Unemployment Articles

    Top 5 Metro Cities For Businesses In US

    The word ‘Silicon Valley’ reverberates through the entire world as a synonym to the most business friendly environment! So what characteristics of a city shortlists one into being considered as one of the most sophisticated and convenient places to set up your business? Is it the number of research organizations/universities or the already established and… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across USA – August 2016 (Household & Establishment)

    The unemployment situation in the country has witnessed little movement over the last 2-3 months. During the month of August 2016, it continued to remain stable with an unemployment rate of 4.9%, the same as last month. In aggregate, the economy added a little over 151,000 jobs across various sectors and industries. It must be… Read More »

    Effect of Severance Pay On Unemployment Compensation

    In the United States of America, a social assistance program jointly run by the federal government along with the states offers weekly monetary compensation to citizens who go jobless due to no fault of their own. Commonly known as the Unemployment Compensation (U.C) benefits program, a jobless worker can look forward to up to 26… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across USA – July 2016 (Household & Establishment)

    Over the last couple of months, the unemployment rate in the country has remained stable without much dilly-dallying. As per the monthly news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S Department of Labor, the national unemployment rate in July 2016 was 4.9%, the same as June. During this month, the might of various industries… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across USA – June 2016 (Household & Establishment)

    After months’ of constant fall and to being the lowest in years since the recession in May 2008, the unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage points to clock 4.9 percent during June 2016. The economy added 287K jobs led by Leisure and Hospitality followed and Healthcare. At the end of this month, the number of… Read More »

    Texas – All You Need To Know When You’re Unemployed

    If you have lost your job through no fault of your own, you may be entitled to unemployment benefits. These benefits provide temporary financial help to eligible individuals, based on their previous earnings, while they are seeking a new job. Unemployment benefits are offered through an insurance program run together by the federal government and… Read More »

    Illinois – All You Need To Know When You’re Unemployed

    Unemployed or not, living in today’s job market, it is always indispensable for you to equip yourself with the know-hows of the unemployment benefits offered in your state. Illinois, like other federal states, has its own department which takes care of unemployed populace and seeks to address their financial problems, either you are a part-time… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across USA – May 2016 (Household & Establishment)

    After months of dormancy, there is finally some news to cheer about for Americans with respect to the unemployment situation in the country. The national Unemployment Rate fell by 0.3 percentage points in May 2016 to clock 4.7 percent with gains of 484,000 jobs during this month. The number of jobless persons in the country… Read More »

    How Smoking Can Affect Your Job Prospects?

    The destructive effects of an addiction to Tobacco to your health are well-established facts. Now you have more reason to worry as a study published in California, by JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) Internal Medicine finds that Smoking can affect your financial life severely too. Besides, it also determines that smokers, apart from being… Read More »

    Is High Salary Expectation A Reason For Unemployment?

    We’ve come across many stories of people who once earned six-figure salaries but were then abruptly laid off. Such people often find it difficult to get another job with matching salary. Because of this, some of them opt to make themselves more marketable and pursue higher studies. The end result is that they add student… Read More »

    Veteran Unemployment Benefits In USA

    Unemployment is one problem that doesn’t necessarily need a shout-out. In spite of all the banter on the march towards progression, the unemployment rate of 4.9% is not really hailed as the greatest feat. However, the stagnation isn’t forever. Know more of the unemployment benefits to cross over all the obstacles in your way to… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across USA – April 2016 (Household & Establishment)

    As the employment situation has remained over the last few months, the unemployment rate in April was 5.0 percent, the same as March. This percentage consists of a little over 7.9 million unemployed persons out of the employable populace. Among the various industries, professional and business services lead the job creation engine with highest number… Read More »

    Pennsylvania – All You Need To Know When You’re Unemployed

    Pennsylvania UC (Unemployment Compensation) program is handled by the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, which aims to provide a cushion, only if you qualify for the unemployment benefits. This enables a sense of relief to all of you who were at a constant risk of being completely stalled in your day-to-day activities because of… Read More »

    Employment Situation Across USA – March 2016 (Household & Establishment)

    With the economic outlook remaining largely stable, the unemployment rate in March 2016 was 5.0 percent, adding a little over 215,000 jobs during this month. While industries such as construction, healthcare and retail created the highest number of jobs, mining and manufacturing had the highest number of job losses. The number of unemployment persons in… Read More »

    Factors You Should Consider Before Signing a Job Offer

    Receiving a job offer is often thrilling. Whether it’s your first job offer as a college graduate or one after a brief break in the career, signing a offer letter is one of the most cherished moments in life. We often tend to accept and sign the job contract without much scrutiny, focussing merely on… Read More »