Job Markets Are Soft
- Jobless Claims, Hiring Flat. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;10/25/2013, pA01
5 Jobless claims fell 12,000 last week, to 350,000. But economists had expected a steeper drop, and the 4-week average is about 40,000 higher than in mid-Sept. Job openings crept up in Aug. to 3.883 mil, above forecasts. The number of people quitting jobs hit a 5-year high, but is still well...
- The Voluntary Leaver Provision of Unemployment Insurance and Their Effects on Quit and Unemployment Rates. Ragan Jr., James F. // Southern Economic Journal;Jul84, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p135
The Unemployment Insurance (UI) system is intended to provide temporary income to workers "substantially attached" to the labor force. To demonstrate commitment to the labor force, a claimant must first satisfy a state's employment and wage requirements over a base period. In addition, the...
- Labor Markets. // Economic Trends (07482922);Apr99, p11
Provides information on the condition of labor markets in the United States as of March 1999. Industries where employment losses were prominent; Decline in the number of unemployed; Growth of the nonfarm business productivity in the fourth quarter of 1998.
- C.1 UNEMPLOYMENT. // Labour Market Trends;Mar2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 112, pS36
Presents several charts about unemployment between 1993 and 2003. Number of people who are unemployed up to six months duration in Great Britain; Number of people who are unemployed over twelve months duration; Unemployment rates in Australia, Belgium and Canada.
- STILL LOOKING: The Lengthening of Unemployment Duration. Krantz, John // Trendlines;Nov/Dec2010, p14
The article examines Utah's labor market performance in comparison to the U.S. unemployment figures. It proposes the use of unemployment duration as a measurement to determine labor market performance. It shows that 50 percent of Utah's workers were unemployed for more than 11 weeks, compared to...
- Jobless Claims Hit 7-Year Low. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;4/11/2014, pA01
6 New jobless claims fell 32,000 last week to 300,000, the lowest since May 2007. Continuing claims also hit their lowest level since the recession's start. While the later Easter holiday could skew seasonal adjustments, claims have been steadily declining, suggesting the job market is at least...
- Hiring Activity Hits Lowest Since 2014; Job Openings Tumble. // Investors Business Daily;7/12/2016, p18
The article reports that the number of U.S. job openings declined in May 2016. Topics discussed include the month of May recording the least number of monthly job openings so far in 2016, the hiring level during the month and the number of U.S. employees who resigned from their jobs in May. Also...
- The joy of Quitting. Daniels, Cora; Vinzant, Carol // Fortune International (Europe);02/07/2000, Vol. 141 Issue 3, p79
Discusses the resignation of employees from their current employment. Increase in the number of unemployed who voluntarily left their jobs; Decline in the tenure of younger and older workers; Reverse stigma on loyal workers.
- PRIVATE RETURNS TO PUBLIC INVESTMENTS IN JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE. Kingston, Jerry L.; Burgess, Paul L. // Nebraska Journal of Economics & Business;Spring75, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p45
Examines an aspect of labor market return experienced by the unemployed as a result of a publicly sponsored program designed to provide market information and job assistance to the unemployed in the U.S. Analysis of the effectiveness of the publicly provided job search assistance; Comparison of...