By Kevin Freking
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an effort to cut the unemployment rate among veterans, President Barack Obama is calling for a new conservation program that would put veterans to work rebuilding trails, roads and levees on public lands.
The president also will seek more grant money for programs... Read More »
You've no doubt heard the endless noise about the value you can get from your social media network in the job hunt. You've probably also wondered why it seems to work so well on TV and in the blogs but not for you. It feels like the celebrated technique works out there, but not in here. Read More »
When you're down, and troubled, and you need a helping hand -- like now, after reading the latest unemployment numbers -- you've got a friend on YouTube. This little guy's exultation after riding a bike, all by himself, for the first time, is sure to bring a smile to your face, even if you've just received... Read More »
You know you're in trouble when the guys who run the numbers and keep the books are not confident about U.S. job prospects. A recent Accounting & Finance Employment Report conducted online by Harris Interactive, shows that although some workers gained confidence in the strength of the economy, more people... Read More »
January factory activity in the Midwest rose to a 22.5-year high, signaling improved job prospects in the manufacturing sector in 2011. This is exactly the type of economic improvement America needs most, according to many experts.
"The factory sector news is an important positive omen for the broader... Read More »
More than one-third of Millennials are unemployed or out of the workforce, according to a new report from the prestigious Pew Research Center.
And, according to the report, the job market isn't likely to get better anytime soon for the 18-to-24 set.
Despite those dismal statistics, Millennials seem to remain... Read More »