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Young workers have been quicker to adapt. Wayas Saeed/Unsplash, CC BY-SAGovernments had to take unprecedented measures to control the spread of the COVID pandemic, shutting down whole sectors and encouraging many people to work from home. The UK and other countries designed whole new systems of support for workers from scratch and deployed them in a matter of weeks.
Employers are having a harder time recruiting new workers. AP Photo/Marta LavandierFinding good employees has always been a challenge - but these days it’s harder than ever. And it is unlikely to improve anytime soon.
shutterstock In China, if you are female, educated and unmarried by the age of 27, people might use a particular term – “Sheng-nu” – to describe your social status. It translates simply as “leftover women”.
The pandemic has made the affordable housing crisis a lot worse, in part by increasing the rate of evictions. AP Photo/Jeff RobersonEven before 2020, the U.S. faced an acute housing affordability crisis.