Becky Frankiewicz, president of one of the largest staffing firm in the US, said the coronavirus pandemic has brought about not only unprecedented job loss, but also drastic changes in the demand for jobs.
Frankiewicz said workers who got laid off from hospitality and food service sectors possess the soft skills needed for new jobs opening up, like contact tracers and social distancing monitors.
Women, who made up 60% of those who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic, might be uniquely qualified to fill these new roles, Frankiewicz added.
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Millions of Americans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic — but there are new roles opening up to aid the post-pandemic society.
Though nearly 39 million Americans have lost their jobs in the last nine weeks per the US Labor Department, there are still 5.7 million open roles, according to data from ManpowerGroup, the eighth-largest workforce staffing and recruitment firm in the US.
Manpower data suggests that the pandemic has not only brought about unprecedented job loss, but also drastic changes in the job market, the company’s President Becky Frankiewicz told Business Insider.
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