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Upper Ohio Valley residents create jobs alliance to support local economy - WTRF

May 26, 2015 - 1:53pm

WTRF

Upper Ohio Valley residents create jobs alliance to support local economy
WTRF
The West Virginia Public Service Commission has granted Appalachian Power Co. and Wheeling Power a rate increase of $123.457 million, or 9 percent, effective May 26. The West Virginia Public Service Commission has granted Appalachian Power Co.

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Walker distances himself from jobs agency he once held up as a model - Crain's Chicago Business

May 26, 2015 - 1:36pm

Crain's Chicago Business

Walker distances himself from jobs agency he once held up as a model
Crain's Chicago Business
(Bloomberg) — Governor Scott Walker is distancing himself from a central element of his Wisconsin jobs strategy after nonpartisan auditors criticized it ahead of his expected Republican presidential campaign announcement. The Wisconsin Economic ...
Scott Walker Dumped as Chair of the Jobs Agency He CreatedHuffington Post
Walker Keeps Wisconsin Jobs Agency at Arm's Length Amid DisarrayBloomberg
Walker misses jobs promise by about 121000 jobsBeloit Daily News
cleveland.com -Madison.com
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Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls - WTNH

May 26, 2015 - 12:16pm

WTNH

Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls
WTNH
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut labor officials say employers added 1,200 jobs in April 2015, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year. The state Labor Department announced Tuesday that the unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent, down 0.1 ...
Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in AprilPhiladelphia Business Journal

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Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls - Washington Times

May 26, 2015 - 11:46am

Philadelphia Business Journal

Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls
Washington Times
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Employers in Connecticut added 1,200 jobs in April, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year, the Department of Labor said Tuesday. The unemployment rate of 6.3 percent was down 0.1 percent from March and nearly a point ...
Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in AprilPhiladelphia Business Journal

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Berks & Beyond Employment Services is No. 2 for second year in row in ... - Reading Eagle

May 26, 2015 - 11:27am

Reading Eagle

Berks & Beyond Employment Services is No. 2 for second year in row in ...
Reading Eagle
The name and purpose of the business is evident from the sign out front to the carpets in the foyer and the reception area. The nameplate for Berks & Beyond Employment Services Inc. appears over and over, in the hall and on the walls of the testing ...

Jon Stewart helps Iraq War veterans find jobs in TV - Entertainment Weekly (blog)

May 26, 2015 - 11:03am

Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Jon Stewart helps Iraq War veterans find jobs in TV
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Jon Stewart may be a fervent critic of the Iraq War—remember Mess-o-potamia?—but he's willing to put politics aside to help veterans land in show business. Related. Jon Stewart gives Samantha Bee a celebratory goodbye · Jon Stewart's next moves?
Jon Stewart Has Been Helping Veterans Get TV Jobs for the Last Three YearsSplitsider
Here's who helps veterans land better jobsHLNtv.com
Jon Stewart on his quiet efforts to get veterans TV jobs: 'It isn't charity'The Week Magazine
National Post -Dispatch Times
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Here's how much 10 of the world's most extreme jobs pay - Business Insider

May 26, 2015 - 10:48am

Business Insider

Here's how much 10 of the world's most extreme jobs pay
Business Insider
Adrenaline junkies, daredevils, and adventurers everywhere will be pleased to hear that some of the world's most extreme jobs are not just thrilling and dangerous — but also lucrative. YourTradeBase, an online trade business software tool, put ...

BlackBerry co-CEOs were stunned when Steve Jobs showed what iPhone could ... - MarketWatch

May 26, 2015 - 10:45am

MarketWatch

BlackBerry co-CEOs were stunned when Steve Jobs showed what iPhone could ...
MarketWatch
Mike Lazaridis was home on his treadmill when he saw the televised report about Apple Inc.'s newest product. Research In Motion's founder soon forgot about exercise that day in January 2007. There was Steve Jobs on a San Francisco stage waving a small ...

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The 25 best cities for jobs - Newsday

May 26, 2015 - 10:43am

Newsday

The 25 best cities for jobs
Newsday
San Jose ranked highly as a city to find a job with a Glassdoor job score of 3.7 based on the number of job openings, 51,439, and a median salary base of $99,000, according to their estimates. (Credit: Getty Images). The best cities in the United ...

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AIG plans jobs consolidation in Sandy Springs - Atlanta Business Chronicle

May 26, 2015 - 10:24am

Atlanta Business Chronicle

AIG plans jobs consolidation in Sandy Springs
Atlanta Business Chronicle
American International Group Inc. plans to carry out a consolidation of its local offices that could end up relocating at least 200 jobs to Sandy Springs. The plans follows insurance giant's decision last year to close its Alpharetta office, resulting ...

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Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have 'Contingent' Jobs, Says U.S. Government - Forbes

May 26, 2015 - 8:56am

Forbes

Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have 'Contingent' Jobs, Says U.S. Government
Forbes
I'm a former senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine. I have written about entrepreneurship for publications such as Crain's New York Business, Fortune, Money, Inc., Working Mother, CNBC and many others. I'm also co-founder of ...

Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in April - Philadelphia Business Journal

May 26, 2015 - 8:12am

Philadelphia Business Journal

Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in April
Philadelphia Business Journal
Pennsylvania added 27,000 nonfarm jobs to the payrolls in April after losing 13,000 jobs the previous month. But unemployment was unchanged from March at 5.3 percent, breaking a string of three monthly increases. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was ...
Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate fallswwlp.com
DOL: Conn. private sector shed jobs in AprilCT News (blog)
Nigerian economy: slogans, jobs and fancy statisticsDaily Trust

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Apple's new 'Spaceship' HQ could have been called the Steve Jobs Campus - Cult of Mac

May 26, 2015 - 7:32am

Cult of Mac

Apple's new 'Spaceship' HQ could have been called the Steve Jobs Campus
Cult of Mac
If Apple's former CEO had been more sentimental we'd be referring to the company's upcoming “Spaceship” headquarters as the Steve Jobs campus, according to an interesting tidbit in Stephen Fry's Telegraph article about Jony Ive's promotion. While being ...

Atlanta to add 100000 jobs in 2015 - atlantadailyworld

May 26, 2015 - 7:18am

atlantadailyworld

Atlanta to add 100000 jobs in 2015
atlantadailyworld
Because of the growth in the professional and business services sectors, the prospect for the job growth is the largest in the metro Atlanta area since the 1990s. Wells Fargo Securities senior economist Mark Vitner predicts that Atlanta will add up to ...

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Jobs, education top priority for NYS voters; Cuomo stock falling, poll shows - Buffalo Business First

May 26, 2015 - 7:04am

Buffalo Business First

Jobs, education top priority for NYS voters; Cuomo stock falling, poll shows
Buffalo Business First
New York state voters say though the two top legislative leaders face federal charges, the level of corruption in Albany is about the same as its been in recent years. Voters also give Gov. Andrew Cuomo his lowest rating since taking office and a ...

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The man behind the man behind Steve Jobs - Washington Post

May 26, 2015 - 6:56am

Washington Post

The man behind the man behind Steve Jobs
Washington Post
When Steve Jobs set about making a corporate and cultural revolution with Apple, he wasn't alone. Designer Jonathan Ive was, in many ways, the man behind the man who reinvented computing and cellphones while upending the music industry. “If I had a ...
Apple's Most Valuable Employee Is Changing Jobs2paragraphs.com

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Between Two Jobs - TIME

May 26, 2015 - 5:30am

TIME

5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding Between Two Jobs
TIME
It's something you never thought possible amidst all the job searching and résumé polishing you've been up to lately: You have not one, but two job offers. #Rockstar. Now, you're no longer stressed about finding employment—on the contrary, you're ...

Jon Stewart on his quiet efforts to get veterans TV jobs: 'It isn't charity' - The Week Magazine

May 26, 2015 - 5:14am

The Week Magazine

Jon Stewart on his quiet efforts to get veterans TV jobs: 'It isn't charity'
The Week Magazine
For the past three years, Daily Show host Jon Stewart has been quietly running five-week-long boot camps aimed at getting interested war veterans into the television industry. On Monday, The New York Times made the program public, publishing an ...
Jon Stewart quietly created a program to help veterans get TV jobsNational Post
Jon Stewart on his quiet efforts to get veterans TV jobsDispatch Times

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Malaysia Airlines to cut thousands of jobs while preparing for restructuring ... - New York Daily News

May 26, 2015 - 3:07am

New York Daily News

Malaysia Airlines to cut thousands of jobs while preparing for restructuring ...
New York Daily News
Thousands of jobs from the money-losing Malaysia Airlines could vanish in the next week as the troubled travel company tries to take off with a new name and a $1.66 billion restructuring. About a third of the airline's 20,000-person workforce is ...
Malaysia Airlines expected to axe up to 8000 jobs in painful restructuringInternational Business Times UK
8000 Malaysia Airline's employees may lose jobs by end of yeareTurboNews
One-third of MAS staff to lose jobs in matter of days, says reportThe Malaysian Insider
Malay Mail Online -Buying Business Travel -Travel Weekly UK
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400 jobs open to young adults - Toledo Blade

May 25, 2015 - 11:11pm

Toledo Blade

400 jobs open to young adults
Toledo Blade
Up to 400 summer jobs are being made available to income-eligible teenagers and young adults through a federal jobs program administered through Lucas County. Lucas County Empowerment Program, a summer job placement program for people ages ...