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Ten thousand apply for 750 Southwest Airlines jobs

Dec 26, 2013
Southwest is hiring hundreds of flight attendants and thousands have applied for the jobs.
Posted In: Jobs, Airlines

Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

Are high tech hiring systems keeping Americans out of work?

Nov 21, 2013
Marketplace's Chris Farrell is worried that the skilled workers employers say they can't find are there, but algorithms are screening them out.
Posted In: hiring, Jobs

204,000 jobs added in October; unemployment rate rises to 7.3 percent

Nov 8, 2013
The government just reported the labor market in October was much stronger than expected, but how reliable is the data for a month when the government was shut down for half of it?
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

No jobs report, but economy keeps moving

Oct 4, 2013
The government shutdown means no unemployment numbers have been released for September.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs, Unemployment

American companies plan to cut 40,000 jobs

Oct 3, 2013
According to a new report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs, employment

A look at the employment challenges facing Millennials

Oct 3, 2013
Jeremy Feador is a 27-year-old part-time worker in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been struggling to find full-time employment.
Posted In: jobs report, Millenials, youth, Unemployment, youth unemployment, Jobs

Government shutdown 2013 and the (sometimes) lowly contractor

Oct 3, 2013
There are 800,000 government workers who aren't being paid. But how about the hundreds of thousands of government contractors?
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, government contractors, Jobs

A LinkedIn-style job network for the blue-collar crowd

Oct 2, 2013
LinkedIn isn’t really set up for blue-collar workers. WorkHands aims to fill the gap.
Posted In: social networking, jobs gap, linkedin, Jobs

Open up and say ... You hate my job

Sep 19, 2013
One of the jobs that never gets any love: Dentistry.
Posted In: dentist, Jobs

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