US hiring exceeds expectations, as economy adds 261,000 jobs

(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. added 261,000 jobs in October, exceeding economist expectations and sending a positive signal for the economy days before the midterm elections. The unemployment rate increased to 3.7%. However, the unemployment has stood between a narrow range of 3.5% and 3.7%... Read More.

August jobs data to show whether US sustained hiring boom

(NEW YORK) -- Policymakers and market watchers will be closely watching August hiring data as it comes out Friday. The report comes one week after Fed Chair Jerome Powell triggered a stock sell-off and stoked recession fears with his vow to fight inflation with interest... Read More.

Fordham hiring Villanova’s Neptune as head coach

BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- Fordham University will hire Villanova assistant coach Kyle Neptune as the next head basketball coach, according to multiple media reports and confirmed by ESPN's Jeff Borzello.  This will be Neptune first head coaching job.  The 36-year-old from... Read More.

City fined for hiring too many women

By IBTISSEM GUENFOUD, ABC News(PARIS) -- Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Tuesday that she was "happy to be fined" for breaching a law designed to bring about gender parity in employment. Her office staff comprises 11 women and five... Read More.