Employment bounces, but still soft
EMPLOYMENT rose in June and unemployment stayed low, but the trend still appears to be too weak to support expectations of a near-term interest rate rise.
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Local reaction cautious to optimistic hiring numbers
A recent report on private sector hirings shows a cautious optimism chipping away at the June state unemployment rate of 9.1 percent.But local agencies and residents have mixed feelings that jobs are available. Kathleen Williams, business services representative at Workforce One of Butler County, said it’s a matter of persistence and self-promotion.
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The “real” reason for high unemployment
America has never experienced a “recovery” quite like this one. After the Great Depression, jobs came back much more quickly than they are right now.
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Nigeria: NDE to Train 389 Unemployed Youths in Kogi
In line with government’s efforts to reduce unemployment rate in the country, 389 youths are to be trained on skills acquisition by the Kogi State chapter of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).
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