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Their Fortune is Your Gain: Hot Jobs With Thriving Companies

These companies are not only surviving the downturn, they are thriving.  Some of them are putting record profit on the books.  Some are benefiting from higher stock prices.  And, believe it or not, they aren’t all oil companies. Why shouldn’t their fortune be your gain?  The answer is, it should. So, I’ll be following their […]

Big Oil finally hitting a wall…

Big Oil finally hitting a wall. Exxon posted smaller than expected Q2 profit, driving down stock price. Hearthis post

Fast Facts: Getting Paid During Unemployment

Under the Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program created by P.L. 110-252, the Supplemental Appropriations Act, which President Bush signed into law on June 30, 1.55 million unemployed workers who exhaust the 26 weeks of government checks they would normally receive will get an additional 13 weeks of help as they search for a job. The […]

Today’s the day the Governator…

Today’s the day the Governator signs the order to cut 200,000 CA state workers pay to $6.55/hour. Hearthis post

The Starbucks Problem: What You Can Learn

Check out the latest installment of the “What Now?” podcast series, a mini-series devoted to working through the recession–one job interview, one business deal, one day at a time. The latest episode, “The Starbucks Problem” centers on Starbucks’ reversal of fortune and what career and business lessons we can learn in order to avoid costly […]

Both reports have to be taken …

Both reports have to be taken with a grain of salt. Both have had to revise their numbers nearly every month. Hearthis post

Labor Department shows private…

Labor Department shows private payrolls have been negative each month, Jan-Jun 2008. ADP has only 2 negative months over the past 7 months. Hearthis post

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