Unemployment

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How Unemployment Impacts Your Personality
Unemployment

How Unemployment Impacts Your Personality

It partially depends on your gender.
Laura Entis
3 Questions to Ask When Considering an Unemployed Candidate
Hiring

3 Questions to Ask When Considering an Unemployed Candidate

Managers shouldn't quickly dismiss those currently out of work, but like any other potential hire, due diligence is required.
Doug and Polly White
The Rise of the Robotic Co-Worker
Robots

The Rise of the Robotic Co-Worker

By assuming core processes in factories, labs, hospitals, offices, will machines make people irrelevant or unemployed? Consider this argument that humans partnered with such machines will give rise to efficiency, customer service and innovation.
Alastair Bathgate
Report: Having a Bad Job Is More Psychologically Damaging Than Being Unemployed
Career Mental Health

Report: Having a Bad Job Is More Psychologically Damaging Than Being Unemployed

New research calls into question the well-accustomed axiom that any job is better than no job at all.
Geoff Weiss
Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs More, and That's a Good Thing
Quitting a Job

Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs More, and That's a Good Thing

In September, people were quitting their jobs the fastest rate in more than six years.
France's New Economics Minister Proposes Increase on 35-Hour Workweeks
Work-Life Balance

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
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
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

Unemployment -- or not having a job -- typically limits an individual’s ability to participate in the economy as a consumer. High unemployment rates in a city, state or country has negative impact on an overall economy. 

 
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