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Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Original post made on Mar 7, 2011

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 7, 2011, 10:48 AM

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Posted by Hank Snow
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 7, 2011 at 12:28 pm

This article doesn't say anything about the cause of the increase.


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Posted by Thom
a resident of Jackson Park
on Mar 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm

It's even higher than the records show considering those out there that no longer get unemployment benefits, but if you ask Washington they will tell you everything is working as intended.


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Posted by Know-It-All
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Mar 11, 2011 at 1:50 pm

According to SimplyHired.com, a Mountain View-based search engine for jobs, 37 percent of the 130,000 job openings in Silicon Valley are engineering positions. All types of positions in social media, mobile apps, and cloud computing are key job drivers.


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