Regardless of how involved you are with politics, no citizen can avoid being affected by it. Politics impacts our careers and bank accounts every day, so it's a good idea to be informed about the latest developments as it concerns your job and finances. From a national scale right down to its effects on local workers, we report on the political developments that could impact your career.

Mitt Romney’s Early Investment Success

Mitt Romney

Former Massachusetts Governor and current (2012) Republican Party presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a deep understanding of business. Supporters claim that his experiences as a businessman will be useful in remedying the woes currently plaguing the United States’ economy. And many are pointing out how Romney’s investments in his early days as a businessman ended […]

Understanding the Obama Vs. Romney Outsourcing Debate

Outsource Or Hire

Many US-based companies have outsourced hundreds and thousands of jobs to countries half a world away. The majority of these jobs involve IT support, customer service, and medical transcription among others. There are both pros and cons associated with this (which will be discussed shortly). Given that outsourcing is a big issue for Americans, it […]

Management of Economy May Win Obama the Vote

Elections 2012 Post

Presidential candidates, specifically incumbents seeking another term in office, are judged mainly on how they will handle the economy at the moment. The current state of the United States economy is a central issue for both presidential candidates- current President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, former governor of Massachusetts. For Obama, he has the advantage. […]

Candidates Use Employment News to Hammer Each Other

Republican vs Democrat

Incumbent US President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney are at each other’s throats again after positive news of job creation was released. A survey administered by ADP says that the US job market has created 163,000 jobs last month. Obama hailed the news, saying that the announcement of job increases is a sure […]

More Americans Becoming Jobless as Election Nears

Election Vote Badge

As the clock winds down to Election Day, more Americans are either losing their jobs or unable to land one. In a recent news report by USA Today, 44 states in the US have suffered increased rates of unemployment in July 2012. This is the largest number of states to show weak employment prospects in […]

US Employment Rate Still Disappointing

Unemployment Rate

In a recent report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the month of June, the US labor force grew by 80,000. While this figure may seem to be astounding, it did not do anything to lessen the country’s unemployment rate, currently at 8.2 percent. This means the country has suffered from unemployment […]

Immigration Stabs American Employment at the Heart

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration

While the generally accepted view is that the most recent economic meltdown in the United States ended in 2009, many are still feeling the effects. In fact, a recent social survey states that 53 percent of college graduates who are under 25 years of age will either be unemployed or underemployed. All of them, however, […]

Lenient Immigration Policies Designed to Rein in Voters?

Politicians' Speech Bubbles

As Election Day is slowly coming up, US President Barack Obama is in overdrive to make sure he gets the votes. However, Obama’s sudden move to make a drastic change to the US immigration policies was something many did not see coming. The executive order, titled Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came […] Criticizes Euro-Style Economic Measures

US Election

Several member countries of the European Union such as Spain, Ireland, and Greece, have imposed very harsh policies to keep their economy afloat at the beginning of this year. As a result their governments, along with the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund, were widely criticized. Looking at some of their methods, like […]

Does Immigration Contribute to Economic Growth?

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration

In a country that is still feeling the adverse effects of the biggest economic crisis since The Great Depression, many Americans are looking for solid ground on which to get back up. Many endeavors have been initiated to remedy the woes that have been hampering the US economy in recent years. Employment is one of […]

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