Unemployment is down to 6.1%, layoffs are way down and 2.5 million jobs were added over the past year, according to The Associated Press. Despite these strong numbers, hourly pay has increased only 2%. The disparity may be due to the number of people searching for full-time employment, experts say.
With the program, at least 70 minority and disadvantaged veterans, some of whom have served in Iraq and Afghanistan as U.S. Army combat medics and U.S. Navy hospital corpsmen will be recruited, according to the release. Those with combat medical experience who are able to successfully complete a university-based nursing education and become employed in […]
There’s a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here’s what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage.
Gallup’s U.S. Job Creation Index was steady in August at +28, tying the six-year high reached in July. This is up from +22 in August 2013. The index has been fairly flat since May, after trending up in the first few months of 2014.
With 46,600 jobs added in July, the state ranked No. 1 nationwide in job growth, according to state-by-state data released Monday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In The Wall Street Journal, Liya Palagashvili and Rachel Mace write that President Obama points to evidence that they do, but he must have missed New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Job prospects for young people are picking up with two thirds (64%) of employers having hired a young person in the last year, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).
Fewer Americans employed full or part time are worried about their job security or compensation than has been true since the financial collapse of late 2008. Their concerns are still higher now than before the collapse.
Chinese companies are getting big enough to attract top talent, and they’ve got opportunities to boot.
Cisco announced Wednesday it plans to lay off up to 6,000 employees in the coming months, or about 8% of its workforce.
Job openings rose in June to the highest level in more than 13 years, firming up the U.S. labor market picture for the second half of the year.
The Recruitment and Employment Confederation said it found the highest level of people placed in permanent jobs since February.
U.S. worker productivity, which saw a 31-year-record annualized drop of 4.5% in the first quarter, bounced back for a 2.5% gain in the second quarter, an improvement that points to low inflation. The first-quarter performance was chalked up to severe weather and reduced business stockpiling.
Simply Hired today released its August 2014 U.S. Employment Outlook report, which finds that nationwide job openings grew 1.74% month-over-month in July.