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  • January 30, 2015

    High tuition costs driving UK students overseas

    With the rapid rise in tuition fees at UK universities, more and more British students are choosing to study abroad.

    With the rapid rise in tuition fees at UK universities, more and more British students are choosing to study abroad.

  • January 29, 2015

    Gender pay gap increases with age

    Women consistently earn less than their male counterparts on average throughout their lives, with older female workers experiencing a larger wage gap than younger workers.

    Women consistently earn less than their male counterparts on average throughout their lives, with older female workers experiencing a larger wage gap than younger workers.

  • January 28, 2015

    US jobs taking longer to fill

    Job vacancies in the US are taking longer to fill, causing analysts to suggest that the nation's economy may be tightening.

    Job vacancies in the US are taking longer to fill, causing analysts to suggest that the nation's economy may be tightening.

  • January 27, 2015

    Global unemployment to rise over next five years

    The number of people out of work will continue to rise over the next five years, according to a new report.

    The number of people out of work will continue to rise over the next five years, according to a new report.

  • January 26, 2015

    An exciting year ahead for IZA World of Labor

    IZA World of Labor’s directors from Bloomsbury Publishing and the IZA met last week to discuss progress to date and goals for the coming year.

    IZA World of Labor’s directors from Bloomsbury Publishing and the IZA met last week to discuss progress to date and goals for the coming year.

  • January 23, 2015

    Concern rises over skills shortage in the UK

    Business leaders in the UK say one of their biggest worries is a shortage of skilled workers, according to a new PwC report.

    Business leaders in the UK say one of their biggest worries is a shortage of skilled workers, according to a new PwC report.

  • January 22, 2015

    One in five women believe it is “impossible” to attain senior roles

    Almost a fifth of women believe their gender is preventing them from reaching senior level management roles.

    Almost a fifth of women believe their gender is preventing them from reaching senior level management roles.

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