Starbucks is on a mission to recruit a lost generation of America’s young, poor and unemployed to correct a decades-long pattern of neglect in corporate America. While President Barack Obama continues to challenge the nation’s largest corporations to hire more young men of color, Starbucks is leading an ambitious effort to hire 100,000 young African-American […]

The U.S. jobs report for June, 2015 was released today over all, things continue to go in the right direction in general. Even unemployment for African Americans edged down slightly to 9.5 percent from 10.2 percent in May, according to the US Dept. of Labor. Unfortunately, Blacks still make up the largest unemployed sector. But […]

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google isn’t making much headway diversifying its workforce beyond white and Asian men, even though the Internet company hired women to fill one out of every five of its openings for computer programmers and other high-paying technology jobs last year. The imbalanced picture emerged in a demographic breakdown that Google released […]

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  Tom: You are joining us this morning with some advice for job seekers. Mellody: I am! We are seeing fresh signs that the job market continues to get better. Americans have enough confidence in the employment outlook they are willing to leave their current jobs and move to new positions, which is great news! […]

SEATTLE (AP) — For some companies, Seattle’s new $15 minimum wage law isn’t doing enough to help workers. The CEO of Gravity Payments, a Seattle-based company that processes credit-card payments, told his employees this week that he was taking a pay cut so they would earn a base salary of $70,000, to be phased in […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell sharply last week, a sign that strong hiring will likely continue. Weekly applications for unemployment aid dropped 36,000 to a seasonally adjusted 289,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The drop nearly reversed a large increase from last month, which likely occurred because of […]

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs. As part of its biggest investment in worker training and pay ever, Wal-Mart told The Associated Press […]

Looking for a new job is stressful for many reasons. If you are currently employed, yet searching for a new opportunity, nine times out of…

  Mellody is president of Ariel Investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds and separate accounts.  Additionally, she is a regular financial contributor and analyst for CBS News. Tom: Good morning!   Mellody:  Good morning, Tom. Tom: you are joining us this morning to […]

Well, well, well. Now this doesn’t surprise us at all. Guess which profession is the most obese. Police officers! Listen to the audio player to hear…