Tag Archives: Unemployment

Closing the Wealth Gap

Fight continues in promoting financial freedom for minorities

Even before the financial crisis hit Wall Street, the net worth of the average American…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Unemployment Rate Hits 8.5%

Companies shed 663,000 jobs in March

The nation’s unemployment rate soared to 8.5% in March, according to the Bureau of Labor…

By Renita Burns

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Obama Hosts Cyber Town Hall

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you so much. Well, it is great to see all…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The Cutting Edge: ‘Just in Case’ Recession Specials

Companies offer deals tailored to an uncertain job market

Yesterday, I blogged on recession-friendly deals companies are offering. But there’s more to the wave…

By Renita Burns

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Weekly Address: Homeownership

Yesterday, we learned that the economy lost another 651,000 jobs in the month of…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Day 46

The president signed a resolution to ensure that the government continued to be funded until…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Health Coverage After Job Loss

When Byron Wesson of Dayton, Ohio, lost his job
as a manufacturing engineer at Delphi…

By BLACK ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE

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Identifying Your Skill Set

What you should know first before looking for a new job

In the second of our three-part career survival guide, BlackEnterprise.com offers tips on identifying your…

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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How to Avoid Being Obsolete in These Turbulent Times

An executive recruiter gives advice on staying relevant

Career Survival Guide: Tools to assess your skills & tackle the job hunt.

By Kingsley Kanu Jr.

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Weekly Address: Compromise

Yesterday began with some devastating news with regard to our economic crisis. But I’m…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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The Cutting Edge: Lost Your Job? Find Out Who’s Hiring

Exhausting all options in a sour economy

If the horrid specter of a dismal job market has you feeling uneasy, or if…

By Renita Burns

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National Outsourcing Firm to Offer Free Job Advice

Hot lines help job seekers

To help job seekers improve their odds of success in this highly competitive employment market,…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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New Economic Policy Post Announced

Position created to help tackle rising unemployment

To combat the economic challenges facing America, President-elect Barack Obama’s administration has decided to take…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Jobs, Baby, Jobs

Sen. Barack Obama greets workers at a 3 p.m. shift change at the Chrysler machining…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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