In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 photo, John Ferri of Combined Insurance talks to Samantha Ellis, of Ellenville, N.Y., during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel, in Colonie, N.Y. According

 

              In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 photo, John Ferri of Combined Insurance talks to Samantha Ellis, of Ellenville, N.Y., during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel, in Colonie, N.Y. According
In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 photo, John Ferri of Combined Insurance talks to Samantha Ellis, of Ellenville, N.Y., during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel, in Colonie, N.Y. According to government reports released Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, the U.S. economy added 171,000 jobs in October, and the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.9 percent. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)