The economics behind 'quiet quitting'

The concept of "quiet quitting" has exploded like a supernova across the media universe. The big bang began on TikTok, with a video uploaded by a 20-something engineer named Zaid Khan. Khan...

What the high-profile layoffs at Snap, Netflix, and other companies could mean for the economy

A car drives by Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, California, in April. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Are the tech layoffs an anomaly or a warning sign? For months, top tech companies...

The rising unemployment rate was 'the best news' in the August jobs report, economist says. Here's why

The unemployment rate increased to 3.7% in August from 3.5% in the prior month. That increase is largely attributable to the labor force growing by 786,000 people. A bigger labor supply is good...

Help My Career: ‘Arguably, it is the best time ever to be a teen in search of summer work’: Why the July jobs report...

The economy had 20.9 million workers between the age of 16 and 24 last month. The jobless rate fell to 3.5%, the lowest level since the late 1960s. “Arguably, it is the best time ever to be a teen...

U.S. Job Openings, Quits Reach March Records in Tight Labor Market

U.S. Job Openings, Quits Reach March Records in Tight Labor Market. Employers posted 11.5 million job openings, according to government estimates. The number of times workers quit their jobs rose...

U.S. Job Openings, Quits Reach March Records in Tight Labor Market

U.S. Job Openings, Quits Reach March Records in Tight Labor Market. Employers posted 11.5 million job openings, according to government estimates. The number of times workers quit their jobs rose...

Jobs report preview: Did solid hiring draw in more workers?

US jobless rate sinks to 4.2% as many more people find jobs. Private businesses and other employers added just 210,000 jobs in November. That's the weakest monthly gain in nearly a year and less...

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