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Is the Small-Business Recession Worse Than You Think?

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When terminating an employee, can I tell them the company will not fight unemployment filing?

Would it be inappropriate? Is it legal?

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Can I collect unemployment from my former employer if I now own my own business?

I was recently laid off and I didn't take a salary from my business.

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Household Income of Americans Fell in 2020 for First Time Since 2011: Census Bureau

The median household income was $67,521 in 2020, a decrease of 2.9 percent from the 2019 median of $69,560 and the first significant decline since...

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Jobless Claims Rise as Pandemic Fears and Supply Chain Crunch Weigh on Recovery

First-time filings for unemployment insurance-a proxy for layoffs-came in at 332,000 for the week ending Sept. 11, a rise of 20,000 from the previous...

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Jobless Claims Rise Above Expectation to Highest Level in a Month

First-time filings for unemployment insurance-a proxy for layoffs-came in at 351,000 for the week ending Sept. 18, a rise of 16,000 from the previous...

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Jobless Claims Rise Above Expectations, Sapping Confidence in Labor Market Recovery

First-time filings for unemployment insurance-a proxy for layoffs-came in at 362,000 for the week ending on Sept. 25, an increase of 11,000 from the...

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What To Expect From The September NFP Report 

There has been a debate raging in both political and business circles that is about to be answered. The question? How are Federal unemployment...

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Unemployment Claims Fall to Lowest Level Since Beginning of COVID-19 Pandemic Last Year

The claims decreased to 293,000 last week, as compared with 329,000 a week earlier, the agency said. The four-week moving average for unemployment...

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Consumer Goods Giant to Raise Prices on More Staples, Blames Increase in Cost on Raw Materials

Procter & Gamble Co. said it would begin to charge more for oral care, beauty, and razors. Earlier this year, Procter & Gamble said it would charge...

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Federal Reserve: Businesses Say Vaccine Mandates Are Hurting Employment

The Fed's so-called Beige Book noted that the U.S. economy has been "dampened by a low supply of workers," partially due to vaccine mandates.

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Unemployment Claims Fall to Pandemic Low Amid Tight Labor Market

First-time filings for unemployment claims totaled 290,000 for that week ended on Oct. 16, reporting that the figure was down 6,000 from the...

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US Businesses Turn to Automation Amid Labor Shortage

The shift to software, machines, and contactless methods was already underway in certain segments pre-pandemic, and the health crisis simply spurred...

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Hiring Difficulties May Be on Horizon as US Labor Force Participation Rate Remains Unchanged

The labor force participation rate was unchanged at 61.6 percent in October and has remained within narrow range of 61.4 percent to 61.7 percent...

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Weekly Jobless Claims Drop Below Pre-Pandemic Levels in Sign of Continued Labor Market Tightness

First-time filings for unemployment insurance fell to 198,000 for the week ending Dec. 25, the Labor Department said in a report.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Again After Touching 52-Year Low

The rebound in initial claims breaks an eight-week straight run of declines.

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India's leading Business coach guiding the Next-Gen Entrepreneurs

Saurabh Kaushik has been helping his clients by being their life and business strategist helping them stay ahead of the competition.

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Weekly Unemployment Claims Jump In Possible Sign of Omicron Hit to Jobs Recovery

First-time filings for unemployment insurance came in at 230,000 for the week ending Jan. 8, up from the prior week's 207,000, the Labor Department...

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Eight Lessons Learned From Internships

Internships can be a great resource for relevant work experience, as well as a time to absorb life-long lessons.

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8 Tips to Gather Experience to Land Your Dream Job

Prep for when the perfect position opens up.

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Managing Staff Aspirations: Three Ways To Drive The Growth Of Both Your Human Capital And Your Company

Tactics a company can take to pursue both the goals of the business and its employees.

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How Unemployment Impacts Your Personality

It partially depends on your gender.

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What Tech Companies Are Doing to Bridge the Skills Gap

The shortage of workers trained for jobs in the digital economy and sophisticated manufacturing is costly for companies and vexing for the unemployed.

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The Rise of the Robotic Co-Worker

By assuming core processes in factories, labs, hospitals, offices, will machines make people irrelevant or unemployed? Consider this argument that...

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3 Questions to Ask When Considering an Unemployed Candidate

Managers shouldn't quickly dismiss those currently out of work, but like any other potential hire, due diligence is required.

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Report: Having a Bad Job Is More Psychologically Damaging Than Being Unemployed

New research calls into question the well-accustomed axiom that any job is better than no job at all.

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Americans Are Quitting Their Jobs More, and That's a Good Thing

In September, people were quitting their jobs the fastest rate in more than six years.

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Factor in These 7 Employee Costs Before You Start Bidding for That Star Hire

Employees see only the number on their paychecks but your bottom line is pinched much harder than just that.

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