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Here Are The Top 10 Part-Time Jobs For 2015

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.03.2015 | Business

As the country has slowly recovered from the Great Recession in recent years, many workers have been forced to take on part-time or temporary work, as...

Political Fiction Is What Really Kills Jobs

Dale Hansen | Posted 05.06.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

In politics, the line between reality and fantasy is often hard to decipher. The recent ruling by a Nebraska court regarding the Keystone XL pipeline offers another example of this situation.

Temp Jobs Jump More Than 50 Percent During So-Called Recovery

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Hiring is exploding in the one corner of the U.S. economy where few want to be hired: Temporary work. From Wal-Mart to General Motors t...

Janell Ross

Looking For 'Pocket Change': One Man's Search For Work

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business

At 6:45 a.m., Michael Pierce takes a place in line. Pierce is hoping that today -- unlike yesterday -- there will be work at the Brooklyn temporar...

Laura Bassett

Jobless Should 'Be Really Careful' With Staffing Agencies, Says Legal Expert

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Since demand for temporary workers has been on the rise since the recession, staffing agencies have played an increasingly important rol...

Unemployment Crisis Taking Enormous Toll On Low-Income Teens

Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business
Bonnie Kavoussi

In the down economy, skilled adults are applying for the same entry-level positions that students typically fill. As a result, it's next to impossible for many low-income teenagers to find work.

As Census Ends Up To 700,000 Workers Will Flood Job Market

nytimes.com | MICHAEL POWELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When the Census Bureau hired upward of 700,000 Americans over the last two years -- most in the last six months -- it landed more experienced workers ...

Jobless Rate Falls In 39 States In June As Workers Give Up Searching

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate fell in most states in June, mainly because more people gave up searching for work and were no longer counted...

Opening Doors to the New Economy

Tig Gilliam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tig Gilliam

The reality of the American economy right now, and for the foreseeable future, is that the value of temporary work for both companies and workers makes it likely that this approach will throw down ever deeper roots.

Temporary Work Is a Permanent Solution

Janice Bryant Howroyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janice Bryant Howroyd

Temporary positions may be the solution for many folks across the U.S. who want to go back to work. The opportunities may seem outside their comfort zone, but will lead to new experiences and increased skill sets.

A Tale of (Mis)Communication in the Corporate Workplace

Leonard Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leonard Jacobs

This is a tale about poor communication in the American workplace. And why, when companies are struggling and unemployment remains high, we sometimes have no one to blame for our problems but ourselves.

Are We Ready for a Comeback?

Janice Bryant Howroyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janice Bryant Howroyd

By Janice Bryant Howroyd, CEO Act-1 Group, AppleOne Staffing Solutions - Agile•1 Workforce Solutions The deluge of pink slips that washed over t...

Took a Short-Term Contract: Keep Job Hunting?

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

The right thing is what's right for you and the people who depend on you. Every contract and every business agreement is a risk-sharing affair.

There Are Fits and Starts on the Road to Recovery, but We Have to Keep Driving

Sec. Hilda Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sec. Hilda Solis

Despite the bumpy road to recovery, we have made progress. We must keep in mind that average monthly job loss was 691,000 in the first quarter of 2009; it was down to 69,000 in the fourth quarter.

Temporary Workers Still Nervous, Many Businesses Are Hiring

nytimes.com | LOUIS UCHITELLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The hiring of temporary workers has surged, suggesting that the nation's employers might soon take the next step, bringing on permanent workers, if th...