Author Archive: Casey Quinlan

Job Training Centers Not Ready to Tackle Structural Unemployment

Job Training Centers Not Ready to Tackle Structural Unemployment

by Casey Quinlan More than twelve million unemployed people now depend on local unemployment offices to help them retrain and get back to work, but these offices are often overwhelmed and ill-equipped to address the challenges the jobless...

 

Jobless Claims Likely to Remain Higher This Spring

  By Casey Quinlan After a few weeks of steady drops, jobless claims reached a two-month peak last week, signaling this week’s claims may be higher than in the past few weeks. The news of sharply rising jobless claims last week combined...

 

Unemployed Are Optimistic And Willing To Lower Expectations

Unemployed Are Optimistic And Willing To Lower Expectations

B y Casey Quinlan As unemployment becomes lower many unemployed people say they are optimistic that the economy will return back to normal. Though the unemployed may become more motivated to seek jobs, economic reports show that many of the...

 

Jobless Claims Rise But General Trend Remains Positive

    By Casey Quinlan Initial Jobless Claims rose this week but the general trend shows claims are consistently dropping and employers are beginning to hire again. After four straight weeks of drops in jobless claims, the number rose to...

 

Initial Jobless Claims Drop to 2008 Levels

Initial jobless claims have fallen to pre-financial meltdown levels. Economists say the return to 2008 jobless claim numbers signals a return to a stronger job market. The substantial drop in claims trails a positive jobs report in month of...