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August 2015

The Real Unemployment Numbers and Why I’m Not Counted

The Real Unemployment Numbers and Why I’m Not Counted As a Daily Work job seeker, I was pleased to hear that unemployment rate in the state of Minnesota is one of the lowest in the nation. I wondered if this means that everyone who lost their jobs is now returning to work and there is a happy ending to this story. Sadly, I know so many people who are still really struggling. So, I did my research and I wasn’t surprised to learn that there are a number of factors that do not reflect the real number of unemployed people …
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How Do You Pay it Forward?

How Do You Pay it Forward?  Powerful things happen when a group of people come together to make a difference. We might not change the world instantly, but little things add up to make a big difference in the lives of others. The great humanitarian Mahatma Gandhi once said: “We should be the change we want to see in the world.” It’s important to set examples for the younger generation to follow. When we “pay it forward,” others look at the work we do, they see the positive impact we have on others, and they can be motivated to be …
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