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The reality of the US jobs rebound: Part-time work and less pay

  • That's because she was offered only 15 to 20 hours a week at her employer, a merchandising company, rather than her former full-time position.
  • Thomas, 38, is looking for a full-time job, preferably working from home, but the pickings are slim.
  • Although the nation has added more than 9 million jobs over the past three months, many readers have told CNN that they are being offered only part-time shifts.
  • In July alone, when the economy added a total of 1.8 million jobs, the number of people working part-time rose by 803,000 to 24 million.
  • On a brighter note, the number of people who are working part-time jobs but want full-time work dropped by nearly 620,000.
  • GOP lawmakers are pushing to cut the weekly enhancement for two months and then provide workers with 70% of their former pay.

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Dickens in Brooklyn

  • My parents were married at six o’clock on Sunday evening, October 25, 1936, at the Quincy Manor in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, and a week or so later, they began clipping coupons from the front page of The New York Post, one coupon a day, and mailing them to the Post, twenty-four coupons at a time, which coupons, along with ninety-three cents, brought them four volumes of a twenty-volume set of The Complete Works of Charles Dickens, a set that, with full-page illustrations, was printed from plates Harper & Brothers had used for older, more expensive sets.
  • Other than the time my mother and I read to each other from the opening pages of Great Expectations, I don’t recall ever seeing my father or mother actually reading a book of Dickens, and yet, in memory, our family life—a mid-twentieth-century Brooklyn world determined by difficult economic circumstances, inhabited by eccentric, larger-than-life characters, rooted in family feuds about inheritance and money, and steeped in scenes of intense, high drama—seems distinctly Dickensian.

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Why is This Idiot Running My Engineering Org? - Marianne Bellotti - Medium

  • Anyway, one day this group of security researchers reached out to me and let me know that the agency they were working with was being actively targeted by domestic white supremacists.
  • It’s important to understand that even though it seems like these people don’t care they are still human and they still have the same basic needs and feelings as anyone else.
  • So even though a startup may seem like a poor fit if you don’t want to take on responsibility and just want to rubber stamp things all day, those opportunities are very attractive to leaders who fear death because the prestige of them is a substitute for the satisfaction of doing a good job.
  • Meanwhile leaders who don’t fear death tend to have slower career progressions because they take more satisfaction from their actual jobs and focus on building skills that will make them better.

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Chart: Employment declines during historical US recessions - Business Insider

  • The July jobs report showed a larger-than-expected increase in employment, with about 1.8 million nonfarm payroll jobs added over the month.
  • Finance blogger Bill McBride publishes a monthly chart showing how employment has declined and recovered during and after historical US recessions since World War II.
  • The chart starts at the highest level of non-farm payroll employment at the beginning of each of the 12 post-war recessions as defined by the National Bureau of Economic Research, and then shows the percent decline in the following months until employment returns to the pre-recession high.
  • Until the coronavirus pandemic, the deepest and longest employment decline in the postwar period was the Great Recession of 2007-2009, highlighted in blue in our version of the chart below.
  • Many economists expect rapid growth through the rest of the year, but not enough to return to pre-recession levels until as late as the end of 2021.

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Chart: Employment declines during historical US recessions - Business Insider

  • The July jobs report showed a larger-than-expected increase in employment, with about 1.8 million nonfarm payroll jobs added over the month.
  • Finance blogger Bill McBride publishes a monthly chart showing how employment has declined and recovered during and after historical US recessions since World War II.
  • The chart starts at the highest level of non-farm payroll employment at the beginning of each of the 12 post-war recessions as defined by the National Bureau of Economic Research, and then shows the percent decline in the following months until employment returns to the pre-recession high.
  • Until the coronavirus pandemic, the deepest and longest employment decline in the postwar period was the Great Recession of 2007-2009, highlighted in blue in our version of the chart below.
  • Many economists expect rapid growth through the rest of the year, but not enough to return to pre-recession levels until as late as the end of 2021.

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Escalating US-China tensions spark fresh market fears

  • What's happening: President Donald Trump on Thursday issued executive orders that would ban social media apps TikTok and WeChat from operating in the United States if the platforms are not sold by their Chinese owners within 45 days.
  • The move against WeChat sent shares of its owner Tencent plunging as much as 10% in Hong Kong, my CNN Business colleague Sherisse Pham reports.
  • It also marks the first time the government "has attempted to ban a software application running on millions of mobile phones" in the United States, Triolo wrote in a note to clients Friday.
  • That's not all: The President's Working Group on Financial Markets said Thursday that US stock exchanges should set new rules that could compel Chinese firms to open their books to American regulators.

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America's jobs crisis could be about to get even worse

  • New York (CNN Business) - America's fragile jobs market recovery, after just two months of improvement, appears to be losing steam as Covid-19 infections rise and federal funds for businesses begin to dry up.
  • On Friday, the US government is set to release its monthly jobs report, and economists are predicting another 1.6 million jobs were added in July — a sharp slowdown from the 4.8 million added in June.
  • It has been more than three months since the pandemic decimated America's labor market, bringing about the worst job loss on record and the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression.
  • Economists believe that may people who have lost their jobs will return to work as the economy recovers, but a lot of positions won't come back for a very long time, if at all.

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Job Gains Expected to Show Cooling in July as Covid-19 Cases Surged

  • Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal ahead of Friday’s report from the Labor Department projected that payrolls grew by 1.5 million in July and forecast that the unemployment rate dropped to 10.6% from 11.1% in June.
  • The number of workers filing for unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level since March, though remained historically high at 1.2 million new applications.
  • A Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis analysis found that states with a larger number of coronavirus infections cases since June saw the weakest job recoveries between early June and late July.
  • While most of those who lost jobs during the pandemic say their layoffs are temporary, the number who reported their jobs losses as permanent nearly doubled in June from March, to almost three million, according to the Labor Department.

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You seem bored — time to switch jobs

  • Here are 9 signs that prove the time has come for you to change jobs.
  • I don’t know how else to break it to you but if you spend your days daydreaming about a different job, then you probably should just change jobs.
  • If you can’t even remember why you started working in this particular role or industry in the first place, it may be time for you to consider moving on.
  • Think about why you feel like this and what’s currently lacking in your current role or position.
  • There’s absolutely nothing wrong with having a routine or a tried and tested process but if you’ve become apathetic to change, you probably need to take a hard look at your situation.
  • Make a list of what you’re good at and what you enjoy doing and start thinking about what your ideal job would look like.

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Trump's China Tech Attack is Bad News For the Stock Market

  • The U.S. stock market closed with a modest 0.68% gain on Thursday due to optimistic job data.
  • The Trump administration also reportedly plans to require all Chinese stocks to comply with specialized regulators by 2022.
  • But whether that could prevent geopolitical risks and gloomy economic data from affecting the stock market is uncertain.
  • The positive job report, which saw jobless claims fall to March lows, gave the U.S. stock market a lifeline.
  • Amid an economic recovery, the worsening U.S.-China relationship puts additional pressure on the stock market.
  • The Chinese state media expressed their discomfort toward the ban on TikTok last week.
  • The WSJ’s report says that a new plan would require Chinese firms to comply with the Public Accounting Oversight Board.
  • After-hours trading data shows the U.S. stock market declined slightly by 0.5%.

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