In a world where e-commerce is eating brick and mortar retailers alive we track the Retail Apocalypse. Stores like Sears, Kmart, Party City, Payless Shoe Stores, Toys R Us, Target, Walmart, JCPenney, Macys, store closures, employee layoffs, and store liquidations.
We haven’t posted a round up post of the general health of the labor market in quite some time. Partly because mass layoffs dramatically slowed…Read more
Ask just about any manager what the employee on paper looks like and they’ll tell you they are looking for these qualities: Employee is on…Read more
2016 may go down as the sequel movie to the Great Recession circa December 2007 to June 2009. January 2016 had 42% higher job cuts…Read more
The second quarter of 2015 has kicked off with one of the biggest wage growth stalwarts McDonald’s actually committing to give a minority of its…Read more
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…Read more
2014 beings the year business as usual adding many new workers to Career Purgatory. Read about the First Quarter of 2014 here. Second Quarter 2014…Read more
2013 Recap of First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter, and Fourth Quarter reports. For 2012 coverage check out First Quarter, Second Quarter, Third Quarter and…Read more