Stacey Vanek Smith
May 31, 2012 A study this morning from job outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas found layoffs rose in May to their highest level in eight months.
May 31, 2012 The U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in May. At the same time, the number of workers filing for unemployment benefits rose, and the number of planned layoffs in hit an eight month high.
May 31, 2012 Location, location, location. Economist Enrico Moretti says in his new book that it's more important than ever to move to areas with highly educated workers in order to find employment.
May 30, 2012 There are 12-step programs for things that hold us back in life: alcohol, eating. What about not living up to our paycheck potential?
May 29, 2012 Housing prices in March were up a tiny bit from the month before, but it is the first time in seven months that the data hasn't shown a decline.
May 25, 2012 Some point to the Facebook stock flop as sign of a slowing tech sector. Meanwhile, employment growth for unskilled workers in the U.S. remains stalled.
May 25, 2012 There are millions of Americans who've been out of work for more than six months. One woman shares how she stays hopeful.
May 17, 2012 The actual percentage of job losses by women the past three years is lower than the 90 percent Mitt Romney stated last month.
May 15, 2012 While the overall unemployment rate in the country exceeds 8 percent, some graduates in the right fields face an almost certain change of a job.
Heidi N. Moore
May 4, 2012 The government released its closely-watched employment report for April. While the unemployment rate ticked down to 8.1 percent, only 115,000 new jobs were added to payrolls for the month, well below forecasts.