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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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Is Now the Time for Discouraged Workers to Get Back in the Job Market?

With U.S. headline unemployment down to 3.7%, the 5 million workers who have left the labor force and are not counted among the unemployed have a significant opportunity to begin ...
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The US Trade Deficit With China Has Cost 3.4 Million US Jobs

China was granted admission to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in late 2001 and since then the U.S. annual trade deficit with China increased from $83.0 billion to $375.2 billion ...
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More Than Half of US Jobs Could Be Automated Over the Next 20 Years

Looking at the effect of automation on today's job market, the impact is being felt most in service and manufacturing jobs. That means fewer jobs for unskilled labor in the ...
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Why Holiday Hiring Could Hit Record Highs

As the holiday season rolls around, companies have to ramp up their hiring to deal with the increased demand they will inevitably see this time of the year. This year ...
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25 Best US Cities for Jobs in 2018

There are more jobs available in the United States today than there are people to fill them. The catch is that some locations are better than others, either for jobs ...
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7.1 Million Job Openings and Not Anywhere Near Enough Workers to Fill Them

It has not gone without notice that hiring and payrolls have continued to rise month after month. Now we have yet one more reading showing just how strong the current ...
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