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Applications pour in for low income youth summer jobs program - STLtoday.com

February 26, 2015 - 4:38pm

STLtoday.com

Applications pour in for low income youth summer jobs program
STLtoday.com
In the two weeks that an application process has been open, more than 700 young people already have applied for 2,000 jobs that will be available in the St. Louis area through the Summer Jobs League, a program that aims to employ teenagers and young ...

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Manufacturing jobs going unfilled - SFGate

February 26, 2015 - 4:38pm

Manufacturing jobs going unfilled
SFGate
An estimated 2 million U.S. manufacturing jobs will go unfilled over the next decade because workers lack the skills to fill those positions, according to a study released this week by an industry research group and a major accounting firm. But ...

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Arizona forecast to generate nearly 120000 jobs in next two years - Phoenix Business Journal

February 26, 2015 - 3:57pm

Arizona forecast to generate nearly 120000 jobs in next two years
Phoenix Business Journal
Arizona is expected to add around 120,000 jobs in 2015 and 2016, according to a new forecast from the Arizona Department of Administration. Tourism growth is expected to lead that job growth, according to the 2016 Employment Forecast from the ADOA, ...
Arizona adding jobs, but at only half the rate it was prior to Great RecessionTucson News Now
Arizona Employment Rising, But Recession Hangover RemainsArizona Public Media

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Jobs Slowly Recovering From Crisis, Favoring Higher Skills - International Monetary Fund

February 26, 2015 - 3:24pm

International Monetary Fund

Jobs Slowly Recovering From Crisis, Favoring Higher Skills
International Monetary Fund
Today's job market demands more specialized skills, but migration and technology are helping—not hurting—chances of high-quality employment, according to the March 2015 issue of Finance & Development (F&D) magazine. 30 million jobs, mostly in ...

Revised Colorado numbers show more jobs added in 2014 - 9NEWS.com

February 26, 2015 - 12:57pm

9NEWS.com

Revised Colorado numbers show more jobs added in 2014
9NEWS.com
New numbers out from the CO Dept. of Labor and Employment suggest that employers hired more workers than thought. Loading… Post to Facebook. Revised Colorado numbers show more jobs added in 2014 New numbers out from the CO Dept. of Labor ...

US Steel to shutter Gary Works coke plant, eliminate 300 jobs - nwitimes.com

February 26, 2015 - 12:37pm

nwitimes.com

US Steel to shutter Gary Works coke plant, eliminate 300 jobs
nwitimes.com
A train hauls coal in Gary. U.S. Steel is shuttering the coke-making plant, which bakes coal into the more purified coke for steelmaking, at its Gary Works steel mill. 2015-02-26T13:00:00Z 2015-02-26T13:26:06Z U.S. Steel to shutter Gary Works coke ...

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Top US forecaster says jobs data adding up to a rate rise: Reuters poll - Reuters

February 26, 2015 - 11:37am

Reuters

Top US forecaster says jobs data adding up to a rate rise: Reuters poll
Reuters
(Reuters) - The steady drop in the U.S. unemployment rate has set up a simple set of arithmetic that will lead to a Federal Reserve interest rate rise soon to ward off future inflation, according to the most accurate forecaster in Reuters polls last year.
Top forecaster says jobs data point to rate hikeCNBC

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GM to shut plant, cut jobs in Indonesia, where Japanese dominate - Reuters

February 26, 2015 - 10:55am

Reuters

GM to shut plant, cut jobs in Indonesia, where Japanese dominate
Reuters
BEIJING (Reuters) - General Motors (GM.N) will stop making GM-branded cars in Indonesia, a battleground for global automakers, closing an assembly plant, axing some 500 jobs and shifting its focus to sport utility vehicles (SUVs). The U.S. auto giant ...
GM to Shut Plant, Cut Jobs in IndonesiaFox Business
GM cuts capacity, jobs in IndonesiaCNBC
GM to Close Indonesia Plant, Cut About 500 JobsWall Street Journal

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700000 people in the UK have jobs that guarantee no work or pay - Quartz

February 26, 2015 - 7:30am

Quartz

700000 people in the UK have jobs that guarantee no work or pay
Quartz
Over the last two years, a type of job contract has proliferated in the UK that allows employers to call on workers when needed, and send them home –with no remuneration at all—when business is slow. “Zero hours” contracts, as they're called, have ...

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Walmart pledges $100 million to boost jobs - Fortune

February 26, 2015 - 7:01am

Fortune

Walmart pledges $100 million to boost jobs
Fortune
One week after announcing plans to increase the pay of low-wage workers to at least $9 an hour, Walmart is delivering more good news on the job front: The company will donate $16 million to seven non-profit groups focused on helping entry-level U.S. ...

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5 white-collar jobs robots already have taken - Fortune

February 26, 2015 - 6:52am

Fortune

5 white-collar jobs robots already have taken
Fortune
For years now, some researchers have been anticipating that robots would take away jobs from humans. In the UK, Deloitte and the University of Oxford predicted that 10 million unskilled jobs could be taken over by robots. University of Oxford ...

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Google, Apple Talk Up Jobs, Investment in Europe - Wall Street Journal (blog)

February 26, 2015 - 6:11am

Google, Apple Talk Up Jobs, Investment in Europe
Wall Street Journal (blog)
BRUSSELS—US tech giants Google GOOGL +0.68% and Apple both played up their respective companies' job creation achievements in Europe this week, as pressure to curtail their dominance on the Continent mounts from legislators and competitors.

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Ford adds 400 jobs as it begins building all-new Edge - MLive.com

February 26, 2015 - 6:09am

MLive.com

Ford adds 400 jobs as it begins building all-new Edge
MLive.com
Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it is adding 400 jobs at its Oakville Assembly plant outside Toronto as production of the 2015 Ford Edge officially gets underway. (Courtesy image/Ford Motor Co.) David Muller | dmuller@mlive.com · Print · David Muller ...
2015 Ford Edge starts production; adds more plant jobsDetroit Free Press
Ford adds 400 jobs at Oakville plant in global push of Edge modelThe Globe and Mail (subscription)
Ford adding 400 jobs at Oakville to produce new Edge crossover SUVToronto Star
Financial Post -KelownaNow
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10 Jobs You Can Do From Home - Huffington Post

February 26, 2015 - 5:57am

Huffington Post

10 Jobs You Can Do From Home
Huffington Post
SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com. Whether you already work and want to make more money, or are retired and looking to supplement your income, there are jobs out there that fit the bill. “Many people who are retirement age opt for 'patchwork ...

Young Spaniards Moving to Germany Get Trapped in Dismal Jobs - ABC News

February 26, 2015 - 1:26am

ABC News

Young Spaniards Moving to Germany Get Trapped in Dismal Jobs
ABC News
Edur Ansa couldn't find work for a year after he got his nursing degree from Barcelona University. Like many other Spaniards, he started looking for work in Germany and ended up with a job at a private hospital. That's when he found himself trapped. He ...

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CIMB Said to Cut About 50 Jobs Across Asia to Reduce Costs - Bloomberg

February 26, 2015 - 12:07am

Malay Mail Online

CIMB Said to Cut About 50 Jobs Across Asia to Reduce Costs
Bloomberg
A pedestrian walks past a CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. bank branch in Kuala Lumpur. CIMB this month announced plans to reduce investment-banking costs by about 30 percent this year in anticipation of slower growth. Photographer: Charles Pertwee/ ...
CIMB cuts 40 jobs in AsiaFinanceAsia
CIMB trimming 50 Asian jobs as cost-cutting measureMalay Mail Online

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City centers — including Milwaukee's — noted for growth in new jobs - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

February 25, 2015 - 11:48pm

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City centers — including Milwaukee's — noted for growth in new jobs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee is in the vanguard of a resurgence of job growth in the heart of the country's major metropolitan areas, a report published Tuesday by an urban-studies think tank suggests. Employment gains coming out of the recession in the center of ...
Young People Are Pulling Jobs Back to City CentersCityLab

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College football's top 24 jobs - ESPN

February 25, 2015 - 9:57pm

College football's top 24 jobs
ESPN
We've reached the final day of our project ranking each of the 65 college football jobs at the Power 5 level. The central question to file away: If every Power 5 job came open tomorrow, which would be the most desirable? On the other side, which would ...

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ESPN Ranks Top College Football Jobs; Michigan 14 And MSU 20 - CBS Local

February 25, 2015 - 3:49pm

CBS Local

ESPN Ranks Top College Football Jobs; Michigan 14 And MSU 20
CBS Local
EAST LANSING, MI – SEPTEMBER 20: Michigan State Spartans head football coach Mark Dantonio watches the action during the second half of the game against Eastern Michigan Eagles at Spartan Stadium on September 20, 2014 in East Lansing, ...

Top college football jobs: UM No. 14, MSU No. 20 - The Detroit News

February 25, 2015 - 3:37pm

The Detroit News

Top college football jobs: UM No. 14, MSU No. 20
The Detroit News
UM finished No. 14 and MSU was No. 20 in ESPN's rankings of the nation's top jobs for college football coaches. Loading… Post to Facebook. Top college football jobs: UM No. 14, MSU No. 20 UM finished No. 14 and MSU was No. 20 in ESPN's rankings of ...

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