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The revenge of the blue collar workers

8 May 2024

8:39 PM

8 May 2024

8:39 PM

Last year was the year the scales tipped in the global job market. Layoffs in consulting and investment banking that started in early 2023 have continued to mount, and yet the wider jobs market has remained relatively resilient. Demand for engineers and healthcare professionals is reportedly increasing. Blue collar workers in industries such as mining, construction and manufacturing, whose skills graduates have often turned their noses up at, are also in demand.

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