America can rest easy tonight–the Recession is over! It has been since June 2009. Unfortunately, this good news feels more like a slap in the face to the millions of un- or under-employed.… Read More

You are still falling. And, unless something changes, you are going to get very hurt or die when you hit the ground. Ridiculous, I know. But that is exactly what we are expected to swallow in the reporting of unemployment figures. The Associated Press is reporting today that “first-time claims for unemployment benefits dropped to a seasonally adjusted 444,000 last week,” down 7,000. … Read More

I can’t see stupidity and just let it stand, especially when it’s going to mislead thousands of already disadvantaged job-seekers. This article, written by Careerbuilder and posted on CNN, is a blatant example of how some companies will spread misinformation just to sell a product.… Read More

But for all the bad stuff that has happened and the harrowing stuff that’s being foretold, it feels like we’re in limbo. I would like to believe that we dodged the bullet and it’s time to rebuild. But that belief would in no way be built on logic or reason. It’s time to pay the piper and our credit cards are maxed out.… Read More