WorkForce West Virginia reported Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents rose by 1,200 in March to a total of 48,500 statewide. The West Virginia rate is less than the national rate of 6.7 percent. Employment gains in West Virginia were recorded in logging, construction and manufacturing.» Read More
Ahead of Disney and Time Warner's earnings reports next week, both companies are moving forward with layoffs. The strategy is probably to get the news out ahead of the post-earnings conference calls.
More companies announced layoffs on Thursday as the employment picture continued to dim.
This week alone, U.S. companies including Sprint, Home Depot, Caterpillar, Texas Instruments, and others announced they would cut more than 60,000 jobs.
Eastman Kodak posted an unexpected quarterly loss and said it would cut up to 4,500 jobs this year after suffering a dramatic decline in demand for digital cameras and commercial printing equipment.
In job searches, you see a lack of offense when people focus foremost on what’s available – what industries are hiring, what jobs are suitable to their skills.
Moving with remarkable speed, the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved $819 billion in spending increases and tax cuts at the heart of President Barack Obama's economic recovery program.
Below is the statement released by the Federal Open Market Committee after its Jan. 27-28 meeting on interest rate policy:
The United Auto Workers will suspend its jobs bank program at General Motors next Monday, CNBC confirmed.
Obama used his talks with business leaders to keep up a lobbying campaign for passage of his economic plan, which could be the signature domestic initiative of his first term as he struggles to deal with the worst financial crisis in decades.
Is your company suffering from Detroititis? It pertains to companies who fail to visualize that today’s customers demand appeal and finesse in products and not just low cost and usage.
More companies announced layoffs on Tuesday as the employment picture continued to dim.
Most people will agree that conducting a job search, especially in this economy, is a necessary evil. I agree that it’s necessary, but I disagree that it’s evil.
NOT SEEN ON T.V.: Find out what you can do right now to secure yourself, including how something called 'e-time' can help keep you employed.
We'll never get the sustained marketwide rally we need until President Obama steps in to save this sector.
If you don’t have any idea what you’d do tomorrow if your job went away today then consider this your wake up call.
Another round of layoffs was announced by big-name companies Monday, adding to the gloom over rising unemployment.
An "intense recession" is likely through spring despite a surprising climb in leading economic indicators, the Conference Board said.
President Obama has wasted no time since taking the oath less than one week ago. The President has gathered congressional leaders to lobby for an aggressive economic stimulus package and he’s selling an ambitious agenda of economic overhaul straight to the American people.
The number of American workers filing new unemployment claims last week soared to almost 600,000. A record number of well-educated college grads will join the millions now looking for work in just a few months - And to turn this squeeze play into a trifecta, consider the tens of thousands of retired Americans who may decide to become UN-retired in 2009.
If you’re thinking of strategies to jumpstart your career or job search, remember George. Do the opposite. Mix it up. Make it different.