Tech & Science
This Week's Edition
The Great American Working Vacation
Another holiday, another chance to catch up on email.
Boom: Small Business Confidence at 8-Year High
Job openings approached a 14-year high in November.
Irregular Paychecks? New Service Makes Sure You Can Pay Your Monthly Bills
Even, a financial service, promises consistent payments and interest-free loans.
Plan to Quit? Big Data Might Tell Your Boss Before You Do
Software company Workday says their program can let management know which employees are thinking of leaving.
U.S. Economy Shows Signs of Life, but Some Mixed Data Too
"The economy continues to run hard as it finishes out the year."
New Jobs After the Recession Pay 23% Less
The average annual salary in sectors where jobs were lost—particularly manufacturing and construction—has dropped
U.S. Economy Posts Huge Job Gains
It was the first time since the technology boom in the late 1990s that employment has grown above a 200,000-jobs pace for five straight months
Keystone XL Would Only Create Only 35 Permanent Jobs
After temporary construction jobs, the pipeline's employment impact will be minuscule, the report says
Reading Can Be a Lot of Work
The Labor Department is compiling a list of books that shaped labor in America, from 'The Federalist Papers' to 'The Feminine Mystique.'