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USA TODAY

Jobs: 74% of adults say they're OK financially, up from 70%
USA TODAY
Last year, three in 10 adults took part in the gig economy — marked by temporary or contract jobs — up slightly from 2016 as a result of an increase in non-computer or Internet-based activities such as childcare or house cleaning. • Two-thirds of ...

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Fortune

Here Are the 10 Jobs With the Fastest Pay Growth
Fortune
Glassdoor attributed growth in pay for some of these jobs to e-commerce (delivery drivers, truck drivers), an improving labor market for lower-paying occupations (security officer, cashier, bank teller), growth in engineering jobs (with some exceptions ...
Jobs with biggest pay hikes include cashier, truck driverChicago Sun-Times
These Jobs Are Seeing Biggest Pay HikesNewser

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Forbes

How this Economic Boom May (Finally) Improve Low Wage Care Jobs
Forbes
For several decades, policy analysts and worker advocates have bemoaned the low wages and high turnover in direct care jobs—personal care aides, home health aides, nursing assistants. Now a combination of economic forces, propelled by the current ...



New York Times

Democrats' Next Big Thing: Government-Guaranteed Jobs
New York Times
The “job guarantee” plans, many of them pressed by Democratic White House hopefuls, vary in scope and cost, but they all center on government-sponsored employment that pays well above the $7.25-an-hour federal minimum wage — a New Deal for a new ...

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Forbes

Study: Refugees Stay In Manufacturing Jobs Longer Than Other Employees
Forbes
Refugees in the United States, some 15% of whom work in manufacturing jobs, stay in those jobs longer than do other employees, according to a new study by the Fiscal Policy Institute. The report, commissioned by Tent -- the non-profit founded by ...

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CBS News

Harley-Davidson cut jobs, repurchased shares after tax cut
CBS News
Recent evidence suggests that workers aren't getting much benefit from 2017's corporate tax cuts, and Harley-Davidson (HOG) looks like a prime example of employees getting left out in the cold. The Republican tax law slashed the corporate rate to 21 ...
Harley-Davidson took a tax cut, then cut 350 jobs: reportYork Daily Record/Sunday News
Harley-Davidson took its tax cut, closed a factory, and rewarded shareholdersVox

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Inc.com

Steve Jobs Used These 3 Deceptively Simple Questions to Turn Apple into an Innovation Powerhouse
Inc.com
Steve Jobs also helped thousands of other people become more successful and in the process created arguably the most innovation company of all time. One way he accomplished this was to regularly ask his teams these simple questions: ...

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Business Insider

The 28 highest-paying jobs for workaholics
Business Insider
While the average employed American adult works a little over 39 hours a week, people in some professions tend to work more hours in a week. Some of these jobs pay more than others. Using US Census data, Business Insider found the highest-paying jobs ...

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The Verge

European legislator says Jobs and Gates 'enriched' society, asks if ...
The Verge
In the European Parliament's public meeting with Mark Zuckerberg today, Guy Verhofstadt, a Belgian MEP, hammered Mark Zuckerberg with a brutal question ...
Antonio Tajani on Twitter: "I have personally discussed with Facebook CEO Mr Zuckerberg the possibilty of ...Twitter

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Los Angeles Times

LA region's 'creative economy' produced 457400 jobs in 2016, driven by Hollywood rebound
Los Angeles Times
The research showed that in 2016, the creative industries in L.A. County alone generated 399,500 jobs, an increase of 13%, or 48,700 jobs, compared with 2011. The entertainment industry — which includes those who work in film, TV and post-production ...
LA's Creative Economy Sees Jobs Increase, Impact on Region's Economy SlipLos Angeles Business Journal

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