As the weather warms, will more signs such as this pop up? Economists say the latest data on claims for unemployment benefits may signal that better times are ahead. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Sign of the times? A "help wanted" sign in the window of a Philadelphia business last year. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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On 'Morning Edition': NPR's Yuki Noguchi and David Greene preview the jobs report

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Looking for work in Florida. At a November career fair in West Palm Beach, this man had a job application in hand. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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