Job Market

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“What, four more years of this?”

March 10, 2014
When I tell people I work in Huntsville, I usually get a glassy-eyed stare in return. I mean, really, I work in Alabama. How great could that really be, right? Cotton fields… Relatively low population density… Who cares? 

February 6, 2014

Even the most skeptical economic forecasters have to agree that the U.S. labor market has made strides, albeit small ones, in putting more people back to work in 2013.

December 10, 2013
The labor market has made gradual progress in the past couple of years. When 2012 came to a close, the nation’s unemployment rate stood at 7.8 percent , nearly a full percentage point lower than a year earlier, according to a recent report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The number of “job losers,” or those who were unemployed because they lost their job through layoffs, decreased in 2012 for the third consecutive year, according to BLS.
July 12, 2013