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Unskilled Workers

My Take on the Minimum Wage

Gregory P. Demetriou | Posted 05.28.2016 | Politics
Gregory P. Demetriou

Minimum wage jobs are supposed to be minimum wage for a reason. You have to move on from there. At a minimum wage job you learn to show everyday, how to take direction and with a little ambition identify that there are many more possibilities for you in the workforce besides the lowest rung on the ladder.

Plutocracy the First Time Around

Steve Fraser | Posted 06.02.2015 | Politics
Steve Fraser

Even before the grand denouement of the Great Depression and New Deal arrived, an answer to the labor question was surfacing, one that would put an end to the long era of anti-capitalism.

Saving Money, Saving Jobs

Dr. John Ebersole | Posted 10.27.2012 | College
Dr. John Ebersole

In one of the few areas where our political leaders agree, the statistics are indeed sobering. Nearly two-thirds of American workers are without a degree of any type.

Report: 90 Million Workers Of This Kind Will Be Unneeded By 2020

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 06.20.2012 | Business

Tens of millions of people worldwide will be condemned to long-term joblessness unless global leaders make significant changes to address unemployment...

Bridging the Skills Gap in Today's Economy

Mitch Rosin | Posted 09.25.2011 | Education
Mitch Rosin

A dire need for workforce development is at hand for today's adults who are struggling to complete basic schooling and hone the skills necessary for gainful employment in our global, multi-faceted and fast-paced economy.

How the Unskilled Will Inherit the Economy

Alicia Morga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alicia Morga

In the labor market most make the distinction between skilled and unskilled workers. But these terms take on different meanings in the technology job market. What is skilled?