Unemployment

Crisis Management

How the Behavior of Job-Seekers Has Changed Since February (Infographic)

Jobvite's annual Job Seeker Nation Report found sharp changes in survey responses between February and April.

Covid-19: Only 17% Indians Able to Make Ends Meet Amidst Mass Layoffs and Pay-Cuts

As per a survey by IndiaLends, 72% respondents said they will take a personal loan to tide over financial crisis caused by covid-19

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 1.5 Million

Thursday's Labor Department report marked the 10th straight week of declining claims.

Unemployment Rate Dips as May Jobs Numbers Rebound

More than two million Americans were hired last month, leading to an unexpected improvement in overall out-of-work data. Though there are some notes of caution.

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 2.4 Million, Bringing 9-week Total to Nearly 39 Million

It was the seventh week in a row that claims declined but remained historically elevated.

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Unemployment -- or not having a job -- typically limits an individual’s ability to participate in the economy as a consumer. High unemployment rates in a city, state or country has negative impact on an overall economy.