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Recent College Grad Dons "Hire Me" Sandwich Board

Turnstyle | Posted 01.16.2012 | College

Photo: Tajah Jones/Youth Radio Alexander Monsanto wearing his "Hire Me" sandwich board in San Francisco. By: Sayre Quevedo Alexander Monsanto has ac...

Rich Kid Looking For A Job? Ask Dad

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

NBC may be getting some widespread criticism for its decision earlier this week to hire Chelsea Clinton as a special correspondent, but Bill's daughte...

Americans Moved At An All-Time Low Rate Last Year

Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

Americans last year moved at the lowest rate in recorded history, according to a new report from the Census Bureau. Between 2010 and 2011, 11.6 per...

Hollywood Occupying Hope

Brent Budowsky | Posted 01.14.2012 | Home
Brent Budowsky

Find me a few stars of stage, screen and song with the principle and courage that Frank Sinatra showed when he stood up for his brother Sammy Davis Jr. in the 1950's and you can change the world and help end this cold season of hardship and discontent.

Bankers Face Double Whammy Of Job Cuts And Sluggish Hiring

Posted 01.11.2012 | Business

Bankers, enduring rounds of deep job cuts, face the grim prospect of having nowhere to turn to for immediate employment in the industry, as nearly...

Bernanke: Fed 'Intently' Focused On Job Creation

Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

FORT BLISS, Texas (Reuters) - Spurring stronger growth and more robust job creation in the weak recovery are top priorities for the Federal Reserv...

'Jobs,' [Willie Brown] Said

Arthur Bruzzone | Posted 01.09.2012 | San Francisco
Arthur Bruzzone

The issues of the 2011 San Francisco mayor's race, the tax measures winning around the San Francisco Bay Area, even the protests in Oakland, will not create one single job.

Who Gets Unemployment Benefits?

The New York Times | Casey B. Mulligan | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business

It’s commonly assumed that unemployed people not receiving unemployment benefits have been unlucky enough to go without a job for so long that their...

In Detroit, Rampant Joblessness Spurs Reinvention of Work Itself

Olga Bonfiglio | Posted 01.07.2012 | Detroit
Olga Bonfiglio

Participants acknowledged that relying on political and economic leaders to lead was a fruitless endeavor because they have forgotten the people they are supposed to represent. A "we have to do it ourselves" attitude permeated the conference in a recognition that representative democracy is in serious decline. Besides, they said, societal change usually occurs at the grassroots level--and rigid social class distinctions and hierarchies have no place in the new economy we are envisioning.

WATCH: Illinois Dad Struggles To Find Home For Him And Daughter

Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact

Though Prentiss Bailey had to move him and his daughter from their two-bedroom apartment, complete with a yard and dining room, into a tiny room in a ...

On the October Jobs Report

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

As long as consumers remain strapped, it's hard for me to see why corporations sitting on trillions in cash reserves would invest here as opposed to expanding, emerging economies elsewhere.

Amanda M. Fairbanks

$25,250: Average Debt Load For 2010 Graduates Hits Record High Amid Difficult Job Market | Amanda M. Fairbanks | Posted 01.03.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- For the class of 2010, graduation marked a harsh introduction to a cruel reality: the highest average debt load on record and a 9.1 percen...

Peter S. Goodman

Good For Business: Getting Americans Back To Work | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

What explains the silence from most of the business world on the need to get serious about creating millions of jobs? In what passes for the natio...

Just Say No to Corporate Greed

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business
Marian Wright Edelman

One solution being proposed by some of our Congressional leaders is a rehash of an old experiment: a repatriation tax holiday that would temporarily allow U.S.-based companies to bring home profits they currently hold overseas.

Most Americans Using Jobless Benefits Say They Don't Cover Basic Needs

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

The majority of Americans using unemployment benefits say it's not enough to cover their basic needs. Sixty-six percent of Americans using unemplo...

Why Cain was Applauded for Trashing the Unemployed

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 12.26.2011 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The cheers that GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain got from the GOP faithful for his full throated defense of Wall Street and his trash of the unemployed for being unemployed was no surprise.

Jillian Berman

After Losing His Job And Home, One Man Comes To Protests To Fit In | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

Verride Gffrard stood on the edge of Zuccotti Park on Tuesday, quietly holding a sign and surveying the crowd around him. At 56, dressed subtly in a s...

Krugman: GOP Jobs Plan Is To Allow More Pollution

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

Last month President Obama finally unveiled a serious economic stimulus plan — far short of what I’d like to see, but a step in the right directio...

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Stupid

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

"The Economy Stupid" were the words on the now famous sign in successful presidential candidate Bill Clinton's 1992 war room. Today, that sign should be in the war rooms of all candidates.

After Tough Alabama Law, Few Americans Taking Immigrants Work

AP | By JAY REEVES and ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 12.21.2011 | Business

ONEONTA, Ala. -- Potato farmer Keith Smith saw most of his immigrant workers leave after Alabama's tough immigration law took effect, so he hired Amer...

Poverty Rates Swelled In Almost All U.S. States, Cities In 2010

Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

The ranks of the poor rose in almost all U.S. states and cities in 2010, despite the end of the longest and deepest economic downturn since the Gr...

Rise In Machines May Hinder U.S. Job Growth

Posted 12.19.2011 | Business

For decades, American workers and their machines advanced in tandem. As companies invested in technology, more workers were needed to operate mach...

Plan To Replace Workers Scared Away By Ala. Law Coming Up Short

Posted 12.18.2011 | Business

By Jay Reeves The Associated Press BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Jerry Spencer had an idea after Alabama's tough new law against illegal immigration s...

World's Biggest Lighting Maker Plans To Cut 4,500 Jobs

Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

Philips Electronics has all but abandoned hope of selling its TV business by the end of the year, leaving a question mark over how quickly it can ...

GE CEO: 'Our Employees Basically Like Us'

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Business

Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric CEO and President Barack Obama’s job czar, said he wants the American public to root for him and his company -- jus...