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A pedestrian walk by a now hiring sign posted in the window of a business in San Rafael, California.

Holiday hiring could be at its highest since 2000

Dec 24, 2014
Strong seasonal retail hiring boosts the spending power of American consumers.
Posted In: jobs report, jobless claims, holiday hiring, jobs numbers
A hiring sign is posted on a shop window in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.

Improved job creation expected for November

Dec 5, 2014
A strong hiring season for seasonal retail jobs is also expected.
Posted In: jobs report, jobs numbers, seasonal hiring

Survey says: People don't trust pollsters anymore

Aug 27, 2014
As the way we use our phones changes, pollsters get left behind.
Posted In: jobs numbers, Unemployment, polls
Unemployment rate falls

The jobs report for July

Aug 1, 2014
With steady job growth comes an improvement in job quality as well.
Posted In: jobs numbers

It's jobs day, so here's a picture of a career fair

Jun 7, 2014
With 217,000 additional jobs in May, a look at what it looks like to hunt for a job
Posted In: Jobs, jobs numbers, stock photos

Ignore the Unemployment Rate. There's a better jobs indicator.

Feb 6, 2014
Why you should read the whole jobs report, and not just the highlights
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment

Weekly wrap: Good news in the jobs report? + #longreads

Dec 6, 2013
Heidi Moore from the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy join host Kai Ryssdal to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going after today's jobs report.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Unemployment, jobs numbers, taper, stimulus

Unemployment rate hits 5-year low; 203,000 jobs added in November

Dec 6, 2013
The unemployment level has fallen to 7 percent for the first time since 2008. But people are still suffering.
Posted In: jobs numbers, employment, Unemployment

Why you shouldn't believe everything you read in the jobs report

Nov 8, 2013
204,000 jobs were added, while the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3 percent in the Labor Department's employment report for October.
Posted In: Labor Department, jobs numbers

No jobs report today because of the shutdown, but most forecasting 180,000 jobs added

Oct 4, 2013
Economists are predicting about 180,000 jobs were added last month, but no way to know if it's accurate due to the government shutdown.
Posted In: jobs numbers, jobs report, government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling

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