When NSA recruiters went to the University of Wisconsin earlier this week to pitch language students on working for the agency, they got more than they bargained for.
I firmly believe that the biggest domestic policy error over the past generation has been the no-strings-attached bail out of the mega banks in these United States, and their subsequent designation as “too big to fail” and “too big to jail.” This has
When an unemployed white male electronic engineer in the USA completes an application form today, he must self identify himself as not being Hispanic. In the past, this unscrupulous favoritism applied to females or blacks. However, the bureaucrat h
Training now for the jobs of the future
The economic "recovery" just keeps getting worse for the average worker: U.S. employers squeezed their employees even harder than usual in the first quarter, leading to the biggest drop in hourly pay on record.
Canada's economy pumped out a whopping 95,000 new jobs in May in the biggest month of employment growth in more than a decade.
The U.S. government announced Tuesday that it would be going forward with long-discussed plans to auction federal leases off the Atlantic Ocean coast for the development of offshore wind energy.
He finally got his fill.
Jobs are so 20th century. Welcome to the "gig" economy, where more than 20 million Americans are full-time "freelancers," "consultants," "independent contractors" and other code names for not having a "real" job [source: Greenhouse].
Walter Russell Mead outlines two possible futures for middle-class Americans:
It will come as no surprise to ZH readers that the topic of youth unemployment is critical in Europe but as Der Speigel reports, while the German government's efforts remain largely symbolic, Southern European leaders pander to older voters by ......
Explore Talent features acting jobs in Nevada in the month of June. Explore Talent is a unique website which is a virtual one-stop destination for people to use their talent to find their dream job.
Silicon Valley is pushing America into a "share culture," which will completely change how we live and work.
According to a CareerBuilder study, 70% of employed people are actively looking for a job at any given time, but in the networking era, there are several tactics you can use to open career opportunities without explicitly verbalizing that you're look
How will a mass influx of robots affect human employment?
We recently discussed the 'dead-weight' problem of youth unemployment in developed economies.
Job openings in the U.S. eased in March from the highest level in almost five years, indicating employers are waiting to see how the economy performs as federal budget cuts take effect.
Hiring decisions have always been limited to a few imperfect factors, including what appears on a resume and what impression a candidate gives off in an informal interview.
It was a Monday afternoon, a couple weeks ago, and Owen — a product manager and design lead with Denver-based software company Convercent — had been called into a company-wide meeting with co-founder and CEO Patrick Quinlan.
The mainstream media is not telling you this, but the truth is that most Americans are steadily getting poorer.
The percentage of Americans that are working for themselves has never been lower in the history of the United States.
THOUGH yesterday’s employment report revealed a slowly improving job market, the jobless rate is still elevated, at 7.5 percent, with 11.7 million people looking for work, including 4.4 million who have been doing so for at least half a year.
Once upon a time, the United States was a paradise for entrepreneurs and small businesses, but now the control freak bureaucrats that dominate our society have created a system that absolutely eviscerates them.
Possible Fed Successor Has Admirers and Foe ... Ms. Yellen is now widely viewed as a logical candidate to succeed the current Fed chairman, Ben S. Bernanke, when his term ends in January 2014.
For most of us, the Great Depression is a distant abstraction most relevant as the last time the economy was worse than it has been lately. But for some unhappy Europeans, Depression-style living is a thing of the present.
It's the latest sign of a global economy turned on its head.
The growing underground economy may be helping to prevent the real economy from sinking further. Workers turn to anything that pays them under the table, with no income reported and no taxes paid — especially with an uneven job picture.
Its been a banner decade for modern military fighting.
As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth? No, says Erik Brynjolfsson -- it’s simply the growing pains of a radically reorganized economy.
Bernanke Is One of the Most Consequential Central Bankers of All Time ...