Employment http://wkms.org en How Every U.S. State Has Fared Since The Recession, In 1 Graph http://wkms.org/post/how-every-us-state-has-fared-recession-1-graph This spring, the U.S. finally gained back all the jobs that were lost during the recession. In other words, the number of jobs in the country is now higher than it was back in January 2008, at the beginning of the recession.<p>But the jobs are different — and they're in different places. In a handful of states, there are lots more jobs than there used to be. But in many others, there are still far fewer jobs than there were before the recession.<p>What's going on in North Dakota and Texas? These two states have seen a boom in oil and natural gas and related industries. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:33:58 +0000 Quoctrung Bui 41787 at http://wkms.org How Every U.S. State Has Fared Since The Recession, In 1 Graph The U.S. Finally Gets Past Pre-Recession Jobs Total http://wkms.org/post/us-finally-gets-past-pre-recession-jobs-total The U.S. hit a milestone Friday, as the government's monthly jobs report showed that in May, the country finally surpassed the number of jobs it had before the recession started. The gain of 217,000 jobs put the total U.S. payroll number at nearly 138.5 million jobs.<p>But analysts note that the recovery has taken more than six years and has excluded many workers.<p><strong>Update at 8:35 a.m. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 13:27:53 +0000 Bill Chappell 41100 at http://wkms.org New Initiatives in Student Employment at Murray State http://wkms.org/post/new-initiatives-student-employment-murray-state <div>A change is in the making that will effect Murray State students regarding campus employment. MSU currently employs over 2,500 students on the main campus and demand for jobs is increasing. Officials are trying to meet the growing need of students seeking employment as a means to finance their education while on campus and to improve job placement after graduation. Murray State Vice President for Student Affairs Don Robertson and Director of Career Services Ross Meloan visit <em>Sounds Good</em> to talk about the new initiatives both on and off campus.&nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 20:14:29 +0000 Kate Lochte 38768 at http://wkms.org New Initiatives in Student Employment at Murray State