These are the UK’s highest paying companies for entry-level jobs

Economic uncertainty over the past couple of years has been hugely detrimental to young people at the start of their careers, which has made securing a well-paid first job an even bigger priority. Global jobs website Glassdoor found that financial transaction processing company Thought Machine offered the highest pay for an entry-level job, with an … Read more

Recruiters are going to hire extreme lengths

A year since the US began seeing record turnover, exhausted recruiters are putting everything on the table. The recovering pandemic economy has proven to be a job-seeker’s market, with nearly 48 million people quitting a job last year and 76 million taking a new one. Still, the labor market currently has 11 million openings, according … Read more

CEOs made a median $ 20 million last year — 254 times more than the average worker

The CEO-to-worker pay gap is widening yet again, as top executives who took pandemic pay cuts more than recovered lost earnings in the last year. CEOs made 254 times more than the average worker in 2021, up 7% from the year prior, according to the Equilar 100, which offers an early look at CEO compensation … Read more

As food prices soar, some states consider cutting taxes on groceries

A person shops for groceries at Lincoln Market on March 10, 2022 in the Prospect Lefferts Garden neighborhood of Brooklyn borough in New York City. Michael M. Santiago | Getty Images New government inflation data shows prices are surging in one key area – food. Now some states are looking at helping to reduce that … Read more

Not earning enough? Many workers are unhappy with their pay

The “Great Resignation,” also known as the “Great Reshuffle,” has many Americans at least considering a career move. But increasingly, job hopping may be more necessary than voluntary as the recent spike in inflation puts households under financial stress. While wage growth is high by historical standards, it is not keeping up with the increased … Read more

QuickHire founders raised $ 1.4 million — their best career advice

Deborah Gladney, 34, and Angela Muhwezi-Hall, 32, are part of a small but growing club of million-dollar Black female founders. The sisters are the creators behind QuickHire, a hiring platform that connects workers to service and skilled-trade jobs. In November, QuickHire raised $ 1.41 million in an oversubscribed round of funding, making Gladney and Muhwezi-Hall … Read more