Why Areas With Good Jobs Have Hard-To-Afford HomesIt's the new career trade-off: Around the country, areas with the strongest job markets increasingly have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs that attract workers.
STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor MarketIn a first-of-its-kind study, the Brookings Institute analyzed millions of advertisements for job vacancies and compared the length of time jobs requiring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills and non-STEM related jobs remained open.
Unemployment Rates Fall in 21 US States Last Month More than two-thirds of the states reported job gains in March, as hiring has improved for much of the country during what has been a sluggish but sustained 4 1/2-year recovery.
Poll: Women 33 Percent More Likely Than Men To Earn College DegreeAmerican women born in the early 1980s – a generation dubbed Millennials – are 33 percent more likely to earn a college degree by the age of 27 than their male peers.
Employers' Wariness Thwarts Many Blind Jobseekers Back in the late 1980s, when Maura Mazzocca was a human resources administrator with a Boston-area firm, a blind man showed up to apply for a job. Today, she remembers the encounter ruefully.
Number Of Americans Quitting Their Jobs Rises, Sign Of Economic ConfidenceMore Americans are quitting their jobs, suggesting many are growing more confident in the job market.
Study: 73 Percent Of Americans Personally Affected By Job LossesThe Great Recession personally affected a vast majority of Americans with 56 percent of a study saying they have less money in savings than they did before the economic decline.
US Cities Growing At Faster Rate Than Suburbs For First Time In CenturyFor the first time in a century, most of America's largest cities are growing at a faster rate than their surrounding suburbs as young adults seeking a foothold in the weak job market shun home-buying and stay put in bustling urban centers.