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Unemployment Rate Rises Slightly To 9.1%

1. 24.6 million (-.2 mil from past month)= 13.9 mil. Unemployed + 8.5 mil. Involuntarily working part-time + 2.2 mil. Who are not even counted = 24.6 million workers who are either unemployed or underemployed or 16.6% of all workers! = 1 in 6 workers still unemployed or
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SEO As A Job-Hunting Tool

My SEO (Search Engine Optimization) event last Saturday was a great success! You may recall that I am an executive recruiter and jobs expert who is on the cutting edge of applying SEO to job-hunting.

Please go to[email protected]/sets/72157626449504491/show/to view the photos from the event sponsored by Borders.

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April Fools: Unemployment Rate Falls Marginally To 8.8%; Turbo Charge Your Job Search With SEO!

Today’s unemployment rate of 8.8% and gains of 216,000 non-farm jobs in March, which covered many sectors including manufacturing (+17,000 jobs), health care (+37,000 jobs), the service sector (+78,000 jobs), leisure and hospitality (+37,000) and mining (+14,000), were welcomed news!  Unfortunately, it will still take over 5 years or until … Read More

Unemployment Rate Drops Almost 1% Over The Last 2 Months!

Today’s unemployment rate of 9% marked the first time in 20 months that the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) rate dipped below 9.4%, which was an all-time record high! Unfortunately, only 36,000 jobs were created in January. At that pace, it would take over 100 months or until later this Read More

Please catch me live on WGN Radio Saturday, January 22nd at Noon CST discussing workplace strategies

If you get a chance, please catch me live on WGN Radio on Saturday, January 22ND at 12 P.M. (noon) CST (720 on the AM dial). I will be discussing workplace strategies for 2011. You can also catch it live on the Internet at <> and then click … Read More

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