Mac McClelland spent some time as a temp worker in a warehouse fulfillment center for a major (unnamed) online retailer. This is what a “job” is in the 21st century.
Why hasn’t the Internet helped the American economy grow more? My guess: because the jobs it has created have not been in the US and the jobs it has eliminated have.
Employers shouldn’t be surprised that Americans won’t take their crummy, low-wage jobs.Â – By Daniel Gross – Slate Magazine.
Hugely profitable companies that won’t restore the 401(k) match they ditched in 2008. – By Daniel Gross – Slate Magazine.
The New Poor – Despite Signs of Recovery, Long-Term Unemployment Rises – Series – NYTimes.com.
The Atlantic looks at a future with no jobs will look like in the US.