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

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 http://www.wgnradio.com/about/listen/ <http://www.wgnradio.com/about/listen/> and then click … Read More


Unemployment soars to 9.8%, but SEO Offers Comfort for Job Seekers!

Today’s unemployment rate of 9.8% marked the 19th straight month of 9.4% or higher, which is a record high! Furthermore, only 39,000 jobs were created in November. Despite these dire numbers, job seekers can find both jobs and job strategies from SEO (Search Engine Optimization)!

Over the last few months, … Read More


New BLS Stats Illustrate Unemployment Is Still Painfully High, But One Sector Is Begging For Job Applicants!

Today’s unemployment rate remaining devastatingly high at 9.6% means 14,800,000 Americans still cannot find work! However, there is one industry that is pleading for candidates, SEM (Search Engine Marketing)! The Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) recently announced that the North American SEM industry will grow 14% this year … Read More


Unemployment Rate Up To 9.6% For August

The BLS came out with their figures today for August. Here is my synopsis:

1. 26.2 million people are in trouble= 14.9 mil. Unemployed + 8.9 mil. Involuntarily working part-time + 2.4 mil. who are not even counted (e.g. 1.2 mil. or almost ½ who have given up looking). … Read More