Bosses, Your Workers Want Another Job

Dear Bosses, This may come as a shock, but an overwhelming majority of your workers are looking for another job. And here’s something else that may surprise you: It’s not just about the money. It’s about feeling valued and respected for their hard work and accomplishments. Sure, money’s a motivating factor for seeking a new job. But according to most of the 6,000 job seekers surveyed, personal fulfillment and a job that matches better with their skills were also listed as …

Workers On Social Security Disability Rises, Perhaps Leading To Smaller Labor Pool

There are fewer people in the workforce today than 12 years ago, but a new report claims it’s not just the recession’s halting impact on job creation and an increase in boomers retiring that’s shrinking the rank and file. The number of workers on Social Security disability has almost tripled since 1980, according to the National Center for Policy Analysis. In 2000, the number of people in the labor force peaked at more than 67 percent of the working age population. …