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Educating kids for the factories of the future

Apr 6, 2012
West Chicago magnet prepares students for high-skill manufacturing jobs, and for college
Posted In: Wealth and Poverty, Jobs, Education

March job growth sluggish

Apr 6, 2012
Employers hired many fewer workers in March than in previous months, but the unemployment rate fell for the first time since January.
Posted In: Jobs, quantitative easing, Unemployment

120,000 jobs added in March

Apr 6, 2012
The Labor Department reports the U.S. economy added 120,000 jobs last month. That was roughly half of what economists had expected, and a significant slowdown compared to the last few months.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

March U.S. jobs numbers a disappointment

Apr 6, 2012
The U.S. economy only added 120,000 jobs in March, which is half of what economists had originally expected.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

White House's Alan Krueger on March jobs numbers

Apr 6, 2012
The head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers talks about the Labor Department's latest employment report, which showed that only 120,000 jobs were created in March.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

The road back to the factory floor

Apr 6, 2012
A laid-off autoworker found a steady job at another factory, but he’s making less
Posted In: Jobs, manufacturing

The regional differences in the U.S. job market

Apr 5, 2012
Are some cities doing better than others when it comes to recovery, and a positive outlook for jobs in the near future?
Posted In: cities, Jobs

Early jobs report shows planned layoffs falling

Apr 5, 2012
This morning, the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported that the number of planned layoffs dropped last month to a 10-month low -- a good sign as we await unemployment numbers from the government tomorrow.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs, Unemployment

Which cities have the most jobs?

Apr 5, 2012
According to Gallup's latest polls, Oklahoma City sits at the top of the list of cities that are hiring. A number of California cities round out the bottom of the list.
Posted In: Jobs

Starbucks finds partners for job fund

Apr 4, 2012
Google Offers and Banana Republic are the first businesses to join Starbucks in raising money for its U.S. job creation fund.
Posted In: starbucks, Jobs, Create Jobs for USA

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