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Filing Unemployment

Why don't we count all the unemployed?

Jul 1, 2014
What does it mean to be "actively" looking for work?
Posted In: unemployment benefits, bureau of labor statistics, job search, jobless

More workers get crammed into less space

Jul 1, 2014
Businesses have added back jobs since the recession, but not office space.
Posted In: office, Great Recession, Jobs

When the 'sharing economy' doesn't really play fair

Jul 1, 2014
The sharing economy maintains some of the same problems as traditional businesses.
Robert McDonald

Why Bob McDonald is a big departure for the VA

Jun 30, 2014
Most Veterans Affairs' Chiefs had lots of experience in the military, government.
Posted In: veterans affairs, Procter & Gamble, Bob McDonald

New York City extends paid sick days to more workers

Jun 30, 2014
Most workers save their sick days for when they're most needed.
Posted In: sick leave, New York City, sickness
'Hard Choices'

The economics behind a celebrity's book

Jun 30, 2014
Sales of “Hard Choices” slipped significantly after its first week on sale.
Posted In: hillary clinton, celebrity

Are European banks feeling more heat than U.S. ones?

Jun 27, 2014
Reports that BNP Paribas will pay almost $9 billion in penalties.

Quit your job! It proves the economy's getting better

Jun 27, 2014
After plummeting in the recession, the rate of voluntary job-quitting is slowly rising. But it's not high enough to show the job market is healthy, yet.
Posted In: quitting your job, unemployement

Space tourism: Still for the future, New Mexico learns

Jun 27, 2014
Virgin Galactic hopes to bring space and terrestrial tourists to New Mexico.
Posted In: New Mexico, space, space travel

Why bank loans are getting riskier

Jun 26, 2014
Banks are relaxing the terms in their loans. And that makes them riskier.
Posted In: covenants, cov-lite loans, OOC

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