Jan 27, 2014 We expect the President to ask companies to pledge to hire the unemployed. But some hiring managers see a potential risk in hiring someone who's been out of work for a long time.
Carmen Wong Ulrich
Jan 22, 2014 A recent study shows one in 10 job applicants have been rejected because something turned up in their credit history.
Aug 8, 2013 The recovery is moving slow and steady.
Jun 14, 2013 Many of America's 8 million underemployed are young -- of the Millennial generation -- and they are just getting by by working several part-time gigs at a time.
Oct 18, 2012 Seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance rose by 46,000 last week, or about 13 percent. Is this a blip or the start of a new trend?
Oct 11, 2012 New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Combined with last week's employment report, the claims data provides evidence of a slowly improving job market.
Oct 11, 2012 New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Elsewhere around the world, the S&P has downgraded the soveign debt of Spain.
Shereen Marisol Meraji
Oct 3, 2012 High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Jul 17, 2012 A new study shows that the jobless rate for African Americans and Hispanics isn't budging despite a modest recovery in other parts of the economy.