Jobs

2:04pm

Thu January 27, 2011
Jobs and the Economy

Job Market Picking Up for Colorado Graduates

Mark Koepke, Latin America sales manager for Geo-Eye, says his company prefers to hire recent college grads.
Kirk Siegler

This week we visited a job fair in Larimer County where a number of frustrated job seekers were still struggling to find work, even as the economy appears to be headed toward recovery. Today, we check in with prospective job seekers about to enter the market for the first time. KUNC's Kirk Siegler visits a job fair at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where things appear to be looking up.  


4:00am

Fri January 21, 2011
Business

How Increasing Exports Would Create Jobs

Originally published on Fri January 21, 2011 12:22 pm

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

President Obama will be in upstate New York today touring a General Electric factory and showcasing that company's successes. Mr. Obama just named GE's chief executive the head of a new panel on jobs and competitiveness. GE boss Jeff Immelt has been speaking about the need to focus on manufacturing and increase the country's exports.

Here's NPR's Chris Arnold.

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4:49pm

Mon January 17, 2011
Economy

Finding The Path Towards Employment In St. Louis

First of an ongoing series

Until March, Casaundra Bronner, 39, worked for one of the largest and certainly the most famous employers in St. Louis — Anheuser-Busch.

Bronner had been there for 11 years, working her way up to a marketing manager job.

"My last position, I really enjoyed it," says Bronner. "[The layoff was] like a rug taken from under me."

She was among hundreds the company laid off.

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