Mayor Bloomberg can toot his horn a little more today. Unemployment levels reached a five-year low in New York City, down to 5.3%. Bloomberg claimed that more than 106,000 people found a job in the past year and that the number of unemployed continues to fall. No news on what kind of jobs were created exactly.
If you're looking for a job this summer, like to spend time outdoors, and are a good swimmer, the city is looking for part-time lifeguards. How is finding a job out there? Gothamist has talked to people in some industries and we've heard that everyone is hired - even the unqualified people. Could everything be set up for another crash like in 2000?