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Employment Picture Remains Grim

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Nevada continued to lead the nation with the highest unemployment of any state, at 14.4 percent in September. Our labor market is also experiencing the highest unemployment rate in the history of Nevada.

Meanwhile, 50+ job seekers throughout the country are finding themselves unemployed for than their younger counterparts, with August figures showing that 50+ job seekers send an average of seven weeks plus additional time looking for work.

AARP Webinars Offer Tips to Improve Odds

Each quarter in 2010, AARP has offered webinars for 50+ job seekers to help you success in your job search. The webinars offer practical tools and resources tailored to the needs of 50+ workers. Three of the four webinars offered in 2010 are archived, with the presentation, audio and materials available online. Topics range from creating your own personal brand to better promote yourself to developing a network to connect to better job opportunities.

Register Online for December Webinar

The next live webinar will be on Wednesday, December 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. PT. Employment experts, Melanie Holmes with Manpower and Jason Alba, founder and CEO of will address hiring trends among employers new ways to network yourself into a job, what you need to do before you apply for jobs and common job search mistakes to avoid.  Register now.

Not available to join us? Visit the website later to watch the archived presentation.

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