Local Available Jobs Increasing

EUGENE, Ore. — All you job seekers out there may have a little bit of good news. The most recent jobs reports shows the U.S. workforce added 171,000 jobs in October. The national numbers are already out, but we’ll have to wait a few weeks to know our area’s exact numbers. But folks at WorkSource … Continue reading »

National Unemployment Rate Drops

WASHINGTON — The new jobs report was released Friday morning, and  the national unemployment rate dropped from 8.1 percent to 7.8 percent  last month, its lowest level since January 2009. America’s job market added 114,000 jobs in September. Additionally, 86,000 more Americans found jobs in July and August than had been previously reported. Secretary of … Continue reading »