Tag: Job Market

These 5 high-paying, growing jobs didn’t exist a decade ago—but they’ll be booming through the 2020s

The 2010s kicked off a decade of uncertainty within the job market. Many sectors were still dealing with the aftermath of the Great Recession, the national unemployment rate sat at 9.7%, the class of 2010 graduated into the worst job market in a generation, and by the summer of 2010, more than a million job seekers quit looking for employment. However, now at the close of the decade, the job market has markedly improved for most workers. That’s especially true for those in the technology space.

Young Africans are ill-prepared to enter the job market as education worsens

The quality of education and training provided by African countries has worsened since 2014, leaving many of the continent's growing population of young people ill-prepared to enter the job market, an influential report said on Tuesday.
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