Tag archive for ‘Job News’
By Lynn Herman On Monday, May 20th, 2013

While Millions Remain Jobless, Labor Shortages Threaten to Derail Economy

Challenger Job Market Analysis, by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.   CHICAGO – Rising quit rates and fewer job seekers vying for open positions could signal a return to the types of More...

Job Market
By Lynn Herman On Thursday, October 25th, 2012

U.S. Unemployment Falls

Applications for U.S. unemployment fell last week to a seasonally adjusted 369,000, a level showing an improving labor market. The U.S. Labor Department reported Thursday that in the week ending October 20, unemployment More...

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By Lynn Herman On Friday, October 5th, 2012

U.S. Unemployment Rate Lowest Since January 2009

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level since January 2009, when President Barack Obama took office, signifying job growth picked up over past months. The Labor Department reported Friday that employers More...

Federal Reserve
By Lynn Herman On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke Announces Plans to Boost Economy and Increase Employment

U.S. stocks rose Friday, after the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index climbed to its highest level since 2007, as markets around the world responded to the Federal Reserve’s bond-purchase program to boost the economy. The More...

Job Fair
By Lynn Herman On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Job Growth Shows Little Improvement in August

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke described the labor market’s stagnation as a “grave concern” a week ago, raising expectations among economists that the U.S. central bank would pump more money into the More...

By Glassdoor Team On Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Top 25 Companies For Work-Life Balance (2012)

Get A Life! These 25 companies make sure you do. Prioritizing between “work” on one hand and “life” on the other can feel like an endless struggle for some. Often, helping people balance on-the-job demands More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, July 26th, 2012

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell for the fourth time in five weeks; however, data remained volatile amid the slowdown in factory activity. In the week ending July 21, initial claims More...

By Lynn Herman On Monday, July 23rd, 2012

Cisco to Lay Off 2 Percent of Staff

Cisco Systems Inc. announced Monday that it would lay off about 1,300 employees, or 2% of its global workforce as the networking giant continues its efforts to simplify the company and cut costs to boost profits More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Labor Market Signals Modest Job Growth

The number of Americans filing new jobless claims surged last week, increasing doubts about the economy’s health. In the week ending July 14, applications for benefits increased by 34,000 to a seasonally adjusted More...

By Lynn Herman On Thursday, July 19th, 2012

Gallup: Americans Say Create More Jobs and Reduce Outsourcing

In a new poll by Gallup, Americans say the most important thing that could be done to improve the U.S. economy is the focus on jobs and many suggestions involve the government in one way or the other. More than More...

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