Why would you hire the long-term unemployed? Why not?

Jan 27, 2014
We expect the President to ask companies to pledge to hire the unemployed. But some hiring managers see a potential risk in hiring someone who's been out of work for a long time.
Posted In: unemployement, long-term unemployed, State of the Union

When your bad credit keeps you from getting a job

Jan 22, 2014
A recent study shows one in 10 job applicants have been rejected because something turned up in their credit history.
Posted In: credit report, unemployement

Jobless claims hit lowest level since 2007

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

Weekly unemployment claims up 13 percent

Oct 18, 2012
Seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance rose by 46,000 last week, or about 13 percent. Is this a blip or the start of a new trend?
Posted In: unemployement, layoffs

Job market improving as jobless claims drop

Oct 11, 2012
New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Combined with last week's employment report, the claims data provides evidence of a slowly improving job market.
Posted In: unemployement, weekly jobless, jobs report

Weekly unemployment claims fall to four year low

Oct 11, 2012
New weekly claims for unemployment fell last week to the lowest level in four and a half years. Elsewhere around the world, the S&P has downgraded the soveign debt of Spain.
Posted In: unemployement, spain, debt, Europe debt crisis

New Orleans' other 'million dollar neighborhood'

Jul 25, 2012
High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Posted In: African American, unemployement

Unemployment for Hispanics, African Americans remains high

Jul 3, 2012
A new study shows that the jobless rate for African Americans and Hispanics isn't budging despite a modest recovery in other parts of the economy.
Posted In: unemployement, African American, Hispanics