Jul 18, 2012 There's a new report out today that provides one explanation for why companies aren't hiring the people they want to hire: A visa program to bring in the best and brightest from around the world is capped, and doesn't account for the economic geography of America.
Jul 16, 2012 Finding a new job in this economy is hard for everyone, particularly for those above 55. It takes more effort, sacrifice and a little bit of creativity.
Jul 13, 2012 A frustrated mother sends her teenager daughter a letter, explaining how she and her father are still trying to provide for the family while they are both unemployed.
Jul 6, 2012 There's been talk of a nurse shortage for years, but why are many nursing grads still struggling to find a job?
Jul 8, 2012 Reviewing the week's headlines on Wall Street. This week: The sluggish growth in the U.S. jobs market.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 6, 2012 What baristas and tailors and over-educated sandwich-makers tell us about the economy.
Jul 9, 2012 On the first Friday of each month the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases its monthly jobs report. But don't pay too much attention to the number of jobs added or lost; it will be revised and revised again.
Jul 6, 2012 So as this unemployment report continues to show stagnant growth, many politicians, experts, armchair economists are chiming in on the best way to solve the unemployment problem in the U.S. One idea being floated is inspired by Germany: working fewer hours.
Jul 6, 2012 The economy added 80,000 non-farm jobs in June and the unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent. Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, puts the latest numbers in perspective.
Jul 6, 2012 The U.S. Labor Department has released its monthly jobs report. Employers added just 80,000 jobs last month, while unemployment stayed stagnant at 8.2 percent.