New Study: Youth Employment Rates Dropping For Black Men, Increasing For Hispanic WomenMore black men in Chicago are working, specifically men ages 20 to 24. In 2014, 46% of this group was out of work. Two years later, the number dipped to just 37%. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker explains the numbers for Hispanics are not as encouraging.
Job Openings Matches Number Of Unemployed For First Time In DecadesAccording to a new report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers were advertising openings for 6.55 million positions in March. The May 8 release adds that 6.59 million Americans were unemployed at that time
Entenmann’s Has A New Job Available: Chief Donut OfficerIn celebration of National Donut Day on June 1, the company has announced a contest for the "job" which will pay one lucky person $5,000 and a one year supply of free donuts.
Help Wanted: Chicago Companies HiringThe latest government figures put the national unemployment rate at 3.9%, the lowest level since 2000. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole takes a look at Chicago’s unemployment rate and how it compares to the national average.
Generation Z Is About To Completely Change The U.S. WorkforceAccording to consulting firm BridgeWorks, there are 61 million members of the generation born between 1996 to 2010 living in the United States.
Days Inn Offers $10K Summer Job Taking Pictures Around The U.S.A hotel chain is looking to pay one lucky traveler $10,000 to be their "sun-tern" for a month and take as many sun-drenched photos as they can.
Disney Hiring Thousands Of Workers, Offering Bonuses Up To $3,000Disney World is opening up their theme parks and their wallet, in a search for thousands of summer workers this year.
Illinois Unemployment Levels Hit Lowest Point In A DecadeIllinois' unemployment rate has hit its lowest level in more than a decade.
It's A Candidate's Market On The Job FrontWhile a lot of the newly employed hold white collar positions, industry experts say about half of the 200,000 are low-wage jobs.
Black Unemployment Hits All-Time LowBlack unemployment is at its lowest point on record, yet it's still well above the jobless rate for white, Hispanic or Asian Americans.
Bartenders, Telemarketers Among Jobs With Highest Divorce RateAccording to data from a five-year survey by the U.S. Census Bureau, gaming managers have the highest divorce rate as 52.9 percent eventually split up with their partner.
Florida Governor Tries To Poach Jobs From Illinois; 'Your Taxes Are Too High'Florida Gov. Rick Scott was visiting Chicago on Wednesday, trying to lure businesses from Illinois to the Sunshine State.