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US unemployment falls to 8.5%

 The US economy added a better than expected 200,000 jobs in December  and the unemployment rate dropped to the lowest level in nearly three years, confirming recent signs that the recovery is gaining pace. The improvement in payrolls was the … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Unemployment Remains High After Recessions End…

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NOV 2011- US Labor Market Unemployment Rate at 9%

The US labor market has continued to add jobs in recent months, although at a rather tepid rate. This has cut the unemployment rate to 9 per cent after being stuck at 9.1 per cent for the previous three months. … Continue reading

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About Generation “Jobless” (formerly called Generation Y)

Few groups were hit harder by the recession than young men, like Cody Preston and Justin Randol, 25-year-old high-school buddies who didn’t go to college. The unemployment rate for males between 25 and 34 years old with high-school diplomas is … Continue reading

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Careercast produces, “The 12 Most Underrated Jobs in America Today List”

Even in a sluggish economy, there are jobs out there that fly under the radar yet give you a pretty good bang for the buck (careers with a lower unemployment rate and decent salaries). Careercast.com recently came out with a list … Continue reading

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Who stole the American Dream?

As official unemployment in the United States remains high at 9.2%, many are left wondering – “Who stole the American Dream?” The days of Marilyn Monroe used to be the symbol of the American Dream. Those days are long gone, … Continue reading

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NEW REPORT: U.S. Labor Shortages Exist In Tech, Mining, Natural Resources

The mining and software industries have at least one thing in common. A labor scarcity, or a shortage of skilled workers, could affect the profit margins for both of them, according to a report issued by Fitch Ratings Tuesday afternoon. “Investors would be … Continue reading

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» A Serious Economic Debate CNN’s Corner Store Magazine

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