5 Careers to Consider for 2017

Careers 2017

Whether you are looking for your first job or a new career in 2017, you should always consider the economy before beginning your search. For instance, today unemployment rates are low and many industries are still looking to hire. Several jobs … [Continue reading]

Top 5 Places To Work In U.S. Oil And Gas

  Anadarko Petroleum and Chevron have emerged as the top two employers in U.S. oil and gas, according to a survey conducted by the job site Indeed. The top five for the industry was completed by Plains All American at #3, Occidental Petroleum … [Continue reading]

5 Tips to Manage House Payments While You’re Unemployed

Manage Mortgage When Unemployed

While you may not look forward to going to work every morning, it does provide the income that you need to make the mortgage payment. However, if you are out of work, it doesn't mean that you should immediately look to sell the family home. … [Continue reading]

When is Moving for a Career Worth It?

In the current job marketplace, more people are being forced to consider relocating in order to either find the job of their dreams or even just to find any job at all. With every passing year, the idea of remaining with the same employer for decades … [Continue reading]

Unemployment Inches Up

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced on Friday January 6th, 2017 that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 4.7% up from 4.6% in November. The unadjusted U-3 came in at 4.5% up from 4.4% in November. Gallup on the … [Continue reading]

Is the U.S. Really at “Full Employment”?

U6 minus U3

Back in February of 2016 Fortune magazine published an article entitled "The U.S. Economy Is Finally at Full Employment"  and then in May CNN-Money published an article entitled The U.S. is 'basically at full employment' quoting San Francisco Federal … [Continue reading]

How to Increase Your Earning Potential

We all seem to be too busy, you know how hard it is to find extra time in your schedule to plan any new projects. This is a common problem for people who want to increase their earning potential. You want to improve life for your family, but fitting … [Continue reading]

4 Tips For Avoiding Unemployment and Achieving Professional Success

The economic collapse of 2008 taught us that job security is really just a fleeting illusion. If you were to lose your job, would you be able to find another? Would your passion and drive make you stand out when compared to other job … [Continue reading]

November Unemployment Rates- Economic Confidence Up After Election

Gallup Economic Confidence

On Friday, December 2nd the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their Employment and Unemployment data for the month of November. According to the BLS numbers Seasonally Adjusted U-3 unemployment was 4.6% down from 4.9% in October. … [Continue reading]

10 Careers Off the Beaten Path

Unusual Jobs

Law, medicine and engineering are traditional professions promoted because they are known to provide good salaries and stable employment. People have been led to believe that if you get into any of these fields you are guaranteed to get rich. This is … [Continue reading]