The novel coronavirus has caused many layoffs across a variety of industries.
Goldman Sachs analysts said the number of jobless claims could explode to a record 2.25 million, more than three times the previous record of 695,000 in 1982.
If you’re looking for a job, consider this list of remote opportunities assembled by jobs posting website FlexJobs.
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The novel coronavirus and the threat of a looming economic recession has forced thousands of workers to be laid off or furloughed without pay.
The government reported that the number of new unemployment claims jumped to 281,000 for the week ending on March 14, a spike from the previous week’s 211,000. Goldman Sachs said the number of jobless claims could explode to a record 2.25 million, more than three times the previous record of 695,000 in 1982, during the 1980s recession.
The pandemic has also forced many to work remotely, as many businesses close their physical locations and employees self-quarantine to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. This makes it an especially important time to look for remote work.
If you’re someone looking for work, there are jobs out there. Here are 20 startups hiring remote workers right now, according to remote and flexible job finder FlexJobs.
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