When a part-time job plus a part-time job still isn't enough

Aug 2, 2013
48-year-old Lisa Darcey has a lot of experience doing the part-time shuffle. Unable to find a full-time position, Darcey works two part-time jobs and is trying to add a third to the mix.
Posted In: Unemployment, part-time jobs, jobs report, Jobs

Compared to stocks and real estate, the job market’s a slacker

Aug 2, 2013
Unemployment claims are down; economic growth is up, as are car sales and stock prices. But the question remains, will all that add up to more jobs?
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, jobs report

162,000 jobs added, unemployment falls to 7.4%

Aug 2, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the economy added 162,000 jobs last month, falling below analyst expectations. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

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

The state of job training around the world: What job training?

Jul 18, 2013
Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.
Posted In: Unemployment, career, employee training, austerity, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

On Bastille Day, what's to celebrate?

Jul 12, 2013
The French Revolution -- and much of the France we know today -- was born at a time of economic crisis and famine.
Posted In: France, Europe, Europe debt crisis, Unemployment

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