8:58 am November 6, 2009, by Henry Unger
Unemployment is rising more sharply than economists had predicted.
The unemployment rate hit 10.2 percent in October — the first time it climbed over 10 percent since 1983. Most economists were expecting the rate to come in at 9.9 percent.
Nearly 16 million people are officially unemployed, the Labor Department said today.
How are you faring in this worsening job market? If you’ve landed a job after being laid off, do you have any words of wisdom for those still out there?
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