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Five Ways Smart People Get Stuck In Lousy Jobs - Forbes

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Forbes

Five Ways Smart People Get Stuck In Lousy Jobs
Forbes
Smart and capable people get stuck in lousy jobs every day. Sometimes they make a deal with the devil because they feel they have no choice. Sometimes a reasonable job degrades while you're in the job and you may not notice the earth sliding under your ...

Verizon Workers to Return to Their Jobs on Wednesday - Wall Street Journal

3 hours 46 min ago

Wall Street Journal

Verizon Workers to Return to Their Jobs on Wednesday
Wall Street Journal
Two unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon workers were able to win concessions from the carrier in a new four-year contract, helping to end a nearly seven-week labor strike. Verizon Communications Inc. offered its unions a nearly 11% raise, a ...
The Latest: Verizon union says pact protects American jobsU.S. News & World Report
Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strikeReuters
Verizon workers to return to jobs as seven-week strike endsChristian Science Monitor
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Vancouver is enjoying a jobs boom, but young workers still can't afford housing - Toronto Star

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Toronto Star

Vancouver is enjoying a jobs boom, but young workers still can't afford housing
Toronto Star
Vancouver has been experiencing a jobs boom lately, but it's not doing anything to change the city's expensive cost of living. Kala Vilches, a clothing designer for FGL Sports in Calgary, says she had to move from Vancouver because the cost of living ...

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Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike - Reuters

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Reuters

Verizon, unions agree to pay raises, new jobs to end strike
Reuters
An agreement between Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) and unions potentially ending a nearly seven-week strike includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.
Verizon Workers to Return to Their Jobs on WednesdayWall Street Journal
Verizon union says pact protects American jobsKOLO
Verizon, Union Agree Pay Raises, New Jobs to End StrikeVoice of America
WABC-TV -Asbury Park Press
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Watson: What do 'women's jobs' actually pay? - Ottawa Citizen

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Ottawa Citizen

Watson: What do 'women's jobs' actually pay?
Ottawa Citizen
Are women (and men) self-selecting about the jobs they take and if so, what is it doing to the wage gap? Veronica Henri, Toronto Sun. Share Adjust Comment Print. The other day, I saw something I'd never seen before: an all-female work crew hauling ...

Obama calls for better healthcare, jobs for vets - The Hill (blog)

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The Hill (blog)

Obama calls for better healthcare, jobs for vets
The Hill (blog)
President Obama called for veterans to receive better healthcare and good-paying jobs during a Memorial Day speech at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. ADVERTISEMENT. “We have to be there not only when we need them ...

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More Jobs Not Coming Back -- Adidas And The Robot Shoe Making Factory - Forbes

6 hours 23 min ago

More Jobs Not Coming Back -- Adidas And The Robot Shoe Making Factory
Forbes
President Obama once asked Steve Jobs of Apple AAPL -0.06%, so, when are those jobs coming back: the answer was never. And Apple didn't in fact really ship any jobs overseas. The company had always had a small US manufacturing workforce simply ...

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In the midst of Vancouver job boom, young workers have trouble affording homes - MetroNews Canada

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MetroNews Canada

In the midst of Vancouver job boom, young workers have trouble affording homes
MetroNews Canada
Many young workers say salaries haven't kept up with the cost of living in one of Canada's priciest cities. Share on Facebook. Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print. Kala Vilches, a clothing designer for FGL Sports in Calgary, says ...

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Tech Jobs For Vets: Mobilizing The Movement - InformationWeek

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InformationWeek

Tech Jobs For Vets: Mobilizing The Movement
InformationWeek
Earlier this month, a two-pronged approach was made to increase tech jobs and technical training for veterans. 10 Best US Cities For Tech Jobs In 2016. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Veterans urged a Congressional economic opportunity ...

Standing committee raps DGR for drop in number of personnel provided employment after retirement - The Indian Express

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The Indian Express

Standing committee raps DGR for drop in number of personnel provided employment after retirement
The Indian Express
The standing committee on defence comprising members of both houses of parliament has come down hard on the Directorate General of Resettlement (DGR) for failing to provide adequate employment to retiring personnel, including officers, of the defence ...

Resume workshop, job fairs coming up in Muskegon County as employment grows - MLive.com

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MLive.com

Resume workshop, job fairs coming up in Muskegon County as employment grows
MLive.com
MUSKEGON, MI – Odds are in the favor of Muskegon-area job seekers during the summer months, if scheduled opportunities and state-released statistics are any guide. Here are some opportunities coming up: West Michigan Works! will hold a resume ...

Ride to Work program enables workers to get early, late shift jobs (Your letters) - Syracuse.com

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Syracuse.com

Ride to Work program enables workers to get early, late shift jobs (Your letters)
Syracuse.com
Bus riders at the Centro Transit Hub wait for the bus at dusk. Centro's limited hours of service prevent many job seekers from accepting jobs on the second and third shifts. (David Lassman | dlassman @syracuse.com). Print Email · Your Letters By Your ...

Jobs report could be key to Fed rate hike - USA TODAY

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USA TODAY

Jobs report could be key to Fed rate hike
USA TODAY
A jam-packed week of economic news features a jobs report that could tip the scales on whether the Federal Reserve raises interest rates at a mid-June meeting after standing pat since December. Also, look for reports on consumer confidence and spending ...

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Hopes and fears for jobs as Afghan cement factory reopens - Reuters

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Reuters

Hopes and fears for jobs as Afghan cement factory reopens
Reuters
JABAL SARAJ, Afghanistan After a break of 20 years, Afghanistan's first cement factory is once more clanking noisily in the countryside near Kabul as crushed-up limestone rocks rattle along a battered conveyor belt to the newly restored kiln. In an ...

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What to expect from the May jobs report - Bankrate.com

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Bankrate.com

What to expect from the May jobs report
Bankrate.com
We'll get a snapshot of the workforce this Friday when the Labor Department releases its May jobs report. Millions of newcomers typically enter the workforce this time of year, including recent college graduates and high school students who want a ...

Vancouver sees jobs boom, but young workers struggle to afford housing - CTV News

13 hours 2 min ago

CTV News

Vancouver sees jobs boom, but young workers struggle to afford housing
CTV News
VANCOUVER - Kala Vilches always knew she'd have to leave Vancouver if she wanted to buy a house. Three years ago, the fashion design graduate was working as a product developer at Lululemon, earning a good salary and living in what she calls "the ...

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Trump aide Lewandowski defends Martinez criticism, says focus should be jobs and economy - Fox News

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Fox News

Trump aide Lewandowski defends Martinez criticism, says focus should be jobs and economy
Fox News
Top Donald Trump aide Corey Lewandowski on Sunday defended Trump's recent criticism of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, a fellow Republican, and deflected a host of other complaints about Trump's presidential campaign, saying the real issues are ...

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Amazon to create 500 jobs in Dublin over two years - RTE.ie

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BBC News

Amazon to create 500 jobs in Dublin over two years
RTE.ie
The highly-skilled positions across a wide range of technical areas will be based in Dublin, and recruitment has already begun. Amazon already employs 1,700 people at a number of locations in Dublin and Cork. CLOSE X. Amazon anounces 500 jobs over ...
Amazon to create 500 jobs in Dublin by 2018BBC News
Online retailer Amazon to create 500 new jobs in DublinNewstalk 106-108 fm
Amazon creating 500 high-tech jobs in its Dublin hubIrish Times
Irish Independent -UTV Ireland -Irish Mirror
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Will the Rise of Robots Threaten Jobs? - Yahoo News

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Yahoo News

Will the Rise of Robots Threaten Jobs?
Yahoo News
Business Insider forecasted a loss of 7 million jobs to the robots by 2018, while the World Economic Forum predicts the same amount, but by 2020. Further, WEF expects that 2 million jobs will be recovered so as to support the robotic industry ...

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Teen employment declining, but not at Kennywood - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

May 29, 2016 - 11:03pm

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Teen employment declining, but not at Kennywood
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Aerial Dukes, 20, of Duquesne helps customers exit the Garfield's Nightmare ride May 20 at Kennywood Park in West Mifflin. By Daniel Moore / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. On a steamy Friday afternoon this month, busloads of schoolchildren emptied into ...