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Renewable energy requirement creates jobs, Berkeley study says - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 8:20pm

Los Angeles Times

Renewable energy requirement creates jobs, Berkeley study says
Los Angeles Times
As lawmakers consider new measures to combat climate change, researchers at UC Berkeley released a study saying stronger renewable energy requirements would lead to new jobs. California law requires the state to get 33% of its electricity from ...

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Traders gear up for volatility, big jobs Friday - CNBC

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 6:05pm

CNBC

Traders gear up for volatility, big jobs Friday
CNBC
Traders emerging from one of the most turbulent weeks for stocks in history will likely need to brace for more volatility as the Street gears up for next week's jobs report. While stocks Friday traded within a relatively tight range and ended just ...

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New Everest University owner finding jobs, cutting costs for students - Sun Sentinel

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 5:16pm

Sun Sentinel

New Everest University owner finding jobs, cutting costs for students
Sun Sentinel
The new owner of Everest University is emphasizing job placement. In the photo, students head out after classes at Everest. The new owner of Everest University is emphasizing job placement. In the photo, students head out after classes at Everest ...

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All Eyes on August Jobs, Fed Speak Next Week - Fox Business

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 5:04pm

Fox Business

All Eyes on August Jobs, Fed Speak Next Week
Fox Business
The August jobs report will be the highlight of next week's economic calendar as investors and Federal Reserve policy makers look for sustained strength in U.S. labor markets. Due out Friday, the labor report will undoubtedly play a key role in helping ...

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Seeking diversity, Twitter plans to boost female employment by one percentage ... - Los Angeles Times

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 4:50pm

Los Angeles Times

Seeking diversity, Twitter plans to boost female employment by one percentage ...
Los Angeles Times
Twitter committed itself Friday to boosting the share of female employees at the company to 35% from 34% by next year. In a global workforce of 4,100, that's 41 more women. Underrepresented ethnic groups -- mostly, blacks and Latinos -- make up 8% of ...

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Director Alex Gibney Compares Steve Jobs to James Brown - Variety

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 4:19pm

Variety

Director Alex Gibney Compares Steve Jobs to James Brown
Variety
“He was a little bit like James Brown in the sense that he was a great performer, but also a pretty good band leader,” Gibney said Thursday at an intimate screening of the film at New York's Crosby Street Hotel. “He understood that he had to have a lot ...
In Jobs film, Alex Gibney takes hard look at Apple iconBoston Globe
Documentary underlines Jobs' contradictionsSFGate
Director of New Steve Jobs Documentary Gave a Q&A at Film's NYC PremiereObserver
Grand Forks Herald -Village Voice
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Don't Apply For Jobs Online -- Here's Why Not - Forbes

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 2:26pm

Don't Apply For Jobs Online -- Here's Why Not
Forbes
They say that people who work in restaurants are very careful about eating out. They know what goes on behind the scenes. I worked in a huge banquet restaurant during high school and I saw things that would make you decide never to eat in a restaurant ...

Record numbers of vets getting jobs in government, but many quit - Stars and Stripes

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 1:42pm

Stars and Stripes

Record numbers of vets getting jobs in government, but many quit
Stars and Stripes
Participants listen as First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks during a nurses event at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pa., April 11, 2012. White House. The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five ...
Record numbers of veterans are getting jobs in the government — but a lot of ...Washington Post (blog)

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Why Are There Any Jobs Still Left? - Reason (blog)

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 1:10pm

Reason (blog)

Why Are There Any Jobs Still Left?
Reason (blog)
TechUnemployment ieetAfter two centuries of relentless automation, why are there more jobs than ever? Certainly, tens of millions of jobs have been lost. Whatever happened to the myriads of hostlers, blacksmiths, coopers, sucksmiths, millers ...

Why Are There Any Jobs Still Left? - Reason (blog)

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 1:10pm

Reason (blog)

Why Are There Any Jobs Still Left?
Reason (blog)
TechUnemployment ieetAfter two centuries of relentless automation, why are there more jobs than ever? Certainly, tens of millions of jobs have been lost. Whatever happened to the myriads of hostlers, blacksmiths, coopers, sucksmiths, millers ...

CVS slashes 232 Omnicare jobs - Cincinnati.com

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 11:58am

Cincinnati.com

CVS slashes 232 Omnicare jobs
Cincinnati.com
Omnicare this fall will lay off 232 workers, or 40 percent of its Downtown payroll. The move was announced a week after new owner CVS Health Corp. took control of the pharmacy services provider. CVS Health officials say more job cuts could follow in ...

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How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth - Entrepreneur

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 11:03am

Entrepreneur

How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth
Entrepreneur
If you use temporary workers, contractors or operate a franchise, the cost of doing business -- and your liability -- has just risen. On partisan lines, the National Labor Relations Board this week changed the way it defines a joint employer ...
Controversial NLRB Ruling Could End Contract Employment As We Know ItForbes
NLRB expands joint employment; client is temps' employer in union caseStaffing Industry Analysts
NRLB Issues New Rules on Joint EmploymentJD Supra (press release)

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The 25 Most Promising Jobs for Millennials - TIME

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 9:55am

TIME

The 25 Most Promising Jobs for Millennials
TIME
If my group of early twentysomething peers is any indication, there should be a man or woman in academic regalia at the end of every college graduation ceremony whose sole job is to say, “Cue the existential crisis.” Gone are the constant, at-your ...
The 20 Best Jobs Millennials Can Land Right NowNextShark

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The 20 highest-paying jobs you can do from home - Business Insider

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 9:37am

Business Insider

The 20 highest-paying jobs you can do from home
Business Insider
woman laptop home Flickr / Luke RedmondTurns out freelancers with the right skills can earn a great living from the comfort of their homes. Thanks to technology, our overwhelming desire for better work-life balance, or a need for extra cash ...

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Employment levels on upswing in Southeast Michigan - Crain's Detroit Business

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 9:15am

Employment levels on upswing in Southeast Michigan
Crain's Detroit Business
Southeast Michigan employment levels were on the upswing during the first two quarters of this year, and the forecast for the third quarter is even rosier, said Colby Spencer Cesaro, director of research for the Detroit-based Workforce Intelligence ...
WIN Report: SE Michigan employment gains continued through 2nd quarterThe Oakland Press

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Record numbers of veterans are getting jobs in the government — but a lot of ... - Washington Post (blog)

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 8:40am

Record numbers of veterans are getting jobs in the government — but a lot of ...
Washington Post (blog)
The share of federal jobs going to veterans is at its highest level in five years, new data shows, with former service members comprising almost half of full-time hires in the last fiscal year. One in three people in government is now a veteran, proof ...

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IT employment surges by 70500 jobs, unemployment dips to 3.4 percent: CompTIA - TechRepublic

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 8:38am

IT employment surges by 70500 jobs, unemployment dips to 3.4 percent: CompTIA
TechRepublic
CompTIA looked at IT job growth in the first quarter in 2015, the drivers affecting it, and what it means for attracting tech talent. It offered good news for IT workers. By Erin Carson | August 28, 2015, 6:30 AM PST. RSS. Comments; Save; Facebook ...

Air Force close to decisions on standards for elite combat jobs, female ... - Washington Post

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 7:06am

Air Force close to decisions on standards for elite combat jobs, female ...
Washington Post
The Air Force is close to deciding how it will alter the physical requirements for its most grueling combat jobs at the same time that it considers how to integrate women into them, Air Force officials said. The work comes following a landmark January ...

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Millennials will move, take less money for IT jobs - CIO

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 7:05am

CIO

Millennials will move, take less money for IT jobs
CIO
A new survey suggests millennials seeking IT jobs are willing to accept less money and relocate in exchange for positions they're passionate about, but they also aren't afraid to quickly move on if they are dissatisfied with current employers.

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Lansing region loses 1100 jobs in July - Lansing State Journal

Employment News - August 28, 2015 - 7:03am

Lansing region loses 1100 jobs in July
Lansing State Journal
LANSING – Unemployment in the Lansing region ticked up 0.1 percentage point to 5.1 percent in July. That translates to 1,100 jobs lost in the Lansing-East Lansing metropolitan region, which includes, Ingham, Eaton and Clinton counties, according to the ...

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