September 4, 2014

Moonlighting is less common now, despite what you might have heard

Contrary to conventional wisdom, working multiple jobs has become less common over the past two decades.

Internet & TechAugust 15, 2014

As machines take on more human work, what’s left for us?

Over the next decade or two, the spread of robotics and machine intelligence likely will affect millions of U.S. workers in jobs long thought to be relatively immune to computerization.

HispanicAugust 11, 2014

Puerto Ricans Leaving Island for Mainland

Puerto Ricans have left the financially troubled island for the U.S. mainland this decade in their largest numbers since the Great Migration after World War II, citing job-related reasons above all others.

August 7, 2014

Perceptions about women bosses improve, but gap remains

Women still lag when it comes to holding top managerial positions. And among those with a preference, both men and women say they prefer a male boss and co-workers.

Internet & TechAugust 6, 2014

AI, Robotics, and the Future of Jobs

Experts anticipate that robotics and artificial intelligence will permeate wide segments of our work and daily lives by 2025, but they are divided on whether these advances will displace more jobs than they create.

Internet & TechAugust 6, 2014

Reshaping the workplace: Tech-related jobs that didn’t exist (officially, at least) 15 years ago

Technological change already has reshaped the U.S. workforce — creating new job categories while others fade away.

Fact TankAugust 1, 2014

Chart of the Week: Which states have the most nurses, and where are they paid the most?

This interactive chart makes comparing occupational employment and pay across states not only easy but fun.

Fact TankJuly 11, 2014

Chart of the Week: Where engineering and English majors end up working

A new Census Bureau data visualization depicts the relationships between undergraduate majors and types of occupations.

Fact TankJune 20, 2014

Chart of the Week: Another way to see employment

How employment rates have fallen and (partially) recovered throughout the United States,

HispanicJune 19, 2014

Immigrants No Longer the Majority of Hispanic Workers

For the first time in nearly two decades, immigrants do not account for the majority of Hispanic workers in the United States. And most of the job gains made by Hispanics during the economic recovery have gone to U.S.-born workers.