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50,000 blue-collar jobs for Malaysians are up for grabs after Japan launched a new visa programme to allow more foreigners into the country

Under the new visa system, foreign nationals with certain Japanese language and job skills will be able to apply for a resident status that grants foreigners working rights in 14 sectors for up to five years.

The UK will be one of the only advanced economies in the world to see slower productivity growth this year

"The growth rate of hours worked has rapidly declined recently in the UK," said a report from the Conference Board.

Jobless claims slide to their lowest level since 1969

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, hitting the lowest level in nearly 50 years.

Silicon Valley is facing an ‘exodus of young employees’ and recruiting tech talent is becoming harder, new survey reveals

Silicon Valley is known as the center of innovation, but a recent Brunswick Group survey reveals tech workers notice its dominance starting to slip.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

The jobs report beat in March, but wage gains slowed

The official employment report out Friday showed hiring rebounded last month and that wage growth eased.

We just got another sign the job market may be slowing down

The US private sector created far fewer jobs than expected in March, according to payroll processor ADP.
City Hall is seen in the distance as construction workers help carry a huge American flag in a march to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California

The US just got the latest sign that hiring could continue to slow

Americans were less sure of the economy in early March and saw jobs as harder to get than in previous months.

A bizarre series of events has caused havoc for recent economic data and a headache for forecasters

Forecasts for the number of jobs created each month haven’t been this off in more than two and a half years, a Business Insider analysis found.

Here comes the jobs report…

The official employment report out Friday is expected to show hiring cooled but still accelerated at a healthy pace in February.

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says there are ‘conflicting signals and crosscurrents’ in the economy

The outlook for the US economy remains solid but new strains have emerged over the last year, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday.