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America's Disappearing Jobs - 24/7 Wall St.

3 hours 17 min ago

America's Disappearing Jobs
24/7 Wall St.
After the Great Recession, which cost millions of Americans their jobs, the U.S. labor market has begun to heal. So far this year the United States has added an average of nearly 230,000 jobs per month. In the 10 years through 2022, the BLS estimates ...

State Employment Security workers face layoffs - The Spokesman Review

5 hours 44 min ago

State Employment Security workers face layoffs
The Spokesman Review
OLYMPIA – Washington's lower unemployment rate means more jobs in many parts of the economy, but layoffs for the people who help the unemployed. The state Employment Security Department notified 149 workers today they face layoffs this fall.

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Lehigh Valley workers finding jobs - Allentown Morning Call

August 26, 2014 - 10:03pm

Lehigh Valley workers finding jobs
Allentown Morning Call
After being unemployed for quite a while, Paul Bunting, has found a good job at Data Works International in Bethlehem. After being unemployed for quite a while, Paul Bunting, has found a good job at Data Works International in Bethlehem. (Jimi ...

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For China's disabled, jobs are hard to find - Washington Post

August 26, 2014 - 9:18pm

For China's disabled, jobs are hard to find
Washington Post
BEIJING — For decades, jobs for the disabled in China have mostly been limited to masseuses, matchbox makers and hairdressers. And today, the few skills-training programs the government offers remain in those areas. Unemployment remains a daunting ...

More laid-off workers find jobs in their fields - USA TODAY

August 26, 2014 - 4:18pm

USA TODAY

More laid-off workers find jobs in their fields
USA TODAY
A growing number of displaced workers are getting jobs in the industries they left — a hallmark of a strengthening recovery. Of the roughly 4 million non-farm workers laid off from jobs they held at least three years from 2011 to 2013, 62% were ...

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400 jobs coming to Reno with drone maker Ashima - Reno Gazette Journal

August 26, 2014 - 2:44pm

400 jobs coming to Reno with drone maker Ashima
Reno Gazette Journal
Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval, left, listens as Ashima Devices President and CEO Mark Richardson explains his company's drone product prior to the official announcement that Ashima Devices will be opening shop in Reno with an estimated 400 jobs.
Drone Company to Bring 400 Jobs to RenoKOLO
Drone Company Bringing Hundreds of Jobs to RenoKTVN

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8 Lessons We Learned From Our First Jobs - Forbes

August 26, 2014 - 1:57pm

8 Lessons We Learned From Our First Jobs
Forbes
What was your first job? Serving fast food, delivering newspapers, cleaning hotel rooms, picking tobacco? Whatever your answer, chances are you worked hard for little pay and wouldn't trade the experience for all the better jobs you've had since. In ...

Amazon hiring for 200 jobs at Tracy distribution center - Sacramento Bee

August 26, 2014 - 1:07pm

CBS Local

Amazon hiring for 200 jobs at Tracy distribution center
Sacramento Bee
Amazon.com is looking to fill more than 200 full-time positions at its sprawling, 1.2-million-square-foot distribution center in Tracy. The online selling giant said the hiring effort is necessary to meet growing customer demand. Amazon has been on a ...
Amazon in Tracy announces 200 more jobsKCRA Sacramento
JOBS: Curtain lifts at Amazon fulfillment center in Moreno ValleyPress-Enterprise
Amazon filling 200 more jobs at Tracy centerManteca Bulletin

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Ask the Headhunter: An insider's tips for approaching employment tests - PBS NewsHour

August 26, 2014 - 11:28am

PBS NewsHour

Ask the Headhunter: An insider's tips for approaching employment tests
PBS NewsHour
Pre-employment tests disrespect employees, says guest columnist Dr. Erica Klein. Photo by Flickr user albertogp123. Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979, and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter ...

US Consumers More Optimistic About Economy, Jobs - Wall Street Journal

August 26, 2014 - 11:10am

US Consumers More Optimistic About Economy, Jobs
Wall Street Journal
U.S. consumers view the economy with more optimism this month, according to a report released Tuesday. An upbeat view on jobs hints at a solid August payrolls report, some economists say. The Conference Board, a private research group, said its index ...

Turner Broadcasting offers buyouts to cut about 600 jobs - USA TODAY

August 26, 2014 - 10:02am

USA TODAY

Turner Broadcasting offers buyouts to cut about 600 jobs
USA TODAY
Turner Broadcasting System, the cable network division of Time Warner, offered buyout packages to U.S. employees Tuesday, aiming to cut 500 to 600 jobs in an effort to lower operating costs, according to a person familiar with the matter. The buyouts ...
Ax falls at CNN as bosses begin to trim 550 jobsNew York Daily News

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Jobs, money, tax breaks in Gap deal - Poughkeepsie Journal

August 26, 2014 - 9:05am

Jobs, money, tax breaks in Gap deal
Poughkeepsie Journal
This is one of the main entrances to the Gap Distribution Center off Merritt Avenue in Fishkill. (Photo: Spencer Ainsley/Poughkeepsie Journal). 8 CONNECT 6 TWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. FISHKILL – Gap Inc.'s plan to invest $96 million in its ...

Amazon subsidiary gets tax deal for bringing 120 jobs to central Ohio - Columbus Dispatch

August 26, 2014 - 7:26am

Amazon subsidiary gets tax deal for bringing 120 jobs to central Ohio
Columbus Dispatch
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T. Boone Pickens: 100 years of gas industry jobs - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

August 26, 2014 - 6:06am

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

T. Boone Pickens: 100 years of gas industry jobs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
T. Boone Pickens speaks to the crowd during a Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry summit Monday. By Ann Belser / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Tweet. Email. On Monday afternoon, in a room of nearly 400 people involved in job training and ...

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America's Fastest Growing Jobs - 24/7 Wall St.

August 26, 2014 - 4:57am

America's Fastest Growing Jobs
24/7 Wall St.
After the recession wiped out millions of jobs, the American labor market has at least partially recovered. So far this year, the United States has added roughly 1.6 million jobs. And in the 10 years through 2022, the BLS estimates that employment will ...

Uncertainty for Workers Losing Jobs at Atlantic City Casinos - New York Times

August 26, 2014 - 4:56am

New York Times

Uncertainty for Workers Losing Jobs at Atlantic City Casinos
New York Times
Nick Merlino, 73, a poker dealer at the Showboat Hotel and Casino, at a briefing Saturday about job searches and unemployment insurance benefits. Credit Devin Yalkin for The New York Times. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main ...

Wage Hike Alters Campus Prices, Employment - Georgetown University The Hoya

August 26, 2014 - 2:22am

Wage Hike Alters Campus Prices, Employment
Georgetown University The Hoya
In accordance with the new minimum wage hikes, student employees at Georgetown will see up pay increases this year of up to $1.25, possibly at the expense of number of student jobs offered. As of July 1, 2014, the minimum wage in Washington D.C. has ...

Employment security office faced with layoffs - KOMO News

August 26, 2014 - 12:40am

KGMI

Employment security office faced with layoffs
KOMO News
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - About 150 people at Washington state's Employment Security Department have been notified that they'll be laid off in October. The agency, which releases the state's monthly unemployment update and processes unemployment ...
State Employment Security workers face layoffsThe Spokesman Review

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Legacy Wars: Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates - Huffington Post

August 25, 2014 - 7:05pm

Legacy Wars: Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates
Huffington Post
Not long ago, Malcolm Gladwell made a bold prediction. Fifty years from now, Apple will be around and Microsoft will be gone, but Bill Gates will be remembered -- and Steve Jobs won't. As surprising as it seems, Gladwell might be right. To investigate ...

Wisconsin program helps mentally ill find jobs - Appleton Post Crescent

August 25, 2014 - 5:23pm

Wisconsin program helps mentally ill find jobs
Appleton Post Crescent
Katie Walker, who suffers from bipolar disorder and schizophrenia, stands in the dining room at the CherryBerry self-serve yogurt bar in Wausau. The U.S. unemployment rate among people with serious mental illnesses is 82 percent, according to a recent ...