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Screening out job candidates with Facebook? Don't

Jul 3, 2013
A new study says Facebook behavior isn't a good indicator of prospective employee performance.
Posted In: Facebook, Jobs, career, job interview, social media

Teens face stiff competition in the search for a summer job

Jun 21, 2013
Many young people are struggling to find jobs now that school is out for summer. The usual seasonal employment is being filled by older workers so what are teenagers to do to earn income?
Posted In: Education, Jobs, Work, youth employment

Your summer job stories: The good, the bad, the ugly

Jun 21, 2013
We asked you to tell us about your best and worst summer jobs. Read some of the stories, including that of 15-year-old Delaney Stokes, who just scored her first summer job.
Posted In: Jobs, youth employment, youth

H-1B visas: Not always a magic bullet for employers

Jun 17, 2013
Tech companies bemoan H-1B no-shows and interview imposters.
Posted In: H-1B visas, Jobs

Millennials face uncertain future with part-time work

Jun 14, 2013
Many of America's 8 million underemployed are young -- of the Millennial generation -- and they are just getting by by working several part-time gigs at a time.
Posted In: Jobs, graduate debt, millennials, unemployement

For millennials, a patchwork quilt of part-time jobs will have to do

Jun 12, 2013
People in their 20s are often stuck in part-time and temporary jobs. The loss of income in their first working years could affect them much of their lives.
Posted In: Jobs, graduate debt, millennials, Unemployment

How a part-time economy impacts consumers

Jun 12, 2013
To cut corners and increase profits, businesses are increasingly hiring more part-time or temporary workers. But that plan may backfire, when those workers become consumers who don't want to spend.
Posted In: part-time jobs, Jobs, temporary staffing

Obama adviser: Jobs report shows continued recovery

Jun 7, 2013
Alan Krueger, chairman of the president's council of economic advisers, discusses the latest jobs report and what it means for the recovery.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

Consumers are upbeat even as job creation lags

Jun 7, 2013
Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.
Posted In: Jobs, consumer confidence, jobs report, Unemployment

Fed dread unsettles markets

Jun 6, 2013
Uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's next move is throwing investors for a loop and unsettling markets. Diane Swonk, chief economist at Mesirow Financial, explains what the 'Fed Dread' is all about.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, stock, Jobs, jobs report

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