The New Independent Workforce

June 23, 2014

Many workers today do not work for organizations on a permanent basis. These independent workers, both solopreneurs and independent service firms, known collectively as the contingent workforce, are present in many different fields. But who are they? We examine this unique section of the labor force. http://www.mavenlink.com/community/blogs/303-the-new-independent-workforce Source

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The Great Divide

December 8, 2013

Mercer’s What’s Working™ survey reveals that rank-and-file employees have a dramatically different – less positive and more skeptical – perspective on their jobs and employers compared to both managers and senior managers. Source

How Many Pregnant Woman and Mothers Die in One Year

How Many Pregnant Woman and Mothers Die in One Year

August 20, 2013

This infographic provides statistical information for the number of pregnancy related, labor related and maternal deaths worldwide.

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

May 9, 2013

There are two certainties in the lives of every American according to Ben Franklin: death and taxes. (Corporate Americans exempt.) So how much of every working day do we spend working to pay the Man? Source

The Not-so-governmental Guide to the Unemployment Rate

The Not-so-governmental Guide to the Unemployment Rate

April 26, 2013

Pretty much all of our unemployment statistics come from the government. How are these stats drawn and do they give a clear, honest representation of the current labor market? The answers may make you say, “zoinks.” Source

Men at Work

Men at Work

April 5, 2013

How are men getting along in the workplace and what are they doing to plan for their financial future. Source

The State of the Unions

The State of the Unions

December 1, 2012

Unions were created to protect employees and make sure their rights weren’t being abused. This infographic shows the state of unions in the United States — their membership demographics and geography. Source

The Year of Unemployment

The Year of Unemployment

October 15, 2012

This infographic focuses on unemployment in 2009, mapping out the change in the unemployment rate compared with 2008, as well as breaking down unemployment by state. Source

The State of Unemployment - August 2011

The State of Unemployment – August 2011

October 13, 2012

No news from the Bureau of Labor Statistics is bad news for the U.S. economy. The government agency just released its August unemployment report, shaking the markets and consumer confidence alike. No jobs were added in August and the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 9.1%. Source

Evolution of Labor

Evolution of Labor

September 26, 2012

Labor Day was once only a holiday to celebrate the efforts of our nation’s hardest working citizens. Today, it symbolizes much more – like the start of back-to-school season and a time for many to put summer behind them and get back to work. And, just as the meaning of this holiday has evolved over […]

Why Smart People Do Shit for Free or Cheap

Why Smart People Do Shit for Free or Cheap

September 6, 2012

It’s a strange phenomenon when you find really smart people doing work for very little pay. This humorous infographic takes a look at why people work for low wages, sometimes people just don’t have a choice! Source

The Unemployment Situation in Perspective

The Unemployment Situation in Perspective

August 25, 2012

We all know the unemployment rate soared even after the last recession officially ended in 2009, but just how bad was it? This infographic takes a broad view of the American workforce between 2005 and 2010, showing the various employment conditions and how each is categorized Source