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New Jersey Unemployment Rate Drops To Under 6 Percent

New Bureau of Labor Statistics figures released Thursday show the state’s the rate has fallen 0.2 percentage points compared with last month.

08/20/2015

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Pilot Program In Chester County Aims To Get Long-Term Unemployed Back To Work

Chester County becomes the 14th community, nationwide to run Platform to Employment.

07/21/2015

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With The Start Of Summer, Unemployment Help Starting To Take Shape In AC

As the Jersey shore prepares for another summer season, Atlantic City and South Jersey continues to wrestle with massive unemployment in the wake of last year’s closure of four casinos.

05/23/2015

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Atlantic City Mayor Hopes New Federal Program Will Brighten Prospects for Unemployed

A number of job training programs are now in place, but they only go so far, according to Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian.

05/22/2015

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New Study Shows Unemployment For Philadelphia Teens Is Third Highest In Nation

A new study shows the job market for high school students is sharply dropping, especially for teenagers in Philadelphia.

05/12/2015

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KYW Flashback: The Unemployment Woes Of 40 Years Ago Cycle Back Through Philadelphia

It was 40 years ago this week that we reported the stunning news that Philadelphia unemployment had grown to a staggering 10%.

04/08/2015

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Report: College Is Worth It, But How Worth It Depends On Your Major

That’s the takeaway from a new report from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce.

02/20/2015

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Hundreds Of Laid-off Casino Workers Attend Job Fair In Atlantic City

With the closure of possibly five casinos this year, more than 10,000 workers will or have faced layoffs.

09/10/2014

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As Atlantic City Grapples With Its Gaming Issues, The Miss America Pageant Comes To Town

Tourism officials in Atlantic City are hoping for some positive attention and energy as Miss America contestants arrive on the same day the Revel Casino closed.

09/02/2014

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Mood Is Somber In Atlantic City Going Into Labor Day Weekend

The Showboat will close Sunday followed by the Revel on Monday with the Trump Plaza slated to close in mid-September affecting nearly 6,000 workers.

08/29/2014

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Pa. Labor Force Experiences 2nd Largest Decline On Record

The state Department of Labor and Industry reported Friday that June’s labor force dropped by 28,000 to 6.4 million.

07/18/2014

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Job Compass App

JobCompass lets you instantly search for job openings near your current location.

07/17/2014

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Resume Builder Pro App

Resume Maker Pro helps you build (and modify) a strong resume.

07/15/2014

iPhone

Interview Prep Questions App

Interview Prep Questions is a flash-card based way to prepare for those uncomfortable queries that pop up so frequently when you’re in the market for a new job.

07/08/2014

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New Jersey Ranked One Of Worst States To Make A Living

The research analyzed things like the cost of living, average salary, employment rate and workplace conditions for all 50 states.

06/10/2014

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