Career Question: Has being unemployed long-term caused you to rethink your career choices or options?

Unemployment numbers are scary.  Being unemployed is scarier.  Millions of people are currently unemployed and have been for months.  If you’re among them, you understand the long-term unemployment stats intimately. LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT STATS 6.3 million people have been unemployed for 27 weeks or more. 8.3 million people have been forced to work part-time due to […]

Happy Thanksgiving is thankful for its readers and supporters today.  We hope that each of you is enjoying your holiday with family and friends, and that you will take a deep breath, relax and enjoy the fact that today is not a job-hunting day.  Not much is open, and what is open is being run by […]

Job Losses Will End in 2010

That’s according to the 48 professional forecasters that make up the National Association of Business Economics (NABE), the same panel that, in October, declared the recession over.  In their most recent report, NABE panelists conclude that net job losses will end in the first quarter of 2010, and that the economy will see job gains […]