Four years after the Great Recession officially ended, the nation's unemployment rate remains above seven percent. Twelve million Americans are unemployed. Ten million more are classified as "underemployed," meaning they work in jobs that they are overqualified for.
Real-world problem-solving most strongly tied to work quality
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Young U.S. adults who say they "often" developed 21st century skills -- such as real-world problem-solving and global awareness -- in their last year of school are more likely to self-report higher work quality.
On August 9, U.S. District Judge Roger Titus in Maryland dismissed an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit against Freeman Cos., which the agency claimed was discriminating against minority and male job applicants.
If you believe the stock market, the temporary staffing industry stands to gain from Obamacare's implementation.
Whatever your opinion of Obamacare, there’s no denying that its full implementation next year presents a major challenge for many businesses across the country. Starting in 2014, firms of more than 50 employees will be required to offer health insurance to their full-time employees — defined as those that work more than 30 hours per week — or pay a penalty.