The Economist used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to find the large metro areas in America that have gained the most since the Great Recession (as well as those that haven’t done so well). It turns out that Texas cities have experienced some of the most rapid employment growth of any places in America. Of the top 10 fastest growing cities, 4 are in Texas and one is just across the state’s northern border (Oklahoma City). The story is the same when you expand the lis
Veteran’s Day is a time to pay tribute to the many thousands of men and women who are currently serving or have served in the armed forces. These veterans and their families have made countless sacrifices to protect and defend our country.
If you search for jobs on CareerBuilder, Monster, and others popular websites, you’ll see that there are hundreds of thousands of job openings across the United States. Yet according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate is 7.9%, meaning that there are 12.3 million unemployed persons. Since there is both a supply of jobs and a ready demand for them, what are the reasons for such high unemployment?