Highest paying jobs in Albany that require a bachelor’s degree

ALBANY, N.Y. (STACKER) — While college and university tuition costs may be skyrocketing, many still believe a bachelor’s degree is essential to landing a high-paying job in the United States. Stacker compiled a list of the highest paying jobs that typically require a bachelor’s in Albany using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs are ranked by … Read more

Why can’t local businesses hire, and why are they offering sign-on bonuses?

CENTRAL NEW YORK (WSYR-TV) — Applebee’s in DeWitt, North Syracuse, Clay, and Cortland are hosting a hiring event on October 19, offering as much as a $400 sign-on bonus for cooks who are hired. Sign-on bonuses are becoming more common for different high-demand jobs across Central New York, and you may be wondering why they’re … Read more

Nurses are leaving the profession, and replacing them won’t be easy

The fourth wave of COVID-19 is exacerbating the ongoing crisis for the nursing workforce and has led to burnout for many nurses. As a result, many are quitting their jobs in substantial numbers all across the country, with 62% of hospitals reporting a nurse vacancy rate higher than 7.5%, according to a 2021 NSI Nursing Solutions report. Local health care organizations talk New … Read more

United Airlines to update dress code for flight attendants, relax rules on tattoos, makeup, nose piercings

(NEXSTAR) – United Airlines is revising its appearance standards for flight attendants and other customer-facing employees to “reflect a more modernized look,” according to the carrier. The changes, which will take effect Sept. 1, will include “significant” and gender-inclusive revisions to the company’s current policies on visible tattoos, nose rings, nails, hair and makeup, according … Read more