Robert A. Rosmarin of New Rochelle waits for the Manhattan bound Metro-North train at the New Rochelle train station on Dec. 29, 2010. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News)
Editor’s Note: Robert A. Rosmarin of New Rochelle is one of six bloggers working with The Journal News and LoHud.com as part of our Jobless Recovery series. The 12-part series examines the job market and the impact unemployment has had on the Lower Hudson Valley. As the region climbs out of the recession, some sectors and businesses are expected to grow. Read more at LoHud.com/joblessrecovery.
It has been three weeks since I was featured in The Journal News’ first Jobless Recovery article. It’s been slow with not much activity. I was able to pick up where I left off on my unemployment benefits. Though it’s not equal to what I was making previously, every little bit helps. I have been applying for jobs found on indeed.com. This is one of the many websites the unemployment office advises everyone to check out. On average for every ten jobs I applied for, I had two calls from employment agencies. My resume was being submitted but no word back for an interview.
This was a slow week for me as I have been taking care of my 11-month old twin boys Chance and Chase. They will be turning one on the Jan. 27. Happy birthday, my little men!
I have been looking into enrolling in online business courses. It’s a pain as these schools ask for so much information. This week I’m going up to the One Stop office and see what they currently have. Other than that there’s not much else. Keep your head up and hopefully something will come up.
About the writer
Robert A. Rosmarin of New Rochelle has had several jobs as a price analyst on Wall Street despite never having gone to college. He was laid off last year from AllianceBernstein and then got a temporary job that expired on New Year’s Eve.