Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Unemployment Rates in Maryland

Maryland's unemployment rate rose to four percent in May, the highest it has been in two-and-a-half years, but still below the national rate. Unemployment was 3.6 percent in April. Meanwhile, the federal government reported Friday June 21, 2008 that unemployment rose nationwide to 5.5 percent, up from five in April.
Maryland employers added 1,100 jobs in May, but that wasn't enough to offset the more than 13,000 people who entered the job market.

Meanwhile, the unemployment rates are getting higher each day with employers cutting cost and laying off employees. The Employment Guide is here to help, just simply click on the link http://www.employmentguide.com and start clicking away towards a new career today.

Check out the unemployment stats through out the state of Maryland.

County April 2008
Allegany County 4.8
Anne Arundel County 3.0
Baltimore City 5.4
Baltimore County 3.5
Calvert County 2.8
Caroline County 4.5
Carroll County 2.9
Cecil County 4.2
Charles County 2.9
Dorchester County 6.1
Frederick County 2.9
Garrett County 4.0
Harford County 3.3
Howard County 2.4
Kent County 3.8
Montgomery County 2.5
Prince George's County 3.7
Queen Annes County 3.3
Saint Marys County 2.9
Somerset County 5.4
Talbot County 3.4
Washington County 4.6
Wicomico County 4.2
Worcester County 7.0

The economy may be slowing up a bit but the job opportunities keeps growing and the recruiters are looking for the next qualified candidate.

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