Dec 11, 2015

'Internet economy' is 6% of U.S. GDP: study

The Internet’s economic impact has doubled since 2007 and now fuels at least 6 percent of the overall U.S. economy, a study showed Thursday. The study for the Internet Association — which includes major companies such as Facebook and Amazon — found the online ...

Dec 8, 2015

Keidanren changes recruitment guidelines again, pushes June start

Keidanren has released new guidelines for the 2016 university graduate recruitment system, calling on member companies to start interviews and other components of the selection process in June — two months earlier than this year. The country’s biggest business lobby is also calling on ...

Dec 5, 2015

Unfair pressure during job hunt

Companies forcing university students to take the first job offer they get is piling anxiety, pressure and confusion on these young people before they even enter the workforce.

U.S. jobs report clears way for Fed interest rate hike

Dec 5, 2015

U.S. jobs report clears way for Fed interest rate hike

U.S. employment increased at a healthy pace in November, in another sign of the economy’s resilience, and will most likely be followed by the first Federal Reserve interest rate rise in a decade later this month. Nonfarm payrolls rose 211,000 last month, the U.S. ...