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60 Years Old and Out of Work

Peggie Walsh | Posted 11.02.2014 | Fifty
Peggie Walsh

I remember when the company my Dad worked for closed down. I was out of college and on my own. I guess I didn't think it was that much of a catastrophe, except when my Mom complained about him "hanging around the house too much."

Resources For Job Seekers

Jim T. Miller | Posted 05.10.2013 | Fifty
Jim T. Miller

While the U.S. job market has improved slightly over the past year or so, challenges persist for many older job seekers. Fortunately, there are a number of free online tools and in-person training centers scattered across the country today that can help you find employment.

Joblessness Takes Its Toll

Rayanne Thorn | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money
Rayanne Thorn

What do you say to someone who has followed all your suggestions, done his homework, and is a good man... A good man who just can't seem to catch a break.

Three Years Into Recovery, A Huge Majority Of States Haven't Recovered

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 07.21.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Three years since the recession ended, 43 states have yet to regain the jobs they lost in the downturn. The figure is a reminder of how ...

Arthur Delaney

Long-Term Unemployment Is Becoming The Norm | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With people out of work for longer periods of time than ever, unemployment in America isn't like it used to be. "Long term unemployment is more than...

Detroit's Unemployment Rate Is Nearly 50%, According to the Detroit News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Officially, Detroit's unemployment rate is just under 30 percent. But the city's mayor and local leaders are suggesting a far more disturbing figure -...