Survey: Compensation is the Top Factor of Work-Related Stress in 2023

Mental health has been a hot topic in recent years, but not everyone is ready to join in on the conversation. Although a big factor that impacts Americans’ mental health is their job, discussing mental health in the workplace is still a taboo topic for some employees. In 2022, we surveyed Americans about mental health […]

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Study: Americans Surprised These High-paying Jobs Don’t Require a College Degree

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Whether it’s choosing a career path when you’re young or changing jobs later in life, many people find the process of seeking employment in a new field daunting. The stress can be caused by any number of things from mandatory years experience to degree requirements, just to name a few. If you don’t have a […]

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Survey: Over Half of Americans Say Their Work and Leisure Time Have Blended in Recent Years

Workcations (or work vacations) allow you to combine business with pleasure. Although the concept has been around for years, modern workcations come in an increasing array of shapes and sizes. Back in the day, you may have squeezed in a few rounds of golf after work or added a weekend of fun onto the end […]

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Study: Majority of Workers Have Seen Higher Workloads Without Salary Match

Among all the talk of “quiet quitting” and “quiet firing,” murmurs of another, tongue-in-cheek phenomenon have emerged: quiet promotions, where an employer gives an employee increasing responsibility without a pay increase or title change. JobSage wanted to explore the validity of this phenomenon via a survey and add our own term to the mix: quiet […]

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Over Half of Managers Say They Have Employees They Wish They Could Fire

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You may have seen and heard a good deal about “quiet quitting” in the past few months. This viral term refers to employees supposedly pulling back at work and opting to do the bare minimum required of them. Of course, this is just one side of the story. What about “quiet firing,” another related trend? […]

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Only 1 in 10 Americans Is Working Their Dream Job Right Now

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When it comes to their future careers, kids have big dreams: They want to become veterinarians, doctors and even astronauts. But what happens when they finally grow up?  JobSage surveyed over 1,200 Americans in the workforce about their current jobs versus their ideal ones to find out who’s “living the dream” right now, and for […]

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These Are Job-seekers’ (and Hiring Managers’) Biggest Pet Peeves

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As layoffs are surging, an increase in job hunting is the reality for many Americans. Unfortunately, the system of applying for a new job is hardly seamless, even when you do it all online. From hard-to-navigate online job portals to being ghosted by an employer, many of us have that one job-hunting pet peeve that […]

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1 in 3 Employees Have Had Job Titles That Overstate Their Skills

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When companies can’t afford the talent they really want, they may turn to other tactics to make positions more appealing for prospective employees. Company equity, office perks, and title inflation are just a few of the ways companies can attract great talent with lower salaries.  Title inflation can be an appealing alternative for companies and […]

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Layoffs Are Surging – Here’s How To Do Them Right

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Waves of layoffs have been sweeping the United States over the last couple of months. As economic growth slows and labor costs rise, companies from Netflix to Tesla to Coinbase are cutting down on staff. As if losing your job isn’t hard enough, many companies are announcing layoffs in ways that lack compassion or meaningful […]

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