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Today is: Monday, January 29, 2024   |   Next niftynews: Wednesday, January 31, 2024

Which Connections Really Help
You Find a Job?

Experiments involving 20 million people generated
a surprising finding

by Iavor Bojinov, Karthik Rajkumar, Guillaume Saint-Jacques, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Sinan Aral at

job seeker in coffee shop

Here’s What Happens in the Brain When We’re Laid Off


Layoffs have become an unsettlingly common
part of working life in the U.S.A.

by John Anderer at

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Promoting Economic Advancement
for Older Women in the Workplace

Women of all ages deserve opportunities
to improve their economic circumstances

by Beth Almeida and Christian E. Weller at

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Right vs Wrong
What is the right way, or the wrong way to job search?

➔    If you’ve been following Nifty50s for any amount of time, you may have noticed that at times we’ve reported on what seems to be conflicting news and advice. Sometimes that’s very true.

       Especially in today’s topsy-turvy, ever-changing job market, it’s becoming more and more difficult to espouse any particular approach to your job search. 

Mature Businesswoman


“The maximum level of employment is a broad-based and inclusive goal that is not directly measurable and changes over time owing largely to nonmonetary factors that affect the structure and dynamics of the labor market… The Committee considers a wide range of indicators in making these assessments… Simply put, maximum employment – sometimes called full employment – is the highest level of employment the economy can sustain without generating unwelcome inflation.”

                           — Federal Open Market Committee

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