Unemployment Rises To 8.3%; SEO A Tonic For Joblessness!

The U.S. economy added 163,000 jobs in July, the most in five months. However, the unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point to 8.3% as more and more workers scramble to enter the job market. This has created an uneven recovery heading into this fall’s presidential election. Fortunately, a … Read More


The BLS reported two alarming statistics today: a) paltry jobs creation and b) a spike in Americans involuntarily working part time. Only 69,000 new jobs were created in May as the unemployment rate ticked up to 8.2%. Furthermore, the number of reluctant part-time workers, because they could not find a … Read More

Unemployment Down To 8.1%; But Still 1 in 6 Either Unemployed Or Under Employed: LINK BUILDING GETS CANDIDATES HIRED!

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported this morning that the unemployment rate fell .1% to 8.1% in April. Unfortunately, only 115,000 new jobs were created, which was a drop of 5,000 from March. Furthermore, the number of both unemployed and underemployed (e.g. involuntarily working part-time or just … Read More

Keyword Research Helps Technical Recruiting

You may recall that I run the largest SEO (Search Engine Optimization) group in the Chicago area with over 545 members. I do so because: 1) Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo are the new Yellow Pages 2) SEO is the field concerned with ranking high with search … Read More

Employment Picking Up Steam; 227,000 Jobs Added: KEYWORDS THE SECRET TO GETTING HIRED!

Employers created 227,000 jobs last month. Five areas stood out: a) Professional & Business Services, which added 82,000 b) Leisure & Hospitality added another 44,000 (on top of the 44,000 in January; food services single-handedly has added 531,000 jobs since a trough in February, 2010) c) Health Care, which continues … Read More