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More Than 1,400 US CEOs Left Their Jobs in 2018

The number of U.S. CEOs who lost or left their jobs in December added to a record number of fourth-quarter departures, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. A ...
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Artificial Intelligence as a Job Creator Rather Than a Job Killer

The rise of the machines is coming. Automation, robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) are all being used by many businesses around the world. There has been a logical ...
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Black Unemployment at 6.6%, 70% Higher Than National Average

The December jobs report was almost entirely positive. The economy added 312,000 jobs, the best performance in 10 months. At 3.9%, the jobless rate was down from 10.1% at the ...
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10 Best (and Worst) Months for Jobs Since the Recession

The new U.S. Bureau of Labor (BLS) report of monthly net job additions and unemployment showed the economy added 312,000 jobs, the eighth best month in the decade since the ...
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Unemployment Rate Rises for All the Right Reasons

There is some great news in the U.S. Department of Labor's December jobs report, but it also comes with a catch. The nonfarm payrolls rose by a whopping 312,000 jobs, ...
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December Job Cuts Send Annual Total to Highest in 3 Years

The outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for December, showing that a total of 43,844 planned U.S. job cuts were announced last month, ...
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Upbeat Hiring Outlook for 2019

More than half (55%) of U.S. companies surveyed last month plan to hire new workers in 2019, up from 46% who had 2018 hiring plans at this time last year. ...
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More Than 1,000 CEOs Have Left Their Jobs This Year

The number of U.S. CEOs who lost or left their jobs in November was the third-highest of the year and not far behind the August total, which was the highest ...
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There Are Still Over 7 Million Job Openings in America

In the days after the payroll and unemployment report each month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases its Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey. The report comes with ...
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Unemployment and Payrolls Meet Goldilocks

It has not been too unusual to see many of the economic numbers showing some signs of slower growth in recent weeks and months. The same is now true of ...
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November Job Cuts Pushed Higher by GM Firings

The outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for November, showing that a total of 53,073 planned U.S. job cuts were announced last month, ...
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Jobless Claims Starting to Pick Back Up

The U.S. Department of Labor Wednesday morning released its reading on weekly jobless claims, which rose by 3,000 to 224,000. The prior week’s reading was revised up 5,000 to 221,000. ...
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What It Will Take to Lure Women Into the US Labor Force

Compared to our neighbors to the north, the U.S. labor force participation rate is declining. In 2017, 87% of Canada's prime-age workers (ages 18 through 54) were either working or ...
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Why the Markets Are Hoping for a Weaker Payrolls Report

Friday's unemployment and payrolls report from the U.S. Department of Labor is always important, but fit may have an even higher importance for the markets than previous reports. The market ...
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October Job Cut Total Is Highest Since July 2015

The outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas on Thursday released its job-cuts report for October. It showed that a total of 75,644 job cuts were announced last month, an ...
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