Unemployment Crisis

The Future Of Work

Professor Ursula Huws | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK Tech
Professor Ursula Huws

Human labour is also used in warehouses, with workers instructed via headsets where to run, with every action timed and monitored. A visitor from another planet watching them at work might think that humans are servants of the technology, rather than technology serving the people.

Unemployment Down, Employment Up - Only If You 'Reclassify' What Those Terms Mean

Christian Garland | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Politics
Christian Garland

The 'record numbers' now being erroneously counted as 'in employment' like those numbers used to show 'record falls in unemployment' are concocted and made to fit into categories invented for the purposes of spin, and to be sure, the stuff of a continuing and ongoing crisis.

Rules For an Unemployed Person

Charlie Lemay | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Charlie Lemay

As we all know the job market currently isn't great and I'm resigned to the fact that it could be a little while before it's time to get suited and booted. In weak moments, often Tuesday mornings or after another meal of budget cornflakes, I will stray from a journalism job website and look at something else.

Inexperienced and Overqualified: A Catch 22 for Graduates

Lewis Shepherd | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Lewis Shepherd

After a regular visit to the job centre where I had to convince the person sat behind the desk that I had been looking for work on a daily basis, it got me thinking about why I was still in this predicament.

Graduate Employment vs Youth Unemployment

Andy Newnham | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Andy Newnham

In my experience, the graduate labour market is not as bad as many fear, and I really want this blog to help any students or graduates out there, who are concerned by the headlines, to feel a little bit better.

JobBridge: Ireland's National Internship Scheme or Scam?

Niamh Sheerin | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK Politics
Niamh Sheerin

The national internship scheme in Ireland, established in July 2011 and named JobBridge, which quickly gave rise to numerous digs such as JobBridge to...

What Can Government Do About Unemployment?

Richard Lawson | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK Politics
Richard Lawson

With the Green Wage Subsidy, that same money is transformed into a stimulus for a vibrant and positive sector of the economy that benefits society and environment.