Monthly Archives: July 2009

New York State Unemployment

The job outlook in New York keeps going from bad to worse. The spectacular crash of Wall Street and the investment banks and law firms has devastated many lives and really weakened the overall NY economy. Continue reading

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Unemployment Fraud

If you’ve just lost your job, you’ve got so much to worry about – you certainly don’t need the added burden of getting taken by a scammer. Continue reading

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Michigan Unemployment

The employment situation in Michigan keeps going from bad to worse. The auto industry has been on decline for many years, but it is really on the ropes now. Thankfully, with the bailout money from the federal government and bankruptcy restructuring, hopefully this great industry will emerge stronger than ever. The highest rate in the nation, with the Michigan unemployment rate at 15.2% in June 2009. Continue reading

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Job Search Sites

These job search engines will help you focus in on just the kinds of jobs you’re looking for, and selectively submit your resume to the companies and jobs that best fit what you’re looking for, as well as your resume. Continue reading

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Pay My Bills?

One of the first things that crosses your mind is: How will I pay my bills?

You need to be keenly aware of the gap between your layoff and when you will receive your first unemployment check. Continue reading

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Unemployment Office

Are you having trouble finding your local unemployment office? Just check out our A-Z list of state unemployment websites, choose your state, and look up your town or city. Be sure to check out the rest of our articles for … Continue reading

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California Unemployment

It seems like the situation in California keeps going from bad to worse.  Starting with the housing and real estate crisis, the state budget is now in shambles.  While the legislature has passed a budget to get money flowing, California … Continue reading

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Cash For Clunkers

The government has passed a new law to help people replace their old gas guzzler of a car with a newer, more fuel efficient model. The program, called Cash For Clunkers, gives new car buyers up to $4,500 towards the purchase of a new car that is more fuel efficient. … If you’ve been recently laid off and you already have a car, it is best to focus on your job search and saving money as opposed to buying a new car. Continue reading

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Did You Get Laid Off?

Did you just get laid off? Did you just find out that you’re being laid off? Not sure what to do?   Feeling overwhelmed? I certainly understand, because I’ve been there too.  In fact that’s why I started this site: … Continue reading

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