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Comcast bringing 1100 call-center jobs to Tucson - azcentral.com

May 21, 2015 - 9:14pm

Arizona Daily Star

Comcast bringing 1100 call-center jobs to Tucson
azcentral.com
After some pretty dismal reviews, Comcast is taking aim at improving its customer service. It was just last month when the Nutter administration released results from a study showing more than a quart. Comcast call center comes to Tucson. Comcast's ...
Tucson scores 'big win' as Comcast adds 1100 jobs hereArizona Daily Star
Comcast Bringing More Than 1000 Jobs To TucsonKJZZ
Comcast announces 1125 new jobs in TucsonAZ Big Media

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Wisconsin's Walker misses jobs promise by about 121000 jobs - Chicago Tribune

May 21, 2015 - 4:17pm

Chicago Tribune

Wisconsin's Walker misses jobs promise by about 121000 jobs
Chicago Tribune
Gov. Scott Walker takes questions before his speech at the Wisconsin Republican Party convention on Saturday. Gov. Scott Walker takes questions before his speech at the Wisconsin Republican Party convention on Saturday. (Scott Bauer / AP). By Scott ...
Gov. Scott Walker delivered about half the jobs promised in first termMilwaukee Journal Sentinel
Scott Walker misses jobs campaign promise by about 121000 jobsMadison.com

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How Uber-type jobs are driving inequality, and what to do about it - Washington Post (blog)

May 21, 2015 - 1:52pm

Washington Post (blog)

How Uber-type jobs are driving inequality, and what to do about it
Washington Post (blog)
Whatever you call the new sector built on "platforms" that allow independent workers to find individual clients -- think Uber, AirBnb, Taskrabbit, etc. -- you'll probably acknowledge that it's got some drawbacks. While many of these app-based exchanges ...

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'Real Housewife' Tamra Judge has had 5 boob jobs - Fox News

May 21, 2015 - 1:04pm

Fox News

'Real Housewife' Tamra Judge has had 5 boob jobs
Fox News
"The Five" is a popular show on the Fox News Channel. It could also be the title of Tamra Judge's breast augmentation saga. "The Real Housewives of Orange County" star told People that since her 20s, she has had five different boob jobs. "It is what it ...
Tamra Judge Explains Basis for FIVE Boob JobsThe Hollywood Gossip

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NJ now has more jobs than anytime since October 2008 - NJ.com

May 21, 2015 - 11:36am

NJ.com

NJ now has more jobs than anytime since October 2008
NJ.com
New Jersey added more than 4,000 jobs in April, according to new federal data, with the largest employment gains posted in the the public sector and the construction industry. The data released on Thursday also revised jobs numbers for March, showing a ...
Mass. Adds 10100 Jobs In April; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 4.7 PercentWBUR
Minnesota added 7400 jobs in April, led by constructionMinneapolis Star Tribune
NJ added 4300 jobs, mainly government, in AprilNorthJersey.com
Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews -MinnPost -Minnesota Public Radio News
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John Sculley: Steve Jobs 'was never fired' from Apple - Business Insider

May 21, 2015 - 11:20am

Business Insider

John Sculley: Steve Jobs 'was never fired' from Apple
Business Insider
Steve Jobs openly talked about getting fired from Apple, calling it "devastating" and blaming John Sculley for it. In his famous 2005 commencement speech at Standford University, he said: We had just released our finest creation - the Macintosh - a ...
In A Little&Seen Early Apple Video, Jobs And Wozniak Talk About The ...Fast Company
Why Steve Jobs Never Forgave John Sculley for 'Firing' HimNextShark

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Steve Jobs urged students to follow their own beat - Cincinnati.com

May 21, 2015 - 11:12am

Cincinnati.com

Steve Jobs urged students to follow their own beat
Cincinnati.com
If you are the type who enjoys inspirational messages, graduation season is a favorite time of year. Young people in their robes and gowns, proudly celebrating their scholastic or vocational accomplishments, soaking up one last bit of sage advice from ...

Minnesota added 7400 jobs in April, led by construction - Minneapolis Star Tribune

May 21, 2015 - 10:25am

Rick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews

Minnesota added 7400 jobs in April, led by construction
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Minnesota employers added 7,400 jobs in April, the third straight month of solid gains, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. Construction added 6,600 jobs in April, leading all ...
Mass. Adds 10100 Jobs In April; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 4.7 PercentWBUR
Construction boost helps Minnesota add 7400 jobs in April; unemployment downRick Kupchella's BringMeTheNews
Minnesota unemployment rate drops to 3.7%; 7400 jobs added in AprilMinnPost
Minnesota Public Radio News -Springfield News-Leader -Boston Globe (subscription)
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Summer jobs to be more plentiful, many paying more than $15 hourly - Chicago Tribune

May 21, 2015 - 9:28am

Chicago Tribune

Summer jobs to be more plentiful, many paying more than $15 hourly
Chicago Tribune
Bobby Kuban, one of 20 to 25 lifeguards on duty at Bolingbrook Park District's Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park last summer. Bobby Kuban, one of 20 to 25 lifeguards on duty at Bolingbrook Park District's Pelican Harbor Aquatic Park last summer. (Chuck ...
More and better-paying jobs on tap for summer hiresCBS News
Fifty-three percent of employers offering summer jobs have openings that pay ...MarketWatch
Fifty-Three Percent of Employers Offering Summer Jobs Have Openings That ...Hotel News Resource (press release)

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In A Little&Seen Early Apple Video, Jobs And Wozniak Talk About The ... - Fast Company

May 21, 2015 - 9:25am

Fast Company

In A Little&Seen Early Apple Video, Jobs And Wozniak Talk About The ...
Fast Company
When the Mac was new, Apple's cofounders took a nostalgic look back at the Apple I and II. By Harry McCracken. By 2015 standards, 1984 might seem to fall rather early in the chronology of Apple Computer, Inc. But the company had already seen a lot of ...
John Sculley: Steve Jobs 'was never fired' from AppleBusiness Insider

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The 10 Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs In Sales Right Now - Forbes

May 21, 2015 - 9:00am

Forbes

The 10 Best- And Worst-Paying Jobs In Sales Right Now
Forbes
To determine the Best- And Worst-Paying Sales Jobs, Forbes consulted the most recent Occupational Employment and Wages data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), which reflects May 2013 salary and employment data, and zeroed in on ...

Seeking Sanity? 10 Surprising Work-From-Home Jobs - Money Talks News (blog)

May 21, 2015 - 8:56am

Money Talks News (blog)

Seeking Sanity? 10 Surprising Work-From-Home Jobs
Money Talks News (blog)
When Sara Minor wanted to boost the family side of her work-life balance, the 43-year-old mother of three teenagers traded her part-time commuter job for a full-time position – working from home. Her job as a human resources coordinator for Keeping ...

Mass. Adds 10100 Jobs In April; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 4.7 Percent - WBUR

May 21, 2015 - 8:44am

Minnesota Public Radio News

Mass. Adds 10100 Jobs In April; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 4.7 Percent
WBUR
BOSTON The Massachusetts economy gained an estimated 10,100 jobs in April, and the state unemployment rate ticked down 0.1 percentage point, to 4.7 percent, the state labor department reported Thursday. The jobless rate was last at 4.7 percent in ...
Minnesota added 7400 jobs in April, led by constructionMinneapolis Star Tribune
State adds 7400 jobs, unemployment rate drops to 3.7 percentMinnesota Public Radio News
Missouri loses jobs while unemployment increases slightlySpringfield News-Leader
Boston Globe (subscription) -MinnPost
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Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Kill Jobs, and Not Just for Drivers - Gizmodo

May 21, 2015 - 8:31am

Gizmodo

Self-Driving Trucks Are Going to Kill Jobs, and Not Just for Drivers
Gizmodo
The first road-legal autonomous truck made a splashy debut earlier this month. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is shiny and new, but it will not be good for everyone. Autonomous trucks will destroy jobs, Scott Santens points out at Medium, killing ...

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US economy tepid in early second quarter, but jobs market resilient - Reuters

May 21, 2015 - 7:38am

Reuters

US economy tepid in early second quarter, but jobs market resilient
Reuters
WASHINGTON The U.S. economy was on a modest growth path early in the second quarter with home resales falling in April and manufacturing activity on the backfoot in May, although the labor market continued to tighten. Growth is struggling to rebound ...
Jobless Claims Rise But Employment Trends Still Look FavorableNewsmax
US economy struggling to rebound but jobs market sturdyMalay Mail Online

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LA needs better than minimum-wage jobs - Los Angeles Times

May 21, 2015 - 7:02am

Los Angeles Times

LA needs better than minimum-wage jobs
Los Angeles Times
The City Council's decision Tuesday to raise the minimum wage to $15 in Los Angeles was hailed as a major step toward easing the strain of poverty among the city's low-wage workers. And it may well be. The state's current minimum wage of $9 an hour ...
To create jobs, replace minimum wage with minimum income policyKennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

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7.7 Million Renewable Energy Jobs Worldwide In 2014 - CleanTechnica

May 21, 2015 - 6:55am

CleanTechnica

7.7 Million Renewable Energy Jobs Worldwide In 2014
CleanTechnica
The global shift to a clean energy economy keeps accelerating, creating millions of green jobs for workers around the world, and showing once again that decarbonization and economic growth can go hand in hand. More than 7.7 million people were ...
IRENA publishes renewable energy jobs reportBiomass Magazine
Survey: Ohio home to 89000 clean-energy jobsColumbus Dispatch
Renewables jobs in EU drop, but rise worldwideEurActiv
SeeNews Renewables -edie.net
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The world's economic growth is on a knife edge because of booming inequality - Business Insider

May 21, 2015 - 6:16am

Business Insider

The world's economic growth is on a knife edge because of booming inequality
Business Insider
Tightrope GettyThe Tsisvov Funambulists Troupe perform during the 33rd International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo on January 15, 2009 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. Britain's "jobs miracle" may have pushed the employment rate to a record high but the ...
Temporary and part-time jobs surge promotes inequality, says OECDThe Guardian

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Top 5 US cities luring service jobs back home - CBS News

May 21, 2015 - 4:16am

CBS News

Top 5 US cities luring service jobs back home
CBS News
Large companies like Verizon (VZ) are involved in a growing trend to bring at least some portion of their global business services back to the U.S. The reason: American cities are becoming lower-cost places to do business, at least for certain types of ...

Summer jobs could pay more this year - WDIV Detroit

May 21, 2015 - 2:21am

CBS News

Summer jobs could pay more this year
WDIV Detroit
MILES HAVE FORMED OFF THE COAST, CLOSING MANY BEACHES FOR THE HOLIDAY WEEKEND. LOOKING FOR A BIGGER PAYOUT WITH YOUR SUMMER JOB? MOST EMPLOYERS WILL BE HIRING IN AT DOUBLE THE MINIMUM WAGE. Jason: ...
More and better-paying jobs on tap for summer hiresCBS News
Fifty-three percent of employers offering summer jobs have openings that pay ...MarketWatch

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