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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...

2013-10-09 23:03:56

Strengthening of the job market has resulted in the addition of several job postings on EmploymentCrossing.com. The site reports 2,031,513 vacancies. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 This month, for the first time in 17 years, the Labor Department was unable to provide information on the job market outlook. Had the information been released, economists believe that the data would have surely revealed the strengthening of the job market. USA Today surveyed 42 economists, void of the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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