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How do you define a “quality job”?

The national unemployment rate sits at 3.5 percent, tying a historic low first set 50 years ago. We hear that headline number tossed around...

The real unemployment numbers

I am joined in this week's episode of Work in Progress by Leo Hindery, former CEO of AT&T Broadband and founder and CEO of...

The digital divide is not just geographic, it’s economic

The digital divide has been a topic of debate since before the millennium, worldwide and in the United States. Yet, here at home, both...

Strong hiring equals more workers coming off sidelines

As the United States economy continues its upward job growth and employers have more job openings than skilled candidates, there is a question of...

World Economic Forum: Machines are taking over (most, but not all)...

A more optimistic picture of the future of work was the message in the World Economic Forum's report on the impact of new technologies...

If the unemployment rate is so low, why aren’t wages going...

The U.S. labor market generally works on the law of supply and demand. When the unemployment rate is low and businesses are hiring, employers...

Gig economy and job training highlight CodeCon 2018 discussion

This past week, media companies, tech companies, policymakers, and the people interested in what they are doing, gathered in Ranchos Palos Verdes, California, for...

When depression is a family affair

For many people, especially men between the ages of 40 to 65, being out of work is not only depressing, but it is also...

Unemployment Insurance hasn’t changed with the times for today’s gig workers

The erosion of traditional full-time work since the Great Recession has sent Americans searching for new avenues to earning an income. They may have...

What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

WorkingNation is proud to have Mick Kubiak as our featured writer for January. Kubiak is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in...