The Contract Series: Part 2 – Reviewing the Terms

You’ve been offered a contract. In many cases, the initial contract is a standard document with some wiggle room. Remember, you’ll have to live with the conditions of this contract for a long time, so it is essential to understand the offer in its entirety. Start by reviewing the general terms of the agreement. You…

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The Contract Series: Part 1 – Preparing For Negotiations

 You’re in discussions with an employer for a position that looks like a great fit, and it looks like you’ll be offered a contract. However, one of the most critical aspects of the contract negotiation starts before an agreement is even tendered. Here are some important aspects to consider early on in the job search,…

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Employment Situation Report – March 2021


Summary of the Bureau of Labor Statistics Monthly Employment Situation Report The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) today reported total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 916,000 in March, significantly above consensus estimates. Unemployment rate fell to 6.0 percent, down considerably from its April 2020 high of 14.7 percent. Job growth was widespread, led by…

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