Unemployment Essays

Jobless

Millions of workers have lost their jobs due to downsizing. At the same time, many organizations are complaining that they cannot find qualified people to fill vacancies. How do you explain this apparent contradiction? A recent news came out dated June 6, 2013 by Reuters that Philippines’ jobless rate stood at 7. 5% in April, the highest in three (3) years according to the National Statistics Office (NSO). Philippines is said to be the Southeast Asian country with the highest…

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Unemployment Reflection

In all parts of the world, there are people who have a hard time finding work. A person who is unemployed faces a number of serious problems ranging from financial difficulties to low self-esteem. Some people believe the government should take steps to reduce the unemployment rate but others feel it is up to the individual to secure a job. In my opinion, there is an element of truth in both of these points of view. Government measures aimed at…

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Week Four Reflection

Team A will discuss the objective, which consist of analyzing the influence of the debt in the United States economy, and explain the impact that surplus and deficits has on the health of the United States macroeconomy. To analyze the influence of the deficit, surplus, and debt on the health of the United States macroeconomy you have to understand what exactly is deficit and surplus. A deficit is a shortfall of revenues are under payments, and a surplus is the…

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Pest Analysis for Royal Danish Bearings (rdb)

PEST analysis provides a framework for decision makers to consider factors in the external business environment that affect business operations. These factors can be categorised into four sections: political, economic, social and technological factors which can present opportunities and threats as outlined in the case study. Political * International quality standards to enhance the ease of exporting to different regional trading blocs (lines 29-30) * Legislation and government incentives to support environmentally-friendly products, such as ball bearings produced using green…

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The American Dream

The American Dream was once a belief that where if you worked hard and went to school you can succeed and go into your dream job, get married, by a house and have kids and live life happily ever after. Now a days you can’t get a job that you majored in when you went to college right away you have a better shot of getting a job making pizzas. So what happened to the American Dream? It died just…

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Effects of Losing a Job

Having a job is one of the reasons for a person to be stabilized, especially when you are having or planning for a family. When one has a job, you make money that can sustain your needs or wants and provide everything the person and whole family’s desire. But what if all of a sudden, lose the job? What would be the effects of losing one’s job to you and to the family? The effects of losing a job can…

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Unemployment

In every society there will always be a number of people who are unemployed. Unemployment is when there are people in our society who desire work but are unable to obtain it because of the fact that there are not enough jobs for everyone. There are many factors that can cause unemployment but one of the biggest factors is lack of private investment. This is caused by private companies not expanding their activities fast or not expanding them fast enough….

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Tutorial Response

Week 6 Referring to Christopher Pierson discussion of Offe’s work, explain the three “management crises” of the KWS. Offe (1984) points out that the present Keynesian Welfare System is a form of crisis management however within the system are three management crises; the issue of sustaining the funding for the upkeep of the welfare system, thenĀ  the issue of administrative willpower; were it battles between providing humane welfare programs and the issue of accountability. Lastly the issue of popular distrust…

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Youth Unemployment in Russia_ Possible Solutions

We know that youth unemployment has hit a “record high” in our country and that the problem is now a “national crisis”. According to the official statistics youth unemployment in Russia is about 27%, it is much higher than the average rate in the world, which is about 12%. Such a high rate of youth unemployment in our country has a whole number of negative repercussions. And only a few of them are hard drinking and drug addiction in rural…

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Tutorial Responses

WEEK 1 According to Bettina Cass, in order to conceptualize welfare in the proper social and political context, it should be defined as state implemented “Social protections” designed to protect individuals from “unimpeded market processes and their outcomes” (Cass, 1998, pp. 1). This definition allows for the inclusion of social security, taxation, policies related to employment, wages, housing, transportation, health and education to enter into the discussion of the dichotomy between work and welfare. 72 Pierson posits that the well…

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Unemployment Within Washington State

Unemployment is one of the many challenges that are facing the American government today. The increase in the unemployment levels has been caused by the recession that is being experienced in the state and all over the world. The output gap in the manufacturing sectors has also led to the increase in the levels. The unemployment rate is usually defined as a percentage of the unemployed workers in the labor force. Unemployment is a seen as a necessary evil as…

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Extent and Causes of Unemployment and Inactivity in the Uk Today

An economy population can be divided into two groups, the economically active and those economically inactive. The Economically Active is referred to the part of a countries’ population that is willing and able to work. This includes those that are unemployed and those that are currently and actively engaged in a particular job. The rate of unemployment is defined as the percentage of the unemployed that are unemployed and actively seeking for one. In this essay, I am going to…

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Unemployment Discrimination

The downturn in the economy has resulted in a high percentage of long-term unemployed people. To combat the issue, legislatures are attempting to make it illegal nationwide for employers to post job openings that bar unemployed applicants, and by making unemployment a protected classification. As these proposed laws will impact businesses and how they operate, it is crucial for businesses, human resource professionals, and labor and employment counsel to understand the changing laws and the implications on employers with operations…

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Debate Paper on the Welfare Act

In 1996, in order to fulfill his campaign promise to “end welfare as we know it” President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), as a result both the fabric and management of the national welfare system were altered. With any policy change comes conflict in the form of opposing perspectives, and the two conflicting viewpoints that will be discussed for the basis of this paper were induced as a result of the enacted PRWORA….

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Affect of Unemployment in Economy

Unemployment (or joblessness) occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work. The unemployment rate is a measure of the prevalence of unemployment and it is calculated as a percentage by dividing the number of unemployed individuals by all individuals currently in the labor force. During periods of recession, an economy usually experiences a relatively high unemployment rate.[2] According to International Labour Organization report, more than 197 million people globally are out of work or 6% of the world’s…

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