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WORKING: Unemployment's Trauma

Joshua Stewart - Friday, June 1, 2012 - 9:01am

Losing a job, for whatever reason, is a life-changing event. It can also be a traumatic one that leads to a loss of confidence and even depression. But Brandon Smith says a few simple things can help keep you moving and...

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WORKING: Underemployment

Joshua Stewart - Friday, August 17, 2012 - 3:17am

Consider this: 16.4 percent of Georgians were underemployed between the third quarter of 2011 and the second quarter of 2012. The U.S. Labor Department computes that rolling average every quarter, along with other...

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WORKING: Why Young College Grads Can't Find Work

Joshua Stewart - Monday, April 7, 2014 - 4:28am

About one in five young people in Georgia—ages 16 to 24—is out of work. For people in their early 20s, the numbers are even worse at close to 40 percent. Workplace and career expert Brandon Smith says part of that is a...

Georgia Fights to End Youth Unemployment

Jessica Forkel - Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 9:48am

Youth unemployment is consistantly reaching high levels. To help prepare students for good jobs in growth industries, a number of states have stepped up to the plate and in a few short years initiated intense system-...

Unemployment is expected to fall to 6% by the end of 2014.

The Nations Unemployment Rate is the Lowest Since 2008!

Jessica Forkel - Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 7:59am

The U.S. Labor Department announced that employers added 288,000 non-farm jobs in June which tops the census estimates of $215,000, and raising hopes for more increase in the second half of the year. In addition, the...

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10 Hardest Jobs to Fill & The Hot Careers in GA Now - 2020!

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 21, 2014 - 5:00am

The nations unemployment rate is the lowest it has ever been since 2008 at 6.1%. Still, even with this number decreasing, it is still an obstacle for many to find employment. The question, why? As I'm sure many...

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