After several years on life support, the American economy is starting to show stirrings of life. But it’s clear that even if unemployment numbers are dropping, we aren’t soon likely to return to our parents’ economy (or our grandparents’, for that matter). Between fierce competition and lightening-fast technology improvements, we’re now in an age of
Sure, everyone at work may like you, but is there a chance you could be replaced by a robot? Humans doing the following jobs might want to keep an eye out for a new computerized coworker. (Click image to enlarge)
For many tech billionaires, the pleasures of easy money, private jets, and business empires was a distant dream when they landed their first job. Many of these billionaires started off small and worked their way up the entrepreneurial ladder. (Click image to enlarge)
Ever wonder how many jobs you will hold in your career? So did the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A study, conducted by the BLS between 1978 and 2008 digs down into this question and provides insightful answers, broken down by demographics.
More Americans are graduating with bachelor’s degrees (or higher) than ever before. With this in mind, we decided to compare the degrees that are being earned with the occupations that will add the most jobs in the near future to see if there is any correlation. What we found may surprise you.
We’re all hearing the same grim news on the U.S. jobs front: Nationwide unemployment sits stubbornly above 9 percent. The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows no significant uptick in hiring. And the proportion of Americans who are either actively employed or looking for work hit a new low-water mark of 64.3