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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

The Purple Squirrel: Is the hiring process broken?

Jun 8, 2012
Author Peter Cappelli discusses the pitfalls of the online-based job application process and how it is preventing employers from capturing the elusive "purple squirrel."
Posted In: Jobs, hiring, human resources, job applications

Americans aren't paying attention to jobs reports

Jun 7, 2012
Taking a look at Gallup's latest data on whether people pay attention to the government's unemployment reports, and whether they feel the economic recovery is on the right track.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Monthly layoffs hit eight-month high

May 31, 2012
A study this morning from job outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas found layoffs rose in May to their highest level in eight months.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, GDP

May shows dismal employment numbers

May 31, 2012
The U.S. economy added less jobs than expected in May. At the same time, the number of workers filing for unemployment benefits rose, and the number of planned layoffs in hit an eight month high.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs, GDP

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