Job Action Day, Better Late than Never!

Quintessential Careers declared November 3rd as Job Action Day.  But even if, like me, you missed this great event, turn any day in the future into Job Action Day for yourself! What is Job Action Day? "Quintessential Careers has declared Nov. 3 Job Action Day 2008 worldwide -- a day for job-seekers and workers to … Continue reading Job Action Day, Better Late than Never!

U.S. Economic Crisis is World Economic Crisis

We aren't the only ones... From the Los Angeles Times yesterday: In London financial district, a job-hunting frenzy... Since the world financial meltdown began accelerating two weeks ago, hundreds of investment bankers have been thrown out of work in London, and still more are hanging on by the seat of their exquisitely tailored, pinstriped pants. … Continue reading U.S. Economic Crisis is World Economic Crisis

A lightening of the Economy, so to speak

If you woke up this morning and though, hmph, it feels "lighter" today, you were right- the United States lost 84,000 jobs in August, causing the highest national unemployment rate in 5 years- 6.1% of eligible workers in our country are now unemployed. In case you wonder what this means for the economy, it takes roughly … Continue reading A lightening of the Economy, so to speak