Sep 6, 2013 The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 169,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked down to 7.3 percent.
Sep 9, 2013 Many college freshmen embark on their first years of higher education this week. Wouldn't it be nice if at the end of their journey a job was waiting for them? In Alabama, the two year-college system is collaborating with private companies to train students and help them land a job after graduation.
Aug 23, 2013 Now a truck driver, Don Holzschuh talks about his first job in Minnesota.
Dec 25, 2013 Michael Price, writer and co-executive producer of "The Simpsons," talks about his first job.
Sep 5, 2013 Marketplace is partnering with The Atlantic, covering what the American economy looks like today, from smaller cities and towns across the country. First stop: Sioux Falls.
Aug 8, 2013 The recovery is moving slow and steady.
Aug 7, 2013 Next in our series, "You Hate My Job" -- a day on the other side of the counter at the DMV.
Aug 2, 2013 The economy added 162,000 jobs in July while GDP in the second quarter grew at a 1.7% annual rate. So, what's the relationship between jobs and growth?
Aug 15, 2013 48-year-old Lisa Darcey has a lot of experience doing the part-time shuffle. Unable to find a full-time position, Darcey works two part-time jobs and is trying to add a third to the mix.
Aug 2, 2013 Unemployment claims are down; economic growth is up, as are car sales and stock prices. But the question remains, will all that add up to more jobs?