Many of the voters who put Donald Trump in office in November 2016 hoped his "outsider" status would boost job prospects and revive faltering industries. Now that we are one year into his presidency, how do American workers feel about the future of their jobs and industries? BBC Capital commissio...
There was a drop in U.S. employment numbers in September, marking the first time in seven years that we’ve experienced backsliding. This comes as a result of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma leaving displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring – yet another indication that the storms hu...
Sometime a willingness to move to locations with the hottest employment market is a job seeker’s greatest asset. To help workers with that determination, the financial site WalletHub examined cities with the strongest employment trends (and projections through 2015) alongside locations that job ...
In the years after the recession eliminated millions of jobs in the U.S., the labor market has partly recovered. Up to this point in 2014, approximately 1.6 million new jobs have been created in the U.S. And over the ten-year period from 2012 - 2022, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that empl...
Only 30% of the American workforce reports being actively engaged in their jobs, according to a recently released Gallup report. Moreover, Gallup’s “State of the American Workplace” shows that another 18% are actively disengaged from their jobs. These workers are more likely to “steal from ...
Amazon.com just announced that it will start hiring to fill 7,000 new jobs across 13 states, expanding its customer service staff and warehouse workers who fill orders. The company is looking to grow by 5,000 full-time jobs in its U.S. distribution centers, where nearly 20,000 workers now pack and ...
Job openings in February rose to their highest level since the economic downtown in May 2008, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week. There were 4 million job openings at U.S. companies on the last day of February, up from 3.5 the previous month. Hiring and separation rates did not ...
Washington Congressman Doc Hastings, current chair of the U.S. Natural Resources Committee, recently proposed to reduce federal protection for national forests in the northwest, arguing that predation by the Barred Owl, rather than habitat destruction is the real threat that the Northern Spotted Owl...