Why some companies are using algorithms for hiring

Nov 19, 2015
A new study suggests algorithms can help find employees who will stick around longer
Posted In: hiring, employment
People stand in a line that stretched around the block to enter a job fair.

Jobs jolt higher in October

Nov 6, 2015
Unemployment falls to its lowest level since 2008.
Posted In: employment, Jobs

Nashville: luring more than young musicians these days

Nov 5, 2015
In the last four years, Nashville has grown by more than it did in the prior decade.
Posted In: Nashville, employment, Millennial Generation

In China's coal country, 100,000 lose their jobs

Nov 3, 2015
The mass layoff threatens the social fabric of a region where growth is faltering.
Posted In: China, coal, employment
A job seeker meets with a recruiter during a career fair in San Francisco, California.

What if you lost your job?

Oct 28, 2015
We talked to people in Albuquerque, New Mexico, about job security.
Posted In: Marketplace-Edison Economic Anxiety Poll, Anxiety Index, anxiety, employment
Two women walk past a 'For Sale' sign in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Measuring the economy's momentum

Oct 27, 2015
In a week full of economic stats, what's the underlying momentum of growth?
Posted In: Housing, figures, employment, economic data
An uber vehicle in New York City.

How many people work in the 'gig economy'?

Oct 23, 2015
Many are driving for Uber or working other 'gigs,' but surveys can't count them.
Posted In: employment, self-employment, Jobs
Women attend an Operation reinvent session at Fort Campbell.

Un-boot camp for women exiting the military

Oct 20, 2015
The unemployment rate for post-9/11 veterans remains higher for women than men.
Posted In: military, veterans, employment

My money story: Storyteller Brian Finkelstein

Oct 9, 2015
What do you do when the bubble bursts?
Posted In: my money story, gentrification, employment, bubble
A Cabot Oil and Gas natural gas drill stands at a hydraulic fracturing site in South Montrose, Pennsylvania.

Fracking firms face hard times

Oct 5, 2015
Many are filing for bankruptcy or going out of business.
Posted In: fracking, oil prices, employment