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Hong Kong university graduates 'not concerned for future'


HONG KONG – Hong Kong students are not concerned about getting jobs after graduation, Chief Student Career Advisor of the University of Hong Kong Josephine Chan said on Monday, although she urged them to improve their interpersonal and networking skills. 366 more words


The Law of Minimum Wages

I was cleaning up the files on my computer when I came across these two images.  They speak for themselves.

Well, which was it?  An increase of 140,000 jobs, or a decrease of between 100,000 and 1,000,000 jobs? 50 more words


Day 18, Networking and the Like

On Wednesday I went to a seminar for a professional organization and for the first time since I got laid off, I felt like my skills were important. 402 more words


Iowa Unemployment Rate Lower Than Last Month

IOWA  — The unemployment rate in Iowa has dropped to the ninth lowest in the country for this month.

The unemployment rate dropped to 3.2% for September, which is lower than 0.1% lower than August, despite 4,000 job losses in September. 31 more words


Surprise! Surprise!

Every day I ask myself, “What’s today?” I look at my phone and think to myself, ok it’s Saturday. But my days don’t mean anything anymore. 262 more words

Fallen Way Behind

Today I figured I’m about 10 years behind where I should be in regards to my income.

It’s entirely my fault. I graduated for University about 10 years ago, then moved to England for a couple of years where I was unemployed as the Global Financial Crisis hit. 496 more words