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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

Europe eyes America's June jobs report

Jul 5, 2013
What is designed to give insight into the labor market may also guide future interest rates, since the Federal Reserve will be watching -- and so will Europe.
Posted In: Europe, jobs report, Unemployment

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

Minneapolis has the lowest unemployment rate for a major U.S. city

Jul 3, 2013
With an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent, the Minneapolis-St.Paul area beat out Oklahoma City.
Posted In: Unemployment, Minneapolis, oklahoma

When a deflating economy may not be all that bad

Jul 2, 2013
Chrysler and Ford are reporting strong sales numbers, particularly truck sales, for June. Though manufacturing data across several other industries is down.
Posted In: Unemployment, Federal Reserve, jobs report, deflation

Halfway through 2013, how's the economy doing?

Jul 1, 2013
With 2013 halfway done, how is the economy doing? Julia Coronado, chief North American economist BNP Paribas, shares her take.
Posted In: Unemployment, manufacturing, jobs report

Jobstacles: For teens, soft skills are hard skills

Jun 20, 2013
Teen unemployment is at 24.4 percent, three times the national average. With opportunities so scarce, young jobseekers need to think about all the little things that could hurt their chances.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Unemployment, teenagers

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

Jobstacles: Is it possible to have too many jobs?

Jun 7, 2013
As teenagers head out in search of summer jobs in a tough market, Youth Radio explores whether any job is a good job.
Posted In: Jobstacles, Youth Radio, youth employment, Unemployment

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