By 24/7 Wall St., Introduction by Jake Thiewes
The phrase "economic recovery" has been appearing more frequently in news reports. The United States' job market seems to be slowly improving, but unemployment claims currently are hovering above 8 percent.
Some cities that were hit hard at the height of the... Read More »
"Supply Of College Graduates Outstripped By Workforce Demand," reads a headline of the satirical newspaper The Onion. But for cities in the tech game, the joke isn't funny. Most cities today realize that tech is the future. So they're desperately trying to bring young, bright tech minds to town, and dreaming up... Read More »
By Sophie Schechter, Minyanville Media
Popular TV shows such as "How I Met Your Mother" and "Friends" revere urban areas (in these cases, Manhattan) that are already popular, especially with recent college graduates. These shows capitalize on the cities that college students, on the threshold of graduation,... Read More »
Robert Estes had a steady job selling groceries in the Chicago suburb of Aurora until last year. He had held onto the job for two years, and the 33-year-old said the gig had allowed him to live a self-sufficient life.
"I always had my own place, my own car, bought my own food," he recently told the Chicago... Read More »
Regions across the U.S. will see job growth in the first quarter of 2010. But the growth will be sporadic and many areas will continue to lag
By Prashant Gopal
The recession might be technically over, but unemployment is rising month after month even in most of the nation's strongest job markets.
A... Read More »
By Ed Orum for AOL Find a Job
If you think it's tough to find a job where you live, consider yourself lucky you're not looking in El Centro, California - the unemployment rate hit 30 percent there in September. To be fair, even when times were good in the rest of the U.S., El Centro still struggled with a 20... Read More »