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Are Headhunters Chowing Down on Boomers?

Arlene Schindler | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Arlene Schindler

A site will compare my resume side-by-side with a half-dozen other candidates who went to better schools, worked at greater companies and possibly had better careers than I did. It's so depressing; I'd rather watch my own colonoscopy -- polyps and all -- again.

Initial Jobless Claims Fall Slightly, But Remain Above 400,000

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week but held above the key 400,000 level, hinting at some loss of mom...

Unemployment Rate Falls In Two-Third Of U.S. States

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The unemployment rate fell in two-thirds of the nation's states last month, the latest evidence that the strengthening economy is e...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Benefits Boosted Economy, Saved Millions Of Jobs, Says Labor Department | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The extra weeks of unemployment insurance created in 2008 and 2009 to fight the recession significantly boosted the economy and saved mi...