WASHINGTON DC – MAR 30, 2014
The Federal Reserve Board today announced in a statement, data shows “that growth in economic activity has picked up recently.” The central bank also said the labor market “showed further improvement” and consumer spending “appears to be rising more quickly.”
APR 4, 2015 - Fox News Sunday
Fred Smith indicates FedEx sees a GDP in the 2.5% range for 2014 and approximately a 3.5% for 2015.
APR 5, 2015 - Institute for Supply Management
The non-manfuacturing index:
Rose from 53.1% to 55.2% in April beating 54.2% forecast
The new orders barometer rose from 53.4% to 58.2% in April
The business activity/production barometer rose from 53.4% to 60.9% for April
Values above 50% reflect an economic expansion which supports job creation
While quarterly performance was a dismal 0.1% versus 2.5% in the preceding quarter, other economic numbers have turned around in mid-March including increased factory orders, growing inventories in stores and durable goods orders ... all indications of improvement.
These are encouraging words for those seeking employment who prepared targeted resumes for submission. This may be the long awaited signal to bolster employer confidence to expand hiring plans this Spring and Summer. The concern is with so many submissions deemed unqualified or lacking in preparation, will many of those seeking jobs actually be looked at?
QUESTIONS JOB SEEKERS MUST ASK THEMSELVES:
If you are uncertain, have questions or concerns April 10th needs to be marked on your calendar to ask questions and get ideas. Bring your questions, Resume, Business Cards and anything else you think may be good including a determination to win. Let's take a "top down" look at where attendees are at and how to raise it up to the next level.
At Second Saturday on May 10th, we will talk about these and items of attendee interest to help position people for success and not just hoping to eventually beat the odds against you if you have not prepared yourself and your job search for success.
Discover how not to let your cookie crumble.
Time, Place, Maps and Directions to the NEW Room
Second Saturday – May 10, 2014
9:00 AM (sharp) to Noon
Hope Church - Room 224 - 8500 Walnut Grove - Cordova, TN
See DIRECTIONS TO THE ROOM below.
Map to Hope Church: http://HopePres.com/
Map of Hope Church: http://HopePres.com/buildingmap
DIRECTIONS TO THE ROOM:
· Use the parking lot in the southwest area of the Church facing Walnut Grove in the
vicinity of Entrance 1 (area facing Walnut Grove and near the Power Lines)
· Enter the Church using the doors on the RIGHT side of Entrance 1 (see illustration below)
· Upon entry make two quick RIGHT turns where you will see stairs to the second floor
· At the top of the stairs, turn RIGHT and go through the double doors. Enter the first
door on your RIGHT. Walk down the hallway. Room 224 is the second door on your LEFT.
Image Credits: Hope Church and Mike Zurkammer