Concern Over Job Search Confidentiality On The Rise

Americans share more of their personal lives than ever with the use of social networks, blogs and other online services. However, they remain concerned about their privacy when it comes to the job search. 88% of people polled by agreed that their privacy was very important to them in a survey devised by Wakefield […]

Improving Unemployment Figures Fail To Lift Financial Mood

The Consumer Report Index for November shows that the overall financial health of consumers is slowly improving, but some setbacks will make the holiday shopping season challenging. Employment is slowly but steadily growing again. New jobs outpaced the loss of employment slightly this month. Unfortunately, consumers sentiment and trusts is falling again, hitting 45.0 after […]

As Holidays Approach, Employment and Finances a Concern

The Consumer Reports Index for October shows that despite the upcoming boost from the holiday retail seasons the same problems are continuing to keep recovery down. This Index measures a number of milestones to create a summary of the overall health of consumer finances. The retail environment is preparing for a medium quality season, but […]

Employees Feeling Stressed, Dissatisfied

  Findings from the survey show that 36 percent of American workers said they regularly felt stress at work and 49 percent, almost half, said that low levels of salary had an important impact on work stress levels. That shows that money is on many worker’s minds, however it’s only one of the reasons that […]

Temporary Employment May Be Best Bet after Layoff

Over half of adults living in the United States think that temporary employment may be their best course of action after being laid off, according to a recent survey.  The survey was conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of staffing firm EmploymentGroup. The aim of the survey was to quantify the amount of appeal that […]

Mistakes Job Hunters Make in Interviews

We’ve all been there. We’ve all made errors in job interviews before that have led to us instantly think that we’ve blown it. But whatever mistakes you may have made, you can be sure there are other people out there who have done worse things than you. reveals that many people make similar mistakes […]

Negative Outlook About American Job Market Continues

  The unemployment report that is released each month is still one of the most talked about and focused upon pieces of financial data, even among people who aren’t normally concerned with the economy. Many experts and everyday Americans agree that the economy won’t bounce back until the job market has recovered, but this recovery […]

New Job Loss Claims Reach 500,000, Highest in Nine Months

The economy looks to be falling back into recession mode.  Last week, the most recent first time unemployment benefits claims were released, and the numbers were not a welcome sight.  First time job loss benefit claims climbed to over 500,000 in the month of July, the largest number of claims since 509,000 claims were made […]

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