Archives for March 2012

Internships Can Help

As a student or someone with limited job experience internships can be a wonderful way to gain experience and get your foot in the door even if you initially work for free. In medieval times finding a job was easier. If your father had  a profession you were expected to take over the family business […]

How U.S. Unemployment Rates Compare to other OECD Countries

Unemployment rates in the U.S. in January were 8.3% See: Unemployment Rate Chart Which is very similar to the average Unemployment rate in other OECD countries. The OECD area average unemployment rate was 8.2% in January 2012, having remained basically unchanged throughout 2011. The Euro area was significantly higher at 10.7% reaching a record high […]