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A Goldilocks job report

Dec 8, 2006
Not too hot, not too cold. The economy added 132,000 new jobs in November — better than analysts expected but not without some downside risk. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

The perfect worker: Tall, thin, and he drinks!

Dec 8, 2006
Cash Peters tests the findings of recent studies on what types of employees companies are looking to hire.
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Unemployment increase a statistical fluke?

Dec 8, 2006
The unemployment rate went up a tenth of a percent in November. Host Brian Watt talks to Standard & Poor's chief economist David Wyss who says this year's holiday calendar had an interesting effect on the numbers.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Rooting for higher unemployment

Dec 8, 2006
The unemployment rate edged up last month as expected, but some would like to see it go even higher. Amy Scott explains.
Posted In: Economy, Jobs

Jobs aboard

Nov 30, 2006
Looking for a career that pays pretty well and keeps you moving? The railroad business is looking for you. Brian Watt has details.
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Surfing for talent

Nov 27, 2006
Rising stars don't even have to leave home to get Hollywood's attention these days. Some agencies have talent scouts devoted to seeking them out online. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Jobs, Science

At Thanksgiving, plumbers' plates are full

Nov 24, 2006
This is the busiest time of the year for plumbers. And it's not all gravy. Sean Cole explains.
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Surviving the ex-pat tax

Nov 22, 2006
Congress passed a tax increase in May that's expected to rake in big bucks for the government — but it could backfire. U.S. businesses worry it'll hurt their ability to employee Americans oversees. Miranda Kennedy reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

No. 22 in gender equality

Nov 22, 2006
The U.S. ranks 22nd out of 115 nations in narrowing the economic and political differences between the sexes. Steve Tripoli has details.
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Union victory in the South

Nov 21, 2006
Following a three-week strike that targeted Houston's downtown business and shopping district, 5,300 janitors have agreed to return to work in exchange for better wages and benefits. John Dimsdale reports.
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