May 4, 2012 Alan Krueger, chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, discusses the latest jobs report and whether the numbers for April are mediocre.
Heidi N. Moore
May 8, 2012 Our New York bureau chief Heidi Moore tells us why we shouldn't be moved by the monthly jobs numbers.
May 3, 2012 State and local budget deficits led to a surge in job cuts in education, and high gas prices hobbled the transportation industry, sending monthly planned layoffs up in April, according to job firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas
Apr 26, 2012 The job placement company Challenger, Gray, and Christmas is predicting that teens will have an easier time finding jobs this summer. Employment in this age group won't be back to pre-recession levels, but nothing like the summer of 2010 where youth employment had fell to a 60 year low.
Apr 6, 2012 New York Bureau chief Heidi Moore and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal check in for our weekly recap of wall street and the economy: Sluggish jobs report, Facebook plays the exchange game, and will IBM's CEO go to the Masters?
Apr 4, 2012 The payroll processing company ADP said the U.S. private sector added 209,000 jobs last month, a sign that job growth has yet to be affected by high gas prices. The seeming recovery has also led the Fed to announce it will ease off with quantitative easing.
Apr 3, 2012 March sales were up at General Motors, Chrysler and Toyota. But as the industry gets back up to speed, engineers aren't so easy to find.
Apr 13, 2012 Workers in Detroit who've been laid off from traditional industry are finding new and unexpected opportunities in the caring professions.
Mar 22, 2012 The promise of steady work is attracting workers of all ages to Williston, N.D., and creating a new boom town on America's energy frontier.