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Don Zinn: The ‘old-time’ job market is dead

If you, like me, are a baby boomer, there must be days when you look around the room and start to feel like you...

Connecticut unemployment rate drops to 6.9 percent

Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport led the state in regional job growth.

Column: County job markets has strong month

September was an active month for the Westchester County job market with a sizeable increase in open jobs posted of almost 18 percent vs. August, across multiple industries and towns.

Graduates encounter improved, but still uncertain, market

With thousands of new college graduates set to enter the Connecticut workforce, administrators say the hiring atmosphere has improved but not to the extent that experts had hoped to see for the class of 2013

Job market in HV improves in 2012

New York and the Hudson Valley gained jobs in 2012 and area residents are hoping 2013 will be a banner year for the economy.

Private sector shows signs of improvement with August hiring

Private sector employment in New York state increased 3.3 percent in August as the state’s unemployment rate held steady at 9.1 percent, after an abysmal July that saw the state’s private sector workforce shrink by 6.3 percent.

Job picture in transition for health care workers

Laura Schachter explains, it’s not an easy time to be a health care recruitment professional.

Hudson Valley unemployment up to 7.6 percent

State labor analysts attributed the increase to significant growth in the state’s labor force during the month of May.

Nation upbeat as New York plays catch-up in job recovery

In advance of the Commerce Department’s announcement that the U.S. economy added 243,000 jobs in January, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli painted a dimmer picture of the state’s own recovery.

Grant to enhance WorkPlace programs

The WorkPlace Inc. will use a $100,000 grant to enhance its employment programs and related services.