Posts tagged "job growth"

Job Recovery Slated for Second Half of 2013

Job Recovery Slated for Second Half of 2013
According to the majority of economists in a recent USA Today survey, the U.S. economy and job opportunities will pick up later this year as business activity ensues. This is expected to more than offset the federal government cutbacks. The median estimates of 46 economists predict that after a slow start in 2013. The economy... Read more »

Recent Jobless Claims Report: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Recent Jobless Claims Report: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
The good news is in today’s jobless claims report is that the number of people still receiving benefits under regular State programs fell drastically to 68,000 in the week ending 4/16 to 3.64 million people.  This is the lowest level since September, 2008.   The bad news is that claims for unemployment benefits rose last... Read more »