Five months ago, Dallas didn't even register on Forbes rundown of U.S. metro areas with the rosiest employment prospects, losing out to San Jose and Austin but also to Birmingham, Charleston, and Lakeland, Florida.
That was a prediction based on a survey of employers' hiring predictions. Now that t ... More >>
First, the good news. The Dallas Fed's most recent economic numbers show that Texas' economy is growing. That growth is moderate, 2.4 percent for the year, but it's better than in the country as a whole. Energy is booming; so is construction. Even the government sector is expanding slightly, in a st ... More >>
In hotels all across the country this morning, folks are rising and shining to that bit of advice courtesy this state of the state, which, like everyone else, is just waiting for Rick Perry to jump into the pool of GOP candidates and begin talking about how The Great State of Texas is a jobs-maki ... More >>
That's how CBS News's Don Teague recaps yesterday's good news for the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro, which, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, added more jobs between April 2010 and April 2011 than any other part of the country -- 83,100, to be exact. Teague's report, which air ... More >>
Toothpaste for DinnerThis morning the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released its latest look at employment and unemployment figures for Your Major Metropolitan Areas, and when they put the June '09 numbers next to the June '10 numbers, look at who comes out on top: "The largest over-the-year in ... More >>
When last we took a peek at Men's Health's list of America's fattest cities, Dallas came in at No. 6. But that was two years and, apparently, 13,923 trips to Whataburger ago. Because now: We're No. 4! We're No. 4! We're No. 4! And that ain't all: Corpus Christi comes in at No. 1; El Paso at No. 3 ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeKwaku Twumasi had been out of work for seven months when he decided to try a new approach to job hunting -- right, the very one you see above. The 34-year-old SMU Cox School of Business graduate had exhausted the more traditional routes of job scouting, like mailing resumes and net ... More >>