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2 years 2 weeks 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 11 months ago

Surge in new jobless claims

The number of people filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly rose last week by the largest amount in three months. The surge is evidence of how volatile the job market remains, even as the economy grows. Applications for unemployment benefits rose to 471,000 last week, up by 25,000...

4 years 2 months ago

Fighting through a tough job market

In a tight job market, the phones are ringing often at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs Career Center. Right now though, a lot of the people asking for help finding a job are alumni. "They are coming back and saying, "I'm having some trouble in the job market....

4 years 3 months ago

New jobless claims last week: 432,000

The number of newly laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits dropped unexpectedly last week, a sign the job market is healing as the economy slowly recovers. The Labor Department says that new claims for unemployment insurance fell by 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 432,000, the lowest since July 2008....

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