unemployment

What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?
It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs.
But that doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless…
What States Have the Lowest Unemployment Rates?
If you’ve been struggling to find a new job, get that first job out of college or get back to work, perhaps it’s a change of location you need. The unemployment rate is not equal across the states, and for all the tough economic news of the past several years, things …
Turn Your Hobby Into a Job
The job market is tough these days. Many people are coping with sudden layoffs, and others are struggling to find work after completing college or earning a new degree. Skilled professionals could wait months or years to find a job in the field of their expertise.
But if one of these descriptions mat…
5 Excellent Networking Sites to Help You Find Jobs
As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely producti…
The Monthly Unemployment Report Is Delayed By Hurricane Sandy
It appears that the monthly jobs report from the Labor Department that's due out Friday (November 2nd) will be delayed because of Hurricane Sandy. The closely watched report on the unemployment rate and number of jobs created in the previous month will be the last piece of economic news to come…
How Are Young People Dealing With Unemployment?
The dismal state of the economy has been rough on everyone, but perhaps no more so than on those between 16 and 29. Whereas the US unemployment rate currently stands at 8.3 percent, more than half of young people under 30 are out of work.
Florida Residents Given Capes to Fight Unemployment
A government-supported unemployment agency in Central Florida is in hot water today after it reportedly spent $14,200 to fund 6,000 superhero capes to hand out to unemployed area residents.
It's all part of what's being called the 'Cape- A-Bility Challenge,' a contest in which out-of-work Floridians …