Employment

Job growth surged in September to its highest level in seven months as the economy put up another show of strength, according to a report Wednesday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics.

Companies such as McDonald’s and Delta Air hire ex-cons as part of their inclusion strategy. Many employers find that if reformed, these employees are loyal and trusted workers.

The business services, education and health services industries led job gains for the month of August, besting laggards like retail and manufacturing, according to the latest government jobs report.

Eric Chemi reports on a new phenomenon called “ghosting,” where job candidates stop showing up during the hiring process, without explanation.

Contessa Brewer reports on what some U.S. casinos are doing to close the skills gap and the gender gap.

Some 500,000 nonlocal, for-hire truckers are delivering freight in the U.S., and the industry needs 51,000 more, experts say.

Payroll growth turned sluggish in July after two robust months.

States are in a heated battle for skilled talent, especially for STEM jobs. But some states are managing to bridge the skills gap. Here are the top 10 states leading the nation in the quality of its workforces.

Kate Rogers reports on what it takes to work at the TSA, which is hiring to meet the strong travel demand this summer.

Scott Cohn reports on the measures Wisconsin is taking to attract more workers.

The employment part of the economy continued to power forward in June, adding another 213,000 jobs though the unemployment rate rose to 4 percent, the Labor Department says.

Steve Liesman takes a look at the state’s new experimental program to address its local worker shortage that not only has implications on Kentucky, but the entire nation.

The jobs market has reached what should be some kind of inflection point: There are now more openings than there are workers.

In the face of persistent fears that the world could be facing a trade war and a synchronized slowdown, the U.S. economy enters June with a good deal of momentum.

May’s unemployement rate falls to 3.8 percent, its lowest in 18 years.