The White House brightened its outlook on national unemployment, offering a forecast of 8.0 percent for 2012 and a drop to 7.7 percent for next year, according to an article by Reuters.
During its semi-annual budget review, the White House also stated that it expects the national gross domestic product to rise 2.3 percent this year and 2.7 percent next yearósubstantially less than the projections it made earlier in February of a 2.7 and 3.0 percent growth, respectively.
The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits increased last week, according to an article by CNN Money. This unfortunately indicates that there will be continued trouble for the U.S. labor market.
According to a report by the Labor Department, 386,000 people filed new jobless claims during the week of June 9, which is up 6,000 from the previous weekís figures.
These numbers have a direct correlation with the total number of layoffs in the nation,
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Teenagers seeking employment this summer are in luck: Due to the gradual improvement of the national job market, there should be less competition from older, more experienced job hunters, according to an article by Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.
Last year, teen employment gains during the summer months improved drastically after falling in 2010. The 960,000 teens hired in the summer of that year marked the lowest level of seasonal hiring since 1949. Currently, teen employment
Letís face it; job interviews can be extremely intimidating. Oftentimes, youíre so intent on giving the right replies and acting appropriately, that you forget to do one very important thing ó ask questions. It might not seem like that big of deal, but in reality, itís a great way to affirm that you absolutely want the job. Here are five questions that you should definitely plan to ask during your next job interview:
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