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Construction jobs up in Atlanta - Atlanta Journal Constitution

1 hour 26 min ago

Construction jobs up in Atlanta
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Metro Atlanta was one of roughly half the metro areas in America that added construction jobs during the past year, according to an industry group. Between June of last year and this one, Atlanta added 4,500, according to analysis of federal data ...

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Millennials Now Have Jobs But Still Live With Their Parents - TIME

1 hour 48 min ago

TIME

Millennials Now Have Jobs But Still Live With Their Parents
TIME
Halfway through this decade and nearly seven years after the Great Recession, Millennials are bouncing back—sort of. In a new study released by Pew, researchers find that while Millennials—people who were born after 1981—are back to the pre ...

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Guest Column: Jobs program needs Somerville support - Wicked Local Somerville

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Guest Column: Jobs program needs Somerville support
Wicked Local Somerville
On June 22, the Board of Aldermen held a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal 2016 budget. Alderman Mark Niedergang introduced a resolution to provide at least $50,000 to the Somerville First Source Jobs Program through the budget, and community ...

Energy-Rich Metro Areas Lose Jobs in June - Wall Street Journal (blog)

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

Energy-Rich Metro Areas Lose Jobs in June
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The unemployment rate has surged in all but one of West Virginia's metropolitan areas, a sign of the hardship that the drop in the price of coal is having on mining regions. The state's unemployment rate grew to 7.2% last month from 6.5% in June of ...

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Louisville area labor market strongest in decade - The Courier-Journal

3 hours 34 min ago

The Courier-Journal

Louisville area labor market strongest in decade
The Courier-Journal
A new Louisville-area labor report shows that the area job market continues its strongest showing in a decade, with a jobless rate for June of just 4.7 percent, compared to 6.1 percent in June 2014. The State of the Louisville Regional Labor Market ...
What are the best-paying jobs in Louisville?Louisville Business First

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Young people with autism need help landing jobs - Futurity: Research News

4 hours 38 min ago

Young people with autism need help landing jobs
Futurity: Research News
There's a growing need for services that help young people with autism to find and keep jobs, new research indicates. Some 50,000 people with autism spectrum disorder turn 18 years old every year in the United States, and these “transition youth ...

As insurance giants merge, Maryland wants them to bring jobs - Baltimore Business Journal

5 hours 58 min ago

Baltimore Business Journal

As insurance giants merge, Maryland wants them to bring jobs
Baltimore Business Journal
Maryland leaders see a shake-up among health insurance companies as an opportunity to attract new jobs to the state. Maryland Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. and Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development Secretary R.

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Authority eyes residents for contracted jobs: Sessions to make them more ... - Sharonherald

5 hours 59 min ago

Sharonherald

Authority eyes residents for contracted jobs: Sessions to make them more ...
Sharonherald
Alecia Thompson scrapes old paint off the side of a house on Memorial Boulvard in Sharon. Posted: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 7:43 am. Authority eyes residents for contracted jobs: Sessions to make them more employable By JOE PINCHOT | Herald Staff ...

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'Good jobs' are worth employers' investment - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

12 hours 36 min ago

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

'Good jobs' are worth employers' investment
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Andrew Bradley is senior policy analyst at Indiana Institute for Working Families. He wrote this for Indiana newspapers. Indiana faces an economic development conundrum and will need a new strategy to solve it. While the state is down to a 4.9 percent ...

Goldberg: Min wage hike a sure way to kill summer jobs - Boston Herald

July 28, 2015 - 11:10pm

Goldberg: Min wage hike a sure way to kill summer jobs
Boston Herald
I had a lot of summer jobs. I was a foot messenger in New York for a couple of summers. I worked as a receptionist and mail room flunky. Before my junior year of high school, I briefly sold ice cream snacks — sort of yuppie bonbons — on the street ...

5 Things You Need to Know Before Changing Jobs - TIME

July 28, 2015 - 11:01pm

TIME

5 Things You Need to Know Before Changing Jobs
TIME
Eric Barker writes Barking Up the Wrong Tree. 5 insights with links to the research backing them up: You're not alone. Right now most people are unhappy with their jobs. A boring job can give you a heart attack. And people with no job are happier than ...

Get a job! Preparing your teen for employment - Lincoln Journal Star

July 28, 2015 - 10:06pm

Lincoln Journal Star

Get a job! Preparing your teen for employment
Lincoln Journal Star
2015-07-28T22:00:00Z Get a job! Preparing your teen for employmentBy ANNE BLANKENBILLER / For the Lincoln Journal Star JournalStar.com. 6 hours ago • By ANNE BLANKENBILLER / For the Lincoln Journal Star.

Local Jobs: Pepsi, Sears, Barnes and Noble, JCPenny, PNC - Patch.com

July 28, 2015 - 9:49pm

Patch.com

Local Jobs: Pepsi, Sears, Barnes and Noble, JCPenny, PNC
Patch.com
Patch's jobs board makes it easy for job-hunters and employers to search for and post local, regional and national jobs. By Morgan Searles (Patch Staff) July 28, 2015. ShareTweetGoogle PlusRedditEmailComments0. Local Jobs: Pepsi ...

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Pittsburgh region sees fewer new jobs than normal in adjusted rate - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

July 28, 2015 - 9:03pm

Pittsburgh region sees fewer new jobs than normal in adjusted rate
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
The latest job news for the Pittsburgh area looked better before it was seasonally adjusted. In raw numbers, employers in the region added 6,700 jobs between May and June. But when those numbers were adjusted to take into account the usual fluctuations ...

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State of California hiring for more than 3800 jobs - News10.net

July 28, 2015 - 8:26pm

News10.net

State of California hiring for more than 3800 jobs
News10.net
The state of California is looking to fill more than 3,800 open positions – and they're having trouble finding enough applicants. Loading… Post to Facebook. State of California hiring for more than 3,800 jobs The state of California is looking to fill ...

Washington's top jobs by hiring rate - seattlepi.com

July 28, 2015 - 7:20pm

Washington's top jobs by hiring rate
seattlepi.com
Washington's Employment Security Department issues yearly reports on the state's job vacancies and hires, including their average and median wages. The most recent report, issued in December 2014, shows which 25 jobs saw the most hiring activity.

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Louisiana gains jobs despite losses in five of nine labor markets - The New Orleans Advocate

July 28, 2015 - 6:04pm

Louisiana gains jobs despite losses in five of nine labor markets
The New Orleans Advocate
Although only four of the state's nine metro areas added jobs during the 12 months through June, Louisiana's nonfarm employment still grew by 15,100 jobs to 1,995,800. The Baton Rouge metro area led the way, adding 10,300 jobs during the 12-month ...

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Chevron cutting 1500 jobs to help cut costs by $1B - CNBC

July 28, 2015 - 5:10pm

CNBC

Chevron cutting 1500 jobs to help cut costs by $1B
CNBC
Energy giant Chevron will eliminate about 1,500 job positions in an effort to cut costs, the company said in a statement Tuesday. The cuts, which will take place across 24 business groups in its corporate center, will result in cost reductions of about ...

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Steve Jobs movie gets prestigious film festival slot - Fortune

July 28, 2015 - 4:58pm

Fortune

Steve Jobs movie gets prestigious film festival slot
Fortune
The biopic will be the “centerpiece” film at this fall's New York Film Festival a week before it hits theaters. The new Steve Jobs biopic just landed a prestigious spot in this fall's New York Film Festival, putting the movie in award-winning company ...
'Steve Jobs' Movie Chosen as Centerpiece for 53rd New York Film FestivalMac Rumors
ArtsBeat | 'Steve Jobs' Gets Centerpiece Slot at New York Film FestivalNew York Times (blog)
Steve Jobs announced as Centerpiece screening at New York Film FestivalEntertainment Weekly (blog)
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For California Farmworkers, No Water Means No Jobs - TakePart

July 28, 2015 - 4:23pm

TakePart

For California Farmworkers, No Water Means No Jobs
TakePart
New state and federal money will help put laid-off workers back on the job, and provide support for expenses like rent and bills. US President Barack Obama speaks to the media in addressing California's drought situation (Photo: Wally Skalij/Getty Images).

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