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  • Labor Secretary News Release September 2014
    DOL Secretary Perez Comments on Jobs Report for September 2014
    Yesterday the US Department of Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez commented on Bureau or Labor Statistics (BLS), Employment Situation report that was just released. The report had the unemployment rate dropping to a record low of 5.9%. That is the...
  • BLS Employment Situation Summary
    Unemployment at Six Year Low
    Today the US Department of Labor, Bureau or Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Employment Situation Summary for unemployment data collected during September 2014. This month's Employment Summary report had upbeat economic news. Each month the...
  • October 2014 Line Report
    Strong Hiring Trend Expected to Continue Through October
    Yesterday the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) released the Leading Indicators for National Employment (LINE) with predictions of hiring to continue into October. Among the key finding is that Manufacturing Sector and Service Sector...
  • End of the month highlights: September 2014
    End of the month highlights: September 2014
    Here are some highlights from some exciting events that took place this September.PEREZ HILTON’S 10th ANNIVERSARY PARTYCELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF “PEREZ HILTON”Perez Hilton celebrated 10 years of his successful blogging career at...
  • Unemployment Claims See Slight Increase This Week
    Unemployment Claims See Slight Increase This Week
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL) released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending September 20, 2014. This weeks report has unemployment claims increasing. The weekly jobless claims...
  • Most babies are born in September
    More babies are born in September: Least number born on major holidays
    Were you born in September? Do you have a lot of family members and friends who have birthdays in September or late summer? Just over 4 million babies are born in the United States each year. According to an analysis of birth data from the federal...
  • AARP Virtual Career Fair Coming September 23rd
    AARP Hosts Real Possibilities Virtual Career Fair September 23rd
    AARP will be hosting a free online Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 from 10 AM to 7 PM (Eastern). AARP is committed to putting people over 50 to work and has lined up numerous employers for this job fair. The Virtual Career Fair...
  • Weekly Jobless Claims News Release For September 18, 2014
    Weekly Jobless Claims News Release For September 18, 2014
    Today the United States Department of Labor (DOL), released their advance News Release on Unemployment Insurance Weekly Claims for the week ending September 13, 2014. This weeks report has unemployment claims decreasing. The weekly jobless claims...
  • A shade of autumn
    Greater Philadelphia: Autumn events wow, woo and scare
    Autumn events begin a bit early offering spicy scents, fall colors, and seasonal light fright for children and adults. Whatever your sense of autumn, be ready to take it all in. Vibrant foliage, mind-bending mazes, spicy scents, spooky masks, alas...
  • John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge: September observations
    John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge: September observations
    A visit to John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge in September offers unique observation, as well as, fishing, and biking opportunities, while the weather is fine. Whether you fish, or just like to watch those who are experts at the sport, John Heinz...
  • Philadelphia Zoo: Four reasons to go in September
    Philadelphia Zoo: Four reasons to go in September
    September is an ideal month to visit the Philadelphia Zoo as it offers the best features of two seasons. There is longer daylight and often warmer temperatures than October, and it is certainly quieter than mid-summer, hence shorter waiting lines....
  • September 2014 LINE Report
    Human Resources Predict Hiring Trend in September
    Earlier this week the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) released the Leading Indicators for National Employment (LINE) with predictions of hiring rates in September. Among the key finding is that Manufacturing Sector is expected to...
  • Sickle Cell Awareness Month
    September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month
    Sickle cell disease is an inherited disorder that causes the red blood cells to be abnormally shaped and get stuck inside the blood vessels, which makes it difficult to deliver oxygen throughout the body. This causes intense pain and can lead to...
  • So curious cat
    Greater Philadelphia: Four events for animal lovers
    There are four events, this second weekend of September, that will unite pet owners and animal lovers alike. Don your boots and favorite jeans. These are not the type of events for wearing your fancy garb. Rather, be prepared for some dirt, dust,...
  • Migrating Flock
    Top 5 September birding festivals in 2014
    There might only be hints of fall in the air – a chilly morning, leaves just starting to turn color, pumpkins ripening in the garden – but fall migration is already underway, and there are many great birding festivals that take...