Want a new job? Get vaccinated

One of the best ways to guard your self and others from COVID-19—and its new delta variant—is to get vaccinated. However a current examine could provide you with much more incentive. As a result of if you need a new job, being vaccinated is more and more a requirement.

The info comes courtesy of the job website Indeed, which notes that job postings requiring particular “COVID-19 vaccines” and extra generic “vaccines” are on the rise.

In line with Certainly, “… the share of job postings per million that require being vaccinated towards COVID-19 explicitly is up 34% in comparison with one month prior. Job postings that require vaccination however could not explicitly specify COVID-19 observe the identical pattern, up 90% over the identical time interval.”


Now, to be honest, absolutely the variety of job listings requiring a vaccine are nonetheless low. Roughly 0.1% of all listings on Certainly at present specify this requirement, and plenty of are in fields you would possibly anticipate like training and meals preparation and repair. Nevertheless, the pattern is rising quickly on the location, and a few sectors that not often mandated vaccines simply earlier this yr are demanding them now.

Certainly factors to software program growth as a prime instance of this pattern. As of February 2021, solely 3.5 listings per each million talked about vaccine necessities. As of July, that determine ballooned to 437.9, which is a rise of 10,000%. Advertising and retail noticed a related, sudden growth.

As of now, these developments present no proof of slowing. Outdoors Certainly’s knowledge, we’ve additionally seen Google, United Airlines, and the U.S. military all introduced COVID-19 vaccination necessities for his or her workers—in simply the previous few weeks. So whereas some folks nonetheless refuse to consider within the worth of vaccines, maybe they’ll consider within the worth of cash.