There’s been a lot of research on whether being unemployed hurts your ability to get a new job. But what about if you’re working part-time or below your skill level?
It could happen to anyone.
Many couples ignore the warning signs that one of them might be about to lose their job.
Another job snatched by a robot?
Some suggest half of current jobs will be lost to automation over the next decade or two. But it's far too early to pit man versus machine.
Employment growth does not equal ‘jobs creation’.
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Politicians all too often use monthly jobs numbers to infer that the other mob is doing a bad job or that they are doing a great job at managing the economy. But that's a flawed use of the data.
Policing the jobless.
Labour's Jim Murphy and the Conservatives' Ruth Davidson clashed over targets for sanctioning people on benefits. Who was right?
Not a clear solution to young people’s problems.
Conservative and Labour proposals for young jobseekers have different rhetoric, but both miss the point.
The future for young workers is looking less secure, with casual work taking hold.
In recent years, job insecurity among young people has risen to unsettling proportions. Last year, The Economist reported that as many as 290 million 15-24 year olds were not participating in the labour…