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What Puerto Rico’s Job Market Looks Like a Year After Hurricane Maria

by I'm Struggling
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Puerto Rico lost 35,000 jobs in the month after Hurricane Maria struck. One year later, employment in the storm-battered island still hasn’t recovered. Maria—the worst storm to hit Puerto Rico in nearly a century—knocked out electricity across the island and ravaged roads and infrastructure. Thousands of small businesses closed, a huge blow to the island’s already suffering economy. “Most of the jobs are generated by small businesses, and small businesses were hit the hardest by the hurricane,” said Edwin Meléndez, director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, City University of New York. Employment in the U.S. […]

Hispanic Unemployment Record Low…

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Hispanic Unemployment Record Low… (Top headline, 1st story, link) Related stories:Manufacturing confidence all-time high…16,000 Govt Jobs Cut Since Trump…POLL: PRESIDENT APPROVAL 51%… Advertise here Read more: feedproxy.google.com Please follow and like us:

Where Hurricane Florence May Show Up in the September Jobs Report

by I'm Struggling
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Hurricane Florence appears unlikely to knock the labor market off course. While the storm caused flooding in the Carolinas last month, the hurricane’s effects may not be obvious in the most closely watched figures in the September jobs report—the unemployment rate and payroll change—to be released Friday by the Labor Department. That’s due to a combination of the storm’s timing and its effects being felt by a relatively small slice of the U.S. economy. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expect the unemployment rate to tick down to 3.8% in September and project U.S. employers added 180,000 jobs to […]

30 companies that don’t want people to come into the office

by I'm Struggling
Roma Black/Shutterstock Work-from-home is becoming a popular job perk.  These companies have the most remote work jobs, according to a FlexJobs study. UnitedHealth, SAP, and Anthem have the most remote work positions available.    Work-from-home is becoming increasingly normal — and some Americans are even able to work remotely for the entirety of the work week. Around 31% of Americans told Gallup in 2016 that they worked from home most or all of the time, up from 24% in 2012.  But finding those jobs can be tricky.  Thankfully, FlexJobs found 30 companies with the most work-from-home job openings in the first […]

These are the 10 highest-paying jobs in tech, according to Glassdoor

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Elaine Thompson/AP You don’t need to be technical to land a job at one of the top tech companies. But for those who develop their technical skills, the rewards can be vast.  In Glassdoor’s latest report, the company broke down the highest-paying tech jobs in the industry, based on average salary. It could give you a good sense of what to focus on, if you’re interested in pursuing a job in Silicon Valley and beyond.  Here are the top 10:  10. Information security engineer: $131,300 Thomson Reuters An information security engineer works to protect the company’s data and other assets from hackers and other malicious […]