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The Geography of a Recession by LaToya Egwuekwe

According to the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 28 million people currently unemployed -- that's including those involuntarily working part-time and those who want a job, but have given up on trying to find one. In the face of the worst economic upheaval since the Great Depression, millions of Americans are hurting. "The Decline: The Geography of a Recession," as created by labor writer LaToya Egwuekwe, serves as a vivid representation of just how much. Watch the deteriorating transformation of the U.S.

The Online Application Two Step Process

Here’s a not uncommon scenario on the Internet today: you spend several hours surfing the Web at a number of employment Websites; you search through hundreds of job postings in their job databases; and finally, you find what you’ve been looking for. There, right in front of you, is a posting for your dream job. So, what do you do? Send in your resume, right? Well, not exactly; if that were the sum of it, a lot more of us would be getting offers for the jobs we really want.

You see, applying for a job online is actually a two-step process:

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