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2014-01-16 12:27:03

Unemployment Falls in U.S. and Japan, Still Rising In Much of Europe NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Labor markets are mixed across many advanced economies, according to unemployment rates and employment growth data compiled and standardized by The Conference Board International Labor Comparisons (ILC) program for November. The unemployment rate in November rose in three of the nine countries compared, was unchanged in three, and fell in three. The U.S. saw the largest...

2014-01-13 12:23:51

Fifth Increase in the Past Six Months NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board Employment Trends Index(TM) (ETI) increased in December. The index now stands at 115.76, up from 115.72 (an upward revision) in November. The ETI figure for December is 5.2 percent higher than a year ago. "Despite the disappointing job numbers for December, the improvement in the Employment Trends Index is signaling solid employment growth in the months ahead," said Gad Levanon, Director of...

2014-01-10 12:22:57

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the December 2013 Employment Situation report released today: "The U.S. economy closed out 2013 by adding 74,000 jobs, bringing the 2013 total to nearly 2.2 million new jobs. With 87,000 new private-sector jobs in December, that makes 8.2 million jobs created by the private sector over the last 46 straight...

2014-01-08 12:25:46

December's rise brings the 2013 gain to 27,000/month with greater growth in the last six months NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Online advertised vacancies were up 125,600 in December to 5,297,100, according to The Conference Board Help Wanted OnLine® (HWOL) Data Series released today. The November Supply/Demand rate stands at 2.1 unemployed for each vacancy with a total of 5.7 million more unemployed workers than the number of advertised vacancies. "In 2013, labor demand...

2013-11-12 23:01:59

JobsTown is announcing that they are trying to help improve South Africa’s unemployment problem by making it easy for individuals in the area to place and locate jobs. Cape Town,Western Cape, South Africa (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Individuals throughout the world in areas such as the United States, Canada, South Africa and the United Kingdom have been experiencing unemployment problem for years now. It seems as if there just isn’t enough jobs to go around for everyone, leaving people...

2013-10-24 23:21:46

EmploymentCrossing.com mirrors the updated and speculated job growth numbers from the Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on unemployment and job creation in September. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 With a belated and anticipated jobs report due this Tuesday, the Labor Department will announce the recent unemployment rate and job creation numbers. According to a recent article appearing in The New York Times business section, the consensus expectation among economists...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.