The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, and the unemployment rate inched down to 4.9 percent. Wages may have risen by 12 cents in January, but over the year, wages have only increased 2.5 percent.
By Teresa Ghilarducci
If you’re a woman above the age of 50, you might have had some difficulty finding work since 2008. Here's why.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will deliver a final State of the Union address Tuesday brimming with optimism — far more than most Americans possess.
By PBS NewsHour
Though unemployment fell to its best place since early 2008, the number of jobs created in August was quite modest, falling below expectations. Combined with the volatility of the market and worries over sluggish wage growth, how will the Federal…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
View an interactive map of youth unemployment around the world to see how countries compare.
By Nick Hanauer
In this column, venture capitalist Nick Hanauer critizes the theory that a higher minimum wage will cause increased unemployment. Going further, he suggests that economic theories in general are not science, but merely social and moral constructs.
By Nick Corcodilos
Recruiting right doesn’t require more technology or more investment or specialists of any kind. The best recruiting and hiring tool is already in place, waiting to be deployed.
By P. J. Tobia and Marina Lopes
For this week’s Shortwave, PJ Tobia looks at the practice and pitfalls of EB-5 investor visa program, which is due to expire in September.
By Making Sen$e Editor
A bleak March labor report gave way to a brighter April, adding 223,000 jobs and dropping unemployment to a seven-year low.
By Simone Pathe
The economy added a disappointing 126,000 jobs in March. And while economists often caution that one month's data shouldn't be weighted too heavily, this latest jobs report comes on the heels of other news about slower economic growth. All of…
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