Jobs

US Firms to Hire Fewer Seasonal Workers This Year

Citing data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas is predicting that the number of seasonal jobs offered this year will be no ...
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August US CEO Departures at Record Monthly High

The number of U.S. chief executive officers who lost or left their jobs in August jumped by 28% compared to the July total. Last month 159 CEOs left their jobs, ...
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Target, UPS Set Seasonal Hiring Plans

It's nearly that time of year again. Now that back-to-school shopping is behind us, U.S. retailers are looking ahead to the holiday season, which generates as much as 30% of ...
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Black Unemployment in America Is Almost 50% Above the National Average

Most experts believe that the August jobs report showed some pressure on the economy due to trade wars, especially with China. The unemployment rate was steady at 3.7% compared to ...
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BLS Data Shows the Endless Gains in Payrolls Are Becoming More Muted

After seeing the tally of weekly jobless claims and a stronger than expected private sector payrolls gain for August from ADP, the stage was set for a stronger than expected ...
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ADP and Layoff Data Bring Stronger Expectations for BLS Unemployment and Payrolls Gains

The first week of every month brings a new round of employment and payrolls data regarding the U.S. economy. While the biggest and most widely watched report is the Employment ...
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American Corporate Layoffs Surge

It may be that the slowing economy and the trade war with China, two interdependent factors, have started to catch up with corporate confidence. Layoffs surged in August. This happened ...
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BLS Sees Muted Employment Growth but Higher Wages in the Decade Ahead

It seems that every agency you can think of wants to make long-term projections and forecasts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) probably has at least some good insight into ...
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People Are Getting Paid to Move to This State — and It’s Paying Off

When Vermont launched its Remote Worker Grant Program last year -- offering up to $10,000 to new residents under certain circumstances -- they expected a modest response and earmarked $125,000 ...
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Just Over 500,000 Fewer Jobs Created in the US Since 2018

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently announced the preliminary estimate of the upcoming annual benchmark revision to the establishment survey employment series. Accordingly, the U.S. economy had about 501,000 ...
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Only 7,000 People Are Unemployed in This State

Unemployment continues to hover near a five-decade low. In July, the national figure held at 3.7%. However, the rate varies considerably from state to state. One small state had the ...
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These 9 Cities Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s New Immigration Policy

This would be a particularly bad time for certain legal immigrants to apply for a green card or a visa or visa extension in Fresno, California -- or in Columbus, ...
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These 9 Cities Will Be Hit Hardest by Trump’s New Immigration Policy

This would be a particularly bad time for certain legal immigrants to apply for a green card or a visa or visa extension in Fresno, California -- or in Columbus, ...
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These Are the Lies People Tell Most Often at Work

The two most common white lies people tell at their jobs are apparently “I’m sick/not feeling well” and “I already have plans after work.” Some 60% of respondents to a ...
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Jobs Lost to Bankruptcies at 10-Year High

In the first seven months of 2019, nearly 43,000 workers lost their jobs when the companies they worked for filed for bankruptcy. That's higher than the full-year total for any ...
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