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Posts Tagged ‘unemployment’

Hire Dynamics in the News: Filling a Different Pipeline for Middle-Skilled Talent

This blog was originally posted on talentmgt.com.  A recent article by Derek Thompson in The Atlantic, “The Real Reason That Young People Can’t Find Jobs,” addresses a minor debate sparked by a Wall Street Journal op-ed on the high unemployment of young Americans and the state of entry-level jobs. Thompson, a senior editor at The Atlantic, counters in his article […]

Long-Term Unemployment a ‘National Crisis’

Wall Street Journal 1/18/12 – Sara Murray; Cameron McWhirter While the job market is improving, long-term unemployment continues to be particularly pronounced, and there is little indication that it is falling quickly. The government reported in December that 3.9 million nationwide had been out of work for at least a year and were still looking. […]