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94,103,000 Americans Not in Labor Force

The number of Americans not in the labor force last month totaled 94,103,000 -- a slight improvement from the 94,446,000 not in the labor force in November--and the labor force participation rate increased a tenth of a point, with 62.6 percent of the civilian noninstitutional population either holding a job or actively seeking one.

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Tens of Thousands of Layoffs ---- since Dec. 1st


Layoffs since December 1st....


•  Gulfstream laying off 1,100 employees

•  Barclays Plans Further 20% Investment Bank Job Cuts

•   Anglo American Miner to shed 85,000 jobs

•   Morgan Stanley Cuts 1,200 Jobs

•   Rabobank to Eliminate 9,000 Jobs

•   DuPont to shed 5,000 jobs ahead of Dow merger

•   Shell Confirms 2,800 Job Cuts after BG Merger Clears

•    AOL Confirms Layoffs

•    National Oilwell Marco to Cut Another 900 Jobs

•    Morgan Stanley Plans 1,200 Job Cuts

•    Noble will lay off up to 130 Houston-area workers

•    Schlumberger to Cut More Jobs as Downturn Continues


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94,446,000 Americans NOT in Work Force!

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While the economy added 211,000 jobs in November, the number of Americans not participating in the work force exceeded 94 million for a fourth month in a row, according to Labor Department data released Friday.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 94,446,000 people (ages 16 and over) in the U.S. were neither employed nor had made an effort to find work in the prior four weeks during the month of October.

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American Banking & Market News: Math = CASH!!


The American Banking & Market News, along with a few other news sources, published an article I wrote about lucrative careers that require strong mathematical skills.  

You may find the full article here and here.  Thanks!

Jobs? What Jobs?

Record 94,031,000 Americans Not in Labor Force


A record 94,031,000 Americans were not in the American labor force last month -- 261,000 more than July -- and the labor force participation rate stayed stuck at 62.6 percent, a 38-year low, for a third straight month in August, the Labor Department reported on Friday, as the nation heads into the Labor Day weekend.

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PEHub's Jobs of the week: Goldman Sachs, Pimco, HarbourVest and Bainbridge are hiring




Some interesting jobs leads just in from the private equity newsletter PE HUB... 

Americans Not In The Labor Force Rise To Record 93,194,000



The number of Americans not in the labor force rose once again -  this time to 93,194K from 93,175K.  Hence the employment participation rate is 69.45% -- just above the lowest percentage since 1977.

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Chevron Phillips Chemical: 3,000 Jobs with Six-Figure Salaries


A representative from Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., told a crowded room of community college students that her employer needs to fill 3,000 positions in the coming years.  Startting salaries can top $100,000.

Please learn more in the Wall Street Journal.

Is this the new high-tech way to land a job interview?

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