Even though the unemployment rate dropped in July, it's still a tough time to find work.Nin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Aug 2, 2013 12:18 PM ET
As the price of a four-year degree climbs, nearly half of university presidents in a new survey believe it hasn't become more valuable.
FORTUNE – Despite countless studies that show you're better off with a college degree than without one, only about half of presidents at U.S. universities believe a four-year bachelor's degree is worth more or a lot more in today's job market than it was five years ago, according MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Jun 11, 2013 10:09 AM ET
The housing recovery and an increase in hours worked are among the factors lifting jobs numbers, but it's unclear if this growth can continue.
FORTUNE – After reaching record highs, U.S. markets have a few more reasons to celebrate Friday as the government released its monthly report on the state of the jobs market. In February, the economy added 236,000 jobs, which helped lower the unemployment rate to 7.7% from 7.8% MORENin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Mar 8, 2013 12:02 PM ET
The president didn't offer much comfort to the manager and owners of American businesses who complain that high tax rates, strangling regulation, and health care reform are thwarting investment in American jobs.Feb 13, 2013 10:25 AM ET
If the nation's employers have to ship jobs overseas for lack of talent, they'll have no one to blame but themselves.
By Nina Easton, senior editor
FORTUNE -- America has a jobs crisis. Not the one that dropped out of the clouds of the Great Recession. A second, less noticed employment problem is unfolding -- and it's all about job-ready skills, or in our case, the lack of them. The likely MORENov 13, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Despite promising signs earlier this year, America's jobless picture today is actually worse than many us thought. By Nin-Hai TsengNin-Hai Tseng, Writer - Jul 6, 2012 12:12 PM ET
Ohio's John Kasich has been called a union buster, a conservative hardliner, and a Tea Party paragon. But it's a lot harder to pin him down when it comes to bringing jobs back to his home state.
By Tory Newmyer, writer
FORTUNE -- Ohio Gov. John Kasich's first public appearance with his party's presidential nominee, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, spawned something of an awkward moment. During the late April visit MOREJun 3, 2012 11:30 AM ET
Mark Kvamme left a lucrative gig funding startups for a post as Ohio's jobs czar. His simple goal: to help a million people.
By Tory Newmyer, writer
FORTUNE -- Mark Kvamme has this crowd rapt, and he isn't even speaking. We're in a cavernous Italian restaurant called Mr. Anthony's on the outskirts of Youngstown, Ohio, and the lunchtime audience is filled with members of the local chamber of commerce. He has MOREJun 3, 2012 11:30 AM ET
A new survey says graduates of the nation's top b-school aren't entirely optimistic, but they have some pretty solid ideas about how to get Americans back to work.
By Nina Easton, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- 'Ask yourselves what you can do to bring jobs back to your country," President Obama dramatically implored business leaders in his State of the Union address, "and your country will do everything we can to help you succeed."
In MOREFeb 15, 2012 5:00 AM ET
The U.S. unemployment crisis is urgent, but there's no quick fix for what's wrong with it.
By Becky Quick, contributor
FORTUNE -- Now that President Obama has unveiled his jobs bill, the critics are busy picking apart the details. But it's the details that aren't included in the plan that have those in the know most concerned. If passed by Congress (and that's a big if), the plan may offer some short-term MOREOct 4, 2011 5:00 AM ET
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