Bill Clinton: Obama Can Get Us Back To “Full Employment”

Bill Clinton will appear in a new television ad for President Obama’s campaign to back him up where job creation is concerned, saying he’s the candidate most likely to make it happen. The economy has been the biggest sticking point…

Will Code 4 Latte: Homeless Woman Looks for IT Work

A “Will Code 4 Latte” sign is sure to draw some attention, both good and bad. Which, of course, is to be expected, particularly when someone who claims to be homeless is holding a makeshift shift cardboard sign with an…

Stock Market Plunge: Dow Drops 200 on Jobs Report

Stock market plunges as U.S. employers add fewer jobs than analysts had anticipated, according to the Associated Press. The report ultimately caused the Dow Jones industrial average to drop 200 points, which puts it down for the year. This also…

LinkedIn is Worried U.S. Workers Don’t Have The Skills For Available Jobs

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner gave a speech at the recent Bay Area Council 2012 Outlook Conference, where he outlined his suggestions for solving a different kind of unemployment crisis: the gap between worker skills and the skills needed for those…

Not Even the President Could Get This Man a Job

Unemployment is bad. (How bad is it?) I’m glad you asked. Remember back in late January when a woman was on a virtual meeting with President Obama and he told her to send her husband’s résumé to him and he’d…

Yahoo Layoffs and Restructuring About To Begin

According to multiple sources, Yahoo is getting ready for a big restructuring initiative and the first part of those changes will be laying off a significant portion of their workforce. Yahoo currently employs over 13,000 people, but plans to slowly…

Social Media Posts May Predict Rises In Unemployment

Social media use has become a major feature of our culture in recent years. We share virtually everything – often more than we should – with our friends, followers, and whoever else will listen out there on the internet. Trends…

The Independent Workforce: 2012 Infographic

A new infographic from Mavenlink.Com reveals the growing trend of outsourcing jobs in big business and breaks down the motivations for doing so. The graphic points out that the temporary workforce is expected to grow over 40% by 2020. Also…

IBM Cuts Another 1,000 Jobs, Enjoys a 7% Increase in Profits

Over 1,000 U.S. IBM employees were “let go” during the past week. This comes as no surprise. IBM has been decreasing American jobs for half a decade. IBM has reduced its American workforce by over 21,000 employees since 2007. It…

Students Missing Out On Jobs Due To Poor Info

With unemployment numbers sitting where they are, you would think that schools and universities would be doing all they can to help place students into jobs upon graduation. But, despite having the skills employers want, nearly half of young people…