Articles with the tag "unemployment rate"

Where the Jobs Are: Major Metro Areas

The nation’s unemployment rate is holding steady at 9.1 percent, but industry figures suggest optimism for the jobless seeking a position in healthcare. HealthLeadersMedia reports that one in five job openings is in the healthcare sector, with the largest numbers working in ambulatory services and hospitals. Occupational, physical and speech therapists are in high demand, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The Journal also reports that the best places to look for work include Washington, D.C., Boston, San Francisco Bay area, West…  continue »