Obama

  • Obama is almost oveweight (and the fallacy of a one-size-fits-all job search strategy)

    Obama is almost oveweight (and the fallacy of a one-size-fits-all job search strategy)

    Apparently President Obama is at risk of being overweight. An article on CNN, which reports Obama was told to lower his "bad" cholesterol (LDL), says his body mass index (BMI) is 23.7. If he gets to 25.0 then he's considered overweight. According to this Department of Health and Human Services BMI is a "reliable... Continue Reading

  • Who Earns More Than The President?

    Who Earns More Than The President?

    President Barack Obama gets a nice little salary. Certainly some CEOs, entrepreneurs and movie stars are earning millions (and in some cases billions) of dollars, so he's by no means the richest person on the planet with his $400,000 annual salary. And he gets some pretty sweet perks -- a fancy plane, an amazing... Continue Reading

  • The Jobs Bill: What's in it for You?

    The Jobs Bill: What's in it for You?

    On Monday in his State of the Union address, President Obama promised relief for the nation's unemployment crisis with a new jobs bill and budget for it. On Sunday he outlined the details of the bill, which earmarks $100 billion specifically toward getting Americans back to work. That's just part of the... Continue Reading

  • Obama - Jobs Promised to American Workers

    Obama - Jobs Promised to American Workers

    In his first State of the Union address, President Obama spoke of the plight of the American worker and outlined what kind of help the government will attempt to provide. Oh sure, he also discussed war, the deficit, health care and other important issues, but the lion's share of the speech was clearly geared... Continue Reading

  • Jail In My Backyard?  Sure, If It Creates Jobs

    Jail In My Backyard? Sure, If It Creates Jobs

    Cities across America struggling with high unemployment rates will welcome just about any influx of jobs - even if that means hosting alleged killers. Several U.S. towns are begging federal officials for a chance to become home to Guantanamo detainees currently being held in Cuba. The clock is ticking -... Continue Reading