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Number of 'disconnected youth' on the rise

Nov 30, 2012
Millions of young people are out of school and have no jobs.
Posted In: youth, high school, Jobs

Fun facts from the Census on jobs by gender and race

Nov 29, 2012
The U.S. Census Bureau today released a burst of data on who works in which profession and where. We plucked out a few interesting facts from the release.
Posted In: women, Jobs, race, Economy, census

Census breaks down occupations by gender, ethnicity

Nov 29, 2012
More women employed in secretarial work than any other job, but they make inroads in other fields.
Posted In: U.S. Census Bureau, census, Jobs

Americans start to see light in economy

Nov 29, 2012
Consumer confidence at a five-year high according to new data this week. But what exactly makes us so confident?
Posted In: Economy, Jobs, consumer confidence

'Like' to find a job? Facebook has an app for that

Nov 15, 2012
Facebook enters the job-search market with listings of nearly 2 million job openings. But be careful, especially if you've friended your boss.
Posted In: Facebook, Jobs

Google search in North Carolina: Jobs

Nov 13, 2012
Struggling N.C. county lures Google facility with incentives. Were they worth it?
Posted In: Google, North Carolina, Jobs

Social network aims to help veterans get the jump on jobs

Nov 12, 2012
On this Veterans Day holiday, two retired officers are launching a new social network -- only for the military.
Posted In: military, veterans, Jobs, social network

Gov. Romney: 65 and out of work

Nov 7, 2012
If you're 65 and unemployed, you're more likely to be that way for a long time.
Posted In: Retirement, Jobs, Unemployment, romney

Employed or not, voting ritual often the same

Nov 6, 2012
In many ways, the 2012 presidential election is a referendum on a number: the nation's unemployment rate of 7.9 percent. Reporters in Oklahoma City (unemployment around 5 percent) and San Bernardino, Calif., (unemployment pushing 12 percent) look behind the numbers.
Posted In: Unemployment, voting, Jobs, Election Day

The 8-percent rule: Can Obama win with high unemployment?

Nov 5, 2012
Since World War II, incumbent presidents have been defeated in election years when the unemployment rate is above 7.5 percent. What does that mean for President Obama and October's 7.9 percent unemployment rate?
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

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