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U.S Unemployment rate vs Participation rate

U.S. Unemployment Rate vs. Participation Rate [Chart of the Week]

Each Saturday, #we publish our Chart of the Week. It presents interesting trends and data, usually related to the U.S. labor market. Yesterday, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the monthly jobs report for June, 2012. The BLS said private payrolls increased 84,000, while the government lost 4,000 jobs. Economists expected job growth of […]

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R. William Holland

New Rules for Getting Hired

“1.8 million holders of bachelor’s degrees find themselves in grim job market.” So begins an interview this morning on CNBC with R. William Holland, author of Cracking the New Job Market:The 7 Rules for Geting Hired in Any Economy. Holland is asked why the job market is new and responds, “It’s new because there’s a worldwide […]

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