Unemployment

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Are We Not Clueless? II.

13 Apr 2022 3 minute read 0 comments Olawalium

Overreliance on oil is costing us as a nation. It's common sense that whatever we are getting from oil, we should use some part of it to develop other sectors. Imagine if you have only one pair of shoes and that's the only thing you wear, should yo...

Insanity is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over, Expecting a Different Result (but Persistence Sometimes Pays Off)

19 Nov 2021 1 minute read 3 comments Great White Snark

For anyone who follows me, I'm probably not stating anything new here, since you probably already know this from my previous posts, but ... For the past year, I've been unemployed and looking for a job the traditional way (hitting job-posting sites s...

My Car is not an Asset, but a Liability and a Modern Inconvenience

18 Nov 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Great White Snark

Some people love their cars and driving. Not me; I resent having a vehicle and avoid driving if I can. Both are causes of anxiety in my life (although having a Garmin for trips out of town helps). As it is, I've got more than enough anxiety from othe...

A Macroeconomic Look at Unemployment

26 May 2021 6 minute read 1 comment kev_nag

The rate of unemployment for a nation is a key indicator of the strength or weakness of its economy. Beginning a macroeconomic look at unemployment in the United States must start with the definition of the term and how the rate thereof is calculated...

Unemployment, Dignified Work, and the Human Spirit

13 May 2021 5 minute read 0 comments kev_nag

**INTRODUCTION** The Church instructs us that work has deep meaning. Through work we are providing for the necessities of everyday life as well as shaping the world around us by our actions. This dignity of work extends far beyond the concerns for in...

Extremely Positive Data on the US Labor Market

3 Apr 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Sir Loin

US unemployment fell to 6% in March from 6.2% in February. The number of people employed in the non-agricultural sector increased by 916 thousand people, although the market expected an increase of 647 thousand. This was a record increase in employme...

A very positive report on the American labor market.

7 Mar 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Sir Loin

The number of employees unexpectedly skyrocketed by 379 thousand, although the market was expecting an increase of 182 thousand. As expected, the significant strengthening of the labor market strengthened investors' inflationary expectations. And af...

Searching for relevance in an unrecognizable industry

19 Aug 2020 8 minute read 8 comments X-51

Anybody who follows me will likely know that I am unemployed and looking for work - I think I have mentioned finding a job as a high priority thing on almost every article I've written in the last few months 😅. I haven't had full time work since late...

How's Your State Doing?

11 Aug 2020 1 minute read 2 comments Leonis

         So, how bad is the unemployment rate around the US? At some point during the pandemic, I've read how it was at Great Depression level (over 20%). That number has since came down. In fact, if you searched around the internet, it would say it'...

Growth in US Unemployment Rate

18 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ohamdache

The unemployment rate is the number of the labor force that is jobless, this number is indicated in percentage and reflect in a way how the economy is performing. When the economy grows, therefore, jobs are relatively taken place then this rate will...