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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

May jobs report shows increased, but slow, hiring

Jun 7, 2013
The May jobs report showed increased hiring, but with a few caveats.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, jobs report, Unemployment, longreads

Obama adviser: Jobs report shows continued recovery

Jun 7, 2013
Alan Krueger, chairman of the president's council of economic advisers, discusses the latest jobs report and what it means for the recovery.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

Unemployment ticks up to 7.6%, 175,000 jobs added

Jun 7, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 175,000 jobs last month, edging out analyst expectations. The unemployment rate ticked up to 7.6 percent.
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment

Consumers are upbeat even as job creation lags

Jun 7, 2013
Economists see an improvement in consumer confidence, partly driven by the stock market and rising home prices.
Posted In: Jobs, consumer confidence, jobs report, Unemployment

Layoffs are down, but will hiring be up?

Jun 6, 2013
Overall layoffs have decreased since last year, but some industries in particular are cutting back.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, layoffs, Unemployment

EU unemployment hits 12.2%, 'Blockupy' activists protest ECB

May 31, 2013
European unemployment hit a new record high in April. 12.2 percent, or about 20 million people, across the 17 countries that use the euro are out of work.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, Unemployment, Eurozone, ECB

Mighty Germany gets a wake up call about unemployment

May 29, 2013
The number of unemployed Germans rose more than four times what analysts had expected in May. Still Europe's largest economy held onto its jobless rate of 6.9 percent -- lower than the majority of euro zone countries.
Posted In: Germany, Unemployment, Europe debt crisis

Jobs for youth today spares economic burden tomorrow

May 27, 2013
Could the government solve the youth unemployment problem?
Posted In: college graduate, Jobs, Unemployment, unemployed

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