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Construction unemployment rates improve in 48 states

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

August not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates improved in 48 states and the nation on a year-over-year basis, according to analysis released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The national NSA construction unemployment rate of 5.1 percent was 1 percent lower than a year ago, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), producing… Read More →

Construction unemployment rises in January

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The U.S. construction industry’s unemployment rate rose to 8.5 percent in January, the highest level since March of 2015, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released Friday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). The unemployment rate across all industries shed a tenth of a percentage point and now sits at… Read More →

December construction unemployment rates improve

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Unusually mild weather in much of the country persisted in December, benefiting construction and reducing the size of the normal seasonal increase in construction unemployment rates. This was the warmest, or one of the warmest, Decembers on record for most cities in the eastern half of the country. Not seasonally adjusted (NSA) construction unemployment rates for the country… Read More →

Construction jobless rates improve in 37 states

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by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Not seasonally adjusted construction unemployment rates improved in 37 states for the month of November, Arizona being one of them going from 7.3 percent to 6.3 percent in November, according to a Associated Builders and Contractors report. Overall, Arizona ranked 24th nationally. The six states with the lowest construction unemployment rates in November were New Hampshire, Colorado,… Read More →

Your Next Job Offer May Include A Sign-On Bonus

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Despite it being a buyers’ market, employers say they are willing to pay sign-on bonuses to attract the right talent. A new WorldatWork study found that, despite budget cuts, a majority (54 percent) of (mostly large) U.S. employers are still offering sign-on bonuses to new employees, especially key new hires filling critical positions. A sign-on… Read More →

Top Inexpensive At-Home Career Ideas For 2011

Top Inexpensive At-Home Career Ideas For 2011
by in Lists | Small Biz | Workforce

As unemployment rates continues to rise people have turned to doing things themselves, including working for themselves. There are numerous opportunities to being your own boss and working from home. Below is a list of inexpensive at-home businesses that can be started up with minimal cost. Whether you will depend on this income or just… Read More →

Arizona’s Unemployment Rate in February Stays Steady at 9.6 Percent

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by in Economy

The state’s unemployment rate held steady in February at 9.6 percent for the fourth month in a row. The economy added 23,400 nonfarm jobs. The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) reports today that the job gains were predominantly seasonal and slightly lower than the historic average. Feb. ’11 Jan. ’11 Feb. ’10 United States 8.9% 9.0%… Read More →

The Economic Recovery Begins In 2009, But It Will Be Slow Going

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The national and state economies are expected to start feeling the effects of a recovery during the last quarter of 2009. However, the recovery over the next year will be slow, with unemployment continuing to rise and economic growth anemic at best. Meanwhile, the state’s expenditures are rising, even as revenue continues to fall, setting… Read More →