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Jobs Hold Sway Over Yellen-Carney as Central Banks Splinter - Bloomberg

July 23, 2014 - 6:05am

Bloomberg

Jobs Hold Sway Over Yellen-Carney as Central Banks Splinter
Bloomberg
Before the Federal Reserve and fellow central banks go to work raising interest rates, they first need others to go to work. That's the signal from policy makers worldwide, as even those whose mandates focus on inflation put the health of labor markets ...

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Congress And Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads to Jobs - NPR

July 23, 2014 - 4:08am

NPR

Congress And Biden Aim For Job Training That Actually Leads to Jobs
NPR
Something pretty remarkable happened Tuesday afternoon in a small windowless auditorium next door to the White House. President Obama signed a new law: the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. It streamlines and updates the nation's job training ...

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QuadJobs not odd jobs - CT Post

July 22, 2014 - 9:25pm

QuadJobs not odd jobs
CT Post
QuadJobs founders' Bridie Clark Loverro, Andra Newman and Betsy O'Reilly. The women, all Greenwich residents, are launching an online job board across Fairfield County that pairs college students with local jobs. Photo: Contributed Photo. QuadJobs ...

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QuadJobs not odd jobs - CT Post

July 22, 2014 - 9:25pm

QuadJobs not odd jobs
CT Post
QuadJobs founders' Bridie Clark Loverro, Andra Newman and Betsy O'Reilly. The women, all Greenwich residents, are launching an online job board across Fairfield County that pairs college students with local jobs. Photo: Contributed Photo. QuadJobs ...

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QuadJobs not odd jobs - Danbury News Times

July 22, 2014 - 8:58pm

QuadJobs not odd jobs
Danbury News Times
QuadJobs founders' Bridie Clark Loverro, Andra Newman and Betsy O'Reilly. The women, all Greenwich residents, are launching an online job board across Fairfield County that pairs college students with local jobs. Photo: Contributed Photo. QuadJobs ...

Clark County up 1000 jobs over this time last year - Springfield News Sun

July 22, 2014 - 7:04pm

Clark County up 1000 jobs over this time last year
Springfield News Sun
Clark County has created more than 1,000 more jobs compared to the same time last year, state figures released Tuesday showed. Many of the jobs are likely seasonal and farm-related, but the jump from the same time a year ago means the local economy ...

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Beretta to move manufacturing jobs out of Maryland, blames state gun laws - Washington Post

July 22, 2014 - 6:45pm

Beretta to move manufacturing jobs out of Maryland, blames state gun laws
Washington Post
Blaming Maryland's new gun-control laws, Beretta USA said Tuesday that it is relocating its manufacturing operations from Accokeek to Tennessee, a move that will eliminate about 160 jobs in southern Prince George's County. The Italian company had ...
Citing Maryland Gun Law, Beretta To Move Manufacturing Jobs to TennesseeWall Street Journal
Major Gun Manufacturer Taking $45 Million Investment, 300 Jobs to Tennessee ...TheBlaze.com
'Maryland loses again': O'Malley's agenda drives gun maker — and jobs — out ...Twitchy
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Boeing employment stabilizing in Western Washington - TheNewsTribune.com

July 22, 2014 - 5:05pm

Boeing employment stabilizing in Western Washington
TheNewsTribune.com
After declining by nearly 4,000 jobs last year, Boeing's Washington employment level appears to have stabilized at more than 81,000 workers. New figures from the aerospace company show that despite periodic layoffs in some programs in the Evergreen ...

Destructive Innovation Is Outpacing Creative Innovation - U.S. News & World Report

July 22, 2014 - 4:38pm

Destructive Innovation Is Outpacing Creative Innovation
U.S. News & World Report
STEM, immigration and job training are three areas to focus on to deal with destructive innovation. Soldering a circuit board. A study says 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated in the next 20 years. By Mortimer B. Zuckerman July 22, 2014 | 3:00 p ...

VBI/Virginia Tech employment lawsuit could set constitutional precedent - Roanoke Times

July 22, 2014 - 4:21pm

VBI/Virginia Tech employment lawsuit could set constitutional precedent
Roanoke Times
An $11 million employment lawsuit brought by a former director of the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech against university administrators could break new ground in constitutional law, if a federal judge allows it to go forward. "It's ...

SNL Energy: Coal Employment Losses Hit Central Appalachia Counties Hardest - The Desert Sun

July 22, 2014 - 3:20pm

SNL Energy: Coal Employment Losses Hit Central Appalachia Counties Hardest
The Desert Sun
A recent SNL Energy analysis of U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration data found the coal industry had shed 17,072 jobs between a near-term employment peak in the fourth quarter of 2011 and the first quarter of 2014, a decline of more than 18%.

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Obama signs bipartisan jobs bill: "Let's do this more often" - MSNBC

July 22, 2014 - 1:24pm

Obama signs bipartisan jobs bill: "Let's do this more often"
MSNBC
As President Obama signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Tuesday – a job training that passed the House earlier this month – he thanked Democrats and Republicans alike for the rare moment of bipartisanship, joking “I am also ...
Fitzpatrick-backed Jobs Bill Signed by into LawInsurance News Net

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Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs remark in TV ad - The Courier-Journal

July 22, 2014 - 11:52am

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Grimes jabs McConnell on jobs remark in TV ad
The Courier-Journal
Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes went on the attack again Tuesday with a new TV ad featuring an out-of-work Appalachian coal miner who questions Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's commitment to job growth. The 30-second ...
Grimes hits McConnell on jobs in new adThe Hill (blog)
Analysis: Question in Grimes coal jobs ad is questionableWHAS 11.com (subscription)

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Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary] - Baltimore Sun

July 22, 2014 - 11:22am

Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
Baltimore Sun
The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of withering criticism. For six weeks during the summer ...

Social Security twist for Boomers with public, private jobs - USA TODAY

July 22, 2014 - 10:16am

USA TODAY

Social Security twist for Boomers with public, private jobs
USA TODAY
Are you a Baby Boomer who has worked for both the public and private sector during your working career? If so, you are probably feeling pretty good about your retirement options, which very likely include a public pension, as well as Social Security.

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Lowe's to create 1000 new jobs in northwest Indianapolis - Fox 59

July 22, 2014 - 9:23am

Fox 59

Lowe's to create 1000 new jobs in northwest Indianapolis
Fox 59
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 22, 2014) — Home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc. is opening a new call center and bringing hundreds of jobs to the northwest side of Indianapolis. Lowe's will create as many as 1,000 jobs by 2016 at a new Customer ...

These Are The Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance - Huffington Post

July 22, 2014 - 9:20am

These Are The Best Jobs For Work-Life Balance
Huffington Post
If your goal is to have a successful work-life balance, certain jobs will help you get there more than others, new research finds. Based on employee reviews, the highest-rated jobs for work-life balance were data scientists, SEO specialists, tour ...

Glassdoor's Job Explorer Finds Jobs You Didn't Know You Qualified For - Lifehacker

July 22, 2014 - 8:02am

Glassdoor's Job Explorer Finds Jobs You Didn't Know You Qualified For
Lifehacker
Glassdoor took the wraps off their new Job Explorer today, a webapp that lets you search for jobs that your skills qualify you for that you may be overlooking. The tool also features a map that shows where you can find work with your skills, anywhere ...

What to Do About the Jobs-Growth Conundrum - Bloomberg View

July 22, 2014 - 6:05am

What to Do About the Jobs-Growth Conundrum
Bloomberg View
A strange thing is happening in the U.S. labor market: The unemployment rate has been falling much faster this year than it should given the slow underlying pace of economic growth. In fact, the fall in joblessness has exceeded that projected by policy ...

America's Most Surprising Six-Figure Jobs - Forbes

July 22, 2014 - 5:00am

America's Most Surprising Six-Figure Jobs
Forbes
Top-dollar salaries are often associated with corner offices, operating rooms, and trading floors. As it turns out, those aren't the only arenas in which professionals can bring in six figure salaries–some of those whose offices are elevator shafts ...