Unemployment

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France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks
Legal Center

France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks

Days prior to taking office, Emmanuel Macron suggested that unions should vote on certain 'exceptions' to a long-running and controversial French law.
Geoff Weiss
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What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate
Persistence

What I Learned From Being a Broke, Unemployed Graduate

Generous mentors pave the way for a would-be startup staffer, one with a very positive attitude.
Eric M. Ruiz
This Is What Robots Will Be Doing in 2025
Artificial Intelligence

This Is What Robots Will Be Doing in 2025

While there's opinions differ over whether the net effect will be positive or negative, most respondents agree that artificial intelligence's impact on the future of work will be significant.
Laura Entis
With an All-Deaf Wait Staff, New Restaurant Asks Guests to Order in Sign Language
Unique Selling Proposition

With an All-Deaf Wait Staff, New Restaurant Asks Guests to Order in Sign Language

At the aptly-named Signs restaurant in Toronto, one restaurateur is piloting a new concept that aims to give hearing diners a glimpse into deaf culture.
Geoff Weiss
How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage
Job Growth

How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage

Why the country's unemployment continues to be high and how new business startups could be the answer.
David Nilssen
What Will Get Americans Working Again?
Jobs

What Will Get Americans Working Again?

The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.
Ray Hennessey
Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)
Starting a Business

Fewer Americans Are Launching Businesses. Here's the Silver Lining. (Infographic)

U.S. entrepreneurial activity has declined for the last three years, but the percentage of entrepreneurs who are launching businesses out of necessity has also fallen, according to a study.
Catherine Clifford
How an Email Snafu Led to 61,000 People Storming an Employment Office
News and trends

How an Email Snafu Led to 61,000 People Storming an Employment Office

When an email for a recruitment meeting was accidentally sent to every registered job seeker in the city of Stockholm, chaos ensued.
Geoff Weiss
Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful
Growth Strategies

Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.
Ray Hennessey
CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts
Growth Strategies

CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts

A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis.
Ray Hennessey
Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem
Growth Strategies

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.
Amy Rosen
Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials
Technology

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.
Michelle Juergen
Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet
Growth Strategies

Raising the Minimum Wage Isn't a Magic Bullet

The claim that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would slash poverty rates in half is overly simplistic.
Ray Hennessey
People Are Leaving the Workforce in Droves: What it Means for Businesses
Growth Strategies

People Are Leaving the Workforce in Droves: What it Means for Businesses

If current employment trends continue, the number of people out of the labor force will surpass the number of working Americans in about four years.
Ray Hennessey