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2 years 6 months ago

Mixed signals for local economy

Tuesday was the kind of morning that can make students think about skipping class; cold, with snow falling. But, for students worried about facing the job market ahead, they're doing what it takes to get hired. "I'm doing everything I can to make myself more noticeable," says Caroline Flores;...

3 years 1 week ago

Job seekers searching for optimism too

Of the last three years, Leon Carpenter has spent about half of it on the hunt for work. "Warehousing, landscaping; pretty much anything I can find in this environment," says Carpenter. "Seasonal work, you know? Winter comes around, it goes away," As someone who has periodically looked for work...

3 years 3 months ago

Slow job growth worrying many

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says only 18,000 jobs were created in the month of June. For some economists they say that's troubling because in order to work our way of the current recession we need to be adding 250,000 jobs each month. The unemployment rate is now up...

3 years 3 months ago

Slow job growth worrying many

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says only 18,000 jobs were created in the month of June. For some economists they say that's troubling because in order to work our way of the current recession we need to be adding 250,000 jobs each month. The unemployment rate is now up...

3 years 3 months ago

Slow job growth worrying many

The Bureau of Labor Statistics says only 18,000 jobs were created in the month of June. For some economists they say that's troubling because in order to work our way of the current recession we need to be adding 250,000 jobs each month. The unemployment rate is now up...

4 years 3 months ago

Mixed review

Recently released national labor statistics show the unemployment rate dropped in June from 9.7% to 9.5%, but the number of jobs dropped as well. At the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, employees can only judge by what they've seen, and that's been fewer faces coming in for help. "That...

4 years 9 months ago

10 fastest-growing professions

Now that the dismal 2009 job market is behind us, it's time to focus on job opportunities. Among the jobs expected to see the most growth this year and in the years ahead are biomedical engineer and registered nurse, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' projections through 2018....

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