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Employment up in 41 states in November - USA TODAY

December 19, 2014 - 10:21am

USA TODAY

Employment up in 41 states in November
USA TODAY
Unemployment rates fell in 41 states in November, reflecting a national labor market that had a breakout month. Joblessness increased in three states and was unchanged in six, the Labor Department said Friday. Twenty-two states posted jobless-rate ...

California adds 90100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2% - Los Angeles Times

December 19, 2014 - 10:17am

Pacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)

California adds 90100 jobs; unemployment rate drops to 7.2%
Los Angeles Times
California employers added more than 90,000 jobs in November, one of state's largest monthly employment gains in more than a decade, according to federal data. lRelated Southland adding jobs at rapid pace but many have low pay, reports say · Business ...
Colorado unemployment drops to 4.1%, 2500 jobs lost in NovemberThe Denver Post
California adds 90100 jobs, unemployment rate dips to 7.2 percentThe San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Local employment takes another dipHutchinson News
Honolulu Star-Advertiser -Topeka Capital Journal -Pacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)
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Orlando tech jobs highlighted in state job growth report - Orlando Sentinel

December 19, 2014 - 9:54am

Orlando Sentinel

Orlando tech jobs highlighted in state job growth report
Orlando Sentinel
Friday's release of state employment numbers showed that the Orlando area has added more jobs in the past 12 months – 46,000 – than other Florida metros. lRelated Business payment technology fuels rapid growth at Viewpost · Paul Brinkmann on ...
Scott declares victory on jobs, but critics cry foulMiamiHerald.com
PolitiFact Florida: Gov. Scott touts reaching 700000 jobs, but he promised moreTampabay.com
Governor Scott Insists He Has Met Jobs PromiseCBS Local
Pensacola News Journal -FOX 13 Tampa Bay, WTVT-TV
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Maryland gains 3800 jobs in November - Baltimore Sun

December 19, 2014 - 9:46am

Baltimore Sun

Maryland gains 3800 jobs in November
Baltimore Sun
The state's unemployment fell below the national rate for the first time since this summer. The state's unemployment fell below the national rate for the first time since this summer. (Algerina Perna / Baltimore Sun). By Natalie Sherman The Baltimore ...

Business Analysts Are Most Likely To Move On To These 3 Jobs - Business Insider

December 19, 2014 - 9:45am

Business Insider

Business Analysts Are Most Likely To Move On To These 3 Jobs
Business Insider
Everyone has their own unique career path. Some people, like General Motors CEO Mary Barra, spend their entire adult lives working their way up the ladder at one company. Others, like retail, aviation, and telecom mogul Richard Branson, have frequently ...

New Kansas jobs figures stun Sam Brownback, and not in a good way - Kansas City Star (blog)

December 19, 2014 - 9:37am

New Kansas jobs figures stun Sam Brownback, and not in a good way
Kansas City Star (blog)
The new Kansas jobs numbers were released Friday morning, bringing horrible news to state taxpayers and Gov. Sam Brownback. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the total number of nonfarm jobs in Kansas fell by 4,100 in November.

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Alabama unemployment rate falls as retail adds thousands of jobs - AL.com

December 19, 2014 - 8:45am

AL.com

Alabama unemployment rate falls as retail adds thousands of jobs
AL.com
The Alabama unemployment rate was 6 percent in November, according to a release from the Department of Labor. That's down from 6.2 percent last November, and down from 6.3 percent in October. About 126,000 Alabamians were unemployed last month, ...

Mass. posts biggest monthly job gain in more than 3 years - Boston Globe

December 19, 2014 - 1:37am

Mass. posts biggest monthly job gain in more than 3 years
Boston Globe
Massachusetts posted its biggest monthly job gains in more than three years in November, another sign that an accelerating economic expansion is boosting employment across industries. The state's employers added 13,500 jobs last month, the most since ...

Mass. posts biggest monthly job gain in more than 3 years - Boston Globe

December 19, 2014 - 1:37am

Mass. posts biggest monthly job gain in more than 3 years
Boston Globe
Massachusetts posted its biggest monthly job gains in more than three years in November, another sign that an accelerating economic expansion is boosting employment across industries. The state's employers added 13,500 jobs last month, the most since ...

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: For Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, Money Wasn't ... - Entrepreneur

December 19, 2014 - 1:12am

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: For Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, Money Wasn't ...
Entrepreneur
Money can be a great motivator, but if you're just in it for the cash, good luck building a billion-dollar business, says John Sculley. In addition to running two powerful companies, the former Apple and Pepsi CEO had a front-row seat to the heated ...

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Sixteen firms promise Indiana expansions, 2100-plus jobs - Indianapolis Business Journal

December 18, 2014 - 11:54pm

Indianapolis Star

Sixteen firms promise Indiana expansions, 2100-plus jobs
Indianapolis Business Journal
State officials and executives from 16 companies opened a grab bag of business expansion announcements early Thursday afternoon, as the firms together pledged to create as many as 2,153 jobs in Indiana over the next several years. Nine of the firms ...
Gov. Mike Pence announces 2100 new jobs for HoosiersIndianapolis Star
16 Indiana companies promise growth, new jobsGreensburg Daily News
AMI Industries plans to bring over 450 jobs to Michiana by 2017WNDU-TV

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Gov. Mike Pence announces 2100 new jobs for Hoosiers - Indianapolis Star

December 18, 2014 - 6:39pm

Indianapolis Star

Gov. Mike Pence announces 2100 new jobs for Hoosiers
Indianapolis Star
Sixteen companies plan to create 2,153 jobs in Indiana over the next several years, Gov. Mike Pence announced Thursday. The announcement brings the number of companies committing jobs to the state in exchange for incentives to 285, which breaks last ...
Sixteen firms promise Indiana expansions, 2100-plus jobsIndianapolis Business Journal
AMI Industries plans to bring over 450 jobs to Michiana by 2017WNDU-TV
16 Indiana companies promise growth, new jobsWashington Times Herald

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Military veterans losing ground on jobs as disability enrollment increases ... - Stanford Report

December 18, 2014 - 6:16pm

Stanford Report

Military veterans losing ground on jobs as disability enrollment increases ...
Stanford Report
Research by Stanford economist Mark Duggan shows that the significant rise in disability coverage for veterans may be hurting them in making employment gains. He suggests possible reforms, such as time limits for applying, more frequent medical reviews ...

Best Life/Career Advice: Relationships Trump Jobs! - Huffington Post

December 18, 2014 - 5:40pm

Best Life/Career Advice: Relationships Trump Jobs!
Huffington Post
My name is Mark Wayman and for the last ten years I have owned an Executive Recruiting company focused on gaming and high tech. Over 600 successful placements, salary range of $100,000 to $2,000,000, with an average compensation package of ...

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16 Indiana companies promise growth, new jobs - WANE

December 18, 2014 - 5:23pm

WANE

16 Indiana companies promise growth, new jobs
WANE
Economy Jobs This April 22, 2014 photo shows an employment application form sits on a table during a job fair at Columbia-Greene Community College in Hudson, N.Y. The Labor Department releases employment data for April on Friday, May 2, 2014.
Gov. Mike Pence announces 2100 new jobs for HoosiersIndianapolis Star
Pence announces more than 2000 new jobs for HoosiersWTHR
16 Ind. companies promise growth, 2100-plus jobsWTHI
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
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Lockheed pledges 850 high-paying jobs in JeffCo - 9NEWS.com

December 18, 2014 - 4:39pm

Lockheed pledges 850 high-paying jobs in JeffCo
9NEWS.com
DENVER (AP) - Lockheed Martin Space Systems will receive nearly $17 million in tax rebates from Jefferson County over 15 years in exchange for a pledge to create 850 high-paying jobs at its Waterton Canyon facility. The Denver Post reports county ...

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Connecticut adds 4600 jobs in November - Greenwich Time

December 18, 2014 - 3:52pm

WTNH

Connecticut adds 4600 jobs in November
Greenwich Time
Connecticut added more jobs in November, a 10th month of employment growth over the last year --pointing to a stronger recovery, according to local economists. At the same time, the unemployment rate rose slightly, as discouraged workers returned to ...
Report: Connecticut employers adding more jobsWTNH
Connecticut gains 4600 jobs, but unemployment rate still edges upTorrington Register Citizen
Another 4600 Jobs In NovemberHartford Courant
Fox Business
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5 Companies With Part-Time Jobs And Benefits, Too - Forbes

December 18, 2014 - 3:46pm

5 Companies With Part-Time Jobs And Benefits, Too
Forbes
More and more people want to work part-time in retirement to bring in income and to remain engaged. Problem is, many part-time jobs don't come with benefits. But that's not true at all companies. Below are five national employers that offer part-time ...

Arizona gains jobs in November, unemployment flat - Phoenix Business Journal

December 18, 2014 - 2:51pm

Phoenix Business Journal

Arizona gains jobs in November, unemployment flat
Phoenix Business Journal
Arizona's November unemployment rate held steady at 6.8 percent with a less than 1 percent increase in non-farm jobs. The state added 24,400 workers for the month, which boosted jobs by 2.6 percent over 2013. The unemployment rate is still 1 percent ...
Arizona creates 24400 jobs in Nov. but jobless rate flatazcentral.com

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Connecticut gains jobs, but unemployment rate still climbs - New Haven Register

December 18, 2014 - 1:55pm

theday.com

Connecticut gains jobs, but unemployment rate still climbs
New Haven Register
“Connecticut's recent string of healthier employment gains looks to be attracting many more job seekers into the state's labor market in the lead-up to the holiday season and holiday hiring appears to be above average,” Andy Condon, the director of the ...
Report: Connecticut employers adding more jobsNewsday
Region gains 300 jobs in Novembertheday.com

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