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Reblogged from theGrio: New research on food insecurity in the U.S. finds that African-Americans are disproportionately affected, with over 25 percent of all black households lacking access to enough food to live a healthy lifestyle. The data stems from a … Continue reading
By Michelle Singletary Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the employment gap between young minorities and young whites continues to grow, reports Edward Wyckoff Williams, a contributing editor of The Root. In 2011, 42.6 … Continue reading
By Christopher S. Rugaber The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid fell last week to seasonally adjusted 324,000, the lowest since January 2008. The drop points to fewer layoffs and possibly more hiring. The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly … Continue reading
Understand how being unemployed can endanger not just yourself but those you love. Understand how we need to raise the minimum wage. Living on a $9.00 the minimum wage would still be extremely hard for families to survive but it … Continue reading
IT’S JOBS DUDE!!! Jobs or the lack of them is the #1 concern of many Americans, especially in light of the fact that only 18,000 jobs were created in June. Unemployment rose to 9.2 percent nationally. Black unemployment is roughly at … Continue reading
It is beyond brutal physically, mentally, and financially to be unemployed. The person who completed over 1200 applications deserve a break, she has more than earned an opportunity to work. The United States must address its debt situation but, to … Continue reading
In this job market, it’s hard not to be a desperate job seeker. But, Dan Coughlin gives good tips on how to be desirable instead of desperate. Don’t Be the Desperate Job Seeker.
Excellent article by Darryl Taft. This will definitely help to develop and refine interviewing strategies. What to Expect on a Second and Third Interview.
Even though the continent has experienced 5% growth this year. Africa like the other inhabited continents is experiencing a “jobless” recovery. The most glaring statement in the report, “The growth rates are still below the levels needed to make a … Continue reading
Robyn Ryan gives some sound advice to overcome the “overqualified” challenge in interviews. How to Handle ‘You’re Overqualified’ in Interviews.