Job Numbers: What Really Matters

Job-related statistics can be misleading because there’s usually more to consider than a single number or percentage.  Plenty of numbers related to employment can be found, but many factors aren’t obvious to most job-seekers.  What matters – and what doesn’t- when it comes to employment statistics? What doesn’t matter:  job openings What really matters:  job Read More …

Should the Recession Influence Your Choice of Career?

With the constant reports of layoffs and rising unemployment, will more people choose secure occupations over more prestigious or exciting ones? I graduated high school shortly after the dot-com bust and, as a result, never considered a career in information technology.  High school and college students, as well as workers who have experienced layoffs, may Read More …