Posts tagged "underemployed"

Are Part-Time Workers the Trend for Our Job Recovery?

Are Part-Time Workers the Trend for Our Job Recovery?
A better than expected April Jobs Report came out today driving the stock market over 15,000 for the first time in the history of the U.S. This unexpected increase of jobs last month, which created 176,000 jobs in the private sector and dropping the unemployment rate to 7.5%, sent stocks soaring. Are we are in... Read more »

Dismal Job Growth Figures Signals a Slow Down In U.S. Economy

Dismal Job Growth Figures Signals a Slow Down In U.S. Economy
The question we are all asking ourselves is, “Where are the jobs?” It’s been over three years since the end of the Great Recession and our economy continues to struggle to create new jobs. Obama-lead stimulus packages have not impacted the growth in the job market that he had hoped for to lift us out... Read more »

Jobs Forecast for 2012: The Year of Collaboration

Jobs Forecast for 2012:  The Year of Collaboration
With 2011 almost over, most of us can agree that it was a difficult year beset with many challenges as we attempted to manage our debt and keep balance in our lives, along with keeping our jobs; if we had one!  Employment opportunities remained scarce with many who had to work 2-3 jobs to make... Read more »
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Small Businesses Start Hiring: Unemployment at 8.6%

Small Businesses Start Hiring: Unemployment at 8.6%
In what surprised economists, the unemployment rate for November went down to 8.6% from a stubborn 9%.  This is the lowest unemployment rate since March, 2009 and two months after President Obama took office.  The unemployment figure has been hovering around 9% for 2.5 years. The start-ups and small business that were skittish about hiring... Read more »

(5) Tips for Getting a Job at a Job Fair!

(5) Tips for Getting a Job at a Job Fair!
Still looking for a job? You are not alone.  With the national unemployment rate “stuck” at 8.8%, many who are still unemployed or underemployed still struggle to find employment. A number of companies appear to be stepping up their hiring, yet there are still too many qualified candidates, for too few jobs. There are a... Read more »