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Metro of the Month: Houston

The recent decline in oil prices has slowed growth in the energy-heavy Houston region, but unemployment in the area remains low as other industries have expanded.

December 17, 2015
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The U.S. labor market has continued to add jobs this year, and in recent months the unemployment rate has fallen to levels not seen since 2008. And yet, there is plenty of evidence that hiring could be even stronger: Job openings in our country’s labor force remain at near-record levels, and many HR professionals have cited challenges with finding qualified applicants for their vacancies.

December 4, 2015

 

How Technology & a Reimagined Recruiting Process Can Make it a Reality

October 29, 2015

The 10 Toughest Jobs to Fill in 2016

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September 22, 2015

    

Continued job growth in the health care, manufacturing and biosciences industries has helped to keep the unemployment rate low in the Minneapolis/St. Paul region. State and local officials, however, have rolled out several grant programs to get even more people back to work.

September 15, 2015
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However, middle-wage jobs remain below pre-recession levels

The labor market’s ongoing recovery—often described as steady, if unspectacular—still has its share of skeptics who contend that too many of the new jobs fall into the low-paying, low-skill category. But several recent reports provide some evidence that the job market is getting much healthier overall.

September 3, 2015

'Good Jobs' Returning to the U.S. Economy

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August 27, 2015
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Teen Employment Reaches Highest Level Since 2009

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August 17, 2015
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The Philadelphia area’s economy has long relied on its sizable health care and higher education sectors. Much of its future success, however, may depend on easier access to jobs in manufacturing, retail and other industries that are expanding in the region.

August 17, 2015
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Pulse Report: HR Professionals Confident in Job Prospects

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July 17, 2015
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A series of corporate relocations, steady growth in real estate development and a jobless rate that is consistently below the national average have all made the Dallas region’s economy a top performer among major metro areas in the United States.

July 15, 2015
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Job Vacancies Hit 14-Year High

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July 10, 2015
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Hiring conditions are perhaps in their strongest stretch since the Great Recession ended six years ago. Job openings have reached a level not seen in nearly 15 years, and more workers are quitting their current positions in search of something better, thus creating churn and opportunities for other job seekers.

July 10, 2015

BLS Reports Record 5.4 Million U.S. Job Openings

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June 12, 2015
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For the past several years, San Francisco officials have scrambled to find jobs for younger residents as summer approaches. And through partnerships with local nonprofits and the private sector, the city to date has matched nearly 20,000 of its youths with warm-weather work gigs.

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June 5, 2015

 

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June 4, 2015

White House Unveils Efforts to 'Upskill America'

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April 30, 2015

Job Openings Tick Upward to 14-Year High

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April 10, 2015
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Los Angeles is home to the second-largest metropolitan economy in the United States, but did you know that it is also the birthplace of an array of pop culture standards? The electric guitar, the bathing suit and the skateboard were all developed here, along with several high-tech innovations like the Mars rover and the F-117, the first stealth fighter built for the United States military.

March 16, 2015

 

By most accounts, 2014 went down as a successful year for job creation. Problems do remain— millions are still out of work, others are underemployed and middle-class jobs are shrinking—but purely from a numbers standpoint, the labor market grew at a solid pace.

January 13, 2015