Tag: Unemployment claims

Unemployment Benefits Fraud Leads to Indictments

Unemployment Benefits Fraud Leads to Indictments
Unemployment benefits have been a life saver for those who have found it difficult to land a job in a sluggish job market. For most receivers, they have used their time wisely in looking for a job as required by the government to receive benefits. Unemployment compensation is meant to act as bridge, until a... Read more »

(5) Tips for “Building a Bridge” to a New Career!

(5) Tips for “Building a Bridge” to a New Career!
Out of a job? Collecting unemployment benefits? Waiting for an e-mail from the company recruiter?  This is what many of us are doing as we wait for the right job that matches our experience to cross our desk!  Many are looking for the same job they did before they were laid off, yet this is... Read more »

Inflation Rises As Jobless Claims Increase: The Recession Continues

Corporations are making money, the stock market is well over 12,000 as investors cash in on their earnings, but inflation is starting to rise as costs for energy and food drove the latest number to an increase of .4%, making it the largest gain in inflation since October, 2009.  Our national debt is beginning to... Read more »
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What's It Like to Be Unemployed?

What's It Like to Be Unemployed?
Most of us have been unemployed at some juncture in our careers.  Whether it was for two weeks or two months, it was a painful process not knowing if and when we were going to find employment.  Some had unemployment benefits to help pay the rent, others were forced to quit a toxic job environment,... Read more »

Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall: A Recovery in Sight?

Weekly Unemployment Claims Fall: A Recovery in Sight?
It’s just another day at Wall Street as Main Street struggles to find jobs, keep their homes and make some money on their investments.  The unemployment claims were lower than expected with 451,000 claims filled versus the predicted 470,000.  This sent the stocks up today for 6 out of 7 trading sessions with American Express,... Read more »