Posts Tagged ‘unemployment rate’


Will Robots Steal Your Job?

The Second Machine Age has arrived. Tech experts now predict that by 2025, robots will have reached the level of human intelligence – and they’re poised to claim at least a third of the jobs done by humans. Economists and job seekers have been worrying about the steady encroaching of machines into the working world […]

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Can Bad Credit Crush Job Applicants?

You’ve got the qualifications. You’re dressed for the interview and your resume is state of the art. But in spite of all this, the state of your credit could derail your hopes for that dream job. Increasingly, employers are turning to credit checks to make employment decisions. But is it legal to use credit reporting […]

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Post-Election Prognoses: Employment Benefits Housing

In the post-election analyses of What It All Means for the country’s future, economic trend watchers are keeping a close eye on the future of the recovering – but still struggling—US housing market. Based on existing conditions and expectations for the coming years, the health of the housing industry may be tied to an improving […]

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How the Government Establishes the Unemployment Rate

You can’t be faulted for assuming that an unemployment rate of 9.4% means exactly what it seems to on the surface, that almost ten percent of people in the country who want to work cannot. Well yes and no. As with all government generated statistics, the end result is often not as accurate as one […]

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