Job hunting - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Job hunting Seeking employment: Terrorist who flipped on al-Qaida NEW YORK (AP) — As mid-career resumes go, this one's a doozy: Bryant Neal Vinas tried to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan, advised al-Qaida on potential bombing targets, then morphed into a prized informer for the U.S. government. After eight years in solitary confinement, the 34-year-old New Yorker is set to become a free man. Which raises the question: W... Fri, 12 May 2017 19:50:00 GMT 2017-05-12T19:50:00Z US jobs data show some scars from recession finally healing WASHINGTON (AP) — A burst of hiring in April provided reassurance for the U.S. economy after a slow start to the year: Job growth returned to a healthy pace. Unemployment hit a decade low. And the number of part-time workers who want full-time jobs reached its lowest point in nine years. Employers last month added 211,000 jobs, more than double the weak s... Sat, 06 May 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-05-06T00:00:00Z A robust February jobs report points to resilient US economy WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 235,000 jobs in February and raised pay at a brisk pace — signs that a resilient economy has given many companies the confidence to hire in anticipation of solid growth ahead. With the unemployment rate dipping to a low 4.7 percent from 4.8 percent, the job market appears to be fundamentally healthy or nearl... Sat, 11 Mar 2017 12:25:00 GMT 2017-03-11T12:25:00Z Trump inherits a healthy job market, with solid hiring WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has inherited a healthy-looking job market from his predecessor, with the U.S. economy registering a burst of hiring in January and an influx of Americans looking for work. U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs last month, the Labor Department said Friday . That's the biggest gain since September, and it exceeded last ... Sat, 04 Feb 2017 00:00:00 GMT 2017-02-04T00:00:00Z Obama's final jobs report: Big pay gain, slower hiring WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans' paychecks rose in December at the fastest pace in more than seven years as steady hiring and low unemployment led some businesses to pay more to attract and keep workers. Employers added 156,000 jobs, a decent total that shows that moderate hiring remains sustainable 7½ years after the recovery from the Great Recession began. The report provided ... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:47:00 GMT 2017-01-06T21:47:00Z Jobs report shows Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. jobs report on Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor. Hiring is solid and the unemployment rate low. But longer-term problems persist — especially a stubbornly high number of men who are out of work and have given up looking. Many are likely frustrated f... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:32:00 GMT 2016-12-02T20:32:00Z No chicken, no cafes: Egyptians scrimp as prices leap CAIRO (AP) — Money had already been tight as food and electricity bills climbed for weeks. So Ashraf Mahrous, a 45-year-old civil servant, warned his wife, "Black days are ahead," when Egypt floated its pound and hiked fuel prices this month. Mahrous is now looking for a side job. Rising inflation has forced him to stop eating chicken and borrow cash from... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:40:00 GMT 2016-11-30T06:40:00Z