Mike: Wednesday started out quiet and remained that way. This has to be the quietest weekday for layoff announcements in a couple of months. If this is a trend, it’s a trend we can all live with. – Mike: The fine people at The 405 Club (http://www.the405club.com/) are running their first major event on March […]

Continue reading about March 18 – Road Home cuts 516 in La. – Fujitsu cuts 2,000 jobs in RP – U.S. mortgage applications rise – AIG chief to defend bonuses before Congress today

Mike: Good day to all. Tuesday is shaping up as a busy day in the layoff announcements department. Today we can also see the state of retail sales Store Sales and Housing Starts. Mike: As you can see from the stories below, there is little reason to not understand why a university education now costs […]

Continue reading about March 17 – Clemson administrators defend pay hikes amid cutbacks – Caterpillar dumps another 2,454 – UTC: 2,000 To 3,000 Conn. Jobs At Risk – 1,700 more done at Nokia – Dana to cut 800 more jobs – New-home construction rises sharply – Layoffs Coming To MySpace?

Mike: I hope you all had an enjoyable weekend. A couple economic reports are do this day that will show the health of the economy and will indicate if the job market is likely to improve in the near-term. The Empire State Mfg Survey: New York Manufacturing Index Slumped to Record Low and Industrial Production: […]

Continue reading about March 16 – Companies twist reporting requirements to keep layoffs quiet – UBS cutting 5,000 management jobs – Bluegreen dumps about 3,000 – Baker Hughes chops another 1,500 – 860 IT jobs gone at Kaiser – New Brunswick to exit 700