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WNYC News

In Surprise Move, Casino Lays Off Workers Who Won Big Pay Raise

Thursday, January 09, 2014

Workers celebrated last October when an arbitrator raised their pay, but now many of them are getting pink slips.

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Where The Jobs Are, In 2 Graphs (Hint: Not In Manufacturing)

Monday, January 06, 2014

The vast majority of U.S. jobs are in the service sector. Here's a breakdown of where the service are — and a look at how the picture has changed.

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WNYC News

Minimum Wage Workers Get Pay Raise

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

A pay raise for the lowest-paid workers in New York and New Jersety

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The Takeaway

Despite New Jobs, Middle Class May Be In Trouble

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Over this past year, there were increases in both high-end jobs and low-end service jobs. But the types of jobs that so many Americans rely on—those in the middle market—just aren’t being created. And if that doesn’t change soon, it could spell danger for the economy in 2014 and beyond. Rana Foroohar, Assistant Managing Editor of Time Magazine, lays out the problem—and how it might be solved.

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WNYC News

No More Checks in the Mail for the Long-Term Unemployed

Friday, December 13, 2013

Life is about to get harder for people who have been out of work for a long time.

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The Job Market Is Still Awful, In 3 Graphs

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Friday morning, we'll learn what happened last month in the job market. But whatever happened last month, it won't change the big picture: The job market is still very bad.

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New Tech City

Advice for Mid-Career Professionals

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Carmen Scheidel, Vice President of Learning + Development at Time, Inc., gives tips for mid-career workers.

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New Tech City

How To Kick Digital Butt in a 21st-Century Workplace

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Before tech ruins your job, try these strategies.

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New Tech City

6 Tips for Recent College Grads

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Larry Harris, Chief Marketing Officer of ad-tech company PubMatic, offers his advice for recent college grads looking to make an impact during an interview and during their first years on the job.

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Here's Who Earns The Minimum Wage, In 3 Graphs

Monday, November 25, 2013

Minimum wage workers are concentrated in the service industry, are disproportionately women, and are mostly young.

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WNYC News

In New Economy, Minimum-Wage Workers are Always on Call

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Employers are using advances in software to fine-tune employee schedules up to the last minute.

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New Tech City

A Civic Call for NYC Techies: Bring Digital Talent into Public School Classrooms

Monday, November 11, 2013

"The tech community is rising up and saying, 'We can actually help here. We can actually develop programs, go into public schools and start teaching science and math, teaching teachers and actually building the future that we want as opposed to waiting for the government to respond,'" according to Andrew Rasiej, chairman the 35,000-member NY Tech Meetup.

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New Tech City

A Juice Cleanse for Your Brain: 5 Steps to Relevance in Today’s Workforce

Thursday, October 31, 2013

We used to classify ourselves as either artsy or analytical. Not only has the myth of left or right-brain dominance been debunked, limiting yourself to one or the other won't further a career these days.

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Listen to Lucy

Nine valuable lessons from rubbish jobs

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Nine valuable lessons from rubbish jobs

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Building NY's Tech Sector

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

It's Jobs Week in the Brian Lehrer Show's "30 Issues in 30 Days" election series. See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

Jack Hidary, technology executive running for mayor as an independent, talks about what the next mayor could do to promote growth in the tech industry.

Then, Manoush Zomorodi, host and managing editor of WNYC's New Tech City, talks about how the tech sector fuels job creation.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Job Creation and Congress

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

It's Jobs Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

David Leonhardt, Washington D.C Bureau Chief for the New York Times and author of the e-book Here's the Deal (Byliner Inc. 2013), talks about how the two candidates in the NJ Senate race, Cory Booker and Steve Lonegan, would approach job creation - and what it says about both parties' approach to jobs on the federal level.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

30 Issues: Creating Jobs with Upward Mobility

Monday, October 14, 2013

It's Jobs Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.

President and Chief Executive Officer of the Community Service Society of New York (CSS), David Jones, talks about what the mayoral candidates have proposed to expand job opportunities, and which policy fixes would work best.

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Episode 485: What's Your Major?

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The most lucrative majors lead to jobs with salaries over $100,000 a year. The least lucrative lead to salaries of around $30,000.

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Why Women (Like Me) Choose Lower-Paying Jobs

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

I majored in applied math, I have an MBA, and I'm working as a reporter at NPR. An economist just told me I'm leaving millions of dollars on the table.

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The Most (And Least) Lucrative College Majors, In 1 Graph

Monday, September 09, 2013

In terms of income, what you major in matters more than where you go to school. Here are the 10 majors where graduates have the highest incomes — and the majors where incomes are lowest.

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