greenspan says growth is weak

First Quarter 2015 Hiring, Firings, Layoffs, Resignations

Towards the end of 2014 the United States economy  seemed to actually be firing up growth. The automotive industry had some major investment cycles that tend to have some positive and relatively far reaching impact. General economic outlook for 2015 according to the Federal Reserve Chairman of the go-go 1990’s Alan Greenspan said that while […]

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united states no wage increases

21 States get Minimum wage rate raises January 1, 2015

Employees in 21 states that are making minimum wage will see minimum wage increases in their paychecks starting 2015. Not all States minimum wage increases are effective on January 1 however.  In fact many minimum wage increases start until in until later in 2015 Keep in mind that the Federal Minimum wage is $7.25. State […]

united states no wage increases

No Raise for you (America)

The Great Recession didn’t leave everyone completely jobless.  Those that were able to stay in their employment bunkers and ride out the storm most like took pay cuts.  Many workers out that they eventually did in fact gain employment again have done so at lower pay rates. Read more at the The Herald Business Journal

Masco Corporation HQ layoff

Masco Corporation is cutting 40% of the headquarters staff or about 140 workers from it’s Taylor Michigan site. Detroit News

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Research Your Next Employer

Desperate times call for desperate measures but sitting down and sending out resumes to every job posting is a bad idea. If you have ever gone fishing then obviously you are trying to catch a fish even if not a specific kind. Depending on your fishing hole you might catch some sea weeds or stereotypical […]

College Majors are kinda… useless

The college degree has been talked about many times before from whether its more important to go to college to be social for connections or if its more important to go to a specific college for the name recognition on a resume. A new concept has been proposed at a Canadian university to do away […]

Fast Food FightFor15 Strike in Detroit

Fast food workers have walked out of their jobs today to demand higher wages: http://t.co/DMuiXaS7op #FightFor15 pic.twitter.com/KvsrA4qiCq — VICE News (@vicenews) September 4, 2014 Detroit today had its moment in the limelight for the Fast Food strikers who are Fighting for $15 an hour.  Detroit Police ticketed about 24 workers and arrested 6 because of […]