Job seeker blog

Are you ready? Getwork is live!

June 23, 2021 Jeni Kramer

It’s happening now! Getwork, LinkUp’s brand new site for job seekers is live. Newly rebranded but still powered by LinkUp’s innovative, proprietary technology, Getwork will focus on connecting job seekers to their next amazing opportunity, and connecting employers to their …

What a difference a year makes! Last summer we were concerned that COVID had all but killed the starter job. With many of the industries that typically employ young workers (retail, restaurant and recreation) halted by lockdowns, seasonal work opportunities for …

Who’s hiring now?

April 23, 2021 Jeni Kramer

What a difference a year makes! While we are by no means past the pandemic, we have managed to crawl out from the massive crater it created in the job market. In fact, March brought a major milestone in the …

The COVID baby bust

December 7, 2020 Jeni Kramer

Early in the pandemic, many cheekily predicted that people quarantining with their romantic partners would lead to a spike in births in late 2020 and early 2021. But in a classic case of “Netflix and chill” being replaced by “Netflix …

The Looming Female Recession

November 10, 2020 Jeni Kramer

In the early months of 2020, coronavirus was just beginning to dominate our collective thoughts and conversations. Amid that chaos and uncertainty, an interesting stat was all but lost in the noise: as of January 2020, women in the U.S. …

The new office: COVID and the return to work

October 19, 2020 Jeni Kramer

Mid-September marked half a year since the majority of the country’s office-based workers underwent the sudden transition to full-time remote work. Few knew that when we packed up our desks in March, we’d be in this for the long haul. …