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Manufacturing struggles to find enough workers to meet demand

Mar 4, 2021
There’s a skills mismatch between job openings and job seekers.
Tractor maker John Deere has unfilled openings in some locations, like much of the manufacturing sector.
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Attention job seekers: “We all have worth, we all have value”

Feb 5, 2021
A story about job hunting from a job-hunting counselor. “I learned a valuable lesson,” says Carolyn Kennard of Texas.
Carolyn Kennard, a regional facilitator at the Houston-Galveston division of nonprofit Workforce Solutions, leads a career workshop for high school students in 2019.
Workforce Solutions – Houston, Texas

From Ph.D. to freelance writer, trying to make it as a journalist

Apr 22, 2019
Jennifer Mabry earned the degrees but is still hoping to land the right job.
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Swipe right for ... your next job?

Oct 7, 2015
Smartphones and swipes put more power in the hands of job seekers.

Long-term unemployed suffer shaky re-employment

Jul 22, 2014
After a long separation from working, it’s difficult to find jobs that last.

Five ways to reopen lines of communication

Apr 28, 2014
"It's been too long since we've been in touch."

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Mar 1, 2013
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MID-DAY UPDATE: February job numbers, solar panels

Mar 4, 2011
We got big numbers today from the U.S. Labor Department. In February, U.S. payrolls increased 192,000 and the jobless rate fell to 8.9 percent --...