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The Cruel Working World

June 7, 2014

The one thing college students typically think about when they get out of college: What do I do next? More importantly, where do I work? It’s a common question, as it should be. With tough job markets and a horrible recession, not only is it hard to find a job, the decision to follow down […]

Stimulus by State: Estimated Job Creation

Stimulus by State: Estimated Job Creation

May 3, 2013

President Obama’s stimulus plan aimed to stimulate job growth in the private sector and create jobs in the recession. Mint.com has created a visual depiction of where the stimulus package is expected to create jobs and calculated the percentage of unemployment in each state that stands to be eliminated by the bill. Source

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GENERAL STRIKES IN SPAIN

February 21, 2013

En el año 2012 se ha convocado una huelga general en España. Esta infografía hace un repaso por todas las huelgas generales vividas en España en democracia. __ In the year 2012 has called a general strike in Spain. This computer graphics we review all general strikes in Spain lived in a democracy. Source

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The Great Recession

January 9, 2013

America’s financial crisis has left a devastating wake on our economy. From 2007 till now, Americans are suffering the highest figures of unemployment sinc The Great Depression in the 1930’s. Here is the lowdown on America’s unemployment. Source

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The EU Unemployment infographic

January 2, 2013

urope’s financial and sovereign debt troubles are extremely serious but tackling its unemployment problems must remain a top priority for all of its policymakers, not just those in hard-hit ‘peripheral’ states. The data in our latest infographic is drawn from Eurostat, the official statistics body of the European Union, which publishes unemployment figures on a […]

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The State of Unemployment in the US

December 27, 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 91%. Source

Is Your Boss Younger Than You?

Is Your Boss Younger Than You?

November 18, 2012

The US workforce is aging as those who have jobs tend to keep them longer. Many Americans now continue working to and beyond age 65 out of necessity. Fresh graduates who are able to find jobs often start out in management positions and are very likely to have employees much older than themselves. Source

Beat The House: Get Reemployed

Beat The House: Get Reemployed

November 14, 2012

These are dark days, job-wise — and the deck is stacked against men, whose unemployment rates top women’s across the board. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, half of America’s jobless have been out of work for six months or more: That’s 6.6 million people, all scrambling for the same scant few positions. […]

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If 27% of small UK businesses created just one job

If 27% of small UK businesses created just one job

October 16, 2012

This post will form the first part of a series of posts which will detail our findings. Just this week the ONS released UK unemployment figures and we’re seeing a 17 year high of 2.63million. However, our research suggests that the UK’s small businesses could help reverse the rise in unemployment. According to our survey […]

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