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Employment numbers? Ignore them.

May 4, 2012
Our New York bureau chief Heidi Moore tells us why we shouldn't be moved by the monthly jobs numbers.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, Unemployment

Planned job cuts up 7 percent in April, education hard hit

May 3, 2012
State and local budget deficits led to a surge in job cuts in education, and high gas prices hobbled the transportation industry, sending monthly planned layoffs up in April, according to job firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas
Posted In: Jobs, employment

Teen employment could improve this summer

Apr 26, 2012
The job placement company Challenger, Gray, and Christmas is predicting that teens will have an easier time finding jobs this summer. Employment in this age group won't be back to pre-recession levels, but nothing like the summer of 2010 where youth employment had fell to a 60 year low.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, season, teenagers

Weekly Wrap: Jobs, Facebook, and Golf

Apr 6, 2012
New York Bureau chief Heidi Moore and Sudeep Reddy of the Wall Street Journal check in for our weekly recap of wall street and the economy: Sluggish jobs report, Facebook plays the exchange game, and will IBM's CEO go to the Masters?
Posted In: employment, jobs report, Facebook, Golf

Markets react to Fed news, ADP jobs report

Apr 4, 2012
The payroll processing company ADP said the U.S. private sector added 209,000 jobs last month, a sign that job growth has yet to be affected by high gas prices. The seeming recovery has also led the Fed to announce it will ease off with quantitative easing.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, employment, quantitative easing

Car companies come roaring back

Apr 3, 2012
March sales were up at General Motors, Chrysler and Toyota. But as the industry gets back up to speed, engineers aren't so easy to find.
Posted In: Auto, employment, Jobs

Go North, young man!

Mar 21, 2012
The promise of steady work is attracting workers of all ages to Williston, N.D., and creating a new boom town on America's energy frontier.
Posted In: North Dakota, Oil, man camp, Williston, employment, debt, energy

From heavy industry to intensive care

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Detroit who've been laid off from traditional industry are finding new and unexpected opportunities in the caring professions.
Posted In: nursing, Detroit, employment, Unemployment, second career

Is a dream job a reality?

Feb 10, 2012
Author Ramit Sethi discusses his belief that it's possible to network your way to a dream job and offers some tips on how.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, networking, dream

Low job ‘churn’ hurting economic recovery

Feb 8, 2012
Risk-averse Americans are less and less willing to quit their jobs in pursuit of a better fit.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, churn

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