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Survey: Philly renters cite jobs as main reason for leaving city - Curbed Philly

August 15, 2017 - 9:36am

Curbed Philly

Survey: Philly renters cite jobs as main reason for leaving city
Curbed Philly
At least 75 percent of Philly renters say they'll settle down elsewhere. Courtesy of Shutterstock. Millennials may be moving to Philly in droves, but survey says a good chunk of them may not make the city their permanent home. Why? Jobs. A new ...

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High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle - The Mercury News

August 15, 2017 - 9:21am

U.S. News & World Report

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle
The Mercury News
In this Thursday, May 25, 2017 photo, an assembly line laborer works across from a collaborative robot, right, at the Stihl Inc. manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach, Va. At the plant human workers are interspersed with computers and robotics that ...
As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech US Plants Offer JobsU.S. News & World Report

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High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle - CNBC

August 15, 2017 - 7:41am

CNBC

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle
CNBC
Donald Trump won the presidency in great measure because he pledged to stop American jobs and manufacturing from going overseas. American manufacturers have actually added nearly a million jobs in the past seven years. And federal statistics show ...
In US, factory jobs are high-tech, but the workers are not - ABC NewsABC News

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RBS plans to cut 880 IT jobs by 2020, UK labor union says - CNBC

August 15, 2017 - 7:12am

CNBC

RBS plans to cut 880 IT jobs by 2020, UK labor union says
CNBC
U.K. labor union Unite says RBS told staff it would cut 880 IT jobs in London by 2020. It claims the bank informed staff of a further 40 percent cut of permanent IT staff. Ryan Browne | @Ryan_Browne_. Published 7 Hours Ago | Updated 7 Hours Ago CNBC.com.
RBS preparing to cut nearly 900 IT jobs, says unionThe Guardian
Royal Bank of Scotland to cut 880 IT jobs by 2020Economic Times
RBS to cut around 900 IT jobs, says unionTelegraph.co.uk

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London's financial district is 'hemorrhaging talent' because of Brexit, warns UK job recruiter - CNBC

August 15, 2017 - 6:09am

CNBC

London's financial district is 'hemorrhaging talent' because of Brexit, warns UK job recruiter
CNBC
The number of professionals seeking a job in the U.K.'s financial capital is down 33 percent year on year, while the number of jobs available has shrunk 11 percent, due to the uncertainty caused by Brexit. The City of London risks losing jobs, warns ...

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How the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 may drive civil service reform - FederalNewsRadio.com

August 15, 2017 - 6:05am

FederalNewsRadio.com

How the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 may drive civil service reform
FederalNewsRadio.com
This column was originally published on Jeff Neal's blog, ChiefHRO.com, and was republished here with permission from the author. On Aug. 12, the president signed the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017. Readers who do not work in the ...

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49ers rookies Reuben Foster, Solomon Thomas closing in on starting jobs - ESPN (blog)

August 15, 2017 - 6:03am

ESPN (blog)

49ers rookies Reuben Foster, Solomon Thomas closing in on starting jobs
ESPN (blog)
First-round pick Reuben Foster appears to be the favorite to land the Niners' starting weakside linebacker job. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu. Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger; Email; comment. 4:00 AM PT. Nick WagonerESPN Staff Writer. Close. Covered Rams ...

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State to help Generac with multimillion dollar expansion plans, new jobs - Janesville Gazette

August 15, 2017 - 6:03am

Janesville Gazette

State to help Generac with multimillion dollar expansion plans, new jobs
Janesville Gazette
Employees work on generator engines on the assembly line at Generac Power Systems in Whitewater in 2016. 1. of. 4. Anthony Wahl. Employees work on generator engines on the assembly line at Generac Power Systems in Whitewater in 2016.

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If Illinois wants 4000 new auto jobs, Rauner needs to approve tax credit plan - Chicago Tribune

August 15, 2017 - 5:04am

Chicago Tribune

If Illinois wants 4000 new auto jobs, Rauner needs to approve tax credit plan
Chicago Tribune
Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner talks with members of the press at the James R. Thompson Center Monday, Aug. 7, 2017 in Chicago. (Armando L. Sanchez / Chicago Tribune). Robert ReedContact ReporterChicago Tribune. The possibility of 4,000 ...

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High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle - ABC News

August 15, 2017 - 12:24am

High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggle
ABC News
In this Thursday, May 25, 2017 photo, an assembly line laborer works across from a collaborative robot, right, at the Stihl Inc. manufacturing facility in Virginia Beach, Va. At the plant human workers are interspersed with computers and robotics that ...

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As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech US Plants Offer Jobs - U.S. News & World Report

August 15, 2017 - 12:15am

U.S. News & World Report

As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech US Plants Offer Jobs
U.S. News & World Report
As U.S. manufacturers 'automate or evaporate,' they struggle to fill the jobs that require skills to do so. Aug. 15, 2017, at 8:40 a.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel. As the Laid-Off Struggle, High-Tech US Plants Offer Jobs ...
High-tech US plants offer jobs even as the laid-off struggleThe Mercury News

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Intel CEO joins Merck, Under Armour in quitting Trump's jobs council - USA TODAY

August 14, 2017 - 11:38pm

USA TODAY

Intel CEO joins Merck, Under Armour in quitting Trump's jobs council
USA TODAY
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich stepped down from President Trump's business advisory council late Monday, becoming the third chief executive to cease working with the administration following Trump's response to the white nationalists' rally in ...
Intel CEO leaves Trump's jobs council after Charlottesville backlashBusiness Insider
More CEOs resign from Trump's manufacturing jobs council; many remain silentPress Herald

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Chemical Company to Add 200 Jobs in North Carolina - U.S. News & World Report

August 14, 2017 - 5:06pm

Independent Tribune

Chemical Company to Add 200 Jobs in North Carolina
U.S. News & World Report
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A specialty chemical company plans to expand in North Carolina and create 200 jobs over five years. Gov. Roy Cooper's administration announced Monday that Albemarle Corp. expects to invest more than $10 million over five years ...
200 new jobs averaging $78000 at Albemarle CorporationIndependent Tribune
Specialty chemicals company adding 200 jobs in Charlotte, Cleveland CountyCharlotte Observer
Albemarle Corp. to add 200 jobs at two Charlotte-area facilitiesCharlotte Business Journal

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Tax reform for investment and jobs - Washington Times

August 14, 2017 - 4:51pm

Washington Times

Tax reform for investment and jobs
Washington Times
FILE - In this April 25, 2017, file photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Kentucky, speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. U.S. President Donald Trump wants to close a frustrating 2017 with the first overhaul of the tax code ... more ...

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For Syrian Refugees In Turkey, A Long Road To Regular ... - NPR - NPR

August 14, 2017 - 3:54pm

NPR

For Syrian Refugees In Turkey, A Long Road To Regular ... - NPR
NPR
Many of the Syrians in Turkey are educated professionals who are under-employed, working off the books for low pay. A government program is trying to change ...

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Increasing Minimum Wage Puts More Jobs at Risk of Automation - MIT Technology Review

August 14, 2017 - 3:38pm

Increasing Minimum Wage Puts More Jobs at Risk of Automation
MIT Technology Review
When the minimum wage goes up, the robots come for people's jobs. That's the upshot of a paper published today on the National Bureau of Economic Research's website (abstract, full PDF paywalled), which analyzed how changes to the minimum wage ...

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One eye-popping chart explains the state of retail jobs - Business Insider

August 14, 2017 - 3:37pm

Business Insider

One eye-popping chart explains the state of retail jobs
Business Insider
Retail has seen quite the shake-up amid the rise of Amazon and other online distributors. The demand for "traditional" retail jobs — such as cashiers in malls — is drying up as companies continue to close physical stores. At the same time, more jobs ...

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In Turkey, Syrian Workers Struggle To Obtain Official Employment - NPR

August 14, 2017 - 3:33pm

In Turkey, Syrian Workers Struggle To Obtain Official Employment
NPR
Turkey hosts about 3 million refugees from Syria and most work in jobs off-the-books for little pay. A government plan to bring them into the formal market has barely taken hold. ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: Some 3 million Syrian refugees are in Turkey. They ...

These Jobs Pay Over $100000 - Fortune

August 14, 2017 - 3:15pm

Fortune

These Jobs Pay Over $100000
Fortune
New data reveals professions that rake in a healthy paycheck. Photograph by Getty Images. E-mail; Tweet; Facebook; Linkedin. Share icons. TECH · MANAGEMENT · FINANCE · MARKETS · CAREERS · AUTOS · INTERNATIONAL · RETAIL · FEATURES ...

Rowan cutting Gulf of Mexico jobs with more on the way - Chron.com

August 14, 2017 - 2:04pm

Chron.com

Rowan cutting Gulf of Mexico jobs with more on the way
Chron.com
Houston offshore driller Rowan Cos. is cutting up to 85 jobs in the Gulf of Mexico with more layoffs likely in the fall. Rowan is following the trend of the sluggish offshore energy sector, idling rigs and cutting jobs as the contracts expire for its ...

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