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U.S. Hiring Surges With January Gain of 517,000 Jobs

Other recent measures were also offering reasons to believe the economy was coming off its rolling boil. Consumer spending fell at the end of last year, a sign that Americans […]




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U.S. employers added 517,000 jobs in January.

Feb. 1 Feb. 2 Feb. 3 4,060 4,080 4,100 4,120 4,140 4,160 4,180 Markets wavered on Friday after data on hiring last month showed a big jump in jobs, defying […]




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As France Moves to Delay Retirement, Older Workers Are in a Quandary

During her 38-year career as a sales and marketing manager, Christine Jagueneau rarely thought about retirement. But when her job at a French industrial company was eliminated just before her […]




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US Jobs Report: Employers Added 223,000 Jobs in December

The U.S. economy produced jobs at a slower but still comfortable rate at the end of 2022, as higher interest rates and changing consumer habits downshifted the labor market without […]







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France Desperately Needs Workers, but the Fixes Could Anger Left and Right

The sign on the window of Red Rhino, a popular barbecue restaurant in central Paris, has been up for a month: “Closed until further notice due to lack of personnel.” […]




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China’s Youths, Stung by Years of Covid Rules, Fear Grim Job Future

Mandy Liu, a 21-year-old university student in Beijing, believes that anyone who has lived in China during the pandemic can see that the country’s future is looking increasingly uncertain.Covid restrictions […]




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U.S. Job Growth Remains Strong, Defying Fed’s Rate Strategy

Other indicators have signaled that a more serious contraction is underway.The purchasing managers’ index for manufacturing, which measures how many manufacturers are expanding, turned negative for the first time since […]




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U.S. employers added 263,000 jobs in November, the latest sign of the economy’s strength.

+263,000 in November +600,000 jobs Nov. ’21 Feb. ’22 +600,000 jobs +263,000 in November Nov. ’21 Feb. ’22 America’s jobs engine kept churning in November, the Labor Department reported Friday, […]




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Tech’s Talent Wars Have Come Back to Bite It

When Stripe, a payments start-up valued at $74 billion, laid off more than 1,000 employees this month, its co-founders blamed themselves. “We overhired for the world we’re in,” they wrote. […]