“America’s Job Hunt” will investigate the state of the employment climate and will feature reporting from CNN, TIME and CNNMoney.
CNN’s American Morning with Ali Velshi, Christine Romans and Kiran Chetry kicked off the coverage yesterday, with investigative pieces, interactive data, and online video on TIME.com and CNNMoney.com.
“‘America’s Job Hunt’ will examine the human and economic toll of the most prolonged unemployment crisis of recent times, debate its causes, but also highlight industries and regions where the hiring picture is beginning to brighten,” says Whitaker in a press release.
Highlights of “America’s Job Hunt” after the jump…
CNNMoney.com/jobs and TIME.com Reports
- Tuesday: “Un(der)Employed in America” – TIME’s Rana Foroohar writes on the state of the “Mancession,” while CNNMoney reports on how race and education affect employment, the kinds of part-time jobs people take to make ends meet and offers a look at the “lost generation,” young graduates, hit hardest by the job crisis.
- Wednesday: “The New Job Search” – TIME’s Sean Gregory reports on the new rules for job interviews and CNNMoney reports where your resume goes after you hit “send.”
- Thursday: CNNMoney reports on the possibility that Detroit has hired more technology hires than Silicon Valley.
American Morning, 6 – 9 a.m. ET, Monday – Friday:
- Tuesday: Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) talks about his special Legislative session on job creation and the status of his efforts to combat unemployment, following his state’s much publicized dispute on the collective bargaining rights of labor unions.
- Wednesday: Christine Romans profiles Mike Rowe, host of Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” about his mission to promote skilled labor in America.
- Thursday: Christine Romans uncovers the challenges facing women entrepreneurs to keep up with their male counterparts, which includes a feature on “Count Me In” grant-winning company Healthbarn. Also, Rana Foroohar will discuss TIME’s coverage on jobs.
- Friday: In a segment called “Who’s Hiring?,” Ali Velshi delves into the phenomenon of U.S. manufacturing companies, long known for layoffs and shipping jobs overseas, having available jobs, but nobody to fill them.