Job Hunting 101: Tips for experienced job seekers

There’s a lot of talk about how teens and young adults can’t find work. But what about people with years of experience who can’t get hired because they’re “overqualified”? Here are some tips on how to market yourself if you’re one of those experienced but overqualified job seekers.

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To be or not to be… confident? Consumers don’t know what to think

While President Obama’s economic approval rating has gone up in the past week, American consumers seemed to be somewhat less optimistic about the economy itself—well, some American consumers, anyway.

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Exhaustion of unemployment benefits lowers jobless rate? Huh?

As much as one quarter of the drop in the unemployment rate between October 2009 and January 2011 can be attributed to the exhaustion of extended unemployment insurance benefits, according to economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

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