VIA: CNNMONEY.COM Dollar General plans to create 6,000 new jobs in the next year, the discount retailer said Monday. The increased hiring is part of Dollar General’s (DG, Fortune 500) plan to open 625 new stores during the year, the company said in a statement.The retailer said the hiring is the latest phase in its […]

Via Green jobs are now widely touted as the jobs of the future. But what exactly is a green job? It seems obvious that producing solar panels is a green job. What about teaching people to install solar panels? Or how about the accountant who works in the solar panel company, or the janitor […]

Via North Carolina’s unemployment rate jumped to a record high of 11.2 percent in December, with employment dropping by more than 31,000, the state Employment Security Commission reported Friday. The rate surpassed the previous high of 11.1 percent, which was set last May, and ended a string of five consecutive months where unemployment had […]