The labor force participation rate is at a low point (updated)

Nov 7, 2014
While the unemployment rate has improved, other statistics tell a different story.
Posted In: Jobs, employment, bureau of labor statistics
Rows of Amazon employees send out packages in Germany during the holiday season. The retail giant announced seasonal hiring will increase 14 percent this year at its growing distribution centers.

Holiday hiring is a path to permanent jobs, for a few

Oct 16, 2014
Retailers are adding a lot of temps, but what's the long-term employment benefit?
Posted In: Amazon, seasonal hiring, employment, holiday workers

A push to hire the long-term unemployed

Oct 16, 2014
One company’s approach: Forget resumes. Turn to videos.
Posted In: employment, long-term unemployment, recession, economic recovery

Appetite for vocation

Sep 12, 2014
James Ellis and Steve Fritz on taking risks, not playing by the rules, and Guns n' Roses.
Posted In: my money story, Guns N' Roses, employment

What was your first job?

Aug 29, 2014
Tales from your first paycheck.
Posted In: first job, employment

Examining women and confidence in the workplace

Aug 29, 2014
Tara Sophia Mohr explains a confidence study for the Harvard Business Review gives her take on women and confidence.
Posted In: women, employment, confidence, workplace

With job vacancies up, employers take longer to hire

Jul 9, 2014
The Bureau says employers are advertising more jobs. But are they actually hiring?
Posted In: hiring, disappearing jobs, employment

Older workers struggle for cred in new economy

Jul 8, 2014
Workers over 55 are less likely to be laid off but more likely to stay unemployed.
Posted In: older workers, employment

What does the Fed chair worry about? Slack

Jul 2, 2014
Janet Yellen is concerned about the lack of jobs for un-and-underemployed workers.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, slack, employment

Does LinkedIn work for job seekers?

Jun 24, 2014
LinkedIn is a way for job seekers to put themselves out there. Recruiters searching the site may find them.
Posted In: linkedin, employment, recruiting