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Everyone says follow your dreams, do what you love. My response is why? What if you dream of singing but you are tone deaf? You can’t make a career out of it cause no one will like you. 216 more words

Boys from the Blackstuff - 80s drama about the dole

At the time, this drama series from the BBC caused a major stir revealing the bleak horror of life on the dole for the long-term unemployed of Liverpool. 30 more words


Kansas unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in October

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Kansas says its unemployment rate dropped to 3.6 percent in October, but the state continued to see a decline in the number of non-farm jobs over the previous year. 97 more words


Unemployment rates hit record low in 13 states this year

By Reid Wilson

The Hill

Jobs are up and unemployment is down!

Thirteen states this year have seen their unemployment rates drop to the lowest levels ever recorded since the federal government began keeping track of state-level data more than fouty yeas ago. 260 more words

Philosophical Considerations on Employability: That Matrix of Person, Context, and Relationships in the World of Work.

Employability is Not…

  • a shopping list of knowledge, and cognitive and behavioural skills; or
  • the probability of getting a job; or
  • owned by government or industry.
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Guess what: Unemployment hurts you more than a job you hate

Many will say that they prefer to stay unemployed, rather than having one they hate. If we think of it, from the worker’s point of view, going to a place that became a nightmare for whatever reason (bad companions, activities that we do not like, and so on) is not good for anyone. 312 more words


Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Alabama, Hawaii and Texas last month, and dropped in nine other U.S. states.

Employers added jobs in nine states in October, and cut them in three, the Labor Department said Friday. 168 more words

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