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US Chief Executives More Optomistic About Hiring

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chief executives for the largest U.S. companies are more optimistic about sales over the next six months and plan to add more workers.

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What States Have the Highest Unemployment Rates?

It’s not easy being unemployed or under-employed, but you are definitely not alone. Even with a highly positive new jobs report just out and the country apparently on an upswing, an unemployment rate of 7.7 percent means a lot of people still need jobs.

But that doesn’t mean the situation is hopeless for anyone. If you’re spent on looking for available jobs in your current locale because it seems like the well has dried, you could be right. Some states have higher unemployment rates than others, and you could be stuck living somewhere that’s not helping you. It might be time to relocate.

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Getting A Job In Amarillo Easier Than Most, Unemployment Down To 5%

Employment is not a huge problem for Amarilloans.

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Obama States In Press Conference That Time Is Running Out For Compromise On Payroll Tax Cut Bill & House Republicans Must Act

President Obama said in a press conference today that 'Time is running out' for Washington to pass the payroll tax cut and unemployment extension. With a bill ready to sign, the democrats and republicans can not find middle ground.

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Nationwide Insurance To Cut 64 Jobs In Amarillo Branch

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64 employees of the Amarillo call office for Nationwide Insurance received 60 day notices that their jobs are being 'phased out'. While they are being offe

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Unemployment Reaches 9.2 Again While Business Hiring Stalls

If you are trying to find a job in this "recovery", you are probably finding it a bit difficult. With only 18,000 net jobs created in June, this isn't even enough to keep up with population growth

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Unemployment Rate Passes 9.1% In United States

Although you wouldn't know it from the administrations press announcements and releases, but unemployment is rising. It has official passed 9 % again. With the election coming up and Obama's approval rating fluctuating, this could be a big hit to his campaign.

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Obama Has Meeting With California Tech Titans Over Jobs Numbers

California has a Unemployment Rate of 12.5 % and Obama is trying to rally some support by talking jobs with the titans of California Industry.

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