Unemployment Articles

    Key Measures Employers Should Use to Keep Young Talent

    Since the past 8 years, employers have been struggling to retain young employees for a period longer than 2 years. A 2015 College Graduate Employment Study at Accenture Strategy found that 49% (nearly half) of the 2015 graduates consider themselves to be underemployed or working in a job that does not require a college degree.… Read More »

    Helpful Interview Tips

    Are you a recent graduate who’s looking for a job? Have you been looking for a change of jobs to upgrade your skill set? Or have you left your previous job and now in search of employment? Regardless of the category you fall under, these interview tips will come in handy for the next interview… Read More »

    How to Claim Hurricane Disaster Unemployment Assistance?

    If you are a victim of the storm, then you should avail for Disaster Unemployment Assistance to help you through this troubled time. Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) aims at assisting individuals with unemployment benefits that have lost their jobs or are no longer working due to a major disaster in an area where a disaster… Read More »

    Falsely Claimed Unemployment Benefits

    Unemployment Insurance (UI) fraud includes collecting UI benefits that are based on providing false, unreported, or misreported information while filing a claim. Anyone who is filing a claim, reopening a claim, or certifying for UI benefits is legally responsible to make sure that they follow the requirements that are set by the law of the… Read More »

    How to Tackle Long Term Unemployment- A Collective Approach to Bounce Back

    Long term unemployment is a perennial policy concern for several reasons. First, it tends to have detrimental effects on the individuals involved. Workers’ human capital (whether actual or perceived by employers) may deteriorate during a spell of unemployment, and the time devoted to job search typically declines. Both factors imply that the chances of getting… Read More »

    Best Practices While Job Hunting You Need to Know About

    Are you looking out for a new job? Maybe something new would come up and you could improve your skillset with your new job. With your experience coming into play, you could be ready to take on a managerial position or you could be up for a raise. There are times that your company may… Read More »

    Identity Theft- How to Protect Yourself with Suitable Measures

    Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to refer to all types of crime in which someone wrongfully obtains and uses another person’s personal data in some way that involves fraud or deception, typically for economic gain. Unlike fingerprints, which are unique and cannot be given to someone else for their use, personal data­… Read More »

    How to Deal with a Negative Supervisor?

    Sometimes your supervisor would find it difficult to be in sync with their surroundings and find it hard to stay relevant. This makes them usually come across as negative, self-centered, driven by numbers and treat their employees as resources and not as human beings. As subordinates, we usually excuse them for their lack of knowledge… Read More »

    Are Businesses Struggling to Find Workers?

    Companies are finding it exceedingly difficult to source talent. Currently, 79% of hiring managers find it difficult to get the right talent to meet the requirements of open positions. 41% of hiring managers also express that turnover rate has increased since last year. This is due to employees being lured away by competitors offering more… Read More »

    Can You Get Fired Because of a Facebook Post?

    Wondering if you can get fired for posting something on Facebook and other social media? The majority of people believe that the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the government from abridging freedom of speech, protects their right to say anything they want, online or off. This is true when it comes… Read More »

    Top Regional News: Unemployment Rate Falls in Tennessee

    Tennessee was the 16th state in 1796 and is today bordered by eight states and the Mississippi River. Also known as the Volunteer State, it is home to over 6.6 million people and has its capital in Nashville. Other counties with large populations include Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Clarksville. The median household income is $47,275… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across the USA – September 2017 (Household & Establishment)

    The national Unemployment Rate in September 2017 was 4.2%, a fall of 0.2 percent, compared to the previous month. In aggregate, there were a little over 33,000 jobs reduced from the economy during this month. The negative impact of Hurricane Harvey and Irma could be felt in industries such as food services and drinking places… Read More »

    Unemployment Rates in September across the US

    Despite Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the latest unemployment rates have remained below the 5% mark that President Barack Obama achieved. The unemployment rates across the US have been dipping constantly with occasional minute spikes. In a recent report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), it showed a 0.2% drop in the unemployment… Read More »

    Unemployment in Florida after Hurricane Irma

    Florida’s economy was strong before the storm and looks to rebound after a short term slowdown and this will have an impact on the state’s budget. The previous lawmakers had projected $52 billion as a surplus and this is a fraction to the $83 billion budget which was destroyed by Irma. The $2.5 billion in… Read More »

    Pennsylvania – How Unemployment Payments Are Considered

    If you are unemployed in the state of Pennsylvania then the PA Unemployment Commission (UC) will help you monetarily with your day-to-day activities. Once you qualify, this will help take care of the bills and ensure that you can fall back on a few benefits during this transition phase. Hence, it is important to file… Read More »