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White House's Alan Krueger on March jobs numbers

Apr 6, 2012
The head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers talks about the Labor Department's latest employment report, which showed that only 120,000 jobs were created in March.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment

Early jobs report shows planned layoffs falling

Apr 5, 2012
This morning, the job placement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported that the number of planned layoffs dropped last month to a 10-month low -- a good sign as we await unemployment numbers from the government tomorrow.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs, Unemployment

In Spain, Catholic church starting job recruitment push

Mar 26, 2012
The Catholic church in Spain is trying to draw more members to its ranks by promising a "job for life," but that is problematic for a number of reasons.
Posted In: spain, Catholic church, Unemployment

From heavy industry to intensive care

Mar 21, 2012
Workers in Detroit who've been laid off from traditional industry are finding new and unexpected opportunities in the caring professions.
Posted In: nursing, Detroit, employment, Unemployment, second career

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

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