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The labor force participation rate is at a low point (updated)

Nov 7, 2014
While the unemployment rate has improved, other statistics tell a different story.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, bureau of labor statistics

Why lower unemployment doesn't mean higher inflation

Oct 3, 2014
Inflation hawks see the specter of higher wages and prices in lower unemployment numbers, as workers gain leverage versus bosses.
Posted In: inflation, Jobs, economic indicators

Is the Internet taking us back in time? The return of handmade goods

Sep 19, 2014
Jody Rice is going back in time, to a different way of doing business.
Posted In: Etsy, online business, Jobs
Employers- College Grads

Are we producing more grads than jobs?

Sep 9, 2014
More employers are requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t really need them.
Posted In: college, college graduate, Jobs

The JOLTS report, or how secure you feel about your job

Sep 9, 2014
What this report tells us outside the numbers.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Department, Unemployment, economic indicators

Commerce Sec. Penny Pritzker on our export economy

Sep 2, 2014
Host Kai Ryssdal crunches the numbers with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker.
Posted In: Jobs, export-import bank, immigration reform, Commerce Department
Jobs

More jobs, but wages stay flat

Aug 1, 2014
More Americans are working, but average wages aren't keeping up with inflation.
Posted In: Jobs, low wages, inflation, economic recovery
Kai stumped President Obama. But not you.

Your job in 5 words

Jul 7, 2014
Medley: We asked, you answered. (<- 5 words)
Posted In: Jobs
Unemployment rate falls

Jobs rise, unemployment falls... but the economy?

Jul 3, 2014
The economy is still not fully recovered in terms of jobs and wealth.
Posted In: Jobs, Economic health, recession

Finding a job isn't just a young person's problem

Jul 3, 2014
Workers over 55 are finding difficulty returning to the work force.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report

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