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Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn in $26 Billion Deal (June 13, 2016): Microsoft is acquiring LinkedIn in a deal valued at $26.2 billion.

Economy Added 151,000 Jobs in January 2016 (February 5, 2016): The economy added 151,000 jobs in January 2016. Concerns about a global recession are rising.

Positive Jobs Report Could Lead to Rate Hike (November 7, 2015): The October 2015 jobs report was the biggest of the year with 271,000 jobs added.

Economy Added 173,000 Jobs in August 2015 (September 4, 2015): The economy added 173,000 jobs in August 2015 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Chipotle Plans to Hire 4,000 People With First National Career Day (September 1, 2015): Chipotle is holding a National Career Day on September 9th with plans to hire 4,000 people.

U.S. Economy Added 280,000 Jobs in May (June 5, 2015): The U.S. Economy added 280,000 jobs in May 2015. The unemployment climbed up to 5.5%

U.S. Economy Adds 126,000 Jobs in March (April 3, 2015): The U.S. economy added just 126,000 jobs in March. It had been doing better in prior months.

Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February (March 6, 2015): The economy added 295,000 jobs in February with gains in many categories.

Economy Added 257,000 Jobs in January (February 6, 2015): The economy added 257,000 nonfarm jobs in January. The economy has added 336,000 jobs per month on average over the past 3 months.

Glassdoor Raises $70 Million in Financing Led by Google Capital (January 6, 2015): The Glassdoor job site has raised $70 million in a financing round.

Economy Added 321,000 Jobs in November (December 5, 2014): The U.S. economy added 321,000 jobs in November. Professional and business services had the strongest growth.

Seattle to Raise Minimum Wage to $15/Hour (June 4, 2014): Seattle will raise its minimum wage to $15/hour starting in 2015

Vermont Raises Minimum Wage to $10.50 (May 13, 2014): Vermont has raised the minimum wage to $10.50. It was previously $8.73.

U.S. Economy Added 288,000 Jobs in May, 2014 (May 2, 2014): The U.S. economy added 288,000 jobs in May, 2014.

Economy Adds 192,000 Jobs in March (April 4, 2014): The U.S. economy added 192,000 jobs in March. The unemployment rate remained steady at 6.7%.

U.S. Economy Adds Just 113,000 Jobs in January (February 8, 2014): The U.S. Economy added just 113,000 jobs in January as the economy continues to limp along.

U.S. Economy Adds Just 74,000 Jobs in December (January 10, 2014): The U.S. economy added just 74,000 jobs in December. This was the weakest report in 3 years.

Economy Added 169,000 New Jobs in August 2013 (September 26, 2013): The economy added 169,000 new jobs in August 2013. The retail trade industry and health care industry added the most new jobs. The entertainment industry lost the most.

Economy Adds 162,000 New Jobs in July (August 2, 2013): The U.S. economy added 162,000 new jobs in July. The modest job growth report was lower than expected.

Economy Adds 195,000 Jobs in June (July 5, 2013): U.S. economy added 195,00 jobs in June according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

U.S. Added 165,000 Jobs in April (May 6, 2013): The U.S. economy looked a little stronger in April and added 165,000 jobs. Professional and business services led the way with 73,000 new jobs in April.

March Jobs Report Comes in Weak (April 5, 2013):

April's Fool's: Google's Levity Algorithm Helps Liven Up Office Meetings (April 1, 2013):

Home Depot Plans to Hire 80,000 Associates for Spring Season (February 6, 2013):

Economy Added 155,000 Jobs in December 2012 (January 4, 2013):