Sep 26, 2012 We’re getting another pulse check on housing later this morning. The numbers on new home sales for August come out today, and they’re expected to be pretty good. How does an uptick in housing affect the job market? Turns out, they are pretty closely linked.
Sep 25, 2012 If you're looking for a job or trying to get ahead in this economy, there's some age-old wisdom that would seem to apply: play up your accomplishments. Seems obvious, but maybe that's in fact not your best plan of attack.
Sep 24, 2012 Large companies that hire thousands of hourly workers are turning to big data to streamline recruitment. Our own Kai Ryssdal gets profiled to see what his answers to a few simple questions tell us about what kind of employee he'd be.
Sep 20, 2012 Last week claims for unemployment were down, but just a bit, by about 3,000.
Sep 20, 2012 Today the U.S. government gives us a list of the most-dangerous jobs. What are the safest?
Sep 12, 2012 Being out of work for a long time is tough. Going back to work after a long absence can be almost as challenging to catch up in today's fast-changing work environment.
Sep 7, 2012 Discouraged workers give up after months of fruitless job seeking.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 7, 2012 The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers talks about the president's plans for the future.
Sep 7, 2012 The August jobs numbers come below expectations, though the unemployment rate drops to 8.1 percent.