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Obama adviser Alan Krueger talks June jobs numbers

Jul 6, 2012
The economy added 80,000 non-farm jobs in June and the unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent. Alan Krueger, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, puts the latest numbers in perspective.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

June unemployment sticks at 8.2%; 80,000 jobs added

Jul 6, 2012
The U.S. Labor Department has released its monthly jobs report. Employers added just 80,000 jobs last month, while unemployment stayed stagnant at 8.2 percent.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Why companies practice 'stack rating'

Jul 6, 2012
The other day on its website Vanity Fair previewed an article about life at Microsoft. And it details a particular human resource practice that drove employees up the wall: something called "stack rating." What exactly is it?
Posted In: human resources, hiring, Microsoft, Jobs

June jobs report may be lackluster

Jul 6, 2012
Many economists are expecting fewer than 100,000 new jobs created, and unemployment to hold at 8.2% for the month of June.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, Labor Department

The shape of the jobs economy

Jul 6, 2012
Economists call it "U-shaped" as jobs in the middle grow fewer.
Posted In: Jobs

What to expect from June jobs report

Jul 5, 2012
Today's job numbers are good, but economists still think tomorrow's will be mediocre.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, labor

European contraction impacts U.S. exports

Jul 2, 2012
Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Posted In: Jobs, manufacturing, Europe debt crisis, import export

How the immigration change impacts jobs

Jun 18, 2012
Obama's decision to ease restrictions on some undocumented immigrants won’t add pressure for jobs seekers in the short-term.
Posted In: Jobs, undocumented, Immigration

Dump that internship

Jun 15, 2012
Spending summers working for no money seems like something students must do to land a job after graduation. But author Ross Perlin says there's more value in flipping burgers during the school break.
Posted In: Commentary, internships, Jobs, employment, college

The intern's life

Jun 8, 2012
"Intern Queen" Lauren Berger shares how to get the most from an internship or an intern. And host Tess Vigeland also discusses her day as an intern for a TV show. Does she have the chops to make it in Hollywood?
Posted In: internship, summer jobs, interview, Jobs

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