Friday morning could bring more good news about the economy when the Labor Department releases its latest monthly jobs report.
Economists surveyed by CNNMoney predict the report will show 193,000 jobs were added in December, consistent with a story of solid hiring in the last four months of 2013. The unemployment rate is expected to remain at 7% as some workers rejoin the labor force.
And on Wednesday, payroll processor ADP (ADP) MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Jan 8, 2014 10:05 AM ET
The job market is gradually improving, but it's still tough out there for the 11 million Americans who remain unemployed. Wouldn't it be great to just look into a crystal ball and see the jobs that will have the greatest demand for workers in the next decade?
Thankfully, the Labor Department did just that (only they used massive surveys and advanced statistics, not actual crystal balls).
Unfortunately, the news is rather depressing. MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Dec 19, 2013 12:45 PM ET
2013 is on track to be the strongest year for hiring since 2005, which is great news, given the jobs recovery has been frustratingly slow for three years.
With 11 million Americans still unemployed, the job market is far from fully healed, but we're happy to celebrate along with our readers who recently found new jobs.
I got a job in November. I am so happy, humble and excited. #igotajob— chris harden MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Dec 6, 2013 5:03 PM ET
It happened to Hillary, and now it's happening to Janet. We're still not at the point where a woman can rise to the top of her profession without having her pantsuits critiqued as soon as she gets there.
Yesterday, two bloggers (Warren Rojas at Roll Call) and (Patrick Tutwiler at FishbowlDC), thought it was all in good fun to chide Janet Yellen, the nominee to serve as Federal Reserve Chair, for MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Nov 15, 2013 12:51 PM ET
Now that Twitter has gone public, the social media company could be poised for a hiring binge.
Twitter raised about $1.8 billion through its initial public offering Wednesday. As of Friday, Twitter had 249 jobs listed on its website, ranging from software engineers to customer service agents who speak Indonesian, Japanese, Korean and Russian.
If hiring by Facebook and LinkedIn are any indication, Twitter's job postings could double in the months ahead.
After MOREAnnalyn Kurtz - Nov 8, 2013 12:25 PM ET
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