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Boeing to move up 500 jobs to St. Louis area - STLtoday.com

September 29, 2014 - 6:41pm

Boeing to move up 500 jobs to St. Louis area
STLtoday.com
Boeing Co. plans to move up to 500 defense jobs to the St. Louis area from the Puget Sound area as the aircraft maker seeks to consolidate its defense operations. They are part of about 2,000 defense jobs that Chicago-based Boeing plans to move out of ...

More than 1000 jobs up for grabs in Memphis area - wreg.com

September 29, 2014 - 5:56pm

wreg.com

More than 1000 jobs up for grabs in Memphis area
wreg.com
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In the Mid-South, more than 53,000 people are without jobs, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “We as individuals need a lot of help,” Tracy Vaughn said. Unemployed people like Vaughn said ...

Local workforce unprepared to fill coming jobs in transportation, warehousing ... - Baltimore Sun

September 29, 2014 - 5:01pm

Local workforce unprepared to fill coming jobs in transportation, warehousing ...
Baltimore Sun
Industry growth and a tide of employee retirements in Baltimore's transportation sector will create or leave open thousands of jobs by 2020, but local job seekers aren't prepared to fill them, according to a study released Monday by the Opportunity ...

NCC gets $10 million grant to train workers for jobs that pay middle class wages - The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com

September 29, 2014 - 4:57pm

The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com

NCC gets $10 million grant to train workers for jobs that pay middle class wages
The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com
The $10 million federal grants awarded to Lehigh Carbon, Luzerne County and Northampton community colleges will help the schools develop degree and certificate programs that prepare low-paid workers for middle class jobs. Vice President Joe Biden ...

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Billionaires' First Jobs: From Warren Buffett to Oprah Winfrey - ABC News

September 29, 2014 - 2:14pm

ABC News

Billionaires' First Jobs: From Warren Buffett to Oprah Winfrey
ABC News
Not all tycoons grow up with trust funds and silver spoons. Forbes' 33rd list of the 400 richest Americans includes self-made billionaires and a fair share of entrepreneurs who came from poor immigrant families. We thought the first jobs of these ...

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Cincinnati St. receives $2.5M for jobs program - Cincinnati.com

September 29, 2014 - 2:05pm

Cincinnati.com

Cincinnati St. receives $2.5M for jobs program
Cincinnati.com
A program designed to help transform the region into a transportation and distribution hub has received $2.5 million. Loading… Post to Facebook. Cincinnati St. receives $2.5M for jobs program A program designed to help transform the region into a ...

Cleveland Foundation announces grants including focus on training for ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

September 29, 2014 - 1:27pm

Cleveland Foundation announces grants including focus on training for ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
The Great Lakes Science Center is receiving a $450,000 grant from the Cleveland Foundation for a program, Cleveland Creates, which seeks to build a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the community. (Plain Dealer file photo). Print.

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For a Worker With Little Time Between 3 Jobs, a Nap Has Fatal Consequences - New York Times

September 29, 2014 - 1:00pm

New York Times

For a Worker With Little Time Between 3 Jobs, a Nap Has Fatal Consequences
New York Times
Maybe she poured you a cup of hot coffee, right before you rushed off to catch your afternoon train. Maybe you noticed her huddled over an empty table in the station, dozing in the lonesome hours between one shift and another. Her name was Maria ...

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Uber keeps its word, adding 420 jobs by 2016 - Crain's Chicago Business (blog)

September 29, 2014 - 12:32pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Uber keeps its word, adding 420 jobs by 2016
Crain's Chicago Business (blog)
Uber Technologies Inc., is keeping an informal political deal it had struck with Gov. Pat Quinn and, as a result, Chicago will be getting hundreds of new Midwest headquarters jobs. The big ride-sharing firm today announced that it will add 420 jobs to ...
Uber says it'll add jobs as lawmakers mull ride-sharing veto moveChicago Tribune
Illinois governor touts jobs created by a new Olive Garden opening in ChicagoWashington Post (blog)

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Bipartisan Bill Would Help Out-Of-Work Coal Miners Find New Jobs - ThinkProgress

September 29, 2014 - 12:10pm

ThinkProgress

Bipartisan Bill Would Help Out-Of-Work Coal Miners Find New Jobs
ThinkProgress
Two lawmakers want to make life a little easier for coal miners who have lost their jobs in recent years. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) introduced legislation this month that would create a program to help transition out-of ...

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Bipartisan Bill Would Help Out-Of-Work Coal Miners Find New Jobs - ThinkProgress

September 29, 2014 - 12:10pm

ThinkProgress

Bipartisan Bill Would Help Out-Of-Work Coal Miners Find New Jobs
ThinkProgress
Two lawmakers want to make life a little easier for coal miners who have lost their jobs in recent years. Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Rep. David McKinley (R-WV) introduced legislation this month that would create a program to help transition out-of ...

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What Apple's Steve Jobs Could Teach Aristotle - Forbes

September 29, 2014 - 11:36am

What Apple's Steve Jobs Could Teach Aristotle
Forbes
When it comes to business guru status, the late Steve Jobs arguably stands head and shoulders above other contenders of his generation. His name produces 266 million references when typed into Google Google, while doing the same on Amazon.com ...

This Startup Gets College Kids Jobs as Dildo Merchants, Liquor Evangelists ... - Betabeat

September 29, 2014 - 9:38am

This Startup Gets College Kids Jobs as Dildo Merchants, Liquor Evangelists ...
Betabeat
The team behind Campus Job, the company that hooks up college kids with better work. (Photo via Campus Job). No job description is more soul-suckingly droll than a campus work study gig — anyone who's ever been forced to give a campus tour for ...

As U.S. creates low-wage jobs, Wisconsin riveted to manufacturing - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

September 29, 2014 - 9:33am

As U.S. creates low-wage jobs, Wisconsin riveted to manufacturing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
As the United States has morphed from a nation of factory workers into a nation of service workers, Wisconsin has clung doggedly to its heritage as a manufacturing state, taking it down a starkly different economic path from the rest of the country.

UWGB shows strong post-grad employment stats - Fourth Estate Newspaper

September 29, 2014 - 8:43am

UWGB shows strong post-grad employment stats
Fourth Estate Newspaper
936 of the 1,292 graduates from the UW-Green Bay in 2013 participated in the Graduate Follow-Up/First–Destination survey put together by Career Services. Of these 936 graduates, only two percent of them are still currently seeking employment, which ...

South Africa's Q2 employment up 1.8 percent quarter/quarter - Reuters Africa

September 29, 2014 - 7:59am

South Africa's Q2 employment up 1.8 percent quarter/quarter
Reuters Africa
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Employment in South Africa's non-agriculture sector rose by 1.8 percent to 8.666 million people in the second quarter of 2014 compared with the previous three months, Statistics South Africa said on Monday. The number of ...

Top 10 Denver metro jobs that don't require 4-yr. degree - 9NEWS.com

September 29, 2014 - 7:04am

9NEWS.com

Top 10 Denver metro jobs that don't require 4-yr. degree
9NEWS.com
It's jobs week at 9NEWS! We will devote the week to helping people find a job or get a new one. Loading… Post to Facebook. Top 10 Denver metro jobs that don't require 4-yr. degree It's jobs week at 9NEWS! We will devote the week to helping people find ...

AIG Bailout Lawsuit, Eurozone Stimulus and US Jobs Data - New York Times

September 28, 2014 - 11:10pm

New York Times

AIG Bailout Lawsuit, Eurozone Stimulus and US Jobs Data
New York Times
Six years after the government rescued the American International Group from the brink of collapse, one of the insurance company's largest shareholders is getting his day in court this week, claiming the bailout cheated investors and violated the Fifth ...

State projects surge in network admin jobs - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

September 28, 2014 - 11:09pm

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

State projects surge in network admin jobs
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Shawn Thomas is a senior desktop systems engineer at Rochester Institute of Technology. (Photo: Mike Bradley ). Story Highlights. Shawn Thomas oversees a group responsible for providing systems support at RIT. State projects a 17.6 percent increase in ...

Jobs future looks brighter - St. George Daily Spectrum

September 28, 2014 - 9:37pm

St. George Daily Spectrum

Jobs future looks brighter
St. George Daily Spectrum
Construction workers make progress on the Bluff Street bridge Friday. Chris Caldwell / The Spectrum & Daily News (Photo: Chris Caldwell / The Spectrum &, Chris Caldwell / The Spectrum &). 22 CONNECT 2 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. ST.