Employees Feeling Stressed, Dissatisfied

  Findings from the survey show that 36 percent of American workers said they regularly felt stress at work and 49 percent, almost half, said that low levels of salary had an important impact on work stress levels. That shows that money is on many worker’s minds, however it’s only one of the reasons that […]

Some See Economic Improvement on the Horizon

People in the United States are still uncertain over unemployment and job creation but they are feeling a little more optimistic about the overall American economy, according to a recent Harris Poll. Looking at the future, more than a third of the nation’s residents, or 34 percent, think that the economy is going to improve […]

Temporary Employment May Be Best Bet after Layoff

Over half of adults living in the United States think that temporary employment may be their best course of action after being laid off, according to a recent survey.  The survey was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of staffing firm EmploymentGroup. The aim of the survey was to quantify the amount of appeal that […]

Negative Outlook About American Job Market Continues

  The unemployment report that is released each month is still one of the most talked about and focused upon pieces of financial data, even among people who aren’t normally concerned with the economy. Many experts and everyday Americans agree that the economy won’t bounce back until the job market has recovered, but this recovery […]

Obama Lashes Out at Republicans over Tax Cuts

As the November election season draws closer, the debate over tax cuts and jobs is beginning to heat up once again.  While the economy and job creation have been talking points since the start of the economic downturn, the final two years of President Barak Obama’s first term depend on the outcome of the November […]

Economy Continues Struggle with Job Outlook Bleak, says Report

According to the latest Consumer Reports Index, consumer difficulties are in a decline, however the report found that the job picture for Americans continues to worsen and retail activity is once again starting to fall off.  Even with consumer difficulties improving, the report paints a bleak picture for an economy struggling to recover. The September […]

New Job Loss Claims Reach 500,000, Highest in Nine Months

The economy looks to be falling back into recession mode.  Last week, the most recent first time unemployment benefits claims were released, and the numbers were not a welcome sight.  First time job loss benefit claims climbed to over 500,000 in the month of July, the largest number of claims since 509,000 claims were made […]

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