Despite rampant economic uncertainty, the prospects of finding a job will improve at a steady if unspectacular pace during the first three months of next year, both nationally and in Wisconsin, a new survey says.
Initial unemployment claims fell 19,000 to a seasonally adjusted 366,000 for the week ending Dec. 10, the U.S. Labor Department said Thursday.
The state's jobless rate for November was 9.8 percent, down from 10.6 percent in October, according to data released by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
Rate still higher than national rate, but Portland, Ore., economist Joe Cortright calls it "absolutely a good thing."
Technology companies are expected to increase their local workforce by 5 percent in the coming year, which could mean at least 28,000 new jobs.
Glassdoor, a website where current and former employees anonymously share an inside look at jobs and companies, has announced its fourth annual "Employees' Choice Awards for Best Places to Work." The Top 50 list is derived from surveying employees on Glassdoor.com.
No photographs of the new Viper, production was stopped in 2010, have been released, but Chrysler said it would come out as a 2013 model. The reopening would create 150 jobs.