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The safest jobs in the U.S.

Sep 19, 2012
Today the U.S. government gives us a list of the most-dangerous jobs. What are the safest?
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Long-term unemployed face changing workplace

Sep 12, 2012
Being out of work for a long time is tough. Going back to work after a long absence can be almost as challenging to catch up in today's fast-changing work environment.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

When the unemployed stop looking for jobs

Sep 7, 2012
Discouraged workers give up after months of fruitless job seeking.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, long-term unemployed

Obama adviser Alan Krueger on the August jobs report

Sep 7, 2012
The chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers talks about the president's plans for the future.
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U.S. adds 96,000 jobs in August, unemployment drops to 8.1%

Sep 7, 2012
The August jobs numbers come below expectations, though the unemployment rate drops to 8.1 percent.
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Waiting for the big jobs report

Sep 6, 2012
August job creation may have been good. But it's not clear any improvement can change voters' minds now.
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Planned layoffs drop to lowest level in two years

Sep 6, 2012
According to job placement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas, the number of planned layoffs at U.S. companies dropped 37 percent from a year ago.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs

Most Americans feel satisfied with their jobs

Sep 6, 2012
Gallup's latest polls reveal only 1 in 10 Americans say that they are dissatisfied with their jobs. It's a major jump from the results from two decades ago.
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Auto sale increase also boosts auto jobs

Sep 4, 2012
The steady increase in auto sales is also fueling a boom in auto employment—everything from dealerships, to auto suppliers and assembly plants
Posted In: auto sales, Jobs

Creating jobs vs. creating good jobs

Sep 3, 2012
Economists and politicians are watching the job market closely. On Friday, the monthly employment report is released. But if jobs are being created, are they good jobs?
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