Video: Robotics Aid Warehouse Workers

A lot has been written and discussed about the negative impact of robotics on employment. So is there also any good news about robotics and the job market? The answer is yes! Here is an example, as reported by Jennifer Smith for the Wall Street Journal: “In the battle of humans versus machines on the […]

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Which Business Jobs Have the Best and Worst Job Security?

24/7 Wall St. recently compiled a list of the jobs having the best and worst job security. It used unemployment rates and median wages as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. These are a few of the business-related jobs rated as BEST: Database administrators — Unemployment rate: 1.0%; labor force: 94,000; median annual wage: […]

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Why Aren’t Wages Rising Faster?

Positive performance of the Gross Domestic Product? Check. Unemployment rate still dropping? Check. Energy prices down from last year? Check. (Despite some recent price increases). So, why haven’t U.S. wages risen faster and higher than they have? Are wages finally ready to have a meaningful uptick? According to Knowledge@Wharton: “An early spring looks in store […]

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