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Older College-Educated Workers Now Have Higher Unemployment Rates Than Fresh Graduates

Older College-Educated Workers Now Have Higher Unemployment Rates Than Fresh Graduates

Older workers have higher unemployment rates than recent grads

These charts illustrate the shifting trends in unemployment by educational attainment. Read More »

The Competitive Effect: 10 Metros With High Post-Recession Growth

The Competitive Effect: 10 Metros With High Post-Recession Growth

Houston tops the list

New research from CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists explains why some metropolitan areas have been thriving more than others. Read More »

5 Coaches/Consultants in 5 Days: A Recap Pitch

5 Coaches/Consultants in 5 Days: A Recap Pitch

Not all job coaches are created equal

For the final installment of Five Career Coaches in Five Days, Neighbors-helping-Neighbors founder John Fugazzie sums up his advice on finding a job coach. Read More »

5 Career Coaches/Consultants in 5 Days: Abby Kohut

5 Career Coaches/Consultants in 5 Days: Abby Kohut

Why 'unemployed' doesn't mean 'unemployable'

For the next five days, we're presenting advice from five of the top career coaches in the country. Today, we have job search tips from Abby Kohut. Read More »

Exclusive Survey Shows How Hard It Is For Millennials To Find Good Jobs

Exclusive Survey Shows How Hard It Is For Millennials To Find Good Jobs

16 percent of responders unable to find a job in six months

According to a new survey, millennials continue to struggle to secure good-paying full-time jobs in line with their education levels. Read More »

It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 16: The End of Jobs

It's a Living. Part I: David's Saga. Episode 16: The End of Jobs

David and Susan discuss whether the decline of good jobs is likely to continue or even accelerate. Read More »

Careerexcuse.com: Is It Fraud?

Careerexcuse.com: Is It Fraud?

Site provides phony job references for a fee

For $125, careerexcuse.com will fabricate a career history you can use to fill out your resume. But their services occupy a serious legal grey area. Read More »

Does 'Out-of-Work' Mean Damaged Goods?

Does 'Out-of-Work' Mean Damaged Goods?

Don't let being let go hurt your chances of getting hired

Were you let go and fear employers see you as damaged goods? If so, read this... 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 »

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 »

It's Not Still 2009? Employers Continue to Face Challenges Post-Recession

It's Not Still 2009? Employers Continue to Face Challenges Post-Recession

58 percent of employers say it feels like recession isn't over

The Great Recession may have ended in 2009, but employers and jobseekers still report things haven't turned around the way they hoped they would post-recession. Read More »

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You'll Be Asked If You're Unemployed

How to Answer 5 Interview Questions You'll Be Asked If You're Unemployed

The employed get bonus points just for having a job

It may not seem fair, but if you're unemployed you have to work extra hard to overcome skepticism of potential employers. Here's how to do that in an interview. Read More »

Make A Living While Searching For Dream Job

Make A Living While Searching For Dream Job

Navigating the waters of freelance and contract work

Navigating the freelance and contract work waters. How temporary jobs can be just as rewarding as full time work and can often lead to a dream job Read More »

Jobless Benefits Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

Jobless Benefits Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

Legislation to renew jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed unexpectedly clear an initial Senate hurdle, but the bill's fate remains in doubt. Read More »

U.S. Senate Delays Vote on Jobless Bill

U.S. Senate Delays Vote on Jobless Bill

The U.S. Senate abruptly postponed until Tuesday a vote on a White House-backed bill to extend jobless benefits for 1.3 million Americans. Read More »

'My Daddy Got Fired' - Talking To Kids About Job Loss

'My Daddy Got Fired' - Talking To Kids About Job Loss

Keeping lines of communication open is key

Job loss is tough on you. But what about how it impacts your kids? Two clinical psychologists advise you on how to talk to them and calm their fears Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Months

Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to Lowest Level in 2 Months

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting some strengthening of labor market conditions. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; 4-Week Average At Pre-Recession Level

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall; 4-Week Average At Pre-Recession Level

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell last week to a near five-year low, a sign of economic health that could help convince the Federal Reserve to wind down a bond-buying stimulus program. Read More »

How To Explain Your Resume Gaps To Employers

How To Explain Your Resume Gaps To Employers

5 strategies that will give yourself a fighting chance at getting the job.

Whether you were self-employed, an at-home parent, or just a member of the long-term unemployed, here's what to say to get hired. Read More »

Weekly Jobless Claims Edge Up; Still Point To Healing Labor Market

Weekly Jobless Claims Edge Up; Still Point To Healing Labor Market

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose slightly last week but was near its lowest level since before the 2007-09 recession, a hopeful sign for the U.S. economy. Read More »

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