People who work more than 48 hours a week are as much as 13% more likely to engage in risky alcohol consumption than people who work between 35 and 40 hours a week, according to a study published in The British Medical Journal.
Renewing a push for paid leave for workers, President Barack Obama on Thursday will call on Congress, states and cities to pass measures to allow tens of parents new benefits.
Facebook’s office tool has arrived. Watch out LinkedIn.
U.S. employers advertised the most job openings in nearly 14 years in November, the Labor Department said Tuesday. Employers have been slow to fill their openings for most of the recovery, but that started to change last year as companies ramped up their overall hiring.
The U.S. trade deficit fell to an 11-month low in November as declining crude oil prices curbed the import bill, prompting economists to sharply raise their growth estimates.
Glassdoor, the site that lets employees rate their companies’ work environment and anonymously disclose their salary information, today announced that it has raised a $70 million funding round led by Google Capital, the search engine’s late-stage growth equity fund, and Tiger Global. Other participants include current investors Battery Ventures and Sutter Hill Ventures. This new […]
TinyPulse launched to change the way employee reviews were done. Based on the promise of weekly, one-question surveys, the company has grown fast.
The decreasing unemployment rate is a positive sign for the economy, but wage growth is still weak, writes the editorial board of the Star Tribune of Minneapolis/St. Paul. “Hourly wages were up 9 cents in November to $24.66, but that’s not nearly enough to make up for three decades of stagnation and barely enough to […]
If you hope to land a job in the next three months, where in the US will you find the most vibrant employment market? According to the just-released Employment Outlook Survey from Milwaukee-based staffing giant ManpowerGroup.
The top spot might not come as a surprise, but fast food companies edging out tech giants?
Talent marketplace Hired.com Inc. has secured fresh funding in a pre-emptive blitz by investors clamoring to get a slice of the two-year-old startup now valued at $200 million.
The nation’s businesses added a whopping 321,000 jobs in November, demonstrating strength in the job market. But Kenny Dubin, who runs a recruiting company in Bala Cynwyd, didn’t need Friday’s report from the U.S. Labor Department to evaluate the economy.
About 30 New Zealand butchers each year commute nearly 14,000 miles to Iceland for two months of work during lamb-processing season. Meat companies that operate in Iceland say they rely on New Zealanders because they struggle to hire and train local workers.