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Unemployment Rate Drops to 9%

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Earlier today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest unemployment numbers for October – and the news was rather encouraging.  Some 80,000 jobs were created in October and the jobless rate fell to 9% from 9.1%.  The number of people who are unemployed now stands at 13.9 million. And as the European debt...
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3 Ways To Protect Yourself on Social Media

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Many employers these days will look at your social media accounts when deciding whether or not you are a good fit for their organization. Whether you agree with this practice or not, it is becoming a huge trend.  You need to be aware of what you post on Facebook or Twitter feed and how...
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103,000 Jobs Created in September

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As fears of a double-dip recession continue to grow, we have finally received relatively positive news on the jobs front.  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in September, the economy created 103,000 jobs and the unemployment rate remains at 9.1%.  Currently, there are 14 million people without jobs. And there are 1 million...
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Unemployment Rate Drops to 9.1%

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Earlier today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment figures for July 2011 – the news was fairly encouraging.  The unemployment rate now stands at 9.1% compared to June’s rate of 9.2%.  Also, 117,000 jobs were created in July, but about 13.9 million people are without jobs. With the huge selloff on Wall...
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Companies That Hire College Graduates

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After a terrible jobs report last week (the unemployment rate jumped to 9.2% and 14.1 million Americans are without work), it’s important to be aware of the few companies that are hiring.  This year is not the best time to graduate from college — but you can’t control the economic conditions when you graduate. ...
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Unemployment Rate Jumps to 9.2%

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Earlier today, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment figures for June 2011 – the news was not good.  The unemployment rate now stands at 9.2% compared to May’s rate of 9.1%.  Also, only 18,000 jobs were created in May and 545,000 people have lost their job since March. Still, some 14.1 million...
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Unemployment Rate Jumps to 9.1%

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Just when the economic news this week couldn’t get any worse, it did.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment figures for May 2011.  The jobless rate now stands at 9.1%, compared to April’s rate of 9%.  Only 54,000 jobs were added to the economy in May, compared to the revised 232,000 jobs...
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How to Find a Summer Job or Internship

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The unemployment rate among teens now stands at a dismal 24.5%, nearly three times the national rate of 8.8%.  And a year ago at this time, the teen jobless rate was a little higher at 25.4%, so not much of a change over the past year.  The competition is fierce.  Given the unstable economic...
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Scott Gamm on MSNBC

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The unemployment rate now stands at 9%, with millions of Americans out of work.  Scott Gamm, founder of HelpSaveMyDollars.com, appeared on MSNBC with Alex Witt to discuss jobs and unemployment.  Watch the video below: Follow HelpSaveMyDollars.com on Facebook and Twitter.
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Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.8%

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Finally some good news on the unemployment front: jobless rate for March dropped to 8.8%, compared to February’s rate of 8.9%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  A whopping 216,000 jobs were added to the economy, compared to the 194,000 jobs that were created in February.  The last time we saw a jobless...
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