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Is a job at Amazon a 'good job'?

Jul 29, 2013
Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Posted In: manufacturing, Jobs, Unemployment, Amazon, Amazon.com

Is a Detroit-style default coming to a city near you?

Jul 22, 2013
Economic diversity is key to staving off municipal bankruptcy.
Posted In: Detroit bankruptcy, Detroit mayor, Jobs

Obama's middle class: How have things changed?

Jul 22, 2013
President Obama returns to Knox College in Illinois to revive his push for economic growth.
Posted In: middle class, President Obama, manufacturing, Jobs

More people need second jobs, fewer can find them

Jul 15, 2013
Trying to cobble together a livelihood from more than on job is tough because of the slow jobs recovery and the rise of 'on-call' scheduling in low-wage industries.
Posted In: Jobs, part-time jobs

The delicate art of rejecting a job candidate

Jul 9, 2013
Why some companies are trying to close the door on job candidates a little more politely.
Posted In: Jobs, job interview, job applications, human resources

Who wants a part-time job?

Jul 5, 2013
There may be more jobs out there, but many people are looking for full-time work, when all there is, is part-time.
Posted In: Unemployment, Labor Department, Jobs, part-time jobs

The part-time clouds in a jobs report of blue skies

Jul 5, 2013
Part-time workers dampen the otherwise good numbers in the Labor Department's monthly jobs snapshot.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployed, Labor Department

Unemployment stays at 7.6%, 195,000 jobs added

Jul 5, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 195,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

June jobs: Growth likely to be tepid

Jul 5, 2013
Job sectors that excelled during the housing boom are still trying to regain their footing.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

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

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