When is a factory job the equivalent of a farm job?

When is a factory job the equivalent of a farm job?

A recent study by the New York-based Economic Policy Institute (EPI) found that between 2011 and 2021, factory jobs were the equivalent to 4% of all jobs in the United States.This was roughly equivalent to roughly 4.5 million factory jobs.This means that manufacturing jobs are roughly equal to about half of all U.S. jobs.In terms…

How to stop a giant robot from stealing your jobs

How to stop a giant robot from stealing your jobs

The world is changing fast, and that means that every company has to make tough decisions about how to respond.A recent article from Bloomberg Businessweek described the coming era of industrial robots: “With more than half of the world’s workers now automated by robots, it’s the first time since the Industrial Revolution that jobs are…

How Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Making Up For The Loss Of ‘Sustained Growth’ With a New Wave of Manufacturing

How Dow Jones Industrial Average Is Making Up For The Loss Of ‘Sustained Growth’ With a New Wave of Manufacturing

The Dow Jones industrial average is up nearly 10% in 2017, thanks to a record number of factory jobs and the continued economic expansion.The latest figures show that manufacturing employment grew by almost 8 million jobs in the U.S. over the year, making up a large chunk of the gains.The manufacturing sector added a total…