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Ford Will Be Hiring Over Next Two Years

Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 12:54 AM | Leave Comment

Ford Auto executives said at the Detroit auto show they would be adding 7,000 workers including 750 white collar engineers throughout Michigan wherever the company has plants and offices. Hiring would be done over the next two years. That’s very good news for the laid-off thousands of auto workers. If you remember Ford had not […]

The Job Market Came Alive – Somewhat

Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 3:00 AM | 5 Comments

While the overall unemployment rate is still at 9.6%, over 151,000 new jobs were added to the work force of America in October, according to the data released by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). When BLS revised the unemployment data for September and August, it showed that the U.S. lost 110,000 fewer jobs in these […]

U.S. Unemployment Hits 10.2%, Highest Since 1983

Monday, November 9, 2009, 6:52 AM | 1 Comment

U.S. unemployment surged to 10.2% last month. Economists say it’s the highest since 1982/1983, that’s when it hit 10.8 percent. It’s much worse than expected as employers continue to trim jobs despite other signs of growth in the national economy. If some economists say the U.S. economy is on a rebound, it sure has not […]

U.S. Senate approves more benefits for the unemployed

Thursday, November 5, 2009, 6:24 AM | Leave Comment

Yesterday, on Wednesday, the United States Senate voted unanimously to approve up to 20 more weeks of unemployment benefits. The folks who have been out of work a long time will be most benefited from the resolution. The measure will increase to 99 weeks, or nearly two years, the maximum length of time that a […]

Effects Of Recession On Men And Women

Saturday, July 25, 2009, 6:00 AM | Leave Comment

The current recession termed by some as the worst has affected both men and women. But certain professions have been traditionally occupied by an overwhelming majority of men. For example, jobs in plumbing, carpentry, construction and such heavy work are filled by men. That’s what we see on a daily basis. On the same token, […]

Vienna Austria Is The Best City

Saturday, June 20, 2009, 9:12 AM | 3 Comments

Vienna, Austria which scores highest for overall quality of living, Baghdad the lowest, according to a research paper “Mercer’s 2009 Quality of Living survey highlights – Global” done by Mercer, a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. The researchers state that European cities dominate the top of the ranking whereas Singapore ranks […]