Tag: "unemployed"

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Fed Yellen thoughts about long-term unemployed

Fed Yellen thoughts about long-term unemployed

Yellen Says Recovery in Labor Market Far From Complete Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen pledged to maintain her predecessor’s policies by scaling back stimulus in “measured steps” and signaled that the bar is high for a change in that plan. Only a “notable change in the outlook” for the economy would prompt policy makers to […]

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Young American Unemployment Risk

Young American Unemployment Risk

America’s 10 Million Unemployed Youth Spell Danger for Future Economic Growth Young Americans today are confronted by an unemployment crisis unlike any we have seen in recent times. To say that these Americans are having a difficult time entering today’s labor market is an understatement. As recent reports have documented, the unemployment crisis facing young […]

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Long-Term Unemployment Viewed By Hiring Companies As Worse Than A Criminal Record

Long Term Unemployment, Worse Than Criminal Record? 9-18-12

New Study: Long-Term Unemployment Viewed By Hiring Companies As Worse Than A Criminal Record A survey released today shows that people who have criminal records but are holding down a job have an easier time impressing hiring managers than do people who have been out of work for two years or more. The study is […]

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Call Center News 12/18/11

Pittsfield unemployed have second chance for jobs   PITTSFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Unemployed people in Pittsfield may get an early Christmas gift this year: a job. When the Global Contact Services call center in the Somerset Plaza in Pittsfield closed in October, over 60 people lost jobs. Now, they have a chance to get […]