New sign-ups for unemployment benefits drop to the lowest level in eight years.
This week’s employment report may provide more clarity about hiring, pay and other issues.
The government’s latest jobs report points to progress, though there’s still room for improvement.
A report showing a very weak economic performance during the first quarter is already being discounted.
More people over 65 are working today than before. Some people can’t afford to quit; others just don’t want to.
The Labor Department says 175,000 jobs were added last month, while the unemployment rate rose.
Economists are hoping new reports offer more evidence that the economy simply has a little cold.
The healing of the job market has been frustratingly slow. ManpowerGroup CEO Jeff Joerres says this recovery is different.
Although unemployment dipped in December, the Labor Department reported that the number of jobs created fell far short of expectations.
Those looking for work should expect hiring to accelerate this year and the quality of jobs to improve.