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Walking through the latest jobs numbers

Apr 4, 2014
Some good, some bad, some sad
Posted In: employment, Unemployment, Jobs, BLS

What we look for in a monthly jobs report

Apr 3, 2014
Employers added 192,000 to payrolls in March; unemployment at 6.7%
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report

Will tablets replace waitresses and store clerks?

Mar 19, 2014
Technology takes jobs from humans, whether it's elevator operators or bank tellers. Will handheld tablets change the service industry?
Posted In: tablets, Jobs

Obama seeks expanded overtime pay

Mar 12, 2014
The president seeks to change overtime pay rules via executive powers.
Posted In: pay, management, workers, employment, Jobs, Barack Obama

Job growth strengthens, jobless rate ticks up to 6.7%

Mar 7, 2014
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, Labor Department

Bad news, bad weather

Feb 21, 2014
Can bad weather be blamed for bad news?
Posted In: weather, seasonal impacts, Unemployment, benefits, Jobs

What online job listings tell us about the economy

Feb 5, 2014
The Conference Board is out with this month's Help Wanted Online index. It’s a survey of some 16,000 online job listings.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployement

‘Am I crazy?' Deciding to work for the government

Jan 20, 2014
There have been pay freezes, hiring freezes, and on top of that, there was the shutdown just a few months ago.
Posted In: usps, Jobs, government

Going to Plan B when jobless benefits get cut off

Jan 14, 2014
For one woman looking for work, unemployment benefits kept certain career options. With Congress not extending benefits, a new plan is in order.
Posted In: unemployment benefits, Jobs, Congress

Job growth way below estimates in December; unemployment at 6.7 percent

Jan 10, 2014
The U.S. economy added only 74,000 jobs in December, way below most economists' predictions. The unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

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