dcsimg

Unemployment

Career And Education News Articles

Below is the latest list of career and education news stories generated by our reporting staff. Check back often as our news stories are written daily.

Along with our daily news coverage below, we feature two types of additional in-depth reporting:

  • Original feature articles, highlighted by a green background.
  • Exclusive interviews, highlighted by a yellow background.

We are proud to be a news source for Google News.

Latest News

DateNews CategoryArticle Title
May 22, 2014UnemploymentHarris Poll: Nearly Half of Unemployed Not Looking for Work
Mar 14, 2014UnemploymentSenate Reaches Agreement on Unemployment Benefits Extension
Feb 3, 2014UnemploymentPresident Obama Urges Employers Not to Stigmatize the Long-Term Unemployed
Jan 29, 2014UnemploymentThe Long-Term Unemployed Face Daunting Challenges
Jan 11, 2014UnemploymentDecember Jobs Report: U.S. Economy Crippled by Cold Weather; Adds Just 74,000 Jobs
Dec 6, 2013UnemploymentNovember Jobs Report: Economy Adds 203,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.0%
Nov 9, 2013UnemploymentOctober Jobs Report: Surprisingly Strong Hiring Means the Fed May Start Tapering Bond-Buying Program
Oct 2, 2013UnemploymentGeorgetown University Study Shows Today's Young Adults Struggle to Ramp Up Their Careers
Sep 6, 2013UnemploymentAugust Jobs Report: Economy Loses Momentum as Employers Add 169,000 Jobs
Aug 5, 2013UnemploymentPew Research Center Finds that More Millennials Are Living With Parents
Aug 2, 2013UnemploymentJuly Jobs Report: U.S. Employers Add a Disappointing 162,000 Jobs
Jul 30, 2013UnemploymentSurvey Finds that 80 Percent of Americans Will Experience Joblessness or Poverty at One Point
Jul 12, 2013UnemploymentDrastic Cuts to Long-Term Unemployment Assistance Cause Concerns
Jul 1, 2013UnemploymentLegal Secretaries Struggle to Find Work
Jun 11, 2013Unemployment'PBS NewsHour' Announces Significant Layoffs and Two Office Closures
May 22, 2013UnemploymentResearch Suggests That Unemployment Benefits Do Not Exacerbate Economy
May 3, 2013UnemploymentApril Jobs Report: Job Growth Eases Fears of Economic Slowdown
Apr 8, 2013UnemploymentHalf a Million Americans Leave the Labor Force, Causing Economic Concerns
Mar 27, 2013UnemploymentStudy Finds that Job Market for Skilled, Educated Workers is Declining
Mar 15, 2013UnemploymentSmall Businesses Have Difficulty Finding New Workers Despite Uptick in Employment
Jan 11, 2013UnemploymentCollege Degree Helped Recent Grads During Recession
Dec 7, 2012UnemploymentNovember Jobs Report: Modest Gains and a Drop in Unemployment
Nov 30, 2012UnemploymentCBO Report: Extending Unemployment Benefits Would Be Equivalent to Adding 300,000 Jobs
Nov 2, 2012UnemploymentOctober Jobs Report: Economy Adds More Jobs But Unemployment Goes Up
Oct 6, 2012UnemploymentSeptember Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Drops to Lowest Level Since 2009
Sep 8, 2012UnemploymentDisappointing Job Numbers in August Highlight Economic Stakes in Presidential Race
Sep 8, 2012UnemploymentAugust Jobs Report: Economy Adds Fewer Than Expected Jobs, But Umemployment Rate Drops
Aug 20, 2012UnemploymentMarried Moms Faced More Hardships During Recession
Aug 17, 2012UnemploymentDoes the Economic Recovery Favor Single People?
Aug 4, 2012UnemploymentJuly Jobs Report: Economy Adds 163K Jobs But Unemployment Rate Goes Up
Jul 13, 2012UnemploymentStudy Shows Women Spend More on Beauty Products During Recessions
Jul 7, 2012UnemploymentJune Jobs Report: Concerns Grow Due to Weak Growth and Steady Unemployment Rate
Jul 5, 2012UnemploymentLabor Grants to Help Homeless Veterans Find Employment
Jun 20, 2012UnemploymentRaising Minimum Wage Could Cost Jobs
Jun 1, 2012UnemploymentMay Jobs Report: Employers Add Fewer Jobs, Unemployment Rate Goes Up
May 10, 2012UnemploymentSome 93K Californians To Lose Extended Unemployment Benefits
May 4, 2012UnemploymentApril Jobs Report: 115,000 Jobs Added, Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly
Apr 10, 2012UnemploymentLong-Term Unemployed Face Challenges Finding Work
Apr 6, 2012UnemploymentMarch Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Falls But Job Growth Slows Down
Mar 22, 2012UnemploymentSocial Media Rants May Predict Increases In Unemployment
Mar 9, 2012UnemploymentFebruary Jobs Report: Employers Continue To Add Jobs But Some Still Skeptical About Recovery
Feb 27, 2012UnemploymentEconomists Predict Moderate Economic Growth In 2012
Feb 16, 2012UnemploymentInitial Unemployment Claims Drop To Four-Year Low
Feb 3, 2012UnemploymentJanuary Jobs Report: Job Growth Continues, Unemployment Rate Drops To 8.3 Percent
Jan 27, 2012UnemploymentEconomic Growth At Highest During Fourth Quarter 2011 But Still Bumpy
Jan 13, 2012UnemploymentInitial Unemployment Claims Increase To Six-Week High
Jan 12, 2012UnemploymentTeens Face Tough Job Market
Jan 6, 2012UnemploymentDecember Jobs Report: Economy Adds 200,000 Jobs, Unemployment Rate Declines
Jan 5, 2012UnemploymentGeorgetown University Study Shows Unemployment Varies By College Major
Dec 9, 2011UnemploymentRepublicans Seek To Make Changes To Unemployment Benefits
Dec 2, 2011UnemploymentNovember Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level Since March 2009
Nov 8, 2011UnemploymentU.S. Job Openings Reach Three-Year High
Nov 4, 2011UnemploymentOctober Jobs Report Shows Some Positive Signs
Oct 7, 2011UnemploymentSeptember Jobs Report Shows More Job Growth Than Expected
Oct 5, 2011UnemploymentDemocrats Propose Tax Increase On Millionaires To Cover Cost Of Jobs Act
Oct 4, 2011UnemploymentGlassdoor Survey Reveals Rising Job Concerns Among US Workers
Oct 4, 2011UnemploymentOlder Unemployed Workers Face Age Discrimination
Oct 3, 2011UnemploymentMore Lawyers Take Jobs That Do Not Require Law Degrees
Sep 27, 2011UnemploymentLong-Term Unemployed Face Discrimination
Sep 19, 2011UnemploymentStudy Says Extending Unemployment Benefits Will Not Keep People Jobless Longer
Sep 2, 2011UnemploymentBLS Report Shows No Change In Unemployment Rate
Aug 11, 2011UnemploymentUnemployment Claims Decline, Stock Market Rises
Aug 5, 2011UnemploymentJuly Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Goes Down But Not Due To Hiring
Aug 4, 2011UnemploymentReport Shows Some States Drastically Cut Unemployment Benefits
Aug 3, 2011UnemploymentLayoffs Surge To 16-Month High
Jul 28, 2011UnemploymentInitial Unemployment Claims Fall Below 400,000
Jul 26, 2011UnemploymentUSPS May Close More Than 3,600 Post Offices, Leaving Thousands Unemployed
Jul 12, 2011UnemploymentWeak Hiring By Small Businesses Stalls Economic Recovery
Jul 11, 2011UnemploymentJune Jobs Report: Companies Pull Back On Hiring, Unemployment Rate Goes Up
Jul 7, 2011UnemploymentMancession Over? Men Rebound Faster Than Women In Economic Recovery
Jul 7, 2011UnemploymentReports Show Improvement In Job Market
Jun 17, 2011UnemploymentEconomic Recovery Still Not Good Enough
Jun 9, 2011UnemploymentBLS: Unemployed Give Up After 5 Months Of Job Hunting
Jun 3, 2011UnemploymentMay Jobs Report: Hiring Slows Down And Unemployment Rate Goes Up
May 23, 2011UnemploymentUnemployment Rate Dropped In Most States But Economic Recovery Is Uneven
May 6, 2011UnemploymentApril Jobs Report: Hiring Increases But So Does Unemployment Rate
Apr 21, 2011UnemploymentWorkforce Central Florida Gives Superhero Capes To The Unemployed
Apr 18, 2011UnemploymentCDC Study Links Suicide Rates To Economy
Apr 14, 2011UnemploymentInitial Unemployment Claims Rise Unexpectedly
Apr 14, 2011UnemploymentVeterans Still Suffering From High Unemployment Rate
Apr 13, 2011UnemploymentDepartment Of Labor Reports That Job Openings Are On The Rise
Apr 6, 2011UnemploymentStudy Shows Unemployment Is Deadly, Especially For Men
Apr 6, 2011UnemploymentUCLA Study Shows Even The Newly Unemployed Face Employment Discrimination
Apr 1, 2011UnemploymentMarch Jobs Report: Economic Growth Steady; Unemployment Rate Dropped
Mar 29, 2011UnemploymentGov. Rick Snyder Cuts Michigan Unemployment Benefits
Mar 28, 2011UnemploymentFacebook, Google, Zynga, Twitter Help California Recover
Mar 23, 2011UnemploymentCash-Strapped States Consider Reducing Unemployment Benefits
Mar 16, 2011UnemploymentUnemployment Rates In Oregon And Washington Drop In February
Mar 15, 2011UnemploymentCalifornia Teachers Brace For Another Round Of Pink Slips And Layoffs
Mar 15, 2011UnemploymentTeachers And Parents Protest Education Cuts In Texas
Mar 8, 2011UnemploymentUnemployed Turn To Entrepreneurship, Report Shows
Mar 7, 2011UnemploymentWomen Suffer As Economy Recovers From Recession
Mar 4, 2011UnemploymentLabor Department Releases February Jobs Report: Unemployment Rate Dropped As Private Sector Added Jobs
Mar 1, 2011UnemploymentRepublican Spending Plan May Hinder Economic Growth
Feb 18, 2011UnemploymentEEOC Examines Employment Discrimination Towards The Unemployed
Feb 8, 2011UnemploymentUVA Study Examines Impact Of The Recession On American Marriages
Feb 4, 2011UnemploymentUnemployment Rate Drops To Nine Percent In January
Jan 24, 2011UnemploymentCalifornia Job Market Looks Bleak As Unemployment Rate Rises To 12.5 Percent
Jan 13, 2011UnemploymentDismal Salary Trends For 2011
Jan 7, 2011UnemploymentUnemployment Rate Drops But Number Of Discouraged Workers Rises
Dec 29, 2010UnemploymentConsumer Confidence Drops Despite Holiday Spending
Dec 27, 2010UnemploymentEconomy Shows Signs Of Recovery For 2011
Dec 9, 2010UnemploymentEmployers Hiring More High Level Executives
Dec 9, 2010UnemploymentUnemployment Claims Drop As Job Market Slowly Recovers
Dec 8, 2010UnemploymentJob Market Still Tough For MBA Grads
Dec 3, 2010UnemploymentLabor Department Releases November Jobs Report: Hiring Slows Down As Unemployment Rises
Dec 1, 2010UnemploymentSmall Business Hiring Surges To 93,000 In November
Nov 30, 2010UnemploymentConsumer Confidence Reaches Five Month High
Nov 19, 2010UnemploymentHouse Rejects Unemployment Extension
Nov 5, 2010UnemploymentLabor Department Releases October Jobs Report: Hiring Picks Up But Still Not Good Enough, Says President Obama
Oct 8, 2010UnemploymentLabor Department Releases September Jobs Report: Economy Still Sluggish As Government Cuts More Jobs
Oct 1, 2010UnemploymentNew York Department Of Labor To Collect 140 Million From Unemployment Fraud
Sep 20, 2010UnemploymentSenate Passes Small Business Jobs Act
Sep 9, 2010UnemploymentLockheed Martin Offers Executives Financial Incentives For Voluntary Retirement
Sep 8, 2010UnemploymentDepartment Of Labor Survey Showed U.S. Job Openings Increased Slightly
Sep 3, 2010UnemploymentLabor Department Releases August Jobs Report: Fewer Jobs Lost But Economy Still Weak
Aug 30, 2010UnemploymentCBO Report Shows Stimulus Plan Had Positive Effects On Economy
Aug 27, 2010UnemploymentUSA Today Focuses On Digital Content And Eliminates 130 Jobs
Aug 23, 2010UnemploymentGovernor Schwarzenegger Enforces Mandatory Furloughs For California State Employees Again
Aug 13, 2010UnemploymentUnemployment Claims Reach An Unexpected High
Aug 12, 2010UnemploymentGlobal Youth Unemployment Rate At Its Highest Level, Says ILO
Aug 11, 2010UnemploymentObama Signs Bill To Help Avoid Teacher Layoffs
Aug 10, 2010UnemploymentSecretary Of Defense Proposes Steps To Reduce Pentagon Spending
Aug 6, 2010UnemploymentLabor Department Releases July Jobs Report: Economic Growth Still Slow, Unemployment Rate Unchanged
Aug 5, 2010UnemploymentSenate Approves Bill That Will Prevent Layoffs And Help Fund Medicaid
Jul 28, 2010UnemploymentRecent Report Says Local Governments May Cut 500,000 Jobs
Jul 20, 2010UnemploymentSenate Helps More Than Two Million Jobless By Passing Unemployment Extension
Jul 16, 2010UnemploymentSouth Carolina Unemployment Benefits Will Transition To Debit Cards
Jul 7, 2010UnemploymentSome Say Extended Unemployment Benefits Are A Disincentive
Jul 2, 2010UnemploymentThe Jobs Number Report: Economy Shows Weak Signs Of Recovery But Unemployment Numbers Deceiving
Jul 1, 2010UnemploymentSenate Rejects Unemployment Extension Again
Jun 30, 2010UnemploymentUnemployed Suffer From Employment Discrimination
Jun 2, 2010UnemploymentJobless Benefits Running Out For Long Term Unemployed
May 28, 2010UnemploymentGraduates Moving Back Home
May 7, 2010UnemploymentApril Job Growth At Four Year High
Apr 30, 2010UnemploymentIn Some States Part Time Workers Can Receive Unemployment Benefits
Apr 16, 2010UnemploymentObama Extends Unemployment Benefits
Apr 9, 2010UnemploymentLong Term Unemployment Leaving Scars
Mar 2, 2010UnemploymentTenured Professors Not Immune To Layoffs
Feb 24, 2010UnemploymentReport Depicts Younger Generation As Optimistic And Educated
Jan 29, 2010UnemploymentObama To Announce Major Tax Credit For Small Businesses
Jan 27, 2010UnemploymentDisplaced Workers Eligible For Federal Unemployment Benefits
Jan 20, 2010UnemploymentReports Focus On Minority Unemployment
Dec 31, 2009UnemploymentHiring Expected To Improve In 2010
Dec 31, 2009UnemploymentUnemployment Claims Fall
Dec 28, 2009UnemploymentCOBRA Subsidy Extended
Dec 22, 2009UnemploymentHiring Of Temp Workers On The Rise
Dec 18, 2009UnemploymentStates Respond To Rising Unemployment Claims
Dec 14, 2009UnemploymentCOBRA Subsidies About To Expire
Dec 11, 2009UnemploymentMaking Sense Of Employment Statistics
Dec 9, 2009UnemploymentObama Proposes Aid To Small Businesses
Nov 25, 2009UnemploymentMinorities Facing High Unemployment Rates
Nov 11, 2009UnemploymentCompanies Hiring More Temporary Employees
Nov 10, 2009UnemploymentSome Seasonal Hiring May Increase
Nov 4, 2009UnemploymentSome Families Trading In Homes For RVs
Oct 30, 2009UnemploymentResearchers Explore Effects Of Surviving Layoffs
Oct 27, 2009UnemploymentOlder Workers Facing Age Discrimination
Oct 22, 2009UnemploymentMany College Graduates Moving Back Home
Oct 14, 2009UnemploymentArmy Recruiting At Record High
Oct 6, 2009UnemploymentObama Administration Considering Extending Unemployment Benefits
Sep 30, 2009UnemploymentMixed Reactions To Teen Jobs Stimulus Effort
Sep 30, 2009UnemploymentStudies Focus On Recession'S Toll On Older Workers
Sep 17, 2009UnemploymentJobless Struggle To Reach Unemployment Offices
Sep 4, 2009UnemploymentStudy Focuses On Psychological Effects Of Unemployment
Aug 19, 2009UnemploymentJobless Making Efforts To Enjoy Unemployment
Aug 14, 2009UnemploymentLaid-Off Employees Urged To Negotiate Severance Packages
Aug 11, 2009UnemploymentMany Do Not Realize They Qualify For COBRA Discount
Aug 6, 2009UnemploymentJobs Figures Stir Worries About Hiring Trends
Aug 4, 2009UnemploymentEconomy Edges Upward, A Good Omen For Job Seekers
Aug 3, 2009UnemploymentClock Ticking On Unemployment Benefits
Jul 22, 2009UnemploymentBlacks Hit Hard By Unemployment In Some States
Jul 21, 2009UnemploymentMany Graduates Lack Health Insurance
Jul 7, 2009UnemploymentProposed Legislation Aims To Ease Blow Of Layoffs
May 18, 2009UnemploymentBusinesses Affected By Do-It-Yourselfers
Apr 28, 2009UnemploymentGyms Offering Membership Deals To Unemployed
Career and Education News

Our News Writers and Editors

CityTownInfo Writers and Editors

Follow CityTownInfo.com

Follow Us on Facebook
Follow Us on Twitter
Follow Us on Youtube

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Career Videos. Professional videos on 800+ jobs, featuring actual employees.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.