Flash Mob Brings Some Sunshine Into Spanish Unemployment Office
Last week, orchestra members staged an impromptu flash mob at an unemployment office in Spain's capital. One by one, they stood up in a busy waiting room — with an oboe, a clarinet, a bassoon, a couple of violins and a flute — and busted out the …
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Unemployment office closures push job-seekers online
The Great Recession was marked by long lines in crowded unemployment offices. Now, as the downturn slowly ends, the Illinois Department of Employment Security plans to send many of those still in line out the door and toward their computers. Last week …
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