Business schools raise alarm about H-1B visas

Oct 15, 2019
There are fewer international students, a letter to Congress and the Trump administration says, and that could have long-term economic implications.
The dean of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University said there were 13% fewer international students in the U.S. last year. Above, the Duke University campus in Durham, North Carolina.
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Foreign workers with advanced degrees from American schools may have an easier time getting work visas

Feb 1, 2019
The Trump administration is retooling the lottery for H-1B visas.

New survey finds trade skill jobs least desirable among students

Jun 1, 2017
Thousands of high school seniors graduating this month will begin the process of choosing a career, or at least thinking about one.  The Boy Scouts of America, through its coed career development program, aims to align those choices with future…

With full employment in view, who’s still looking for work?

Mar 10, 2017
We’re getting awfully close to what economists call full employment. It means that unemployment is low enough that everyone who wants a job can pretty much find one. So if you push the unemployment rate a whole lot lower, you…

Low unemployment in New Hampshire creates a labor shortage

Dec 12, 2016
Companies in the state are finding it hard to attract skilled and unskilled workers.
Derek Barka is senior director of technology at SilverTech, a digital marketing firm based in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Todd Bookman

Stopping German students in their tracks?

Apr 8, 2015
Germany's controversial sorting system determines early on who goes to college.

At time of joblessness, some jobs go begging

Oct 9, 2012
Hundreds of thousands of well-paid jobs in manufacturing are left empty because many people lack the skills to fill positions as machinists or welders.

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