Tag: unemployment rate

Is it good news, is it bad news, who can tell?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kevinwburkett/ / CC BY-SA 2.0 The news has been vacillating all over the place of late regarding the nation’s job prospects … from “slowly improving” White House braces unemployed for slow job rebound to things getting worse Jobless Claims in U.S. Increased Heading Into Easter to being fairly indecisive Confidence Down Another Two Points, to... Read more »

Jobs? What Jobs?

I tell ya, “the job search ain’t for sissies!” that’s for sure.  Just this week I saw a Tweet from the previous holder of this blogging assignment, where she was pointing to an article: “Illinois unemployment soars to 12.2% in January” – which details how the current State unemployment rate was the highest in 27... Read more »

Oprah 'Block Party' actually plot to reduce unemployment

Oprah wants to give you a job. Photo by Alan Light. Today is the most ironic Labor Day we’ve had in 26 years. For nearly one out of every 10 of us, today isn’t a “day off.” It’s a karate chop to the jugular. Meanwhile, Oprah is planning the kind of block party you can only... Read more »