Times Are Still Tough For Job Seekers

by admin on November 23, 2010


Looks like it’s going to be a while before things improve for the Nation’s job market.  According to this Wall Street Journal article, 34 states saw employment numbers decrease (rise in unemployment) and 21 states have equal or higher unemployment rates than a year ago last September.

Despite the massive stimulus package spending in 2009, 48 out of 50 states have seen unemployment rise since the bill was passed.

Further evidence that if you want to get hired in this tough job market, you’re going to have to play a different game than everyone else is playing.

Here are a few other articles that you might find interesting:

  • College Degree Does Not Guarantee a Job – A college degree does not guarantee a job. You need to bring skills, experience, and other intangibles to your job application.
  • Job Searching While Employed – I began searching for a new job a couple weeks ago, and it has been an interesting experience. So far I have been good about keeping my intentions a well-guarded secret – I have only discussed this with one trusted friend/co-worker. …

Take care!

~ Dave

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