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Nicotine Use Could Keep You From Getting Hired

U-Haul recently announced that it will not be hiring nicotine users (via vaping, cigarettes, or any other form) in every state that it is legal to do so. This nicotine-free hiring policy is legal in many states, and U-Haul isn’t the only large company taking advantage of it. American Airlines has been practicing a nicotine-free hiring policy since 1985. Is

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53,000 Jobs Up for Grabs at Lowe’s

Lowe’s is one of America’s largest home improvement stores. Each year they host hiring events in preparation for their busiest season of the year: spring. All of their 1,700 U.S. stores will begin hiring events next week to fill at least 53,000 seasonal part-time and full-time positions. What Positions Are Open? Open positions include cashiers, stockers and loaders. They are

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Emerging Jobs for the New Year

LinkedIn just revealed their annual U.S. Emerging Jobs Report, and according to them, these are the top 15 fastest-growing jobs for 2020. Five of the top jobs emerging are engineering jobs in varying specialties, and robotics made the list for the first time. Artificial intelligence and data science roles are continuing to expand across almost every industry as well. Only

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Unemployment Rates Drop to Lowest in Half a Century

Employers in the U.S. added 266,000 jobs in November, crushing expectations and lowering the unemployment rate to 3.5%–the lowest since September 1969. Based on the jobs report, stocks surged, opening up opportunities for expansion… and more jobs. November’s hiring jump is the biggest since January, which added 312,000 people to payrolls across the U.S. Stock Market The jobs data is

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Your Criminal Record Won’t Stop You From Landing a Job at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

If you’ve had a problem finding a decent job due to your criminal record, it could be your lucky day. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is telling ex-criminal offenders “We’re Hiring” as part of a pilot initiative in Chicago, Illinois. They have partnered with several Chicago non-profit organizations to mentor, train, and recruit applicants for jobs in the banking sector. Giving

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