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Where to Find Seasonal Work Through the Holidays

Finding a job is not easy, but for once there’s some good labor market news as many large companies are hiring hundreds of thousands of temporary workers across the country for the holiday shopping season.Read more...
Tags: Work, Money, Employment, Unemployment, Job Search, Lifehacks, Hiring


A survey finds some of the richest Americans are holding more cash than ever before, and why has to do with nerves over the 2020 election

Investors are holding onto their cash. Crystal Cox/Business Insider Members of investor network Tiger 21 are at record cash levels, CNBC reports, citing a survey of millionaire investors. The "massive" shift to cash came in the third quarter, Tiger 21 said, and has held so far throughout the fourth quarter. Overall, the survey of 842 investors found 50% saying the election was the "biggest risk" to their portfolio, about 20% higher than the coronavirus or recession. Tiger 21 founder Michae...
Tags: Senate, US, Trends, Strategy, Cash, Wealth, Unemployment, Mitch McConnell, Tiger, Millionaires, Biden, Cnbc, Business Insider, Election 2020, Jpmorgan, Economic Policy Institute


Trump is touting the record-shattering GDP report as evidence of a full economic rebound. Here's why the recovery actually has much further to go.

AP The US economy grew 7.4% during the third quarter, or 33.1% at an annualized rate. But the economic recovery still has a long way to go, experts say. The GDP may not reflect the economic wellbeing of average people. "It's masking these pockets of real distress," former Federal Reserve economist Claudia Sahm said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US economy expanded 7.4% during the third quarter of the year, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday. It's the l...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Justin Wolfers, Unemployment, Economic recovery, Economic Growth, Gdp, Gross Domestic Product, Federal Reserve, Stimulus, Unemployment Insurance, Trump


Here's why the record-shattering GDP report obscures the fact that the US economic recovery still has much further to go

AP The US economy grew 7.4% during the third quarter, or 33.1% at an annualized rate. But the economic recovery still has a long way to go, experts say. The GDP may not reflect the economic wellbeing of average people. "It's masking these pockets of real distress," former Federal Reserve economist Claudia Sahm said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US economy expanded 7.4% during the third quarter of the year, the Commerce Department reported on Thursday. It's the l...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Justin Wolfers, Unemployment, Economic recovery, Economic Growth, Gdp, Gross Domestic Product, Federal Reserve, Stimulus, Unemployment Insurance, Commerce Department


EDD Fraud Concerns Forces Action In California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — At least 350,000 debit cards filled with money for unemployment benefits in California have been frozen because of suspected fraud, state officials said, revealing how prevalent the problem has become now that the state has paid more than $105 billion in benefits since March. California’s Employment Development Department said contributing factors in the freezes include “a high number of claims at a single address.” The agency said the claims were part of the fede...
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Trump boasted he had the 'best Black unemployment numbers' in history, but Black unemployment is nearly double the white jobless rate

When the jobless rate for Black Americans recorded a historic low last year in October, the Black unemployment rate (5.4%) was also roughly 1.7 times that of white unemployment (3.2%). Getty President Donald Trump concluded his remarks on Thursday's debate by lauding how "we had the best Black unemployment numbers in the history of our country" during his presidency. Although Black unemployment hit a historic low last fall, Black Americans marked higher rates than the rest of Americans in ...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Mit, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Unemployment, Associated Press, Debate, Donald Trump, Black, Trump, BLS, Bureau of Labor Statistics BLS, Black Americans, Coronavirus


Why You Should Invest in Talent Regardless of the Economic Climate

Companies that recognize the significant role talent acquisition plays in their organization have a better chance of withstanding ongoing economic climate changes.Especially now, global economic fluctuations will continue to have notable impacts on HR strategies, especially when it comes to hiring. A conscious commitment to talent acquisition can give a company a competitive edge regardless of external forces. Additionally, companies that invest in their talent acquisition strategy have higher r...
Tags: US, Careers, Recruiting, Economy, Unemployment, Today, Recruitment, Hiring, Recruitment Marketing, Recruiters, Recruitment Best Practices, Recruitment Trends, Talent Acquisition, Hewlett Packard HP, Hiring Managers, Julie Shenkman


Unemployed Americans are more likely to not vote, a new Insider poll finds

Skye Gould/Business Insider Whether someone is employed plays a part in how likely they are to vote in 2020, according to a series of polls conducted by Insider in conjunction with SurveyMonkey between August and October. People who listed themselves as unemployed and not looking for work are 14% more likely than the average respondent to opt out of voting. For Americans unemployed and seeking work, 24% said they aren't going to vote, making them 12% more likely to not turn out. As unempl...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Unemployment, Hawaii, Gallup, Election 2020, Jehovah, Skye Gould, 2020 Election, Jake Lahut, BI Graphics, INSIDER Data


'Scarred for life': Sage experts warn of impact of Covid policies on the young

Government accused of failing to protect generation Z from harm caused by pandemic responseGeneration Z and the Covid pandemic: ‘I have pressed pause on my life’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageChildren and young people are at risk of becoming a “lost generation” because of the UK government’s pandemic policies, members of Sage have warned.Those aged seven to 24, sometimes called generation Z, have largely avoided the direct health impact of the coronavirus. But, say t...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Education, Children, Conservatives, Society, Mental Health, Unemployment, Health policy, Young People, Conservative Leadership, Coronavirus


Average credit scores rose slightly over the summer, despite record unemployment and economic pain

Crystal Cox/Business Insider In July, the average credit score was 711 compared to a reading of 708 in April, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The report concluded that the increase in credit scores nationwide stemmed from both financial assistance by the government and expanded unemployment benefits. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The average credit score for Americans rose slightly during the novel coronavirus pandemic, even though times have gotten...
Tags: Credit Cards, Congress, California, White House, US, Trends, Markets, Economy, Unemployment, House, Retail, Credit Scores, Nancy Pelosi, Wall Street Journal, Stimulus, Journal


Market Strategist Warns ‘Pain Felt On Main Street Quite Distinct From What’s Reflected In Stock Market’

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Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?

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Tags: Business, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Economy, Unemployment, House, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Vermont, Trump, Donald J Trump, Consumer, Franklin Marshall College, Norm Elrod


Pret A Manger's coffee subscription was inspired by fellow JAB Holding chain Panera

UK’s Pret A Manger announced its first ever retail range on Amazon UK. REUTERS/Hannah McKay UK-based coffee chain Pret a Manger is still searching for ways to keep its business afloat amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. The chain seeks to boost its digital platform and increase sales since the coronavirus has kept a fair amount of its consumer base — who are largely located in urban settings and include commuters en route to financial districts — at home for quite some time. In September,...
Tags: Apple, Google, Coffee, Hong Kong, UK, New York, London, US, Trends, Whatsapp, Britain, Unemployment, New York Times, Retail, Stimulus, Western Europe


Stimulus Package Update: What Happens To The Economy Without A Second Stimulus?

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Tags: Business, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Economy, Unemployment, House, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Vermont, Trump, Donald J Trump, Consumer, Franklin Marshall College, Norm Elrod


IMF urges governments to borrow to fight impact of Covid-19

IMF says more must be done to tackle rising poverty, unemployment and inequality despite record public debtsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGovernments will need to step up their efforts to fight the pandemic and the global economic downturn despite public debts reaching record levels, according to the International Monetary Fund.In a clear message to rich countries that they should continue to borrow cheaply to limit the damage from the virus, the Washington-based le...
Tags: Business, Washington, Economics, G20, UK News, World news, Poverty, Unemployment, Global Economy, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Inequality, Imf, Kristalina Georgieva, International Monetary Fund (IMF, Coronavirus outbreak


'The shock from the coronavirus is becoming more and more enduring': Here's how long-term unemployment is becoming the most overlooked disaster in the US economy

Hundreds of unemployed Kentucky residents wait in long lines outside the Kentucky Career Center for help with their unemployment claims on June 19, 2020 in Frankfort, Kentucky. John Sommers II/Getty Images Even though the unemployment rate declined to 7.9% and 661,000 jobs were added last month, the uptick in the number of Americans who are long-term unemployed shows there is still a long way to go before the jobs market fully recovers. The net change in the number of people unemployed for...
Tags: New York, News, Congress, California, Kentucky, US, Trends, Economy, Unemployment, Business Insider, Bunker, Evercore ISI, Tedeschi, Frankfort Kentucky, Long-term Unemployment, Nick Bunker


Ballet dancer could reskill with job in cyber security, suggests UK government ad

Culture secretary admits widely-mocked poster, part of reskilling campaign, is ‘crass’ The culture secretary, Oliver Dowden, has condemned a “crass” advertising campaign which suggested a ballet dancer could “reboot” their career by moving into cyber security.The advert, part of the government’s Cyber First campaign, featured a young dancer tying up her ballet pumps alongside the caption: “Fatima’s next job could be in cyber (she just doesn’t know it yet).” Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Unemployment, Fatima, Coronavirus outbreak, Oliver Dowden


Job markets in the election battleground states are a mixed bag a month before the US chooses its next president

Entertainment and events have come to a halt during the COVID-19 pandemic, highly impacting Las Vegas' work force. BRIDGET BENNETT/AFP via Getty Images The election is less than a month away, and a few states are key to the outcome of the presidential race. The pandemic has had a negative impact on employment in some of these battleground states. For instance, Nevada has a large leisure and hospitality industry and some casino-hotels had to lay off workers. Disney World in Florida als...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Minnesota, Congress, France, Germany, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Economy, Features, Unemployment, Pennsylvania, Iowa


Mitch McConnell says an economic stimulus package is 'unlikely in the next 3 weeks' as the White House renews its push for aid

Democrats voted against a paired-down coronavirus stimulus bill put forth this week by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said a coronavirus aid package was "unlikely in the next three weeks" in the run-up to the election. "We do need another rescue package. But the proximity to the election and the differences of opinion about what is needed at this particular juncture are pretty vast," he said at ...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Trends, Markets, Unemployment, Democrats, Gop, House, Treasury, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Andreessen Horowitz


Congress has stalled a new stimulus deal with $1,200 payments for 5 months. But the GOP-led Senate plans to confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick in 2 weeks.

Seventh U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump's nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) at the U.S. Capitol during a series of meetings with senators on Sept. 29 in preparation for her confirmation hearing. Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images Congress has not reached a new stimulus deal in over 5 months. Meanwhile the Republican-led Senate is moving swiftly to begin the Supreme Court approval process for President Don...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Los Angeles, Trends, Unemployment, Gop, House, Treasury, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi


US stocks climb on revived stimulus optimism and lower jobless claims

Reuters/Lucas Jackson US stocks gained on Thursday amid revived hopes for near-term stimulus and jobless claims that declined week-over-week.President Donald Trump indicated in a late Tuesday tweet that he backs a piecemeal strategy for passing smaller stimulus measures. The news boosted equities in Wednesday trading, but Republicans face a tough battle in garnering Democrat support.New US jobless claims for the week that ended Saturday totaled 840,000, which came in above the median econo...
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Coronavirus Australia live news: Anthony Albanese unveils Labor childcare and energy plans in budget 2020 reply speech

Opposition leader says Australia has ‘once-in-a-generation chance’ to rebuild economy, while new Sydney locations linked to Covid and Victoria reports no deaths. Follow all today’s newsALP’s expected childcare measures to cost $6bnUniversity funding changes pass Senate by slim marginPM says budget spending will go ahead even if forecasts are wrongFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 10.31am BST That ends the interview. 10.30am...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, Senate, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Daniel Andrews


Coronavirus Australia news: university reforms pass Senate as NSW records 12 new Covid cases and Victoria 11 – question time live

Labor attacks the Coalition over childcare, while Victoria reports no new deaths and several new Sydney locations linked to Covid-19. Follow all today’s newsUniversity funding changes pass Senate by slim marginPM says budget spending will go ahead even if forecasts are wrongFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 5.18am BST The final question time for this week has ended. You might have noticed a theme there from the opposition – ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Coalition, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Daniel Andrews


Coronavirus Australia live news: NSW records 12 new Covid cases and Victoria 11 as parliament debates budget measures

Victoria reports no new deaths as NSW Health warns of several new Sydney locations linked to Covid-19. Follow all today’s newsPM says budget spending will go ahead even if forecasts are wrongFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 3.22am BST The Senate has passed the jobs ready graduate bill by 28 votes to 26.The bill was amended to implement Coalition deals including: 3.21am BST Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says s...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Senate, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk


Australia coronavirus news: NSW reports eight new cases of community transmission as Victoria records 11 – live updates

Victoria reports no new deaths as NSW Health warns of several new Sydney locations linked to Covid-19. Follow all today’s newsPM says budget spending will go ahead even if forecasts are wrongFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 1.24am BST Health minister Brad Hazzard says NSW currently has two clusters, but they may be linked.Our investigations are ongoing and at this stage we can’t preclude there may be subsequent links betwee...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Liverpool, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Daniel Andrews, Annastacia Palaszczuk


EDD Backlog Shrinks To 1.3 Million Following 2-Week Reset

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — California’s Employment Development Department said Wednesday it has cleared about 246,000 of its more than 1.6 million backlogged claims following a two-week “reset” where it stopped taking new applications so it could improve its technology. But the agency said it would be January before it clears the backlog, frustrating state lawmakers who questioned the agency’s director during a legislative hearing on Wednesday. Sharon Hilliard, executive director of the Emp...
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Australia coronavirus news: alert over fresh NSW cases as Victoria records 11 and Labor prepares budget reply – live updates

Victoria reports no new deaths as NSW Health warns of several new Sydney locations linked to Covid-19. Follow all today’s newsPM says budget spending will go ahead even if forecasts are wrongFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 11.22pm BST Just a quick recap on the developments so far this morning: 11.09pm BST The Australian Financial Review is reporting that Scott Morrison will seek to have his outgoing finance minister Ma...
Tags: Health, Business, Labor, Australia, Tax, Australia news, Unemployment, Paris, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Labor party, Mathias Cormann


Australia coronavirus news: alert over fresh NSW cases as Labor prepares budget reply – live updates

NSW Health warns of several new Sydney locations linked to Covid-19 after the state reported three mystery cases on Wednesday. Follow all today’s newsPM says budget spending will go ahead even if forecasts are wrongFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateFollow the global coronavirus live blog 10.19pm BST Labor is sharpening its attack on the budget’s lack of measures for women. Kristina Keneally spoke out the front of parliament this morning, saying: Scott Morrison spe...
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Stimulus Check Latest: Timeline For When Americans Could Receive Next Payment

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Budget 2020 reaction: Coalition bets on business for Covid recovery as Victoria reports six new cases – live updates

NSW grapples with three mystery cases and Victoria records two deaths, while Josh Frydenberg’s budget relies on tax cuts and business incentives but rests on some optimistic assumptions. Follow all the reaction and coronavirus newsBudget 2020: Coalition banks on $98bn injection to jolt Australia’s economy back to lifeFederal budget summary: all the key points at a glance 6.34am BST On that note, I am going to hand over to Michael McGowan for the rest of the afternoon.I’ll be back tomorrow to...
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