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My first job: Working at the local mall

Aug 16, 2013
Michael Price, writer and co-executive producer of "The Simpsons," talks about his first job.
Posted In: My First Job, Jobs

Is Sioux Falls' 3.5% unemployment rate America's future?

Aug 16, 2013
Marketplace is partnering with The Atlantic, covering what the American economy looks like today, from smaller cities and towns across the country. First stop: Sioux Falls.
Posted In: Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Jobs

Jobless claims hit lowest level since 2007

Aug 8, 2013
The recovery is moving slow and steady.
Posted In: unemployement, economic indicators, Jobs

You Hate My Job: I work at the DMV

Aug 7, 2013
Next in our series, "You Hate My Job" -- a day on the other side of the counter at the DMV.
Posted In: DMV, driver's license, Jobs

A job is born: The link between growth and work

Aug 2, 2013
The economy added 162,000 jobs in July while GDP in the second quarter grew at a 1.7% annual rate. So, what's the relationship between jobs and growth?
Posted In: GDP, Jobs

When a part-time job plus a part-time job still isn't enough

Aug 2, 2013
48-year-old Lisa Darcey has a lot of experience doing the part-time shuffle. Unable to find a full-time position, Darcey works two part-time jobs and is trying to add a third to the mix.
Posted In: Unemployment, part-time jobs, jobs report, Jobs

Compared to stocks and real estate, the job market’s a slacker

Aug 2, 2013
Unemployment claims are down; economic growth is up, as are car sales and stock prices. But the question remains, will all that add up to more jobs?
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

162,000 jobs added, unemployment falls to 7.4%

Aug 2, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 162,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

‘Sorry, I don’t have any cash!’

Jul 31, 2013
Are tips drying up as Americans trade paper for plastic?
Posted In: tipping, Jobs, Tech, cash, cashless

Twinkie workers are back on the job, but making less

Jul 30, 2013
Twinkie bakers follow in the footsteps of foundry workers, baggage handlers, and others, as restructured companies hire employees back at lower wages.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Unions, labor, union, Twinkies

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