The monthly report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that most of the new 178,000 jobs were added to professional and business services, the healthcare industry, and construction.
Some of the defining workers' struggles of recent times have been fought by migrants.
We talked to the Nocturnal Animals actor about his crappy first jobs like bookstore clerk and canvasser for Ralph Nader.
In our new series we follow 20-somethings around over the course of a single pay-period to learn how they make their money, what they spend it on, and how they overcome struggle.
We talked to a young paramedic about what it's really like to work in emergency medical services. Turns out, it's not nearly as dramatic as TV makes it out to be, though when shit gets real, it gets really real.
On Cape Breton Island, where the last coal mine closed in 2001 after years of industry decline, an underwater mine near the 500-person village of Donkin is set to bring coal back.
We spoke to a bunch of experts about what life might look like for us when we're all middle-aged.
Two Swedish researchers found that you are more likely to apply for a course and get good grades if the books you read are less about boring stereotypes and more about situations you can personally identify with.
Frédéric Berna once had to defend a man accused of killing his baby, sexually assaulting his daughter, and fatally hitting his girlfriend with a flashlight, before raping her corpse.
Trump and his allies continue to claim that immigration threatens the jobs of poor black people, but that's a dangerous false narrative.
Xie Shuiping's life revolves around being smacked in the belly by strangers.
Photos an LA pond scum cleaner took on the job before he called his boss and quit.
Talking dirty on the phone for money can still be lucrative, but it might also involve lengthy discussions about 'Game of Thrones.'
From a gig as a farm hand that involved fixing a cow's prolapsed vagina, to a job that involved picking up trash while walking through raw sewage.
How a shitty temp job landed me packing up Colin's living room, yards from the black human-shaped stain where he'd lain decomposing for three months.
We spoke to the manager of Toronto's first rage room to see how he helps people harness their appetite for destruction.
Imagine humiliating yourself in front of your hero.
"They just work you until you're broken and then you're done. It's very high turnover. It gets to a point where you weigh up your odds."
Bloody heads, accidental porn screenings, sick turtles, and other horror stories.
A weekend porter in the Bronx explains all the elbow grease and trash lifting he has to do.
Millennials are entering the workplace, then looking for ways to get the hell out of the workplace.
Cops, therapists, teachers, Spencer Pratt, and more tell us about what they eat on the job.
So. Much. Crying.
"As a mom you just hope your baby won't end up in the gutter, hooked on alcohol and drugs. Well, at least you're not in the gutter, are you?"