RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Job Market

A collection of news and information related to Job Market published by this site and its partners.

Top Job Market Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • Initial jobless claims fall to 280,000 in sign of strong labor market

    Initial jobless claims fall to 280,000 in sign of strong labor market
    Initial jobless claims fell last week to 280,000, continuing the positive momentum for the labor market as the year ends, the Labor Department said Wednesday. The closely watched figure was down 9,000 from the previous week's revised level. Economists...
  • Bullish holiday shoppers are eager to spend

    Bullish holiday shoppers are eager to spend
    Holiday shoppers were back in force Friday, clutching gift cards, searching for deals, returning unwanted presents and feeling pretty good about the year ahead. Each year, Erin Neubauer, 45, spends the day after Christmas buying ornaments with her...
  • Lehigh Valley unemployment rate falls to 5.3 percent in November

    The Lehigh Valley employment picture is heading into 2015 in better shape than last year. Seasonally adjusted unemployment dipped a fourth straight month in November for the four-county metro region, according to government data released Tuesday....
  • Job fair to be held at Sands Jan. 13

    If you are among the approximately 23,000 people the government counts as being out of a job, or if you have been away from work for a long time, an upcoming job fair and some pre-fair programs could be your ticket out of unemployment. The Morning Call/...
  • San Francisco's booming job market drives up salaries, home prices

    San Francisco's booming job market drives up salaries, home prices
    In a state whose overall economic growth is outpacing the nation’s, San Francisco’s job market is especially impressive. In the third quarter, nearly a fifth of all jobs added in California were in San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin...
  • Applications for US unemployment aid climb to 298,000 last week; still near historic lows

    More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications continues to be at historically low levels that suggest solid economic growth will continue. The Labor Department said Wednesday that applications for unemployment...
  • Cheers! 2015 shifts power to candidate-driven job market

    DEAR JOYCE: Several weeks ago I turned down a job that I've reconsidered and now want. Is it probably too late to recontact the employer and reopen negotiations? -- C.G. Give it a go. The job you rejected may not yet be filled. The news is good for...
  • How to fix California's economy: Regulation, legislation and education

    How to fix California's economy: Regulation, legislation and education
    California's wounded economy needs serious intervention from policymakers, businesses and educators equally committed to restoring jobs and ending poverty. During the last year, we've been reminded how unsettling the prognosis is if we don't act...
  • Diane Stafford: College remains a good bet to plump up the paychecks of millennials

    College got something of a bad rap during the recession and the "jobless" recovery. Thousands of university graduates were unable to find full-time work in their target careers. They took jobs as baristas, bartenders or other part-time, low-wage workers,...
  • Magic Leap steps up hiring

    Magic Leap steps up hiring
    Magic Leap, the mysterious entertainment company in Dania Beach, is looking to hire "wizards." The company, which attracted a $542 million investment last year from Google and other investors, has listed nearly 100 jobs on its website under the...
  • German unemployment slightly higher in December at 6.4 percent, but labor market still strong

    Germany's unemployment rose slightly in December to 6.4 percent as the labor market in Europe's largest economy remained strong. The Federal Labor Agency said Wednesday that 2,763,521 Germans were registered as unemployed in December, up by about 47,...