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The Seasonal Labor Shortage is a Harbinger of an Evolving Hourly Jobs Market

Nearly 60% of the American workforce is paid hourly and have been on the front lines of the pandemic. Now they are using their collective power to disrupt the way businesses think about staffing.

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Rent for Single-Family Homes Rose 10 Percent in September, Fastest Annual Gain in 16 Years

"Strong job and income growth, as well as fierce competition for for-sale housing, is fueling demand for single-family rentals," said Molly Boesel, principal economist at CoreLogic.

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Record Number of American Workers Quit Their Jobs, Signaling Labor Market Squeeze

The Labor Department's Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), released Nov. 12, showed that 4.4 million U.S. workers quit their jobs in September, a record high.

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Amazon Will Raise Pay by Up to $3 per Hour for 500,000 Workers

The company announced the change in a statement on Wednesday.

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Rise of the 5-Hour Workday: The Shift from "Hours" to "Output"

The 12-hour workday culture that has permeated Silicon Valley has been upended by the global health crisis. In its stead, a new culture is forming that values "output" over "hours" - and this new culture may be here to stay.

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Do I Need to Give Benefits to My Hourly Workers?

From a legal perspective, there's a lot to consider.

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5 Ways HR Leaders Can Engage and Empower Hourly Workers

Moving forward, communication, flexibility and health insurance will be more important than ever.

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Nearly Half of Your Hourly Employees Are Ready to Leave Unless You Make These Changes

Remember the Aretha Franklin classic? Show some r-e-s-p-e-c-t to your hourly workers and they'll respect you back.

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4 Lessons Every Executive Can Learn from Hourly Workers

This tech exec returned to hourly shift work, as a waitress and bartender. En route, she rediscovered the right way to pour a beer.