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BLS Gives Update on State of Employment: Unemployment Rises Again

On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that the worst of job cuts may be over due to a productive first quarter and a lower number of people filing for unemployment. But US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) latest monthly report shows that we are not out of the woods yet.  ...

Retraining: Reevaluate Your Skill Set with Areas of Opportunity

Retraining.  It is soon to be the buzzword of this time.  We have to face it that some of the jobs that have been cut are not coming back.  During this downturn, many companies are having to figure out how to work differently and in turn may not go back to using as many resources as the...

Does a Green Company Mean a Satisfied Company?

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a list of the Top 50 companies who purchase the most green power today in the U.S. as part of the Green Power Partnership. These green power purchases help reduce the environmental impacts of electricity use and supp...

President and CEO Ratings Comparison

How Obama and his Predecessors Approval Ratings Compare to Top Rated CEOs

Did you know that on Obama's 100th day in office his approval rating was at 65% according to a Gallup poll reported by MSNBC? When compared to Presidents who held office throughout the past 40 years, Obama comes in second after Reagan, who marked his 100th day in office with a 68% approval...