News tagged with bureau of labor statistics

People choose baby names to be fashionable

(Phys.org) —Parents these days name their babies Jacob or Isabella instead of John or Mary for similar reasons that people decades ago bought cars with tailfins instead of Edsels—because they are fashionable, ...

dateJul 04, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Telecommuting: Was Yahoo doing it right?

Yahoo's leaked edict under CEO Marissa Mayer that calls remote workers back to the office lit the Twitterverse on fire, angering advocates of telecommuting and other programs intended to balance work and ...

dateMar 07, 2013 in Other
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High-tech companies grapple with rising costs in China

The price to make Silicon Valley gadgets and computers in China - the assembly line for the global tech industry - is going up, forcing tech companies to rejigger supply chains to contain costs and to consider charging more ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Business
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Tech offers relative job security, statistics show

Despite layoffs at tech stalwarts like Google, IBM, Microsoft and Electronic Arts, the impact of the recession on the tech industry is likely to be far less severe than on other areas of the economy, recent labor statistics ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Business
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