Get ready! Economy’s going up!
Last time I posted this data, it was to shed some light on the improvements, because the media often chooses to sensationalize negative economic indicators, or simply put their focus there, and minimize positive indicators, claiming that there’s something else at work. Some people believe that these numbers are completely manufactured and give them no […]
Extra, extra! HUGE unemployment benchmark reached
Under 10 million unemployed! The mainstream media will NOT let you celebrate about it, however. They would much rather you remain pessimistic, suspicious and discouraged. Exhibit A: http://nypost.com/2014/05/07/no-three-ring-circus-needed-to-rig-unemployment-rate/ Exhibit B: http://touch.latimes.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-80083060/ Exhibit C: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-05-08/jobless-claims-in-u-s-decreased-more-than-forecast-last-week.html (this article looks positive, but read on) Is it all good? No. I know that the people who are especially impacted by the […]
Oops, they did it again! Are the job numbers that bad?
We are actually BACK up to June 2005 employment levels and 162K jobs is a GREAT increase in jobs over the summer months, but a biased “journalist” would have you believe that the economy is getting better about as fast as my daughter’s diaper rash. (You can see from her expression that it’s not getting […]
Why some people never get ahead
I found an excerpt this week that I wanted to share because I so often run into hesitancy among job seekers to portray their value at the level that is necessary to inspire their network to make powerful introductions and entice employers to make optimal job offers. While I certainly relate to the inclination to […]