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Jobs Debate

Are There Enough Jobs? Depends Who You Ask.

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 09.06.2015 | Business

Job growth in August continued apace with recent trends, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. But consistency does...

Election Year Follies: The Disingenuous Jobs Debate

Scott Bittle | Posted 04.13.2012 | Business
Scott Bittle

We're being treated to a morass of slogans and glib promises. Given how crucial this issue is to most Americans, the electorate deserves a lot better. Here's a modest proposal for a franker, productive debate.

Colleges Should Play a Central Role in the Jobs Agenda

Jeff Selingo | Posted 11.14.2011 | College
Jeff Selingo

In the short term, colleges could create programs to help close the "skills gap" that right now keeps some three million jobs from being filled, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.