Why Business Should Hire the Long-Term Unemployed

Get the latest news here One of President Obama’s top economic advisers on Tuesday described long-term unemployment as the most “heart-wrenching” and troubling shortcoming of the economic recovery. He chastised business leaders for not doing more to hire Americans who in some cases have spent years searching for work. Jeffrey Zients, director of the National Economic Council and the former White House budget director … Please leave your thoughts

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Is Zimbabwe’s unemployment rate 4%, 60% or 95%? Why the data is unreliable

Get the latest info here Estimates of Zimbabwe’s unemployment rate range wildly from 4% to 95%. Why is the data so unreliable? We dissected it. The post Is Zimbabwe’s unemployment rate 4%, 60% or 95%? Why the data is unreliable appeared first on Africa Check. What’s your opinion of this?

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Women who have been unemployed have fewer kids: U.S. study

Get the latest information BOSTON (Reuters) – Women who were unemployed in their youth tend to have fewer children into middle-age than women who worked, according to a U.S. study released on Monday. Researchers at Princeton University used more than 140 million U.S. birth records to track groups of women and found that those with higher unemployment rates in their early twenties had fewer babies. Previous studies have … What’s your opinion of this?

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Ugandan anti-unemployment piglet protesters arrested

Get the latest information… Kampala (AFP) – Ugandan police Wednesday arrested two men over an anti-unemployment protest where they paraded four piglets painted in the ruling party colours and branded the country's leaders "pigs." What are your thoughts?

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1 in 5 unemployed workers can't find jobs

Get the latest info… Rutgers survey finds that the job market for long-term unemployed is still bleak. Please leave your thoughts

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