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Fewer Layoffs Reported, While Unemployed Struggle to Re-Enter Job Market

If you're looking for evidence that the economy is solidifying people into one of two camps, look no further than the opening paragraphs of an AP piece on Yahoo! Finance today: "The U.S. labor force has been split into two groups: the relieved and the desperate. If you have a job, you can...

More Signs of Job Market and Economic Recovery

As I perused various news sources this one headline struck me as an interesting measure that the frozen economy is starting to thaw: "Plastic Surgery Rebounds as Economy Recovers." A promising sign of recovery is when people can once again afford to have nose jobs and tummy tucks. Not that...

New Law Grads Compete with Experienced Associates for Jobs

This headline from the Las Vegas Sun comes as no surprise to recent law grads, "Law School Graduates Face Flooded Job Market." The Nevada State Bar surveyed new attorneys who have been practicing for fewer than five years and found that base salaries have dropped dramatically since 2007 when...

Five Signs that the Economy is Improving

The planets seem to be aligning for a better economy. I know - in the past I have told people to ignore the numbers , because they are always changing and losing their meaning and only serve to stress people out. But it's hard to ignore new data coming out that will give people a reason to be happy...