While the economy has added jobs it has hardly kept pace with the growth in population and also the new pool of people entering into the workforce. We essentially have the same number of Americans employed as we did in 2000 yet the workforce has grown by 33 million. What does this say about the [...]
College majors and their income potential 2012 College majors play a detrimental role in the ability for students to find suitable employment once they graduate. A student shouldn’t be driven simply by what college major has the highest income potential but also what they are good at and what will be a strong fit for [...]
Jobs report weaker than expected – Unemployment rate falls largely because 160,000 leave labor force.
The headline unemployment rate fell today but largely due to more than 160,000 people dropping out of the labor force. Headline jobs gained were 120,000 well below what the market was expecting. It is likely to be good news that the market was going on a holiday break. Employment is the backbone of any economy [...]