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US Job Market

Unemployment Issues Plague Half Of U.S. Cities

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON -- Unemployment rates rose in a majority of major U.S. cities in July from June, more evidence that the job market remains weak. The Labor...

What's Helping To Boost The Job Market

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — A resurgent U.S. job market that has lifted the economy appears to be enduring. Factories in the Northeast kept hiring in early Ma...

The Knee-Jerk Reflex of Internationalization

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

As a bird builds its nest one straw at a time, a company must build its international structure from the ground up -- strategically and methodically, and no longer as a simple afterthought.

Key Joblessness Indicator Gives Reason For Optimism

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON - New claims for unemployment benefits fell by 15,000 last week in the latest sign the labor market was improving and could help the co...

2011: The Year of Living Dangerously?

Robert Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Walker

Every year is fraught with unpredictable hazards, but, more than any year in recent memory, 2011 features a large number of recognizable threats that could precipitate a larger global crisis.

U.S. Employment Prospects Improve, Survey Says

Daily Finance | Hugh Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The outlook for the U.S. job market has improved, with more employers planning to take on new staff in the first quarter of 2011 and fewer planning cu...

Job Search LONGEST In Michigan, South Carolina, Florida

Economic Policy Institute | Andrea Orr and Kai Filion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Along with the highest rates of unemployment in a generation, the current recession has been characterized by record levels of long-term unemployment....

Why Get Paid For A Job When You Can Work For Free?

Emily Bracken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Emily Bracken

There are jobs to be had, just maybe not where you were looking. Just add "intern" or "free" to any search and you'll come upon hundreds of hits.

The White House's Lame Excuses For Rejecting a Badly-Needed Extension of Unemployment Benefits

Ross Eisenbrey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ross Eisenbrey

Of course Americans need jobs, but in the meantime, those who can't find them need unemployment insurance.

Biggest jobless jump since '86 _ Wall Street sinks

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Pink slips piled up and jobs disappeared into thin air in May as the nation's unemployment rate zoomed to 5.5 percent in the bigges...