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Several factors have aligned to hurt what was once a vibrant and reliable labor market, pushing the unemployment rate to more than 27 percent.
The US should expect a notable slowdown in GDP growth, to ½ percent, during the second half of this year, Jan Hatzius, chief US economist at Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Wednesday.
Nationally, unemployment was at 9.8 percent in November. Click to see if your state has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.
For the first time in four years, Michigan is no longer number one in state unemployment, according to government data released Friday. Nevada now has the dubious distinction.
The recovery will continue to be steady, but “sluggish and choppy” with a 1 ½ percent growth rate, and unemployment will remain high, at between 9 and 10 percent, for the next 18 months, Jan Hatzius, chief US economist of Goldman Sachs, told CNBC Tuesday.
College grads might want to skip the beach this summer and jump on the networking if they want a job in this tough market. Plus, bragging, Googling yourself and more job tips for the Class of 2010.
Employment among 16-to 19-year olds in May had the smallest increase since 1969, according to a new report.
Even though the job market is slightly better than it was a year ago, college graduates will need to be flexible about the kinds of jobs they can expect and also be prepared to relocate to find one.
With a tough job market, many college graduates may need to look far and wide for a place to start their careers. Here are some cities they should consider.
Most states across the country saw an improvement in employment in April as jobless rates dropped from the previous month, according to government data realeased on Friday
The highest earning jobs in 2009 were mostly in the health care field, ranging from surgeons to pediatricians, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which released its annual wages report on Friday.
Getting no where in your job search? You'll have a better chance of getting one at these 10 cities.
The job market has improved slightly from last year, according to career experts, and certain sectors like government, health care and financial services are hiring.
This year, teens and young adults looking for summer jobs are going to have just as rough a time finding employment as they did last year as they compete with more experienced out-of-work professionals for the same jobs.
Unemployment continued to rise several states in February—even breaking records in four states, according to government data released Friday.
Here are the degrees that garner the highest salary offers, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
As Baby Boomers approach retirement age, many are staying in the workforce longer and discovering their experience and skills are presenting opportunities they never expected.
These industries are expected to suffer the most in the next few years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Click to see the top ten.
The past decade was a rough one for the job market, adding just half a million net jobs. Here are the ten industries that will see the greatest growth in jobs.
President Obama announced Friday that he would be pushing for more spending on job-creation programs. Many in the media are circling that fact that had the participation rate in the US stayed the same as last month, the unemployment rate would've jumped to 10.4%.
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Prices paid by businesses fell in February, the latest sign of economic weakness.
President Obama has proposed changing rules defining when workers get overtime pay, with possibly far-reaching effects.
Barclays is braced for further job losses at its investment bank, as the re-shaping of the bank continues, sources close to the matter said.