Friday, March 27, 2015
jobs
job application

Hirers Bemoan Wasted Time With Some Job Applicants

Small businesses simply don’t have time to continue to pursue job applicants who express interest but don’t follow through. Said one admin: “I’m not going to chase these kids down!”

March 24, 2015
Twitter, Women, Technology, Advice, Jobs

Twitter’s Sharon Ly, On Closing Tech’s Gender Gap

Sharon Ly, a systems engineer at Twitter, offers advice to women on how to break into tech. as well as how the industry could do more for female employees.

March 18, 2015
Day 2-Conservatives Gather For Annual CPAC Convention - DC

Strong February Job Numbers Underline Obama’s Performance — And GOP Failure

Obama’s job record is outstanding and continues to smash the idiotic economic predictions promoted by Republicans.

March 6, 2015
The better-than-expected US jobs number sent the unemployment rate down to 5.5 percent, from 5.7 percent previously

U.S. Adds Surprisingly Strong 295,000 Jobs, But Wage Growth Slows

February was another strong month for the U.S. economy.

March 6, 2015
President Obama in Miami

5 Ways Democratic Presidents Kick Republican Butt

The evidence is clear: Democrats make the pie bigger for everyone, while Republicans redistribute to the rich.

March 2, 2015
Walmart

Walmart’s Wage Increase A Sign Of Booming Job Growth

The economic recovery is real, and it’s going to get better.

February 23, 2015
assembly line

Book Review Roundup: Will The ‘Rise Of The Robots’ Kill Human Jobs?

A brave new world of even more advanced technology is coming. Are American workers ready?

February 13, 2015
Construction

U.S. Economy Produces 257,000 Jobs In January

The U.S. economy continues to make strong gains.

February 6, 2015
Charging Bull

Economic Growth Slows Sharply In 4th Quarter To 2.6 Percent Annual Rate

Economic growth, while lower than expected, remains solid.

January 30, 2015
Jobs

Jobless Claims Hit 15-Year Low

See the latest piece of good economic news.

January 29, 2015
White House Photo/Pete Souza

5 Ways That Republicans Will Respond To The State Of The Union

You don’t have to wait to find out how the GOP will attack President Obama’s big speech.

January 20, 2015
now hiring

U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.6 Percent

2014 was the best year for job growth since 1999.

January 9, 2015
jobs fair

Fewest Job Cuts Announced Last Year Since 1997, Challenger Says

New data suggest that the labor market is getting stronger.

January 8, 2015
Jobs

Private-Sector Job Growth Picked Up In December, ADP Reports

Private-sector job growth is still accelerating in the U.S.

January 7, 2015
Charging Bull

Overseas Problems Won’t Derail Growing U.S. Economy, Analysts Say

Here’s why the American economy is outpacing the rest of the world.

January 6, 2015
Jobs

Sharp 2014 Growth Proves Right-Wing Predictions Flat Wrong

As 2015 commences, America is moving steadily toward full employment for the first time since a Democrat last occupied the White House, during the Clinton presidency. The past 12 months marked the single strongest year of job increases since 1999, with unemployment down from 7 percent to 5.8 percent. The national economy is currently growing […]

January 3, 2015
Now Hiring

5 Keys To The U.S. Economy To Watch In 2015

These crucial factors will decide just how strong the economy grows in 2015.

January 2, 2015
Would an LA minimum wage hike push businesses to nearby cities?

Would An L.A. Minimum Wage Hike Push Businesses To Nearby Cities?

Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a minimum wage hike — but it could come at a cost.

December 30, 2014
Jobs

Poll Finds Most Optimism About Quality Jobs Since Before Recession

Americans are feeling much better about the state of the economy.

December 22, 2014
Jobs

Jobless Claims Drop As Economy Strengthens

See the latest sign of an improving economy.

December 18, 2014
jobs fair

Economy Adds Robust 321,000 Jobs In November, Most In Nearly Three Years

The latest jobs report is huge.

December 5, 2014
Jobs

Private Sector Added 208,000 Net New Jobs In November, ADP Says

The economy is continuing its steady stretch of job growth.

December 3, 2014
President Bush pardons the Thanksgiving turkey in the Rose Garden.

5 Things To Tell Your Republican Relatives At Thanksgiving Dinner

The definitive guide to dealing with your Fox-addled family members.

November 26, 2014
Keystone XL Protest

Senate Falls Short On Keystone, Battle Looms With Obama Next Year

A vote over the construction of the Keystone Pipeline XL has been suspended with a vote of 59-41 for the pipeline, missing the mark of 60 needed to pass the bill.

November 19, 2014
Keystone XL protest

Keystone Stalemate: Fix Decaying Pipelines First For Jobs, Health, And Safety

With the Keystone XL pipeline stalled again, now perhaps we can look ahead and consider more promising ways to rebuild our energy system, creating many more jobs than that controversial project ever would. No matter where we look, the far larger issue that still confronts Americans is decaying infrastructure — which emphatically includes the enormous […]

November 19, 2014