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Looking for jobs during a struggling economy

Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 7:56pm

BATON ROUGE, La (FOX 44) — People looking for work here in Baton Rouge had a chance to pass their resumes along today. The job fair at the Best Western off of Corporate Boulevard feautured mainly sales positions at a mixture of state and national companies.

One job seeker, Emmitt Matthews, tells us staying positive is the key to finding that next job.

Louisiana's unemployment rate is currently less than eight percent, while the national rate is more than nine percent.


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