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 6, 2013 A record number of Americans are long-term unemployed--six months or more. A lackluster job market is putting them back to work--slowly.
Sep 5, 2013 Less people filed for unemployment over the last week. But layoff announcements went up.
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.
Sep 3, 2013 A group of unemployed workers in France developed a new tactic to put themselves in front of potential employers.
Aug 21, 2013 France is emerging from recession, but struggling to reduce unemployment.
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 9, 2013 It's good news for the approximately 640,000 furloughed Department of Defense employees that there will be only six furlough days instead of 11. But it's still a hardship for many of them.