Weekly Wrap-Up: Have You Found Your Side Hustle?

Olivia Adams

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Image Credit: Mobile media devices from Bigstock

Every Friday, the Come Recommended blog ends the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news from the week for job seekers and employers. These articles highlight the latest trends in the industry.

INTERNSHIP & JOB SEEKERS

Deadly Myth About Millennials: The Dark Truth About a Misunderstood Generation: Even seven years after the recession, the under-utilization rate for Millennials remains at 30 percent. Read more. 

4 Side Jobs to Pad Your Paycheck: There are a variety of side jobs available that can be performed remotely from home or offer flexible schedules, enabling you to earn a little extra cash each week. Read more. 

Jobvite Job Seeker Nation Study: According to a new Jobvite study, 51 percent of employed workers are either actively seeking or open to a new job. Read more.

EMPLOYERS

Nearly 3 in 5 Employers Do Not Have a Talent Pipeline: According to Talent Equation, the majority of employers do not have a talent pipeline. This could mean employers are letting good candidates slip through the cracks. Read more.

38 Percent of Employers Will Lay Off Workers if Minimum Wage is Increased: If minimum wage is increased, 54 percent of business owners said they would reduce hiring, and 65 percent said they would increase the prices of their good or service. Read more.

Signing Bonuses Pay Off — For Employers: While you might think it’s a waste of money, giving some upfront cash to new hires, even when you are flush with qualified candidates, does pay off, new research suggests. Read more.

If we missed anything from the week you think was important, let us know in the comments.

Olivia Adams

Brand Manager at Come Recommended
Olivia Adams is the Brand Manager at Come Recommended. She is a graduate of Ferris State University with a B.S. in public relations. Olivia has experience in content marketing, writing, social media, branding, and public relations.