Jobbing Archive: May, 2012

Who should pay for unemployment benefits?

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So, who should pay for unemployment benefits? Should employers pay the brunt, as they do now? What about workers? After all, it's an insurance... Read more

Jump start your job search

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Just a quick last-minute reminder for those of you who need some help in a job search -- maybe you've been laid off, maybe you are a graduate... Read more

Translating from college classroom to workplace

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Being a dean in a liberal arts college, Susan Lawrence worries that graduates don't know how to translate what they've learned into something... Read more

Bias in jobs reporting?

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When I opened my email this morning, I received a note from a reader who clearly saw some bias in my reporting of April's job numbers from... Read more

Union leverage

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I'm not going to get into who is right or wrong in this dispute between developers Michael and Matthew Pestronk and the building trades. Certainly... Read more

Union battle

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Whoever is right in the battle between Philadelphia's building trades and developers Michael and Matthew Pestronk, war is not cheap. Just... Read more

Jersey job loss

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Today the U.S. Dept. of Labor published its monthly accounting of the job situation in metropolitan areas. Once again, I was reminded of how... Read more