In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the working world has shifted much of its focus to the question of remote work. What was once a rare (and often coveted) opportunity for working professionals has become the new normal, creating a potential permanent standard for millions of Americans and exposing the struggles of adopting […]
Like most employers across the United States, employers in blue-collar industries are feeling the strain of the candidate-driven market. A new report reveals that blue-collar industries are struggling to attract new workers, while the workers in these roles are reaping the benefits of the tight labor market.
The U.S. unemployment rate is at its lowest in years, and there’s a growing demand for blue-collar workers, with many workers turning to gig opportunities—a sector that is booming right now. Rather than freelance work and creative services, like white-collar gig work, blue-collar gig work focuses on labor, manufacturing, warehouse, and delivery jobs and is […]