Workers Work Archives: Page 4This is page 4 of the Workers Work archives.
Getting a Raise in a Recession (September 28, 2009): The average salary increase at companies is only 2% this year so a raise seems unlikely.
467,000 Jobs Lost in June (July 2, 2009): The Labor Department reported Thursday that U.
Swine Flu Pandemic Will Give Employers Major Headaches (June 20, 2009): The Independent reports that the swine flu pandemic could leave the UK with 15-20% of its workforce sick at home at its peak this fall.
Economists See Hope in May Jobs Report (June 8, 2009): Many economists welcomed the May jobs report as a positive sign even though the economy lost anouther 345,000 jobs and unemployment climbed to 9.
Economy Likely Shed Another 500,000 Jobs in May (May 31, 2009): Marketwatch reports a survey of economists finds that payrolls are expected to show the economy lost another half a million jobs in May.
Unemployment Rate Climbs to 8.1% (March 9, 2009): The unemployment rose to 8.
Unemployment Related Search Terms Spiked in December (February 28, 2009): The Wall Street Journal reports that searches using the word "unemployemnt" triped in December 2008 when compared to December 2007.
Another 500,000+ Jobs Lost in December. Unemployment Climbs to 7.2% (January 10, 2009): The number of jobs lost in November was similar to November.
Interviewing Basics From CalTech (December 27, 2008): This video from CareerTV has some good tips from CalTech for those prepping for a job interview.
Video Essay: Tough Job Climate For Young Job Seekers (December 19, 2008): This AP video essay by Martha Irvine focuses on recent college grad Kimberly Bratton.
November's Big Ugly Jobs Report (December 5, 2008): The November jobs report is out and it is even uglier than analysts were expecting.
U.S. Agency Sees Robots Disrupting Unskilled Labor Markets by 2025 (November 24, 2008): Computerworld reports on a report from the National Intelligence Council that says robots could begin disrupting unskilled labor markets by 2025.
240,000 Jobs Lost in October; Jobless Rate Hits 6.5% (November 7, 2008): The latest jobs report from the U.
Economy Lost 159,000 Jobs in September (October 3, 2008): 159,000 jobs were cut in September according to the latest jobs reports from the Labor Department.
More Hiring Managers Using Social Networks to Evaluate Possible Hires (September 25, 2008): MediaPost reports that a new survey from CareerBuilder.
What Should Laid Off Financial Professionals Due Now? (September 18, 2008): Many financial professionals are concerned about layoffs with all the upheavel in the financial markets.
Anti-Theft Lunch Bag Won't Work (September 16, 2008): This plastic bag with green blotches on it is meant to distract others from eating your office lunch.
August Jobs Report is Grim (September 6, 2008): The August jobs report is in from the U.
Study: Small Wage Increases Expected in 2009 (September 2, 2008): The Associated Press reports that a new study from Hewitt Associates found that base pay will climb only by an average of 3.
Cubicle Warfare Author Visits CBS (August 8, 2008): This clip from CBS celebrates the cubicle's 40th birthday as a workplace institution.