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For millions of unemployed Americans, for policy makers, and for commercial real estate investors and lenders, last Friday’s employment report offered a rude aide memoire of the recovery’s continuing unevenness. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ advance estimate, private and public employers added just 36,000 net new jobs in January.
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Coming of age with Facebook may not be enough to prepare kids for a job in the digital economy.
Startups are finding it hard to get good people–even with 9.2 percent unemployment in New York City and the rest of the country. Every company The Observer writes about is hiring, it seems, and BuzzFeed Read More
On the bright side, jobless Americans will have an easier time finding people to hang out with during the daytime. On the sad side, yikes! Unemployment climbed to 9.8 percent in November as the U.S. economy added a measly 39,000 jobs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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