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Is a job at Amazon a 'good job'?

Jul 29, 2013
Amazon is hiring 5,000 new full-time workers at its fulfillment centers.
Posted In: manufacturing, Jobs, Unemployment, Amazon, Amazon.com

The state of job training around the world: What job training?

Jul 18, 2013
Five years after the Great Recession, industrialized countries are still down about 16 million jobs. And many of those without work are in need of a skills upgrade.
Posted In: Unemployment, career, employee training, austerity, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

On Bastille Day, what's to celebrate?

Jul 12, 2013
The French Revolution -- and much of the France we know today -- was born at a time of economic crisis and famine.
Posted In: France, Europe, Europe debt crisis, Unemployment

Who wants a part-time job?

Jul 5, 2013
There may be more jobs out there, but many people are looking for full-time work, when all there is, is part-time.
Posted In: Unemployment, Labor Department, Jobs, part-time jobs

Europe eyes America's June jobs report

Jul 5, 2013
What is designed to give insight into the labor market may also guide future interest rates, since the Federal Reserve will be watching -- and so will Europe.
Posted In: Europe, jobs report, Unemployment

Unemployment stays at 7.6%, 195,000 jobs added

Jul 5, 2013
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the economy added 195,000 jobs last month. The unemployment rate remained at 7.6 percent.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

June jobs: Growth likely to be tepid

Jul 5, 2013
Job sectors that excelled during the housing boom are still trying to regain their footing.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, Unemployment

Minneapolis has the lowest unemployment rate for a major U.S. city

Jul 3, 2013
With an unemployment rate of 4.9 percent, the Minneapolis-St.Paul area beat out Oklahoma City.
Posted In: Unemployment, Minneapolis, oklahoma

When a deflating economy may not be all that bad

Jul 2, 2013
Chrysler and Ford are reporting strong sales numbers, particularly truck sales, for June. Though manufacturing data across several other industries is down.
Posted In: Unemployment, Federal Reserve, jobs report, deflation

Halfway through 2013, how's the economy doing?

Jul 1, 2013
With 2013 halfway done, how is the economy doing? Julia Coronado, chief North American economist BNP Paribas, shares her take.
Posted In: Unemployment, manufacturing, jobs report

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