New census estimates show that most of the nation's largest cities further enhanced their allure last year, posting strong population growth for a second straight year.» Read More
LinkedIn is "in the very early stages of a large opportunity" to expand membership in the U.S. and around the world as uncertainty over getting and keeping a job continues.
Before getting too excited about the modest uptick in net job creation and a slight downward move in the unemployment rate, it’s probably worth a look under the hood.
The market mood is so sour, a bad jobs number really couldn't make it feel that much worse. The monthly employment report, to be released at 8:30 a.m. Friday, will land on stressed markets, heavily focused on the latest in the European debt drama and worried about the global economy.
Unemployment is still high and the economy uncertain, but job seekers aren't giving up—they're logging on, said Gary Swart, CEO of oDesk, an online freelancing site for contract workers.
Ward McCarthy, Chief Financial Economist at Jeffries, weighs in.
Private sector payrolls rose at a faster pace than expected in July, but a surprising increase in layoffs helped push the number of announced jobs cuts to a 16-month high, separate reports showed.
A new wave of corporate layoffs could pick up momentum if the economy does not kick into a higher gear soon — and that has traders thinking Friday's US jobs report may be a huge disappointment.
A new wave of corporate layoffs could pick up momentum if the economy does not kick into a higher gear soon.
The expectation of a market boost from agreement by policy makers to raise the debt ceiling was based on the idea that businesses would face less uncertainty once the deal was made.
Thousands of layoffs were announced in just the past week, and that trend could continue if economic growth does not start to pick up speed.
I know the economy is terrible, the South Carolina delegation is irresponsible, the yields on the Treasurys coming due next week are exploding. But as long as this guy still has a job, things can't really be all that bad.
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The unemployed need not apply. That is the message being broadcast by many of the nation’s employers, making it even more difficult for 14 million jobless Americans to get back to work. The NYT reports.the New York Times reports.
Dan DiMicco gives Cramer his 3-point plan for creating jobs in the U.S.
The chief executive of a top ten U.S. retail brokerage firm is predicting another round of layoffs in the financial industry over the next quarter—and not even an MBA from a top tier school may offer protection.
CNBC.com collected the annual salaries of employees in 10 high-earning government jobs, and compared them with salaries from the same jobs in the private sector. Check out the list!
One author's solution for getting ahead and becoming successful in this economy is to think "weird."
Companies have long used criminal background checks, credit reports and even searches on Google and LinkedIn to probe the previous lives of prospective employees. Now, some companies are requiring job candidates to also pass a social media background check, the New York Times reports.
Some anniversaries are better left uncelebrated and the one-year anniversary of the enactment of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act is certainly one of them. Of all the federal government’s confidence killers over the past several years—from the failed “stimulus” package to the government takeover of health care—the Dodd-Frank Act ranks right with them as a barrier to job creation.
Goldman will cut around three percent of its work force in response to its poor performance in the second quarter.