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Hiring: Skilled workers for skilled jobs

Hiring: Skilled workers for skilled jobs

Is there a shortage of skills among American workers? How can there be 12.8 million unemployed people in the U.S. yet hundreds of thousands of jobs, particularly in manufacturing are going unfilled? If you read widely in the popular press, you will surelyskilled jobs wonder….

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Unemployment rates rise in 18 states in May

Unemployment rates rise in 18 states in May

The Labor Department said that unemployment rates fell in only 14 states. That’s fewer than the previous month, when rates fell in 37 states. Rates were unchanged in 18 states. Nationally, the rate rose to 8.2% in May from 8.1% in April, the first increase…

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Broader Unemployment Rate Hits 16.8% in August

Broader Unemployment Rate Hits 16.8% in August

Job losses moderated in August, but the unemployment rate ticked up 0.3 percentage point to 9.7%, the highest level since June 1983. But another more comprehensive gauge of unemployment ticked up even more. The government’s broader measure, known as the “U-6″ for its data classification,…

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Startup Hiring: 3 Ways to Look Beyond the Resume

Startup Hiring: 3 Ways to Look Beyond the Resume

I never saw myself working in a place like this,” said Don Draper, in the hit series,A Mad Men, as he walked out the doors of Sterling-Cooper to start his own ad agency in season three resume. If you’re in business for yourself after leaving a…

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