Archivio tag: unemployment

Job losses hurt US small town

In a series of special reports, Al Jazeera is looking at towns around the world that are feeling the impact of the global economic downturn. In the US, Al Jazeera’s Cath Turner traveled to the town of Danville, Virginia, where the unemployment rate is more than twice the national average.

Student struggles to find first job

Increasing unemployment is taking its toll around the world, and is not just affecting those who lose their jobs.

Students coming to the end of their training and education are also facing fewer career opportunities.

Hassan Al-Shohaty in London explains the difficulties in his search for a first job.