More Than One-Quarter of Workers Say Pandemic Contributed to a Career Setback, Robert Half Survey Finds

Submitted by Business Link Web on Mon, 05/03/2021 - 09:23

By CNW

According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, more than one-quarter of professionals (27 per cent) said their career has stalled since the start of the pandemic — and that number jumps to 55 per cent for those ages 18 to 24. In a separate poll, 49 per cent of senior managers revealed that they postponed promoting top performers due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and 61 per cent of those respondents worry about staff retention as a result.

How Careers Have Taken a Hit

US Imports from China Grows by 126% to $292 Billion Amid Pandemic

Submitted by Business Link Web on Mon, 12/07/2020 - 14:00

Data presented by Bankr indicates the United States imports from China have grown by 126.29% to $292.64 billion between March October 2020. In March, the coronavirus was declared a pandemic.

US dependant on China's low-cost goods 

As of October, the value of imports stood at $44.83 billion, the highest figure during the review period. In September, the value stood at $41.21 billion, a growth of 0.9% from Augusts' $40.82 billion.