Investors were pulled in two directions on Friday as the collapse of a small California bank raised concerns about the health of the banking sector, while fresh data on the […]
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Jobs Report Gives Fed a Mixed Signal Ahead of March Decision
Federal Reserve officials received a complicated signal from February’s employment report, which showed that job growth retained substantial momentum nearly a year into the central bank’s campaign to slow the […]
The $2 Billion Question of Who You Are at Work
Personality testing was largely an outgrowth of World War I. The American military wanted to screen for soldiers who had “weak constitutions” and might be more susceptible to what was […]
What Layoffs? Many Employers Are Eager to Hang On to Workers.
During the height of the pandemic, hungry and housebound customers clamored for Home Run Inn Pizza’s frozen thin-crust pies. The company did everything to oblige.It kept its machines chugging during […]
The Retail C.E.O. Pipeline Is Running Dry
“We’re seeing a lot more folks in the consumer space coming to us to say, ‘Hey, can you help us train our people with these skills and not just train […]
Immigration Rebound Eases Shortage of Workers, Up to a Point
“It’s gotten a little bit better, but we’re seeing a drop in permanent visas and an increase in temporary ones,” Mr. Flores said. “At some point those folks have to […]
U.S. Hiring Surges With January Gain of 517,000 Jobs
Other recent measures were also offering reasons to believe the economy was coming off its rolling boil. Consumer spending fell at the end of last year, a sign that Americans […]
U.S. employers added 517,000 jobs in January.
Feb. 1 Feb. 2 Feb. 3 4,060 4,080 4,100 4,120 4,140 4,160 4,180 Markets wavered on Friday after data on hiring last month showed a big jump in jobs, defying […]
Tech Layoffs Shock Young Workers. The Older People? Not So Much.
“This is a gift,” Mr. Pulliam said. “I don’t think that story is told. It’s always doom and gloom.”But for tech workers experiencing their first economic downturn, the cuts have […]
As France Moves to Delay Retirement, Older Workers Are in a Quandary
During her 38-year career as a sales and marketing manager, Christine Jagueneau rarely thought about retirement. But when her job at a French industrial company was eliminated just before her […]