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  • Job Losses

    Job cuts increased 218% in January with two big culprits

    Job cuts increased by 218% in January, led by especially large cuts in the energy and retail sectors. Career placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas says American¬†employers announced 75,114 cuts in the first month of the year compared to 23,622 announced layoffs in December 2015. Macy’s and Walmart led the way as both traditional retailers […]

  • Most Common Immigrant Worker Jobs In United States

    Here Are The Most Common Jobs Held By Immigrants In Each State

    The United States is a melting pot of immigrants who travel to America every year with the hopes of landing a secure job and eventually achieving the American dream. As immigrants move into each of the 50 United States the jobs they choose to specialize in vary from state to state. The American Community Survey […]

  • 5 of the Most Competitive Jobs

    Share ¬† ¬† Today, finding a decent job can be so difficult that it almost seems like there are no ‘most’ competitive job markets — because it’s all of them. But while finding a job in social media or accounting might feel harrowing, there are some occupations that are virtually impossible to fill. You’re more […]

  • Obama, Jobs, Zuckerberg, and Schmidt: Don’t Discount the Lobbying

    President Obama is slated to meet with software captains of industry this evening. The most notable players include Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Eric Schmidt. A lot of media commentary seems to be treating this as a celeb gathering, or some kind of running joke. What are they really going to talk about? Isn’t the […]

  • Wealth Distribution in the United States

    One reason for the growing disparity between the rich and the poor is the fact that most new jobs that are created pay low wages and often do not offer retirement plans or health coverage. Here is a graphic look at the widening gap between the nation’s rich and poor.