10 jobs with the biggest share of senior workers

Krystal Steinmetz Apr 7th 2017 4:09PM Where are America’s seniors working? Time recently used U.S. Census data to compile a list of 50 jobs in which people work the longest and another list of careers where people retire the earliest. Time says the age when workers decide to retire “varies widely across different professions.” For…

The Big Miss: Jobs plummet far below expert predictions

Wednesday ADP reported a jobs increase of 263,000, but given the report’s spotty record, Brent Nyitray, iServe Residential Lending director of capital markets, explained the street was expecting an increase of 178,000. These predictions were far from the true number. The total nonfarm employment increased by 98,000 in March, according to the U.S. Bureau of…

ADP predicts yet another month of substantial job increases

ADP released its National Employment Report Wednesday, showing employment will increase substantially in March, lead by an increase in construction jobs. Private sector employment increased a seasonally-adjusted 263,000 in March, the report showed. This is down slightly from February’s predicted increase of 298,000. Click to Enlarge (Source: ADP, Moody’s Analytics) But while ADP predicted February’s…

How to legally hire your kids

Mar 23rd 2017 12:39PM By Troy Frisby, Buzz60 You may be concerned about the implications of hiring your child. If you’re hoping to help your kids learn a thing or two about the family business, there are guidelines out there to help you make sure you’re on the up and up. For one thing, the…

Starbucks says it will hire 15,000 more veterans after facing backlash for refugee hiring plan

Having recently hit its target of hiring 10,000 veterans, Starbucks just announced plans to hire 15,000 more. Starbucks announced at its annual shareholders’ meeting on Wednesday that it hit its initial goal of hiring 10,000 veterans and military spouses one year ahead of the company’s 2018 deadline. The coffee chain is aiming to accomplish its…

US economy adds 235,000 jobs in February

Akin Oyedele Mar 10th 2017 8:37AM The U.S. economy added 235,000 nonfarm payrolls in February, while the unemployment rate dipped to 4.7%, a report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed on Friday. Economists had forecast that the U.S. economy added 200,000 nonfarm payrolls in February, according to Bloomberg. Those forecasts were raised on Thursday…

President Trump signs executive order to freeze federal hiring

Jan 23rd 2017 9:38PM On Monday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that put a freeze on federal hiring, except for national security employees, specifically those working with the “military, public safety, and public health.” The order was part of what is being called Trump’s “Contract with the American Voter” and was the second…

Wal-Mart to create 10,000 U.S. jobs in 2017

Jan 17th 2017 9:35AM Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said it would create about 10,000 jobs in the United States this year, adding to its near 1.5 million workforce in the country, by opening or remodeling stores and investing in its e-commerce business. The number of jobs being created is consistent with previous years, said Lorenzo…

The job market is still healing

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images This election season had enough October surprises, right? At least the jobs report for last month didn’t dump another one on us. The employment data that arrived on Friday was largely as expected: The jobless rate fell back to 4.9 percent, and hiring continued at a familiar pace, helping to remove further slack from…

Please tell us our pay is improving

© Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com With employers adding an average of nearly 180,000 jobs a month so far this year, we have every reason to believe that pace is continuing here in 2016’s closing act. The Labor Department on Friday releases the October employment report, which should show steady job creation even for an economy that’s…