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  • State unemployment rate ticks down to 6.2 percent

    State unemployment rate ticks down to 6.2 percent
    Florida's labor market continued its convalescence in June, as the unemployment rate dipped slightly to 6.2 percent — down from May's reading of 6.3 percent — and the state added 37,400 jobs, officials said Friday. Job-creation numbers in the...
  • California's unemployment rate falls to 7.4%

    California's unemployment rate falls to 7.4%
    California's unemployment rate fell to 7.4% in June — a month in which the state finally recovered all the jobs lost during the recession. Friday's monthly employment numbers, released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, capped off a year of...
  • Top five myths about returning adult students

    Top five myths about returning adult students
    Advisers have heard it all. While schools are making it more convenient than ever for adults to return to college many would-be students have a prepared list of roadblocks -- some realistic, some not -- that are holding them back. Administrators...
  • Timeline to an advanced degree

    Timeline to an advanced degree
    If you're contemplating getting an advanced degree, think in terms of time — a lot of it. From first deciding to continue your education to finally graduating sets you on a course that will take years not months, with time variations depending on...
  • More than 1,000 flock to Allentown arena job fair

    More than 1,000 flock to Allentown arena job fair
    As the hum of arena construction pierced the lunchtime atmosphere Thursday in downtown Allentown, the line of people hoping to work at the PPL Center stretched for more than two blocks. Ferdinand Fowler of 14th Street, Allentown, squinted as he looked...
  • Lower Manhattan economy taking off but many new jobs are low wage

    New York (Reuters) - Lower Manhattan's economy is set to take-off. New shopping centers, hotels and food courts are opening in the area that looked more like a war zone after the attacks on September 11, 2001.     The massive developments are bringing...
  • Unemployment up, but there are more jobs

    Unemployment up, but there are more jobs
    Unemployment rose again in Broward and Palm Beach counties during June, but not significantly so, and there are many more jobs being created. Broward's unemployment rate was 5.3 percent, up from 5.2 percent in May, while Palm Beach County's was 6.1...
  • California adds 24,000 jobs in June, surpassing pre-recession peak

    California's unemployment rate dipped to 7.4% in June, a month in which the state finally recovered all the jobs lost during the recession. Data released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday showed that California added more than 24,000 jobs...
  • Americans feeling more confident about finding better-paying jobs

    A Gallup poll found that 35% of Americans think now is a good time to find a quality job -- one with a higher wage. That may not seem like much, but the July reading is the highest since December 2007, the start of the Great Recession, and a little...
  • June Good Month for Hiring in Connecticut

    Connecticut's employers added 1,700 jobs in June, a little faster than the average growth since the beginning of the jobs recovery in February 2010. In some segments, hiring was quite strong, as business confidence rises. "In our world, in the...
  • New graduates need to be ready for when jobs return

    As graduation parties wrap up and summer stretches on, college and high school grads may be throwing themselves into the job search. The task before them is not an easy one. There's plenty of competition, for one. In addition to job seekers, the...