Unemployment Rate

Jobless Claims Rise as Pandemic Fears and Supply Chain Crunch Weigh on Recovery

First-time filings for unemployment insurance-a proxy for layoffs-came in at 332,000 for the week ending Sept. 11, a rise of 20,000 from the previous week's revised level of 310,000.

The Epoch Times

Unemployment Projected To Increase By Around 2.5 Million In 2020: ILO Report

"Total labour underutilization is more than twice as high as unemployment, affecting over 470 million people worldwide," according to the International Labour Organization report.

How Entrepreneurship Can Solve the Problem of Unemployment

Reports show that the global unemployment rate has risen to 4.0% in June 2018 with an unemployed population of 6.6 million

Aniketh Jain

Modi 2.0: Addressing Employment and Growth Challenges in the World's Fastest Growing Economy

India's ranking on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index jumped a whopping 65 places from 142nd in 2014 to 77th in 2018

Parimal K Shah

4 Ways to Overcome the Unique Challenges a Low Unemployment Rate Poses

Joblessness is at its lowest point since the Great Recession of 2008. For job seekers, this kind of climate creates a "buyer's market," allowing them to be more selective. Candidates want compelling reasons to join and stay with your team.

U.S. Jobless Claims Rise, and Planned Layoffs Surge

Most of the announced job cuts were concentrated in the energy sector, which is reeling from low oil prices that have hurt profits.

Reuters

Troubling Trend: Fewer High School Grads Are Choosing College

After surging during the recession, college enrollment is down as high school graduates appear to be choosing work over school.

Laura Entis

Bet You Won't Guess the Happiest State in America

A recent Gallup poll ranked the 50 states in terms of wellbeing.

Laura Entis

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.

The Dark Truth About the Falling Unemployment Rate

The unemployment rate is dropping not because more people are finding work, but because more people have stopped looking for work.

Ray Hennessey