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STEM Skills Are In Demand Across The Labor Market

In 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.

08/27/2014

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Take The Job Market Challenge

Steven Greenberg, CBS Radio Host of “Your Next Job” put Carolina, John and Lisa to the test with a fun, six question quiz about the job market.

06/03/2013

Job seekers line up at a job fair at the Hotel Pennsylvania - New York, NY - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Rutgers Poll: Recent Graduates Having Trouble Finding Work

The poll of 571 graduates of public and private four-year schools found just over half have full-time jobs. They were graduates from 2006 to 2010.

05/18/2011

Job seeker James Dickson is seen at a career training center operated by the New York Department of Labor in Harlem - New York, NY - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Unemployment Drops To 8.9 Percent, Lowest In Almost 2 Years

New evidence on Friday morning revealed that the economy added 192,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent—the lowest in almost two years.

03/04/2011

Job seeker James Dickson is seen at a career training center operated by the New York Department of Labor in Harlem - New York, NY - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Westchester Workshop Gives Unemployed Hope For Future

The job market is really tough right now, and it’s expected to stay that way for a long time. In Westchester, though, a workshop was held to give those who lost their job in the recession some hope of reinvention.

02/12/2011

Job seekers line up at a job fair at the Hotel Pennsylvania - New York, NY - Sep 29, 2010 - Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

‘Purple Squirrels’ Now In Demand

Businesses are looking to do more with fewer workers, so they want people who are able to take on a wide range of duties.

10/11/2010