Jobless rate rockets to 14-year high; here’s how EMSI can help

Published on Nov 7, 2008

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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The Labor Department announced today that the nation’s unemployment rate hit a 14-year high in October at 6.5 percent, accounting for 240,000 lost jobs. More details can be found here and here.

This news is no doubt grim, but EMSI offers a range of services to assist workforce, economic and education professionals locate new areas of work for job-seekers. You can read more about those services in this article: EMSI announces customized solutions for areas facing layoffs.

If your economy is facing the challenging situation of dealing with recent layoffs and needs information to better understand the effects of the changes and how workers can transition into promising career areas, contact us to learn more on how we can help.