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Curated career advice and job search news from around the web for the week of April 10, 2022.

Women are driving the labor shortage, and experts have identified a crucial solution

As of last month, there are still more than one million fewer women in the labor force than in February 2020. The most recent Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report indicates that men are back to normal and have recouped their pandemic-related job loss rate.

The Great Resignation Didn’t Start with the Pandemic

The numbers are sobering. In 2021, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 47 million Americans voluntarily quit their jobs – an unprecedented mass exit from the workforce, spurred on by Covid-19, that is now widely being called the Great Resignation.

75% of resumes are never read by a human-here’s how to make sure your resume beats the bots

Companies rely on software, known as applicant tracking systems, to sort through the hundreds of applications they receive. If you want your resume to make the cut and actually be read by a hiring manager, you’ll need to specially craft it to beat the bots at their own game.

Worker shortages just forced employers to give out the biggest raises in 20 years

Employers’ compensation costs, including worker wages and benefits, for the final quarter in 2021 jumped 4% year-over-year.

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