Although positive signs for employment are beginning to appear in Nebraska, it clearly is not enough to change the impact, which Nebraska residents have felt during this downward spiral of the economy. There must be further increase to the economy before real change will make any positive changes to Nebraska residents. However, what changes did take place were in career sectors of Healthcare and Social Care by a raise of 28,651, the Educational sector raised 9,516, and lastly in the Executive area such as technical, scientific and professional grew 8,622. (Bauer, 2012) Surely, those areas will see growth but it does make matters difficult for job seekers who cannot obtain work in their career field.
An important point, Scott Hunzeker (2012) states in his report Mythbusting, “The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) data is incorrect because it only includes those receiving unemployment benefits.” (Hunzeker, 2012, p.9)
Lastly, small businesses are making a comeback with this down trodden economy. Although it is taking time for everyone to see it happen business owners are doing the best they can under the circumstances with their current employees and what can be provided with their daily operations. Job openings will slowly begin over time across the state of Nebraska. What could possibly help is to review the following list of Nebraska openings and expansions as it shows a various list for the month of March. (Liudahl, 2012, p.12) Please visit the PDF on the Nebraska government page for exact documentation. See below for further information.
Notation: The facts received to write this article were obtained within the most current monthly magazine from a Nebraska governmental website. The website can be viewed by clicking on any of the citations and it will take you directly to the PDF format.