Throughout the first half of 2012, Asia Pacific’s economic recovery has remained slow but steady. Inflation rates have begun to decrease.
There are key moments in my life when I became acutely aware that I was aging. The first time some kids called me “ma’am” (I was 17.) The night a bartender told me he didn’t need to see my ID before sliding me a drink. And the moment I realized I was one of the […] Read Article “Getting Older: A Gen Xer’s Take on the Age Gap in the Workplace”
According to Forbes, the median salary of a woman is only 81% of that of a man. It seems crazy that after all women have gone through, this pay gap persists. Expectations could be the reason for the persistent gap: Forbes stated that on average in 2012, women expected to make $7,056 less than their male […] Read Article “Are Women Still Underpaid in the Workforce?”
How many of you have used an online job board or networking site, such as LinkedIn? Probably almost everyone has by now and it seems like the next phase in job hunting is more digitally focused than ever. Even Facebook may be getting in on the action. Online communities called “talent networks” have sprung up […] Read Article “The Virtual Job Hunt”
As an intern in the Marketing Department, I work 40 hours per week. At any given moment, I know almost exactly how much longer I will be in the office. I also know that the only tasks I will have in the evening or on weekends are those my parents give me. But the idea […] Read Article “Time Management: A College Student’s Perspective”
On July 6th, the BLS released its latest “The Employment Situation” report, which revealed that 80,000 new jobs were added to the national economy in June, the third consecutive month in which less than 100,000 new positions were generated.
On June 27th, the BLS released its most recent “Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment” report, concerning May’s national employment statistics.
According to the BLS’s latest “The Employment Situation” report, a majority of the nation’s major industry groups reported hiring increases in June, as private sector employment rose by 84,000.
Throughout the last two years, considerable economic progress has occurred within the United States. Since March 2010 alone, 4.4 million private sector jobs have been generated, while the national unemployment rate has fallen markedly, from 9.7 to 8.2 percent.
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