Employment

That this question even has to come up shows how things have changed over the last 30 to 40 years. Back in the 70’s, there were multiple choices for going to college that wouldn’t have cost all that much. California didn’t even charge people who qualified to go to state college. In New York, tuition […]

I used to be the type of person who complained incessantly about my full time job working for someone else, but I never did anything about it! The truth is that I was afraid to take the plunge, to strike out on my own, to be the boss of me. I started to dabbled in […]

I’ve been working for myself for 10 years now, celebrating my anniversary in June. At this point I think it makes me at least a specialist in the pros and cons of trying to work for oneself. Trust me, it’s not easy, and the dichotomy that comes up can be mind numbing. Let me show […]

The White House announced that their $787 billion stimulus package has actually created almost 683,000 jobs in the first quarter of this year. Well, that’s not quite what they said. They said the package “funded” that many jobs, and that’s an important distinction to make. In other words, these are jobs that were either created […]

The National Federation of Independent Business came out with a report saying that the hiring of temporary workers is not only up, but is surging. In the last month alone, around 52,000 new temporary positions were filled, and that gives the organization a feeling that, at least for some companies, regular employment might be just […]

In good economic times, black people suffer greatly in the United States. When unemployment for the rest of the country was around 6%, for black people it was around 11%. For young people under the age of 25, it was around 25%; ironic, right? Therefore, it’s no surprise that with the country’s unemployment rate being […]

Unemployment numbers are high across the country. Many communities have reached double digit figures, and the country as a whole is sitting on 9.8, which means it’s probably going to surpass that figure fairly soon. I’ve always been a bit leery of unemployment numbers. Unless the economy is humming, I’ve always known that you could […]

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