'Vague or confusing' job descriptions have put off nearly a fifth of workers from applying for roles, survey suggests

Although 74% of employees considered applying to jobs in the past 12 to 18 months, many were put off by unclear job descriptions, the survey found.
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'Vague or confusing' job descriptions have put off nearly a fifth of workers from applying for roles, survey suggests

'Vague or confusing' job descriptions have put off nearly a fifth of workers from applying for roles, survey suggests

Although 74% of employees considered applying to jobs in the past 12 to 18 months, many were put off by unclear job descriptions, the survey found.

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I make $7,000 a month on Taskrabbit doing odd jobs like event planning, gift wrapping, and organizing closets. Here's how I got my start.
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I make $7,000 a month on Taskrabbit doing odd jobs like event planning, gift wrapping, and organizing closets. Here's how I got my start.

Vanessa Garcia offers 25 services and works around 10 hours a day as a Tasker in LA to supplement her income while she pursues an acting career.

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68% of workers say their mental health is more important than their career. Here's how to talk to your boss if you're struggling with anxiety or depression at work.

68% of workers say their mental health is more important than their career. Here's how to talk to your boss if you're struggling with anxiety or depression at work.

Employees aren't talking about stress and depression related to the pandemic or the economy, and that's bad for business.

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Thinking about quitting? Here are 5 ways to decide if job-hopping is right for you.
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Thinking about quitting? Here are 5 ways to decide if job-hopping is right for you.

In the Great Resignation, you might think you're missing out on the next great opportunity. But before you quit, take your time to plan the next move.

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The high-flying energy sector is suffering one of its worst streak of losses in 40 years as oil prices pull back

The high-flying energy sector is suffering one of its worst streak of losses in 40 years as oil prices pull back

The S&P 500 Energy Sector has lost about 24% over the past two weeks but is still the only group with gains on the S&P 500 index so far this year.

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A senior property economist warns home values will start to decline by the end of the year as soaring mortgage rates send buying activity off a cliff
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A senior property economist warns home values will start to decline by the end of the year as soaring mortgage rates send buying activity off a cliff

Home payments as a percentage of income are higher now than during the mid-2000s as mortgage rates soar. That spells trouble for the housing market.

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An early PayPal employee said the 'PayPal Mafia,' which includes Elon Musk, have been successful founders partly thanks to their counterintuitive hiring process

An early PayPal employee said the 'PayPal Mafia,' which includes Elon Musk, have been successful founders partly thanks to their counterintuitive hiring process

Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Reid Hoffman were part of the "PayPal Mafia," whose members have gone on to found firms like Yelp, Yammer, and YouTube.

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Wells Fargo, banker to Main Street, is retreating from mortgages. Analysts break down the 4 main factors driving this unexpected shift.
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Wells Fargo, banker to Main Street, is retreating from mortgages. Analysts break down the 4 main factors driving this unexpected shift.

Wells Fargo CEO Charlie Scharf has said the bank's commitment to mortgages "won't be as large as we were historically." Analysts explain why.

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4 ways to build a portfolio that will survive in this bear market, according to an investment chief who warned in January that stocks were 'stupid expensive'
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4 ways to build a portfolio that will survive in this bear market, according to an investment chief who warned in January that stocks were 'stupid expensive'

Meb Faber, the CIO of Cambria Investment Management, called the stock market crash. As a bear market sets in here are four ways he's investing now.

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The next recession might be different from anything before it. Here's how investors should start preparing now to get ahead of the downturn and recovery.
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The next recession might be different from anything before it. Here's how investors should start preparing now to get ahead of the downturn and recovery.

David Kelly of JPMorgan Asset Management says investors should think long-term and bet on parts of the economy that should stay strong in a recession.

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