A year in jobs reports

Jan 9, 2015
As the numbers for December come in, we take a look back at 2014.

Consumer confidence on the rise at year's end

Dec 30, 2014
“People expect the economy to improve, and their personal finances to improve."

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report

Nov 7, 2014
Nela Richardson and John Carney join Kai to talk about the week that was.

Why don't employers make it easier to apply for a job?

Oct 17, 2014
Why don't employers make it easier to apply for a job?

How the tough economy changes young people's lives

Sep 16, 2014
Some scholars think postponing life-cycle decisions signals cultural shifts.

Quit your job! It proves the economy's getting better

Jun 27, 2014
After plummeting in the recession, the rate of voluntary job-quitting is slowly rising. But it's not high enough to show the job market is healthy, yet.

The employment problem of prime-age men

Apr 18, 2014
Men age 25 to 54 have been disappearing from employment for decades. In the recession it got worse. Now it's getting a bit better.

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PODCAST: March jobs report

Apr 4, 2014
U.S. employers hired 192,000 people in March. And the company behind the food delivery app GrubHub gets ready for its IPO.
U.S. President Barack Obama walks with an employee in Fred's Pro Hardware, June 3, 2011 in Toledo, Ohio.
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Dealing with unemployment after a lifetime of work

Feb 7, 2014
One woman gives a face to today's jobs numbers.

When your safety net ... disappears

Feb 7, 2014
The number of jobless Americans who've lost their extended unemployment benefits has swelled to 1.7 million.