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Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard - New York Times

May 24, 2015 - 9:46pm

New York Times

Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard
New York Times
MIAMI — For the Ingram clan, working for the Miami-Dade County transit system has led to regular paychecks, a steady advance up the economic ladder and even romance. By driving buses in Miami's sun-scraped communities, Richard Ingram and his wife, ...
Public-sector job cuts hit black Americans hardBoston Globe (subscription)

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Veterans seeking jobs benefit from companies' training programs, hiring ... - Washington Times

May 24, 2015 - 9:14pm

Washington Times

Veterans seeking jobs benefit from companies' training programs, hiring ...
Washington Times
Army veteran Emir Zapanta graduated last week from a training program offered by SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2) that helps veterans transition to civilian life. That includes finding jobs with big names such as Northrop Grumman, NASA and the ...

BlackBerry jobs to go from software, hardware, apps businesses - ZDNet

May 24, 2015 - 7:54pm

ZDNet

BlackBerry jobs to go from software, hardware, apps businesses
ZDNet
BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable. The Canadian company, based in Waterloo, Ontario, said the cuts will impact those working ...
BlackBerry: we ARE cutting jobs AGAINThe Register
BlackBerry to cut jobs worldwide, impact on India unlikelyEconomic Times
BlackBerry Ltd Cuts Jobs GloballyTech News Today
Brisbane Times
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Advertising newsletter PennySaver shuts down; hundreds lose their jobs - Los Angeles Times

May 24, 2015 - 7:19pm

Los Angeles Times

Advertising newsletter PennySaver shuts down; hundreds lose their jobs
Los Angeles Times
The PennySaver, an advertising newsletter that was a fixture in Southern California mailboxes for decades, is going out of business. lRelated In stadium financing game, Goldman Sachs dominates · Real Estate · In stadium financing game, Goldman Sachs ...
PennySaver Goes Out of Business After 50 Years; Hundreds Lose Their JobsKTLA

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Federal Agency Jobs Just For People Over 55 - Huffington Post

May 24, 2015 - 7:17pm

Federal Agency Jobs Just For People Over 55
Huffington Post
SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue. By Chris Farrell. Gary Olson put in 32 years as an analytical chemist at Kodak in Rochester, N.Y., including stints in R&D and on digital innovations. “I had a great career there,” Olson says. “I was never bored.” But worn ...

How To Explain You're Changing Jobs For The Money - Forbes

May 24, 2015 - 7:14pm

Forbes

How To Explain You're Changing Jobs For The Money
Forbes
Liz: What are you looking for in your new job that you don't have in your current job? Gary: Honestly? Liz: Is it a secret? Gary: Actually, I could use your help because I know that recruiters are going to ask me “Why are you changing jobs?” and the ...

Jobs bill includes $35000 for Delano's July 4 parade - TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press

May 24, 2015 - 4:34pm

Jobs bill includes $35000 for Delano's July 4 parade
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Tucked into the jobs and economic development bill approved in the waning moments of the legislative session Monday is a $35,000 grant for the city of Delano's Fourth of July Committee. The grant "for unanticipated tax liabilities related to past city ...

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Andres Oppenheimer: Free trade won't kill U.S. jobs — robots may - Miami Herald (blog)

May 24, 2015 - 4:01pm

Andres Oppenheimer: Free trade won't kill U.S. jobs — robots may
Miami Herald (blog)
Critics of President Barack Obama's plan to sign a Trans-Pacific agreement that would create the world's biggest free trade zone are missing the point: the biggest threat to U.S. jobs won't come from cheaper imports from Vietnam, Malaysia or Mexico ...

BlackBerry co-CEOs were stunned when Steve Jobs showed what iPhone could ... - MarketWatch

May 24, 2015 - 11:27am

MarketWatch

BlackBerry co-CEOs were stunned when Steve Jobs showed what iPhone could ...
MarketWatch
Mike Lazaridis was home on his treadmill when he saw the televised report about Apple Inc.'s newest product. Research In Motion's founder soon forgot about exercise that day in January 2007. There was Steve Jobs on a San Francisco stage waving a small ...

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Texas Adds 287000 Jobs Over the Past Year - EverythingLubbock.com

May 24, 2015 - 9:37am

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Texas Adds 287000 Jobs Over the Past Year
EverythingLubbock.com
AUSTIN, TX (PRESS RELEASE) -- Texas has added an estimated 287,000 seasonally adjusted jobs over the past year including a modest gain in April with the addition of 1,200 positions during the month. The state has experienced job gains in three of the ...
Texas Workforce Commission Releases April Employment StatisticsNews/Talk 790 KFYO

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Wear a tie, help a hero: Company donates proceeds to help veterans find jobs - Today.com

May 24, 2015 - 9:35am

Today.com

Wear a tie, help a hero: Company donates proceeds to help veterans find jobs
Today.com
Around the same time David Herzka was creating his tie company last year, a good friend returned home from his second tour of duty for the U.S. Army in Afghanistan in search of a job. "He was talking about having to go into the workforce, and I was ...

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One place you won't find the Steve Jobs trailer: Apple's site - Digital Trends

May 24, 2015 - 7:04am

Digital Trends

One place you won't find the Steve Jobs trailer: Apple's site
Digital Trends
You can usually rely on the iTunes Movie Trailers site to showcase the very best upcoming releases, but there's one promotional reel you won't find on there: The first teaser for the new Steve Jobs film. The Universal Pictures flick is notably absent ...
Opinion: Let Steve Jobs rest in peace alreadyMarketWatch
Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak reflect on early Apple days in rare videoBGR

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The 25 Best US Cities for Jobs in 2015 - Motley Fool

May 24, 2015 - 6:23am

The 25 Best US Cities for Jobs in 2015
Motley Fool
Job seekers and new graduates have a new road map to the U.S. cities with the best employment climates. Career site Glassdoor has released its annual 25 Best Cities for Jobs, compiled using survey data on job satisfaction, the number of available jobs ...

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Looking For Work? Over 500 Jobs Up For Grabs At 'Hired In Michigan' Career Fair - CBS Local

May 24, 2015 - 5:42am

CBS Local

Looking For Work? Over 500 Jobs Up For Grabs At 'Hired In Michigan' Career Fair
CBS Local
NOVI (WWJ) – Looking for work? Hundreds of jobs will be up for grabs at a huge job fair coming up this week. Over 500 immediate positions will be available at the Hired in Michigan Job Fair on May 28, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on ...

Seasonal adjustments: Teens landing more summer jobs - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

May 24, 2015 - 5:10am

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Seasonal adjustments: Teens landing more summer jobs
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
“We think conditions are better for teens who want jobs ... Even in the weakest economies, we had teens finding jobs.” Business, Front Rotator, News,. Photos. Lifeguards listen to the rules of the pools and how to deal with emergencies during a ...

Summers jobs to be plentiful and pay better, report says - Rapid City Journal

May 24, 2015 - 5:08am

Summers jobs to be plentiful and pay better, report says
Rapid City Journal
Good news for summer job seekers: Jobs should be more plentiful this year and a majority of employers have jobs paying more than $15 per hour, according to a new report. The $15-per-hour wage has been highlighted this week by thousands of ...

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Competition hopes to grow jobs in NEPA - Citizens Voice

May 24, 2015 - 3:02am

Citizens Voice

Competition hopes to grow jobs in NEPA
Citizens Voice
SUBMITTED PHOTO Christopher J. LoGiurato poses outside of the entrance to Google in February while visiting Stanford University as part of a VentureWell fellowship. Reinvigorating the Northeastern Pennsylvania economy in a world of rapidly evolving ...

Jobs outlook for new grads strong, observers say - NewsOK.com

May 24, 2015 - 12:09am

Jobs outlook for new grads strong, observers say
NewsOK.com
Local employers, the state Employment Security Commission and the results of two national surveys point to strong jobs outlook for new grads, though national staffing firm chief says many have unrealistic salary expectations. by Paula Burkes Published ...

Ag businesses fail to fill jobs - Bismarck Tribune

May 23, 2015 - 11:52pm

Bismarck Tribune

Ag businesses fail to fill jobs
Bismarck Tribune
Connie Begay, a student at United Tribes Technical College, removes a soil sample with the help of Mark Liebig, a scientist at the USDA Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory, last week in a test plot south of Mandan. Connie Begay, a student at ...

Editorial: Amazon jobs are awesome, but just a start - NJBIZ

May 23, 2015 - 11:11pm

NJBIZ

Editorial: Amazon jobs are awesome, but just a start
NJBIZ
In a bit of good news earlier this month, Amazon.com announced that it plans to open yet another distribution center in the Garden State. The online retail giant has become fast friends with New Jersey — it built a fulfillment center in Robbinsville ...