Posts Tagged ‘recession’
Bad Times, Worse Managers
As the world grapples with recession, here’s a look at how company managers have (mis)behaved during a time of high unemployment and off-the-charts human suffering. Job-Seeker Mistreatment. With the tables turned, employers have enjoyed having the upper-hand on desperateRead More
Economic Recovery Around the Bend?
The signs of recovery (or at least a bottoming out) are there. The US economy shrank just 1% between April and July of 2009, after shrinking at a torrid 6.4% pace in the first quarter.Read More
'If you've got a job, hang on to it'
It looks like the proverbial bullpucky is hitting the economic fan. According to an Associate Press news article, Huge Job Losses Set Off Recession Alarms, the U.S. economy lost almost a quarter million jobs in the first three months of 2008 alone. That’s a staggering rate.Read More