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Computer Science Is Coming to a School Near You

President Obama pledges $4 billion in funding

Reading, writing, arithmetic, and computer science. That’s the gist of the president’s remarks about how…

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U.S. Job Market Ends 2015 With a Bang, Adding 292,000 Jobs in December

Unemployment rate remains unchanged at 5%

U.S. job market ends on a bang in 2015, adding 292,000 jobs to the economy.

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Jobless Rate Down in 21 States

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports about 21 states had decreases in unemployment rates,…

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Median Weekly Earnings of U.S. Workers on the Rise

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Median weekly earnings of the 104.3 million full-time wage and salary workers in the…

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Do Men Still Earn More than Women? [Infographic]

A recent study answers the question

If you’re a woman, most times you can expect a smaller paycheck than your male…

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President Obama knows he must get both sides Congress to work together to avoid potential economic disaster

Unemployment Steady in Final Jobs Report of the Year

Some 171,000 jobs were added in October

Could the latest jobs numbers could have a last-minute effect on the election?

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Your Major Matters: How You Can Strengthen Employment Prospects

BE Next contributor, John Wilson, highlights worthwhile majors that may lead to lucrative employment opportunities post-graduation

Black Enterprise’s BE Next looks at the numbers in terms of which majors are in…

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Health care and social assistance --Due to the constant dependency on this industry, it's been stable throughout the job market insecurity. "We haven’t seen the dramatic declines in health care that we’ve seen in other categories throughout the recession, but there’s sill sizable growth year-to-year." The Monster exec describes the industry as "recession proof." Jobs that are experiencing growth in this industry are occupational therapists, physical therapists and speech pathologists.

On the Job: Top Industries to Break Into This Year

Where the jobs are! 5 industries you�ll want to enter in 2011

BlackEnterprise.com spoke with Matthew Henson, vice president of public relations from Monster Worldwide, about why…

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Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

African American jobless rate contracts slightly; White House AIDS summit

The nation’s unemployment rate, fell to 9.7% in May from 9.9% in April, due in…

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Washington Report: Updates from Capitol Hill

African American jobless rate; Making college affordable

Until this week, when President Barack Obama for a second time signed into law a…

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Make That Second Job Work For You

How to manage additional work to supplement your income

Considering taking on part-time work in addition to your full-time job? You’re not alone. According…

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