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U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 1.5 Million

Thursday's Labor Department report marked the 10th straight week of declining claims.

Carmen Reinicke

· 3 min read

Unemployment Rate Dips as May Jobs Numbers Rebound

More than two million Americans were hired last month, leading to an unexpected improvement in overall out-of-work data. Though there are some notes of caution.

Kenny Herzog

· 2 min read

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 2.4 Million, Bringing 9-week Total to Nearly 39 Million

It was the seventh week in a row that claims declined but remained historically elevated.

Carmen Reinicke

· 5 min read

Another 2.91 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Last Week

The good news it that the numbers, while still stunning in aggregate, are on the decline.

Kenny Herzog

· 2 min read

Unemployment Surged to 14.7 Percent in April

The U.S. lost a record 20.5 million jobs over the past month.

Carmen Reinicke

· 7 min read

Ecommerce Entrepreneurship Grows as Unemployment Rises

The looming recession has sparked a boom in digital business.

Jennifer Spencer

· 4 min read

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 6.6 Million

Record streak extends as coronavirus layoffs continue.

Carmen Reinicke

· 5 min read

Why Millions of Americans Are Struggling to File for Unemployment Benefits, When They've Never Been More Generous

Budget cuts, poor staffing and old technology are key problems hobbling state safety nets nationwide.

Joseph Zeballos-Roig

· 4 min read

Debby Carreau

· 3 min read

Getting Laid Off Is Not a Scarlet Letter

Three tips to surviving the corporate culling.

Carolyn Betts

· 5 min read

How (and Why) to Make the Most of Business School

The unemployment rate for recent college graduates is higher than the general public's. Here's how to avoid joining that majority.

Peter Gasca

· 5 min read