unemployment

Unemployed in Wyoming? Hawaii Wants You!
Wyomingites need jobs. If they aren’t here, where is the work? What about Hawaii? Could you leave Wyoming and start over again in Hawaii? Matador Network writes: Hawaii is “trying to get unemployed people with college degrees to come move to Hawaii so they can work teaching jobs, no te…
What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?
It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs. But that doesn’t mean …
Economy Adds 236,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Drops to 7.7%
The labor market—and the economy overall—is improving, albeit gradually, with employers adding 236,000 jobs in February. That gain brought the unemployment rate down a few ticks from 7.9 percent to 7.7, its lowest point in four years. The economy is still fragile, though. Twelve m…
Wyo. Unemployment Rate Fell To 4.9 Percent In Dec.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in December. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports that the rate fell from November’s 5.1 percent. The agency noted that the number of unemployed individuals in Wyoming has fallen while employme…
New Research Reveals Unemployment Is Bad for Your Health
It seems that there might be a correlation between long-term unemployment and poor health. According to the recent Gallup Healthy Behaviors index, unemployed Americans are reportedly less likely to practice good health habits than those who are employed full- or part-time and those who are not in th…
Economic Woes Lead to More Men Becoming ‘Mannies’
While child care-givers such as babysitters and nannies have traditionally been women, the recent dip in the economy lead some men into the profession as well. Dubbed “mannies,” the guys are often unemployed teachers, daycare workers or fathers. Candi Wingate, president of Nannies4Hire…
Hallmark Sympathy Cards for the Unemployed
With the US unemployment rate hovering around nine percent, it’s nice to know someone‘s business is thriving. In this case, that someone is Hallmark, which recently began selling sympathy cards aimed at those who’ve lost jobs. In the past, Hallmark produced cards expressing cond…