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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 …

On the hunt? Here’s who’s hiring now.

September 3, 2020 Jeni Kramer

2020 continues to dole out a host of unique challenges (bears with nunchucks anyone?), not the least of which is finding a job. As the U.S. grapples with the worst shock to the job market since the Great Depression, record …

“You know what I wish were more difficult? Job interviews.” — no one.  The year 2020 has turned our world completely upside down. In our efforts to control the spread of coronavirus, we’re reevaluating how we do everything from education …

There’s simply no way around it, navigating the job market in 2020 is…complicated. As the  coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold, we’re seeing low numbers of available jobs coupled with a massive influx of people newly unemployed. (In the week ending …