Companies Hiring This Month: September

Everyone -- and I think I can safely say everyone -- is looking for signs of economic recovery and biting their nails in anticipation. Every time the Bureau of Labor Statistics releases new data or the Fed makes a move, we're wondering just what it means.

For the average American, all economic concerns can be boiled down to one question: "Can I get a job if I want one?" or "Will I lose the job I have?"