Archives for November 2011

The Difference a Degree Makes in Unemployment Levels

The Difference a College Degree Makes We’re always told by our parents that we need a good education in order to get a good job. And that we will make more money if we have a good education. But these days we hear of unemployed college graduates camping out in New York city and protesting Wall Street […]

North Dakota Jobs Booming

While the unemployment rate in most of the United States hovers around 9% an unlikely sounding state is booming. The current unemployment rate in North Dakota of all places is just 3.5% according the September report of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (Nationwide, the rate is 9.1%). An oil boom has sprung up and […]

World’s Most Weird and Wonderful Jobs

By Isabella Woods   As many of us are only too aware, we spend a lot of time at work. According to the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development, the average Brit spends 1,530 hours a year working, while the average American spends even longer – a back-breaking, finger-hurting 1,896 hours every year. Things are […]

8 Ways To Make An Impact On Your First Interview

By Ally Tobias   There’s no question that it’s a buyer’s market out there. Close to 10% of the population is unemployed and who knows how many more under-employed. How can you stand out from the hundreds, sometimes thousands, other job seekers? Here are 8 steps most job seekers miss to make you stand out against […]