Saturday, April 25, 2015
College, Education, Health, Health Care Managment, Degree, Liberal Arts, Medical Training, Jobs

Liberal Arts Schools Branching Out With Health Industry Programs

Liberal Arts schools begin to incorporate ‘health care management’ programs for students who seek ‘recession-proof’ jobs.

April 22, 2015
Jobs, Immigrants, Visas, Infrastructure, World News, Technology Industry

Companies Labor To Get Visas For Skilled Foreign Professionals

The debate over immigrant visas centers, for some, on their education and ability to contribute to the technology industry.

April 22, 2015
Infrastructure, Diary, Farming, Upstate New York, Immigration, Undocumented Workers, Chobani, National News, Jobs

Dairy Farmers, In Dire Need Of Workers, Feel Helpless As Immigration Reform Sours

In the dirty business of dairy farming, finding employees has led some farmers to hire undocumented workers.

April 1, 2015
job application

Hirers Bemoan Wasted Time With Some Job Applicants

Small businesses simply don’t have time to continue to pursue job applicants who express interest but don’t follow through. Said one admin: “I’m not going to chase these kids down!”

March 24, 2015
Twitter, Women, Technology, Advice, Jobs

Twitter’s Sharon Ly, On Closing Tech’s Gender Gap

Sharon Ly, a systems engineer at Twitter, offers advice to women on how to break into tech. as well as how the industry could do more for female employees.

March 18, 2015
Day 2-Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention - DC

Strong February Job Numbers Underline Obama’s Performance — And GOP Failure

Obama’s job record is outstanding and continues to smash the idiotic economic predictions promoted by Republicans.

March 6, 2015
The better-than-expected US jobs number sent the unemployment rate down to 5.5 percent, from 5.7 percent previously

U.S. Adds Surprisingly Strong 295,000 Jobs, But Wage Growth Slows

February was another strong month for the U.S. economy.

March 6, 2015
President Obama in Miami

5 Ways Democratic Presidents Kick Republican Butt

The evidence is clear: Democrats make the pie bigger for everyone, while Republicans redistribute to the rich.

March 2, 2015

Walmart’s Wage Increase A Sign Of Booming Job Growth

The economic recovery is real, and it’s going to get better.

February 23, 2015
assembly line

Book Review Roundup: Will The ‘Rise Of The Robots’ Kill Human Jobs?

A brave new world of even more advanced technology is coming. Are American workers ready?

February 13, 2015

U.S. Economy Produces 257,000 Jobs In January

The U.S. economy continues to make strong gains.

February 6, 2015
Charging Bull

Economic Growth Slows Sharply In 4th Quarter To 2.6 Percent Annual Rate

Economic growth, while lower than expected, remains solid.

January 30, 2015

Jobless Claims Hit 15-Year Low

See the latest piece of good economic news.

January 29, 2015
White House Photo/Pete Souza

5 Ways That Republicans Will Respond To The State Of The Union

You don’t have to wait to find out how the GOP will attack President Obama’s big speech.

January 20, 2015
now hiring

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.6 Percent

2014 was the best year for job growth since 1999.

January 9, 2015
jobs fair

Fewest Job Cuts Announced Last Year Since 1997, Challenger Says

New data suggest that the labor market is getting stronger.

January 8, 2015

Private-Sector Job Growth Picked Up In December, ADP Reports

Private-sector job growth is still accelerating in the U.S.

January 7, 2015
Charging Bull

Overseas Problems Won’t Derail Growing U.S. Economy, Analysts Say

Here’s why the American economy is outpacing the rest of the world.

January 6, 2015

Sharp 2014 Growth Proves Right-Wing Predictions Flat Wrong

As 2015 commences, America is moving steadily toward full employment for the first time since a Democrat last occupied the White House, during the Clinton presidency. The past 12 months marked the single strongest year of job increases since 1999, with unemployment down from 7 percent to 5.8 percent. The national economy is currently growing […]

January 3, 2015
Now Hiring

5 Keys To The U.S. Economy To Watch In 2015

These crucial factors will decide just how strong the economy grows in 2015.

January 2, 2015
Would an LA minimum wage hike push businesses to nearby cities?

Would An L.A. Minimum Wage Hike Push Businesses To Nearby Cities?

Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a minimum wage hike — but it could come at a cost.

December 30, 2014

Poll Finds Most Optimism About Quality Jobs Since Before Recession

Americans are feeling much better about the state of the economy.

December 22, 2014

Jobless Claims Drop As Economy Strengthens

See the latest sign of an improving economy.

December 18, 2014
jobs fair

Economy Adds Robust 321,000 Jobs In November, Most In Nearly Three Years

The latest jobs report is huge.

December 5, 2014

Private Sector Added 208,000 Net New Jobs In November, ADP Says

The economy is continuing its steady stretch of job growth.

December 3, 2014