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Alaskans faced with the first recession in decades
The state has lost more than 2,000 jobs in the energy industry in the last year.
How we get to "full employment"
If the economy were to keep adding 287,000 jobs, month after month, most of those who have dropped out of the workforce would likely come back.
Job growth strengthens, jobless rate ticks up to 6.7%
The U.S. economy added 175,000 jobs in February.
The part-time clouds in a jobs report of blue skies
Part-time workers dampen the otherwise good numbers in the Labor Department's monthly jobs snapshot.
Jobs for youth today spares economic burden tomorrow
Could the government solve the youth unemployment problem?
The sequester cuts and a steelworker's job prospects
It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.
Sequester cuts get real for unemployed Americans
The sequester will mean cuts to the unemployment checks people depend on to pay bills.
For unemployed, a shave and a haircut... no charge
Telling someone to cut their hair and get a job is an old cliche. But a Portland barbershop is doing just that for those who are down on their luck.
Unemployed or underemployed? There's an app for that
In a digital twist on the age-old practice of paying people to do odd jobs for you, new smartphone apps like TaskRabbit and Postmates allow you to hire your own personal assistants -- to say, clean your home, buy your groceries or run errands.
When the unemployed stop looking for jobs
Discouraged workers give up after months of fruitless job seeking.