The Cost of Labor (You, in Other Words)

Employers are shelling out more for pay and benefits, as labor markets tighten and wages rise.

According to the government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, compensation costs for civilian workers increased 0.5 percent, seasonally adjusted, for the 3-month period ending in June 2017.

Wages and salaries (which make…

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Here Are North America’s Happiest Workers

When it comes to career happiness, creative professionals are coming out ahead, recent research shows.

According to a study of more than 12,000 U.S. and Canadian workers by global staffing firm Robert Half and Happiness Works, those in the creative and marketing occupations reported the highest levels of…

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Full-Time Employed, with a Side Hustle

Over 44 million American adults have a side hustle – that is, a way to earn extra money other than a main source of income, according to a new report from Bankrate.com.

This includes 28% of younger millennials (ages 18-26), who are the most likely age group to have…

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Where The Jobs Are

The economy turned in a good performance last month, at least in terms of jobs. A big 222,000 new jobs were in June. This exceeded expectations by a lot. But which sectors of the economy were hiring the most?

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics employment…

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Are U.S. Workers The Happiest in the World?

Staffing firm Robert Half recently sought to find out which countries had the happiest workers. The results may surprise you.

According to the study, the United States ranks first in an international study of employee happiness.

Two-thirds of employees surveyed in North America, Europe and Australia are generally happy…

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