as employers added jobs at a faster pace. Monday IHS Markit will provide a look at the health of the European manufacturing sector with December’s purchasing managers index. The index is expected to slip slightly to 58.0 from 58.4 in November, amid a…

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    Best careers for remote jobs in 2022

    As Americans demand better benefits and work-life balance, employers are realizing that offering employees permanently-remote opportunities will help fill those job openings that are in desperate need of filling. A new report from Ziply Fiber says that companies that do not offer remote work in 2022 will see a 30% rise in quit rates, KTVX reports. Due to this future forecasted trend, Ziply Fiber analyzed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics amongst other resources to determine the best jobs and places for remote work in 2022. Emergency crews working to recover body after trench collapse in Grain Valley Here are the best jobs for remote work that require…

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    How Many People Are Applying for Philosophy Jobs? (guest post)

    How many people are applying for academic jobs in philosophy? There have been some efforts underway to collect this information, and among them was a survey sent out by Charles Lassiter (Gonzaga) to search committees. In the following guest post*, Professor Lassiter shares what he has learned. (A version of this post first appeared at his site.) [Gerhard Richter, “4096 Colores” (detail)] How Many People Are Applying for Philosophy Jobs?by Charles Lassiter One of the more challenging questions to figure out is how many people are applying for academic jobs. The NSF’s Survey of Earned Doctorates puts the number of new philosophy PhD’s per year at ~450. But people are…

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    These will be the 5 most in-demand tech jobs in 2022

    It might be hard to believe but 2022 is just around the corner. While many of us are still stuck in March 2020 (at least in our minds), the world of tech has gone through a mammoth amount of change since the pandemic. From remote working to the Zoom boom, the way we work, communicate with our colleagues, and even search for new jobs have all completely changed. Of course, Covid-19 has also spurred on “The Great Resignation.” Over the last two years, many people have reevaluated their priorities, examined their careers, and contemplated making a change. As a result, we’re facing a hiring explosion unlike anything we have ever…

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    Tips From Entomologists in the Field

    Entomology jobs in nonprofit, government, industry, and policy organizations are out there. For students and recent graduates looking to launch their careers, below is some advice from professionals in the field. Here, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tends to milkweed on a ranch in Oregon, established as monarch butterfly habitat through support of the USFWS and the Natural Resources Conservation Service. (Photo by Tracy Robillard via NRCS Oregon, Flickr, CC BY-ND 2.0) By Sarah Elzay, Ph.D. Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series contributed by the ESA Student Affairs Committee. See other posts by and for entomology students here at Entomology Today. Sarah Elzay, Ph.D. Sometimes the…

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