The U.S. economy created 178,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate hit a nine-year low, but wage growth declined slightly.
Conversations with 100 people about their work and how it shapes who they are
Many online retailers are having trouble maintaining the resource-intensive perks they use to attract customers.
Debra Leonard-Porch, an administrative professional for over 35 years, reflects on her career and the pride she finds her work.
Critics lament that the department is often headed by a Wall Street financier, but the job requires expertise that only insiders tend to possess.
Chuck Carlson, a logger in South Dakota, talks about having one of the most dangerous jobs in the country for over 30 years.
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Shares are moving higher based on the president-elect’s campaign promises. How long will the positivity last?
A round-up of news from the financial world
Doris Bobadilla talks about being the first self-identifying Hispanic female to be admitted into law practice in Mississippi, and how that still drives her today.
October’s numbers are good: The U.S. economy created 161,000 jobs last month, and wages are rising steadily.
At its November meeting, the U.S. central bank has voted not to raise interest rates, although many believe a hike in December is likely.
Jane Harrod, a farmer in Kentucky, talks about transitioning to a different crop after the U.S. soured on cigarettes.
George Myers, a wind-turbine technician in Colorado, talks about his transition from life as a stay-at-home dad to a career in a rapidly emerging industry.
Nicholas Anderson, a renewable-energy researcher in Colorado, talks about the appeal of working in a lab.
The U.S. economy created 156,000 jobs last month, and wages continued to steadily rise.
Elaine Flowers Duncan, an engineer at NASA, talks about what drew her to rocket science.
Anne Burkholder, a cattle farmer in Nebraska, talks about working and living in an area much more rural than the Florida city where she grew up.
Mark Benoit, who grows hydroponic produce, talks about his rapid, unexpected transition from being a soldier to being a farmer.
Todd Whitley, a fabric-cutting manager in North Carolina, talks about the pride and dignity that’s come from having a career in American manufacturing.