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With unemployment at 14 percent, the Irish look for work abroad

Mar 19, 2012
More than a year after Ireland received a bailout, unemployment in the country has risen to more than 14 percent, and nearly 1,500 people leave the Emerald Isle every week to look for work.
Posted In: Ireland, emigration, Unemployment

How the job hunt has changed in this economy

Mar 9, 2012
Technology has become a good way of keeping up with your networks and connections in your job search.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

The international perspective on U.S. unemployment

Mar 9, 2012
Last month, the jobless rate was 8.3 percent in the U.S. The new number comes out this morning, and we aren't the only ones watching.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Today's jobs report not a full view of U.S. employment

Mar 9, 2012
Economists expect continued improvement in the job market, and perhaps another dip in the unemployment rate -- which is currently at 8.3 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Unemployment rate stable at 8.3% in February

Mar 9, 2012
Steady job growth continues in the U.S., with 227,000 jobs added last month.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

Where the strengths lie in today's jobs report

Mar 9, 2012
The big news this morning is the February jobs report from the Labor Department. U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs last month and previous estimates for December and January were revised higher.
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

White House economist speaks on stable job numbers

Mar 9, 2012
The jobless rate in the U.S. held steady at 8.3 percent and the U.S. economy added 227,000 jobs in February. Alan Krueger of the White House Council of Economic Advisers explains what still needs to be done.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, white house, Alan Kruegar

Early numbers for February show action in job market

Mar 8, 2012
Today, we learned from the job placement firm, Challenger, Gray & Christmas about the number of planned layoffs at American companies in February.
Posted In: Jobs, jobless, Unemployment, layoffs

Jobs market holds firm, McDonald's continues to grow

Mar 8, 2012
The American economy seems to be moving along at a healthy clip, from jobs to hamburgers.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, McDonald's, Greece

Should the government play a role in job creation?

Mar 8, 2012
According to the latest Gallup poll, most Americans say yes.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

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