How to interview better than 99% of people

Apr 5, 2013
Think a job interview is all about answering questions? Most people do. And that's why they don't get hired, says business consultant Ramit Sethi.
Posted In: Jobs, job interview

Race on your resume: An invitation for discrimination?

Apr 5, 2013
From the organizations you're a member of to your educational background to something as simple as your name -- advertising your ethnicity, sexuality, religion or gender on your resume can affect the hiring process.
Posted In: resume, Jobs, diversity, Work

Unemployment falls to 7.6%, 88,000 jobs added

Apr 5, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 88,000 jobs last month, below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Long-term unemployment gets...longer

Apr 5, 2013
Even as the U.S. economy is adding jobs, nearly five million people have been out of work for at least six months, and figures show their wait to return to the workforce is growing.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, unemployment benefits

Quarterly job cuts highest since 2011

Apr 4, 2013
Global outplacement firm Challenger, Grey & Christmas reported that employers cut 49,000 jobs in March, down 11 percent from February. Despite the month to month decline, job cuts for the first quarter were their highest since 2011.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, layoffs

Recovery from job loss: Easier for whites than blacks

Apr 3, 2013
A new study from Pew on economic mobility examines how unemployment affects black and white families differently.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, race, African American

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