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Tech Leads Employment Recovery - Wall Street Journal

October 28, 2014 - 10:31pm

Wall Street Journal

Tech Leads Employment Recovery
Wall Street Journal
From left, Ross Burack, Akhtar Nawab, David Albiero and Matt Wagman are partners in Choza Taqueria. The group has opened four locations in the past three years and plans six more in the next 15 months. Andrew Spear for The Wall Street Journal. By.

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Poverty and employment - Weld for Birmingham (blog)

October 28, 2014 - 10:09pm

Weld for Birmingham (blog)

Poverty and employment
Weld for Birmingham (blog)
Redefining what it means to be employed, many find themselves working harder and earning less. Until the end of its monthly run, Weld's poverty series will be sponsored by Alabama Power. “We're okay. In fact, we're very fortunate in some ways. But that ...

Low-wage jobs grew fastest in Wisconsin since 2000, new study says - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

October 28, 2014 - 9:10pm

Low-wage jobs grew fastest in Wisconsin since 2000, new study says
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin employment in low-wage occupations has increased markedly since 2000, with the growth accelerating since 2010, a new study by University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee professor Marc Levine finds. Jobs in middle-wage occupations, meanwhile, ...

More Detroiters needed for arena construction jobs - Detroit Free Press

October 28, 2014 - 6:13pm

Detroit Free Press

More Detroiters needed for arena construction jobs
Detroit Free Press
The search is on for Detroit men and women with the skills — or at least the motivation — to help build the new $450-million hockey arena. Olympia Development on Tuesday held the first of several planned jobs expos aimed at finding and preparing ...

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Flexible Employment the Key to Global Economic Stability - Huffington Post

October 28, 2014 - 5:02pm

Huffington Post

Flexible Employment the Key to Global Economic Stability
Huffington Post
Can increasing global employment help bring about world peace? Before I spent a week this September with the World Economic Forum's Young Global Leaders in Beijing, the thought never crossed my mind. Now? I think it can. I was chosen to be in the ...

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Clinton tries to clarify claim that businesses don't create jobs, takes GOP heat - Fox News

October 28, 2014 - 3:42pm

Fox News

Clinton tries to clarify claim that businesses don't create jobs, takes GOP heat
Fox News
The former secretary of State is trying to pull back on controversial remarks last week where she suggested businesses don't create jobs -- she now says she "short-handed" her point, though some Republicans aren't buying it. ADVERTISEMENT.
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Gov. Rick Snyder on jobs: $50 million for community colleges could shrink ... - MLive.com

October 28, 2014 - 2:07pm

Gov. Rick Snyder on jobs: $50 million for community colleges could shrink ...
MLive.com
In this file photo, Gentex CEO Fred Bauer shows Michigan Governor Rick Snyder a product display of automotive rear view mirrors during Snyder's visit to the company's headquarters in Zeeland. Money for community colleges will train students for such ...

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Employment in Oregon's construction industry remains far off its peak ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 28, 2014 - 12:35pm

Employment in Oregon's construction industry remains far off its peak ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
While the housing market is recovering from a nationwide collapse, construction-related employment in Oregon remains far below its 2007 peak. Damon Runberg, Central Oregon Regional Economist with the Oregon Employment Department published a ...

Should weight be added to employment discrimination standards? - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)

October 28, 2014 - 11:52am

Should weight be added to employment discrimination standards?
Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
Obese people have a hard time getting equal treatment in the workplace. That much has been known since a study proved it about a decade ago. But now a new study shows that the situation is much worse for women than men, the Washington Post reports.

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Hillary Clinton's Comment on Jobs Raises Eyebrows on Wall St. - New York Times

October 28, 2014 - 11:44am

New York Times

Hillary Clinton's Comment on Jobs Raises Eyebrows on Wall St.
New York Times
Photo. Hillary Clinton at a rally for Senator Al Franken, whom she praised for pushing for greater financial oversight.Credit Ann Heisenfelt/Associated Press. DealBook Column · View all posts. “Hillary said what?” That was the question whispered among ...

Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1000 Full-Time Jobs in ... - Chicago Defender

October 28, 2014 - 11:00am

Chicago Defender

Governor Quinn, Senator Durbin and Amazon Announce 1000 Full-Time Jobs in ...
Chicago Defender
CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced plans to create more than 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million in investment in Illinois. Amazon is beginning site selection activities and it ...
Amazon Heads To Illinois With 1000 Full-Time JobsWebProNews
New Amazon facility in Illinois to bring 1000 jobs to stateBuffalo Grove Countryside

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Battery maker promises 500 jobs in Concord - Charlotte Observer

October 28, 2014 - 10:36am

Charlotte Business Journal

Battery maker promises 500 jobs in Concord
Charlotte Observer
Alevo predicts it will employ 2,500 within three years and could ultimately reach 6,000 and expects to spend $350 million to upfit the manufacturing space. It did not estimate median wages but said first-year hires will range from engineers to ...
Small Battery Maker Touts Big Prospect for NC JobsInc.com

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Amazon to bring 1000 jobs to Illinois, open first warehouse in Chicago area - WGN-TV

October 28, 2014 - 10:19am

Amazon to bring 1000 jobs to Illinois, open first warehouse in Chicago area
WGN-TV
Amazon is announcing plans to open its first warehouse and several other facilities in the Chicago area. The deal will bring 1,000 new jobs to Illinois. The company is still considering locations but plans to have the first facility open next year and ...

Retirement: Some struggle with leaving their jobs - USA TODAY

October 28, 2014 - 9:58am

USA TODAY

Retirement: Some struggle with leaving their jobs
USA TODAY
When many people retire, they jump into their new lifestyle with gusto, but others mourn leaving their jobs and feel like they've lost part of their identity, experts say. "Work is the primary source of identity for many of us and absorbs our best ...

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Flexible Jobs: How to Find Success – Not Scams - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

October 28, 2014 - 9:57am

Flexible Jobs: How to Find Success – Not Scams
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
When looking for jobs that allow you to work from home and enjoy a flexible schedule, look carefully at company websites and employer email addresses to make sure they look legitimate. By Arnie Fertig Oct. 28, 2014 | 10:56 a.m. EDT + More. We are no ...

Two Jobs, Two Retirement Plans - Forbes

October 28, 2014 - 8:05am

Forbes

Two Jobs, Two Retirement Plans
Forbes
Got side income? It's a great opportunity to add to your retirement nest egg. But if you have a day job too, evaluating which retirement plan to open up, and how much money you can put in each plan is tricky. “There are traps,” says Scott Kaplowitch, a ...

Employment fair, workshop scheduled: Local Business Briefs - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

October 28, 2014 - 6:16am

Employment fair, workshop scheduled: Local Business Briefs
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Bryant & Stratton College, 3121 Euclid Ave., will host a series of events focused on employability for employers, local business leaders, students, new graduates, and job seekers. The local campus will have a viewing party Wednesday ...

Lloyds Bank to Cut 9000 Jobs in Digital Push - New York Times

October 28, 2014 - 6:05am

New York Times

Lloyds Bank to Cut 9000 Jobs in Digital Push
New York Times
Email; Share; Tweet; Save; More. Photo. A branch of Lloyds Bank in London.Credit Will Oliver/European Pressphoto Agency. LONDON — The Lloyds Banking Group said on Tuesday that it would eliminate 9,000 jobs and close up to 150 branches over the ...

Britain's Lloyds Bank to Cut 9000 Jobs - ABC News

October 28, 2014 - 4:34am

The Guardian

Britain's Lloyds Bank to Cut 9000 Jobs
ABC News
Britain's Lloyds Banking Group said Tuesday it will eliminate 9,000 jobs over the next three years and shut some 200 branches in a bid to improve efficiency. The group has been partly owned by the British taxpayer since it was rescued during the ...
Lloyds Banking Group to axe 9000 jobs and 200 branchesThe Guardian
Lloyds Bank cuts 9000 jobs and shuts 200 branches as profits leapTelegraph.co.uk
Lloyds Banking Group to cut 9000 jobs, close 200 branches in efficiency bidFox Business

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Three companies planning 190 new jobs in central, southeast Ohio - Columbus Dispatch

October 28, 2014 - 2:11am

Three companies planning 190 new jobs in central, southeast Ohio
Columbus Dispatch
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