The Future of Part-time Jobs in the US Economy

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For some time, people have feared that firms will replace full-time jobs with part-time jobs in order to cut back on costly benefits and taxes. This speculation has been spurred by debate over the Affordable Care Act, which mandates that employers with more than 50 employees provide health-insurance coverage to those who work 30 or more hours per week.

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Hiring Veterans on Indeed

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Approximately 200,000 people leave the military each year, and over 1 million additional members will exit military service by 2017. In preparation, some corporate leaders have voluntarily doubled their hiring goals for veterans and employers of all sizes have made efforts to reduce the persistently high unemployment rate for former service members. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, that …

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Be Heard! Content Strategy for Recruiting

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What’s special about the jobs that bring in the most relevant and qualified candidates?

The most successful jobs have descriptions that speak to what candidates are really looking for, and communicate in the language they understand. With search in particular, you can test and optimize your job content to help candidates find your opportunities — elevating your jobs to the …

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Job Seekers React to the Government Shutdown

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This month, for the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government shut down and 800,000 federal employees were furloughed as a result. In September, ahead of the shutdown, the government employed 2,723,000 people – 2% of people with jobs in the US. This is a significant drop from 1966, when the government employed 4.3% of people with jobs.

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