Workers Work Archives: Page 4

This is page 4 of the Workers Work archives.

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.

July Planned Layoffs Up 26% Over June (August 6, 2008): A Reuters story says a new report from consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas indicates planned layoffs by employers have climbed 26% over June's figures.

Economy Continues to Shed Jobs (August 4, 2008): The latest jobs report indicates that employers are continuing to layoff workers.