October 17, 2011

Scrambling To Get By

There’s nothing like a recession to teach you resilience. Who knew you could cook an egg so many ways, much less raise your own chickens in the city? For better or worse, this economy is forcing people to reach deep in order to make ends meet. When it comes to balancing one’s budget, there are […]

October 15, 2011

Being Productive When Unemployed

Unemployment stinks! Losing your job doesn’t mean you have to spend your days sitting on the couch, though. According to a recent article at Business Insider, there are a number of ways to make the most of being unemployed. These include: Changing your Attitude Staying Busy with Hobbies and Volunteer Work Asking for Help Avoiding […]

September 23, 2011

Transportation Jobs Coming to Los Angeles

Yesterday, Los Angeles County officials approved a plan which will create thousands of new transportation jobs using a voter-approved tax. If you’re looking to find a transportation job, they’ll be giving special hiring consideration to applicants living in areas of high unemployment. Says LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, “We are demonstrating that we are serious […]

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