Employment

Economic Outlook and How to Invest and Prepare For the Year Ahead

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So what will the year ahead look like for the US and global economy? Last year was a year of recovery, but it was sputtering and many questioned whether the recovery was real and if it could be sustained. As we head in to 2011 things are looking brighter following a booming stock market (up 13%), […]

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5 Insider Tips for Starting a Small Business

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This is a guest post from small business owner and great personal finance blogger, Phil Taylor of PT Money: Personal Finance. I spend every day writing on the subject of personal finance. So it’s rare that I get to discuss straight-up business tips. But because of the growth of my once little known blog, I’m […]

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Best Job Prospects, Occupations and Professions in the Next Decade – 2010, 2011, 2012 to 2018

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There is no doubt that the nation is going through one its toughest employment periods in a long time. With unemployment rates close to 20% across many regions, it’s tough for current job seekers and new graduates trying to get into the workforce. This is why it is even more important to arm yourself with […]

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Week in Review: 15% – America’s Real Unemployment Rate

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the latest unemployment report showing that the US economy has now lost at least 650,000 jobs for three consecutive months, the worst decline in percentage terms over that length of time since 1975. The rise in the unemployment rate from 7.6% to 8.1% translates to an estimated 12.5 million […]

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5 Clear Signs your Job is in Danger (and 5 things to do)

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With millions of jobs already lost and economic conditions not getting much better, workers at companies small and large are getting ever more anxious about their jobs and livelihoods. Not a day goes by when news comes out that another large company has decided to cut its workforce by 5, 10 or 20 percent. This […]

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21 Signs You are Losing Interest in Your Job That Could Get Your Fired

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At some point in time most of us have been through periods where we lose interest in our jobs or occupation. This is only a problem if the lack of interest persists for more than a few weeks and noticeable changes in behavior occur. But if you are feeling this way for weeks on end […]

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