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Over 9 in 10 polytechnic graduates in Singapore found jobs in 2019; those in health sciences have the highest pay: Graduate survey

90.7 per cent of polytechnic graduates who entered the labour force last year found full-time, freelance, or part-time jobs within six months of graduation. 

US economy misses forecasts, adds just 145,000 jobs in December

The gains brought the total gains for the year to 2.1 million, in line with what would be expected in the decade-long expansion.
A worker cleans a stage to prepare for a celebration for Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo once the results of the U.S. gubernatorial race are official in New York, November 4, 2014.

2019 was one of the decade’s worst years for job cuts in the US

The sectors with the most cuts faced trade concerns and shifts in consumer behavior and technology, according to Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc.

It will take 257 years for women to have all of the same economic opportunities as men, new study says

Women around the world won't live to see a system that offers them the same work opportunities as their male counterparts, according to the WEF.
A Toyota automaker employee moves an engine at the Toyota engine assembly line in Huntsville, Alabama November 13, 2009.

US unemployment claims jump to highest level since 2017

The sharp increase likely reflected seasonal volatility. More comprehensive measures have pointed to a solid labor market in recent weeks.

Facebook and Google are no longer among the 10 best places to work in the US, according to employees

Facebook and Google are notably absent from Glassdoor's 2019 list of the 10 best places to work in the United States.

US economy smashes forecasts, adds 266,000 jobs in November

The country has created jobs for 110 consecutive months, but gains have moderated this year amid cooler growth and trade escalations.
Women office workers entering data using tabulating machines and punch cards at the Erie Railroad Company offices, Cleveland, Ohio, January 22, 1958

A key pathway into the middle class for many women is vanishing

Administrative and office jobs have suffered brutal losses in the last two decades. It's not projected to let up anytime soon.

The US private sector grew at 2nd-weakest pace since 2010 in November

The report could renew concerns that the labor market is running out of steam, particularly as a global trade dispute continues to escalate.
Sudip Bose.

I’m a veteran, professor, and nonprofit founder. This Veteran’s Day, here’s what managers should know about hiring veterans.

Veteran and doctor Sudip Bose works with injured veterans. He says that stigma against veterans persist — and it can impact employment.