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Despite an Improved Economy, Millennials Are Still Likely to Be Unemployed

New report shows average unemployment for young workers doubles the national average

Find out why today’s job market is still less than ideal for millennials.

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Are You Making These 3 Mistakes In Your Job Hunt?

The three steps that could be elongating your job search

Diversity recruiter Torin Ellis offers advice on the top mistakes he sees professionals make during…

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These European Countries Make You Want to Work Abroad

Denmark and Norway offer 52 weeks of paid sick leave

New report from Glassdoor examines which European countries have the most generous workplace benefits, making…

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What the Obama Administration Is Doing to Fight Black Unemployment

President Obama's plan to boost employment for African Americans

In his efforts to promote work and reduce poverty, Obama has expanded the Earned Income…

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3 Tips for Surviving a Job Loss

HR expert offers advice for bouncing back after being fired

Tips and advice from an HR expert on how to bounce back after being fired…

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Black Women at the Bottom of Income Gap

New Census report shows no progress on racial income gaps

While other groups may have stayed out of work after a job loss, African American…

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UNCF’s $50 Million Initiative to Prepare Students for 21st Century Jobs

Lilly Endowment funds a grant it hopes will help college educated youth land employment

Lilly Endowment is committing $50 million to UNCF to prepare students at HBCUs and predominantly…

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Brooklyn Law School to Refund Graduates Who Can’t Find a Job

The new program will go into effect for the incoming 2015 class

Brooklyn Law School announces its plan to refund 15 percent of total tuition paid to…

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

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Economy Shows Signs of Improvement With 280,000 Jobs Added in May

May marks strongest month so far for job growth in 2015

Latest report reveals 280,000 jobs were added to the economy in May

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Black Unemployment Rate Hits Seven Year Low

African American employment shows signs of slow improvement

Black unemployment rate falls below 10 percent for the first time since 2008.

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U.S. Applications for Unemployment Aid Hit 15-Year Low

Labor Department shows signs of major dip in unemployment applications

Number of Americans filling out unemployment applications hits 15-year low.

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Young People Continue to See Lag in Employment Rates

Report says millennials are left behind in the job market

Despite improvements in the overall employment rate of American workers, data shows young people are…

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Want to Quit Your Job? Read First This So You Don’t Go Broke

What to figure out before you take the plunge

There is an interesting trend taking place in the Labor market, read these tips so…

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Forty-Seven Percent of Black Families Have No Emergency Savings

Black families are less likely to have a plan on a rainy day

Black American families found to have disproportionately less savings compared to white American families.

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Atlanta Ranks No.1 for Income Inequality

Things are distant between Atlanta's rich and poor

Brookings Institution recently revealed a new report comparing cities’ top earning households to their least…

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A Working Mom Talks Job Struggle and Surviving Two Heart Attacks

This working woman and heart attack survivor confirms how awesome moms really are

After receiving her master’s degree, Julia Allen landed a job at Accenture and Bank of…

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Retail Sales Fall for Third Month in a Row

Economists blame harsh winter for retail sales drop

Retail sales fell drastically last month due to harsh winter weather that deterred shoppers from…

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Black Women Left Behind in Employment Rise

National Women's Law Center reports joblessness gap

The unemployment rate has declined overall for women, but has increased for black women.

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Unemployment Rate Lowest It’s Been In 7 Years

295,000 jobs were filled last month

The Labor Department reported that 295,000 workers were added to the job market in February,…

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