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Mark Gongloff

Jobless Claims Hit 6-Month High

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

While we're all focused on whether or not Congress will raise the debt ceiling in time to avoid a nightmarish government default, the government shutd...

Chris Kirkham

Despite Upbeat Headline, Jobs Report Masks Low-Paying Reality

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

From the looks of the latest monthly snapshot of the American labor market released by the government on Friday, a long-bleak jobs picture is finally ...

November Jobs Report Hides Dark Details

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

Another month, another jobs report with something for both the optimists and pessimists. Here's something both should agree on, though: The job market...

November Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Adds 146,000 Jobs As Unemployment Rate Drops

Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

The U.S. economy added 146,000 jobs in November as the unemployment rate dropped to 7.7 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. (SCROLL DOWN FO...

Lila Shapiro

U.S. Economy Continues To Add Jobs, Just Not The Right Kind

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- With Friday's relatively encouraging unemployment data, the United States has officially added to its workforce for 14 consecutive months....

The Jobs Report, and America's Two Economies

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Reich

At a time when corporate profits are through the roof, the Dow is flirting with 12,000, Wall Street paychecks are fat again, and big corporations are sitting on more than $1 trillion in cash, you'd expect jobs be coming back. But you'd be wrong.

Arthur Delaney

Harry Reid Responds To Criticism Of 'Good News' Remark On Jobs Situation

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In response to news that the national unemployment rate held steady at 9.7 percent after employers shed 36,000 jobs, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment By State In October (MAP)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Unemployment rates are up from this time last year in all 50 states, but recently the situation improved somewhat -- employment increased in 28 states...

Networking: How to Accelerate Your Job Search

Abe Silk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Abe Silk

With the job market lagging and unemployment on the rise, competition is sure to be fierce for what few job openings exist in an expansive market. In such climate, networking is an absolute must.

Who's Feeling It: Unemployment By Industry (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Friday morning's unemployment report revealed that 524,000 jobs were lost in December, bringing the 2008 net total to 2.6 million jobs lost. That's th...