Content about Labour economics

May 24, 2012

By Rick Parker, Snagajob

By Rick Parker, employersolutions@snagajob.com

“Is there a better job out there?”

This is a question that hourly employees within retail industry are asking themselves more frequently, often leading them to say “I quit,” to their current employer.

Consider trends from the government’s latest Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey (JOLTs):

June 3, 2011

A jobs report on Friday that showed a slowing hiring market sent retail shares tumbling. According to the Labor Department, U.S. employers added just 54,000 new workers in May, the fewest in eight months.

New York City -- A jobs report on Friday that showed a slowing hiring market sent retail shares tumbling. According to the Labor Department, U.S. employers added just 54,000 new workers in May, the fewest in eight months. With unemployment at 9.1%, those retailers most closely tied to the job market, including Staples and Office Depot, saw the most negative impact.

September 15, 2010

A report issued by the Labor Department on Thursday said that the number of newly...

January 27, 2010

Washington, D.C. Evidence that the job market remains weak, the number of new claims for...

February 28, 2007

If you give someone five dollars for a magazine that cost $3.98, how much change...