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  • Top 5 Unemployment Gift Don'ts

    Top 5 Unemployment Gift Don'ts

    flickr.com Tis the season, as they say, and I'm sure there's someone unemployed on your list given the nation's 10 percent unemployment rate. You, in fact, may be that very jobless person. If so, please post this list in a prominent place, say on your refrigerator or forehead, for likely gifters to see and... Continue Reading

  • As Layoffs Persist, Good Jobs Go Unfilled

    As Layoffs Persist, Good Jobs Go Unfilled

    Christopher Leonard, AP In a brutal job market, here's a task that might sound easy: Fill jobs in nursing, engineering and energy research that pay $55,000 to $60,000, plus benefits. Yet even with 15 million people hunting for work, even with the unemployment rate nearing 10 percent, some employers can't find... Continue Reading