Short-time compensation (STC) is a program within the federal-state unemployment insurance system. In states that have STC programs, workers whose hours are reduced under a formal work sharing plan may be compensated with STC, which is a regular unemployment benefit that has been pro-rated for the partial work reduction. Although the terms work sharing and … Continue reading
10. Computer Science With all the emphasis on learning to code these days, it’s hard to believe most schools aren’t teaching computer science. 9. Speed Reading Being a speed reader doesn’t make you a genius or necessarily help you truly comprehend books more than everyone else, but speed reading techniques can still be useful to … Continue reading
American Job Centers can help you look for work and offer classes like resume writing. Many states offer business services to help employers hire, retain and train workers. via America’s Service Locator: Find an American Job Center.
Thai Airways expects to return to profit earlier than expected in the fourth quarter, aiming to cut 1,500 jobs this year under its recently approved restructuring plan. The airline also said it would shed more than a quarter of its full-time employees by 2018, the first major job cuts announcement since the plan was given … Continue reading
We’re on the go with access to the internet all the time. When you find yourself waiting for an appointment, you probably find yourself reaching for your smartphone. Companies are finding new ways to reach people like you through mobile marketing. Without a budget for this type of marketing, let’s focus instead on how you … Continue reading
A new map—presented as a GIF—is putting unemployment rates in historical context. Courtesy of Metric Maps, the image shows how unemployment rates have changed state-by-state from 1976 to 2014. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at 38 Years of Unemployment Data Displayed in One Map.
Key Points for April to June 2014 Comparing the estimates for April to June 2014 with those for January to March 2014, employment continued to rise and unemployment continued to fall. These changes continue the general direction of movement over the past two years. There were 30.60 million people in work, 167,000 more than for … Continue reading
Jobs openings increased in June to 4.671 million from 4.577 million in May. This is the highest level since February 2001. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Calculated Risk: BLS: Jobs Openings increased to 4.7 million in June, Highest since 2001.
In the first quarter of this year, 63% of Trendsetter companies told us they’d add staff in the next quarter, the highest level we’ve seen in several years. So we weren’t particularly surprised when the US Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that June’s unemployment rate had dropped to 6.1%. In fact, average unemployment in 2Q14 … Continue reading
Low teacher pay is not news. Over the years, all sorts of observers have argued that skimpy teacher salaries keep highly qualified individuals out of the profession. One recent study found that a major difference between the education system in the United States and those in other nations with high-performing students is that the United … Continue reading
Scottish job seekers are increasingly looking for their next career move on mobile devices, according to the country’s leading recruitment platform. s1jobs most recent data reports that more than 40% of traffic to their site is now from mobile users, signalling a huge mind shift in how people now view the job hunt and application … Continue reading
While Japan’s population fell for the fifth straight year and grew older in 2013, the number of residents in the country’s three main urban centers increased to a record high, as people continued to move out of regional areas. Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Tokyo Keeps Growing as Japan’s Population Falls – … Continue reading