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    Many laid-off workers have turned to retraining as a lifeline, taking courses to increase their skills and abilities in hopes of landing a new job.

  • Back To Work - A CNBC Special Report

    While everyone agrees gains in hiring have been slow,  there's little agreement on the cause.

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    One lasting benefit of this recession may be the greatly improved linkage between employers and colleges that now provide much more precise information to students seeking fruitful, long-lasting jobs when they graduate.

  • Game Plan: Keep Your Eye on Next Week

    Mad Money host and former hedge fund manager, Jim Cramer, says the woes of this week haven't gone away, they have simply gone underground for a couple of days. They will resurface next week for certain.

  • Everybody knows that it’s a tough job market out there. One group of people who are intimately acquainted with that reality are the young adults known as Millennials. Opinions vary on their demographics. Some people say that they’re people born between 1975 and 1990, and others put the birth date at 1990 and later. However, when the quibbling is over, the fact remains that Millennials are young adults who are having a hard time finding work these days.The job market has been changing for many ye

    It’s a tough job market out there, especially for the young adults known as Millennials. What are some good job prospects for Millennials? Find out!

  • President Barack Obama News Conference

    President Barack Obama is expected to meet Friday afternoon with chief executives from Johnson & Johnson, Wells Fargo, US Bancorp , Xerox Corp , BlackRock and Silver Bridge, according to a source familiar with the plans.

  • Caterpillar Gears Up Hiring

    We are optimistic and we are going to have a record year and are feeling pretty good about it, but with the recent news, it's going to be a problem, says Doug Oberhelman, Caterpillar chairman/CEO. He adds that he is worried about the macroeconomic environment but the earth is still moving pretty well globally. The company is hiring about 11,000 American employees.

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    August is traditionally a time for financial market crises. The current one isn’t because of the usual “thin markets, long hot summer days, everyone on holiday”  scenario though, this time investors have real, concrete issues to worry about, writes Moorad Choudhry,Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

  • Piazza Venezia, Rome, Italy

    High labor taxes and low visibility on economic growth and business climate are just some of the reasons that are keeping Italian businesses from offering jobs, especially long term contracts.

  • With stocks having rallied Thursday, Cramer wanted to know what's different?

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    One of the first things investors learn after “buy low and sell high” is that markets hate uncertainty.

  • Carly Fiorina Gets America Back to Work

    One good report does not make a recovery. Discussing the employment report and how to create jobs, with Carly Fiorina, former HP CEO.

  • The U.S. government must tackle long-term structural changes in the tax system to promote stronger growth, Carly Fiorina told CNBC Friday.

  • 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.

  • President Obama: Things Will Get Better

    President Obama discusses the tumultuous state of the economy and the need to create jobs.

  • Allianz Not Worried About Italy

    "We are not worried about Italy, we think this is a panic and unfounded fear," Oliver Baethe, chief financial officer at Allianz told CNBC. He added Allianz's exposure to the peripheral debt was now "fairly limited." "We have about 5 billion euros in exposure to the peripheral countries, the largest one of that left is Spain. On all the other ones its much smaller the net unrealised losses on all of the periphery portfolio is around 700 million," he said.

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    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.

  • LinkedIn's Profit & Jobs Connection

    The social networking website swings to a second quarter profit in its first earnings report since going public almost three months ago. Insight with Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn CEO.

  • Behind the Violent Sell-Off

    Making sense of the global sell-off, with Mohamed Ed-Erian, PIMCO CEO/co-CIO.

  • Jobs Report: Up 117,000

    A breakdown of the July employment report. The numbers shows unemployment down to 9.1 percent and non-farm employment is up 117,000 in July vs. 46,000 in June. Insight with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics; Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial; Mark Olson, Treliant Risk Advisors, and CNBC's Rick Santelli.