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Texas Unemployment Rate Slips To 4.1 Percent In AugustThe unemployment rate for Texas slipped to 4.1 percent in August -- the state's lowest jobless level since January 2001, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday.
Jobs Report: Retiring Baby Boomers Entering Job MarketThe Baby Boomer population will increase dramatically over the next 25 years, which means more retirees will be joining the job market.
Report Shows US Added 257K Jobs, Unemployment Up To 5.7%U.S. employers hired at a stellar pace last month, wages rose by the most in six years, and Americans responded by streaming into the job market to find work.
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.
Coping With The Mental & Emotional Tolls Of Job LossThousands of North Texans have lost their job during this recession. The search for a new job is not just financially devastating; it also takes an emotional toll. CBS 11 looks at how some are coping and gets advice from experts.
More Employees Claim They’ve Been Bullied At WorkBullies are not just found on the schoolyard. A new survey shows 70-percent of adults say they’ve been bullied in the workplace.
Local High Schools Focusing On Student Career PathsAcross North Texas there are now school districts designing campuses that focus specifically on getting students on a career path.
Employers Add No Net Jobs In Aug.; Rate UnchangedEmployers stopped adding jobs in August, an alarming setback for an economy that has struggled to grow and might be at risk of another recession.
North Texas Workers Turning To Seasonal JobsThe national job report is out and the numbers are grim. The country's unemployment rate is 9.6-percent and some 95,000 jobs were lost last month.
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