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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?
Posted In: Jobs

Housing, jobs and retirement stay on voters' minds

Aug 31, 2012
Undecided voters in Florida and North Carolina share what their greatest concerns are in the upcoming election.
Posted In: North Carolina, Florida, housing crisis, Education, manufacturing, Retirement, Jobs

Facing sailor shortage, Navy ups bonuses

Aug 27, 2012
The Navy is offering sailors hundreds of extra dollars a month if they agree to go back out to sea sooner than expected.
Posted In: navy, Jobs

Weekly unemployment applications tick up slightly

Aug 23, 2012
The number of people filing for unemployment benefits rose last week to 372,000. That's 4,000 more than the previous week.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Job openings at highest level in four years

Aug 8, 2012
Job openings jumped to a four-year high in June: 3.7 million. Seems strange, considering we learned less than a week ago that the country has an 8.3 percent unemployment rate right now.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Department, Unemployment

Unemployment workers face layoffs

Aug 7, 2012
As more people find work where there are jobs to be found, fewer workers are needed in state unemployment offices.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, layoffs, unemployed

Romney adviser responds to July jobs report

Aug 3, 2012
Glenn Hubbard, an adviser to the Romney campaign, talks about the most recent U.S. jobs report and about Mitt Romney's economic plans if he wins the presidency.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Jobs

The economy makes do with five million fewer jobs

Aug 3, 2012
The nation's output of goods and services is back to the level it was before the recession began in 2007. But five million fewer people are working. Who got left out of the economy?
Posted In: Jobs

Obama adviser Alan Krueger on July's jobs report

Aug 3, 2012
Alan Krueger, chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, discusses what President Obama can do to create more jobs.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Reflecting on the July Labor Department report

Aug 3, 2012
The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs last month, but the unemployment rate ticked up from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent. FTN Financial's chief economist discusses the good and the bad of the report.
Posted In: Jobs

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