We are Ray and Kelli, counselors at City. Comic-Con: Write for the Entertainment Industry. Pay off 68K in debt. Good samaritan gets rewarded. Donating blood to save babies. Job security. Teen gets into 20 colleges. Yolanda Renee King. Moments from March for Our Lives. Protest. Parkland Students Rally Against Gun Violence. Scholarships: fastweb.com. Waitress wins scholarship for kindness. Generation Z and guns. Dignity. 14 acts of kindness. Best jobs for 2018.

The veterans page: Veterans Day. A surprised 8-year-old. Honoring heroic dog. Honorably discharged veterans shop tax-free. Forever GI Bill. Father takes care of 4 children. Integrate Marine Training? Robotic legs. Costs of war. Saluting a fallen soldier. 300K Lotto winner. Vets and painkillers. Vet resources. Grandmother of veteran's family deported. Housing the homeless. Veteran finds healing through adopting a cat. Wounded Marines help others.

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Saturday, May 19, 2012

Employment Rate/Temp Jobs

Okay, City's graduation took place on May 18, 2012, and some of the grads may be looking for work. What's it like out there? Are there jobs in San Diego? A bit of good news -- according to a recent article, San Diego County's unemployment rate dropped to 8.7%, the lowest it's been in three years. San Diego employers added 2,600 jobs in April, and the state Economic Development Department indicated there have been 300,000 new jobs added in CA the last two years, so there may be hope for job seekers. Local Jobless Rate At 3-Year Low ran in the "U-T San Diego" on May 19, 2012. 

Also, "U-T" writer Jonathan Horn advises job seekers to consider temp work because the country has added 21,000 temp jobs in April and 744,000 temp workers since 2009. Lynn Reaser, chief economist at Point Loma Nazarene, conveys why this is such a growing field of employment: "Hiring an employee represents a significant investment, and many smaller firms in particular at this point are still reluctant to take on that investment." Read Temp Jobs Growing As Economy Rebounds to get insights on temp work in San Diego. The article appeared on the "U-T" website on May 18, 2012.

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