The Steel Strike of 1919

The Steel Strike of 1919

At the turn of the 20th century, industrial expansion was the apple of America’s eye. Factories churned out products from silverware to guns to cars at a breakneck pace. A web of railroads tied the country together. Cities began to expand not just out, but up, with...
Pajama Productivity: How to Optimize Output While Working from Home

Pajama Productivity: How to Optimize Output While Working from Home

It’s true: Working in pajamas can be very satisfying. However, just as essential to the work-from-home formula as a comfy set of PJs, is the ability to manage one’s time. Unfortunately, the latter often poses a challenge, particularly for those new to remote work....
How Scalability Is Changing the Job Market

How Scalability Is Changing the Job Market

According to data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the amount of new companies founded annually increased from around 575,000 in 1994, to 675,000 in 2015. In stark contrast, the number of jobs new businesses create every year has dropped consistently in...
Hoping for a Big Raise This Year? Don’t Be So Sure

Hoping for a Big Raise This Year? Don’t Be So Sure

Employees expecting to earn the raise of a lifetime next year may be disappointed. A survey published by global consultant company Aon indicates that 2018 salary increases will likely remain as lackluster as this year’s raises. The survey, which polled around 1,000...
Employment, Labor, and the Supreme Court

Employment, Labor, and the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court’s current term will feature a host of cases concerning labor and employment issues. In one case—where arguments have already commenced—the Court will decide on the right of workers to file class-action lawsuits against their employers, and in...
The 10 Best-Paying Jobs in America

The 10 Best-Paying Jobs in America

Everyone wants to find a job that they love, but beyond that, they want something that will help them to pay the bills: This is especially true in an age when jobs are increasingly available but wages have barely budged. So, for anyone in the midst of a job hunt and...