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About Generation “Jobless” (formerly called Generation Y)

Few groups were hit harder by the recession than young men, like Cody Preston and Justin Randol, 25-year-old high-school buddies who didn’t go to college. The unemployment rate for males between 25 and 34 years old with high-school diplomas is … Continue reading

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A New Surge in Demand for Freelance Techies…

It’s been a year since Alex Rolek moved to San Diego, CA to become a freelance HTML5 and Javascript developer. In that time, the 28-year-old has grossed close to $100,000 taking contract work creating mobile applications for companies large and small … Continue reading

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NEW REPORT: U.S. Labor Shortages Exist In Tech, Mining, Natural Resources

The mining and software industries have at least one thing in common. A labor scarcity, or a shortage of skilled workers, could affect the profit margins for both of them, according to a report issued by Fitch Ratings Tuesday afternoon. “Investors would be … Continue reading

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