BLS Recovering From Shutdown

The government shutdown is over and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is recovering from their unscheduled vacation. The United States federal government shutdown of 2013, lasted from October 1 to 17, 2013. Unemployment data for the month of September was due to be released on October 4th i.e. four working days into the shutdown. […]

Working for the Government in Public Administration

Many students and people looking for a career change have often wondered to themselves how to get started working for the government. These can be some of the highest-paying, most secure positions out there, and they touch many different fields and organizations – probably more than you imagine. Postal workers, municipal clerks, urban developers, and […]

How DEEP Will Cuts in Government Services Go?

Plus: The check is STILL in the mail. “Localities have chopped 535,000 positions since September 2008…” USA Today (10/18) Cuts in government services became conspicuous after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. The first edition of Robert Prechter’s Conquer the Crash saw this coming, even though the book published nearly a decade ago: “Don’t expect government services […]

Rather than Reduce Unemployment Cap & Trade May Cause Unemployment to Skyrocket

by Jon Herring Editor-  In the following article John Herring explains how the current “Cap and Trade” bill might affect the Unemployment rate plus how you might benefit. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson proposed legislation which became known as “The War on Poverty.” Five years later, Richard Nixon, introduced “The War on Drugs.” And what […]