204,000 jobs added in October; unemployment rate rises to 7.3 percent

Nov 8, 2013
The government just reported the labor market in October was much stronger than expected, but how reliable is the data for a month when the government was shut down for half of it?
Posted In: Unemployment, Jobs

No jobs report, but economy keeps moving

Oct 4, 2013
The government shutdown means no unemployment numbers have been released for September.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs, Unemployment

American companies plan to cut 40,000 jobs

Oct 3, 2013
According to a new report from Challenger, Gray and Christmas.
Posted In: Jobs, layoffs, employment

A look at the employment challenges facing Millennials

Oct 3, 2013
Jeremy Feador is a 27-year-old part-time worker in Cleveland, Ohio, and has been struggling to find full-time employment.
Posted In: jobs report, Millenials, youth, Unemployment, youth unemployment, Jobs

Government shutdown 2013 and the (sometimes) lowly contractor

Oct 3, 2013
There are 800,000 government workers who aren't being paid. But how about the hundreds of thousands of government contractors?
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, government contractors, Jobs

A LinkedIn-style job network for the blue-collar crowd

Oct 2, 2013
LinkedIn isn’t really set up for blue-collar workers. WorkHands aims to fill the gap.
Posted In: social networking, jobs gap, linkedin, Jobs

Open up and say ... You hate my job

Sep 19, 2013
One of the jobs that never gets any love: Dentistry.
Posted In: dentist, Jobs

New job title: Mansion reporter

Sep 19, 2013
Publications are hiring reporters to cover the luxury life. Could you qualify?
Posted In: luxury, wealth, Jobs

Bummer summer: Key jobs report disappoints

Sep 6, 2013
Looking back at the week that was, starting with the latest update on jobs and the economy.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Jobs

Lots of growth on the prairie

Sep 6, 2013
From credit cards to coffee shops, Sioux Falls, S.D., has a seemingly unending legacy of growth.
Posted In: Sioux Falls, Unemployment, Jobs