Demand for jobs drops off in January, headhunter Robert Half says

Robert Half International Inc.’s stock rallied Friday after fourth-quarter profit beat expectations, but the staffing-services company provided a mixed outlook for the current quarter as revenue from candidate placement in permanent and temporary jobs has dropped off in recent weeks. Chief Executive Keith Waddell said late Thursday that global labor markets remained tight and demand … Read more

Here’s more bad news if you’ve been laid off and you’re looking for work

As if losing your job wasn’t terrible enough… Mass layoffs across tech, social media and digital news outlets over the past few months have sent tens of thousands of Americans on the job hunt. But now the Federal Trade Commission is warning that scammers are fine-tuning their approaches to take advantage of people looking for … Read more