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Private sector job gains miss the mark

Apr 3, 2013
The payroll processing company ADP reported this morning that 158,000 private sector jobs were added last month, falling below analyst expectations.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, adp, sequester

The most common job in the U.S.

Apr 1, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has calculated the most and least common jobs in the country.
Posted In: Jobs, career

Home prices are up, will the job market follow?

Mar 26, 2013
Home prices rise, but can they boost the job market?
Posted In: housing market, housing prices, Jobs

The new U.S. veteran: Young and looking for work

Mar 20, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released data on unemployment among U.S. veterans, and the numbers aren't pretty. A big part of the problem: Many recent veterans are in a demographic which is suffering joblessness already -- young Americans.
Posted In: veterans, Jobs, Unemployment, sequester

Sequester will seriously damage job growth: Obama economic adviser

Mar 8, 2013
Alan Krueger, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, breaks down the latest jobs report and shares his thoughts on the sequestration.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, Obama, sequester

Unemployment falls to four-year low

Mar 8, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 236,000 jobs last month, beating analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, its lowest point in four years.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

We're all salespeople, so don't sell yourself short

Mar 8, 2013
A look at the art and science of selling yourself -- something author Daniel Pink says we all do in one way or another.
Posted In: sales, job interview, Jobs

Unemployment falls to 7.7%, 236,000 jobs added

Mar 8, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the economy added 236,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, beating analyst expectations.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, jobs report

The sequester vs. the jobs recovery

Mar 8, 2013
The Labor Department's jobs report for February is expected to be decent: Signs are that the labor market continues to improve. Aren't the sequester's budget cuts going to have any effect?
Posted In: Jobs, sequester, Unemployment

Despite D.C. roadblocks, markets keep chugging

Mar 6, 2013
The Dow posted another record high this morning. The surge came on the heels of a new report from the payroll processing company ADP, which showed that private employers added 198,000 jobs in February.
Posted In: Dow, adp, Jobs, jobs report

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