Is it getting better out there? Are more people finding steady, good paying gigs? Is it possibly time to sideline the bath salt running and return to a 9 to 5 you can tell your mom about? If you've been plugged into the local news cycle over the last 24 hours, you might have gotten wind of some reasons to be sanguine about the job market. Some 800 or so reasons.
Recent statistics put the unemployment number in Cuyahoga County at 7.4 percent, which actually gives us a leg up on the state (9 percent) and the US of A (8.6 percent . . . maybe). Perhaps further putting us ahead of the national trend: over the last week, a number of open positions have been announced in Northeast Ohio.