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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.
Posted In: March jobs report, unemployement, hiring, Grubhub

Companies (still) want to know your SAT score

Feb 27, 2014
Are SAT scores still relevant years later? Would you be willing to give your score to a recruiter if asked?
Posted In: SAT, college, hiring

Don't use these three words on your resume

Dec 11, 2013
Hire me: I'm a responsible and creative strategizer!
Posted In: resume, job seekers, hiring, linkedin

Does online screening shut out good job candidates?

Dec 6, 2013
Innovative job screening platforms that include video interviews may solve some of the concerns with ubiquitous electronic screening systems.
Posted In: hiring, job search, Unemployment

Are high tech hiring systems keeping Americans out of work?

Nov 21, 2013
Marketplace's Chris Farrell is worried that the skilled workers employers say they can't find are there, but algorithms are screening them out.
Posted In: hiring, Jobs

Retailers shopping for holiday help -- and permanent staff

Oct 10, 2013
Local shops and national chains will lean on experienced hands to give them an edge.
Posted In: holiday shopping, hiring, seasonal hiring

What could happen to jobs and labor in 2013

Dec 28, 2012
As we all patiently await the new year -- and the fiscal cliff -- what will happen to the labor force remains unclear. But there are some clues as to what we can expect.
Posted In: Jobs, hiring, 2013, labor

Challenger: Surge in October job cuts

Nov 1, 2012
The firm Challenger Gray and Christmas says planned job cuts at U.S. firms jumped 41 percent in October -- the highest level since May.
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment, hiring

As fiscal cliff approaches, businesses start to prepare

Oct 24, 2012
The prospect of automatic tax increases and budget cuts creates uncertainty, holding back investment and hiring. Companies also are preparing to make their case to Congress for how to avoid the fiscal cliff entirely.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, hiring

The employers behind September's job numbers

Oct 5, 2012
The September unemployment rate fell for the right reason, for a change: More people are seeking work and finding it. Students from the Annenberg School of Journalism profile four California companies that are hiring highly skilled workers.
Posted In: Jobs, hiring

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