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The Employment Benefits of Cutting Unemployment Benefits - Reason (blog)

January 29, 2015 - 10:28pm

Reason (blog)

The Employment Benefits of Cutting Unemployment Benefits
Reason (blog)
The National Bureau of Economic Research this month issued a report by economists Marcus Hagedorn of the University of Oslo, Kurt Mitman of Stockholm University, and Iourii Manovskii of University of Pennsylvania, called "The Impact of Unemployment ...
Cutting Unemployment Insurance Probably Does Create Jobs, But We Don't ...National Review Online (blog)

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Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Cutting More Than 500 Jobs - Wall Street Journal

January 29, 2015 - 4:37pm

Financial Post

Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Cutting More Than 500 Jobs
Wall Street Journal
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce is cutting more than 500 jobs, making it the latest big domestic lender to pare costs, according to people familiar with the matter. Toronto-based CIBC, Canada's fifth-largest bank by assets, made the job cuts over ...
CIBC latest Canadian lender to cut jobs, seeks to boost efficiencyReuters
CIBC has slashed 500 jobs in the past two weeks, source saysFinancial Post
CIBC said to cut 500 jobs to boost operating efficiencyToronto Star
News Talk 610 CKTB -Hamilton Spectator
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How Steve Jobs' Acid-Fueled Quest For Enlightenment Made Him The Greatest ... - Business Insider

January 29, 2015 - 1:03pm

Business Insider

How Steve Jobs' Acid-Fueled Quest For Enlightenment Made Him The Greatest ...
Business Insider
Tom Brady's Diet Is So Strict That He Eats Avocado-Based Ice Cream As A... The Cowboys Remain America's Most Hated NFL Team But The Patriots Are... Wrestling Fans Are Furious At The WWE Network After A Guy No One Likes... Video · Watch John ...

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Employment Readiness: Program to host two job fairs in February - El Paso Times

January 29, 2015 - 11:52am

Employment Readiness: Program to host two job fairs in February
El Paso Times
Jillian Gardner, a military spouse and job seeker, uses the resources at the Employment Readiness Program at Fort Bliss. She said the program is a big help for those seeking work. (Rudy Gutierrez — El Paso Times). The Fort Bliss Employment Readiness ...

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Thousands of Michiganders find part-time employment driving for Uber - MLive.com

January 29, 2015 - 11:43am

MLive.com

Thousands of Michiganders find part-time employment driving for Uber
MLive.com
A map of Uber drivers nationally shows Michigan's highest concentration is in Southeast Michigan. (Courtesy of Uber). Print · Emily Lawler | elawler@mlive.com By Emily Lawler | elawler@mlive.com MLive.com on January 29, 2015 at 12:40 PM, updated ...

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New Tech. Companies to Create 140 Jobs in Conway - KARK

January 29, 2015 - 11:33am

KARK

New Tech. Companies to Create 140 Jobs in Conway
KARK
CONWAY, AR (News release) – Three technology companies today announced plans to locate new facilities in downtown Conway, Arkansas. Metova Inc., a mobile app development company; Big Cloud Analytics, a predictive analytics software company; ...
3 tech firms to add 140 jobs in ConwayArkansas Online
Tech companies create 140 new jobs in ConwayLog Cabin Democrat
Three Tech Companies Locating In Downtown Conway, Creating 140 New JobsKUAR
Washington Times
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Here's Your First Look at Michael Fassbender As 'Steve Jobs' - /FILM

January 29, 2015 - 10:37am

Entertainment Weekly

Here's Your First Look at Michael Fassbender As 'Steve Jobs'
/FILM
We know now a lot about the Danny Boyle directed, Aaron Sorkin written movie, Steve Jobs. We know the cast, we know the structure, but we don't know what that cast looks like as their real life counterparts. Primarily, Michael Fassbender as Jobs himself.
Apple in Hollywood: Casting the women in Steve Jobs' lifeFortune
Berkeley buzzes with filming of Steve Jobs movieSanta Cruz Sentinel
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie begins filming, confirms castEntertainment Weekly
Christian Post -ScreenCrush -Huffington Post
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EMC to cut jobs after weak outlook - ZDNet

January 29, 2015 - 8:29am

Re/code

EMC to cut jobs after weak outlook
ZDNet
(Image: EMC). EMC warned it will cut jobs later this year as it forecast a lower-than-expected profit for the year. The data storage company did not specify how many jobs will be affected, but said they would come before the end of 2015.
Data storage company EMC gives muted outlook, to cut jobsReuters

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Waiting for Wage Growth? Everyone Is Watching the Employment Cost Index - Wall Street Journal (blog)

January 29, 2015 - 8:20am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Waiting for Wage Growth? Everyone Is Watching the Employment Cost Index
Wall Street Journal (blog)
By many measures, U.S. wages have been stagnant since the recession ended. It's a sign the economy isn't yet at full strength and another reason for the Federal Reserve to move cautiously in raising interest rates. That's why all eyes are on the ...

Top 25 best jobs in America for 2015 - Albany Times Union

January 29, 2015 - 6:22am

TheBlaze.com

Top 25 best jobs in America for 2015
Albany Times Union
The best jobs this year are in tech, professional services and healthcare, according to a recent report from Glassdoor. Physician assistant earned the No. 1 spot on Glassdoor's inaugural 25 best jobs in America list, thanks to its high pay, number of ...
The 25 'Best Jobs in America' for 2015TheBlaze.com
25 best jobs in America for 2015: reportWGN-TV
Glassdoor's list of 10 best jobs in U.S. shows health care and tech still ruleMashable
BGR -CBS News
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9 unusual jobs that earn $100000 or more - CBS News

January 29, 2015 - 4:59am

CBS News

9 unusual jobs that earn $100000 or more
CBS News
Hitting the $100,000 salary mark is the dream of many a worker bee. And it's a dream that doesn't come true for many, not with median household income stuck at just under $52,000 in the U.S. That's down from a peak of $56,800 in 2000, adjusted for ...

A Subsidized Jobs Program for the 21st Century - Center For American Progress

January 29, 2015 - 4:06am

Center For American Progress

A Subsidized Jobs Program for the 21st Century
Center For American Progress
Dale Kornegay searches an employment database at the California Employment Development Department's Crenshaw WorkSource Services Center in Los Angeles, September 8, 2011. By Rachel West, Rebecca Vallas, Melissa Boteach | Thursday, January ...
New Center for American Progress Report Proposes National Subsidized Jobs ...eNews Park Forest

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McD's cuts more than 100 HQ jobs—and there may be more to come - Crain's Chicago Business

January 28, 2015 - 11:12pm

Crain's Chicago Business

McD's cuts more than 100 HQ jobs—and there may be more to come
Crain's Chicago Business
On the same day McDonald's announced that CEO Don Thompson would retire, the company began a massive restructuring at its corporate headquarters in Oak Brook, resulting in more than 100 layoffs, with potentially more to come. The layoffs, which ...

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Charted: The 20 deadliest jobs in America - Washington Post (blog)

January 28, 2015 - 8:12pm

Charted: The 20 deadliest jobs in America
Washington Post (blog)
From "The Deadliest Catch" to "Reno 911," there are plenty of popular representations of Americans doing dangerous work. Yet occupations with the highest risk of death are not always the ones you hear about. The chart below shows data from the Bureau ...

Employment in California's oil towns suffers as prices plunge - Los Angeles Times

January 28, 2015 - 7:42pm

Los Angeles Times

Employment in California's oil towns suffers as prices plunge
Los Angeles Times
Many Californians cheer the rapid fall of gasoline prices. They're taking extra vacations or padding their savings accounts. Businesses are cutting transportation and production costs, pocketing more profit in the process. But for those who rely on the ...

The 25 'Best Jobs in America' for 2015 - TheBlaze.com

January 28, 2015 - 7:25pm

TheBlaze.com

The 25 'Best Jobs in America' for 2015
TheBlaze.com
Not all jobs are created equal — especially not in an age of economic uncertainty and rapidly evolving technology. So which careers stand above the rest nowadays? The salary-tracking, company-reviewing website Glassdoor.com released “25 Best Jobs in ...
Top 25 best jobs in America for 2015Albany Times Union
25 best jobs in America for 2015: reportWGN-TV
Glassdoor's list of 10 best jobs in U.S. shows health care and tech still ruleMashable
BGR -GeekWire
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More than 1000 Amazon jobs open in Baltimore - WBAL Baltimore

January 28, 2015 - 4:24pm

Baltimore Sun

More than 1000 Amazon jobs open in Baltimore
WBAL Baltimore
BOTH BRING A CHANCE FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION. AMAZON IS HIRING. THE COMPANY NEEDS ONE IN 1000 WORKERS FOR ITS NEW FULFILLMENT CENTER HERE IN BALTIMORE. THE CITY WANTS TO MAKE SURE IT'S RESIDENT GET ...
City to host application sessions for 1000 Amazon jobsBaltimore Sun
Amazon Brings 1000 New Jobs To BaltimoreCBS Local

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The Highest-Paying Cities For Tech Jobs - Forbes

January 28, 2015 - 3:28pm

Forbes

The Highest-Paying Cities For Tech Jobs
Forbes
Silicon Valley is on top yet again. For 10 years Dice, a 24-year-old site that specializes in technology jobs, has rated the metro area that stretches from San Jose to San Francisco as the top-paying spot in the country for tech jobs. The average ...

Steve Jobs movie has title, cast, synopsis, may actually happen - A.V. Club Denver/Boulder

January 28, 2015 - 1:42pm

Cult of Mac

Steve Jobs movie has title, cast, synopsis, may actually happen
A.V. Club Denver/Boulder
The beleaguered biopic about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has been given the official, obvious title of Steve Jobs. Universal made the announcement along with revealing a synopsis, cast, and confirmation that filming is underway. As writer Aaron ...
Meet the official cast of the Steve Jobs movieCult of Mac
Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie begins filming, confirms castEntertainment Weekly
Steve Jobs Movie Cast Finalized With Michael Fassbender, Seth RogenUs Magazine
Huffington Post -Deadline.com
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25 jobs that most Americans would kill to have - BGR

January 28, 2015 - 1:42pm

BGR

25 jobs that most Americans would kill to have
BGR
Do you hate your job? If so, then you're probably wondering how to find a new one that would make you happier. And now there's a way you can find out which career field has the most satisfied workers, as Glassdoor has put together a list of the 25 best ...
The 25 'Best Jobs in America' for 2015TheBlaze.com
Employment website releases report on top 25 jobs in AmericaWKBT La Crosse
Glassdoor's list of 10 best jobs in U.S. shows health care and tech still ruleMashable
KSDK -Tech Cocktail
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