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The sound of clattering dishes inside The Diner in Adams Morgan betrays the late hour as hurried servers scuttle between tables. While most people are getting ready for bed, the graveyard shift at this Northwest D.C. eatery is just getting started.
In the Frederick area, stores looking for holiday help also include Macy's, Target, J.C. Penney and Best Buy. Managers say applicants range from teens to retirees.
They seem to have it all, but look closer, and many hard-working Millennials are burning out at work by age 30.
The portion of hourly workers in Virginia being paid at or below the federal minimum wage fell in 2011, but that number has climbed steadily over the past 10 years to around 7 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday.
Millennials -- people born between 1981 and 2000 -- fail to wear appropriate interview attire and are not inquisitive enough, hiring managers say.
Career website Indeed.com ranks Washington the top market in the nation for computer science majors looking to land a job.
The good news: employers are starting to hire again. The bad news: the new jobs are low-paying.
For the second year in a row, the average hours worked by Americans has increased.