News and Articles About Unemployment
Why the country's unemployment continues to be high and how new business startups could be the answer.
The entrepreneurial spirit of the American worker continues to erode, and the policy response is just plain wrong.
U.S. entrepreneurial activity has declined for the last three years, but the percentage of entrepreneurs who are launching businesses out of necessity has also fallen, according to a study.
When an email for a recruitment meeting was accidentally sent to every registered job seeker in the city of Stockholm, chaos ensued.
By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.
A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis.
During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.
Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.
The claim that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would slash poverty rates in half is overly simplistic.
If current employment trends continue, the number of people out of the labor force will surpass the number of working Americans in about four years.
Paid less, unemployed more and less likely to be satisfied at work, one in four millennials has had to move back in with their parents at some point.
There's always attention on billionaires like Bill Gates who dropped out of college and made it big. But, as the monthly employment report shows, those who graduate face a much better job market.
The current job market for recent graduates is grim. Get a leg up on the competition with tips from this infographic on choosing a school that will make you an all-star job applicant.
In a troubling sign for the U.S. economy, fewer Americans are working and more are giving up even trying.
The Million American Jobs Project suggests that if consumers simply bought five percent more American-made products, a million new jobs would be created.
The unemployment rate is dropping not because more people are finding work, but because more people have stopped looking for work.
The private sector added 200,000 jobs in July, with small businesses once again accounting for the lion's share of employment, according to the ADP National Employment Report.
Economic reports released this week reveal a sharp slowdown in U.S. hiring and labor force participation.
Consumer confidence takes a hit from the payroll tax hike, as unemployment holds at nearly the same levels since September.
The national unemployment rate held at 7.8 percent as 2012 ended with slow job growth.
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Even as the pace of hiring eases, small businesses continue to haul the job train along. Is your business hiring?
For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
Small business owners have long panned practices like bailing out giant companies and paying inordinate sums to Wall Street bankers. But now, they're doing something about it.
The Senate spiked President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act. Now the question is: What may be salvaged from the bill that could still help small business?