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Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week and remained near its pre-recession levels. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble to Near 7-Year Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble to Near 7-Year Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected

More Americans filed new claims for unemployment benefits than expected last week, but the underlying trend points to some strength in the labor market. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Near 4-Month Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to Near 4-Month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week and touched its lowest level in nearly four months. Read More »

Levi's, Toys 'R' Us Slash Jobs

Levi's, Toys 'R' Us Slash Jobs

Two big names are laying off hundreds after poor sales

Two iconic American companies have announced plans to cut hundreds of jobs to meet a tough competitive environment. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected Last Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected Last Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, pointing to some underlying strength in the labor market. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to New 3-Month Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall to New 3-Month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell and hit a fresh three-month low last week, suggesting an improving market. Read More »

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

How to Survive 3 Layoffs in 2 Years & Still Get a Job Quickly

From unemployed to popping champagne - jobseeker success story

What do you do when you get laid-off 2X in 6 months? You seek career advice to help you build a gameplan to change your job search strategy and career path. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble to 3-Month Low

Weekly Jobless Claims Tumble to 3-Month Low

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected and hit a three-month low last week, a sign of strength. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise in Latest Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise in Latest Week

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rise, but the underlying trend suggested no shift in labor market conditions. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall as Labor Market Improves

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall as Labor Market Improves

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, pointing to steadily improving labor market conditions. Read More »

Am I Being Targeted For Layoff Due To My Age?

Am I Being Targeted For Layoff Due To My Age?

4 ways to prove age discrimination

How can you tell if your age is the reason you were targeted for a layoff? There are many ways companies discriminate and it is illegal. Knowledge is power. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise 8,000 in Latest Week

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise 8,000 in Latest Week

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits rose last week to 339,000, evidence that layoffs ticked up, but not enough to suggest a worsening job market. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Firming Labor Market

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall, Point to Firming Labor Market

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, in a boost to the labor market outlook. Read More »

United Workers in Cleveland Get News Via Social Media of Mass Downsizing

United Workers in Cleveland Get News Via Social Media of Mass Downsizing

Growing numbers of people are fired at arm's length

United Airlines warned its employees in Cleveland so suddenly that many only heard about nearly 500 job reductions by social media before getting official word. Read More »

Chicago Sandwich Shop Reinstates Workers It Fired Three Days Before Christmas

Chicago Sandwich Shop Reinstates Workers It Fired Three Days Before Christmas

Snarf's CEO apologizes via Facebook page

Snarf's Sub Shop has agreed to hire back 20 employees it fired by email in December. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected

Weekly Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rises more than expected in the latest week. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Up Modestly, Labor Market Trend Improving

Weekly Jobless Claims Up Modestly, Labor Market Trend Improving

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment rose marginally last week, but the underlying trend suggests the labor market continues improve. Read More »

7 Reasons To Update Your Resume Even If You're Not Looking

7 Reasons To Update Your Resume Even If You're Not Looking

You never know when you'll be looking for a job next

There are many reasons to keep your resume up-to-date even if everything's going well at your present job. Read More »

JCPenney To Shutter 33 Stores, Cut 2,000 Jobs To Stem Losses

JCPenney To Shutter 33 Stores, Cut 2,000 Jobs To Stem Losses

Announcement follows news of similarly large cuts at Macy's and Sears

The ailing retailer plans to slash seven percent of its workforce to return to profitability. Read More »

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