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Ireland Moves Swiftly to Lure Financial Jobs from the UK After Brexit - Fortune

July 28, 2016 - 1:37am

Fortune

Ireland Moves Swiftly to Lure Financial Jobs from the UK After Brexit
Fortune
Recruiters say they've seen big jumps in British-based candidates seeking Irish positions. Irish recruiters are already filling jobs for financial services firms which are shifting some operations from the United Kingdom, with Dublin moving fast to ...

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McDonald's to create 5000 jobs in Britain - Business Insider

July 27, 2016 - 11:20pm

Business Insider

McDonald's to create 5000 jobs in Britain
Business Insider
LONDON (Reuters) - McDonald's Corp said on Wednesday it would create over 5,000 jobs in Britain by the end of 2017, in a sign of its commitment to the country despite the challenging economic conditions. Industry surveys have suggested that Britain's ...
McDonald's Joins Glaxo in Giving Jobs Boost to Post-Brexit U.K.Bloomberg
McDonald's Announces 5000 Jobs and 'Walk-Thru' Lane for PartiersNACS Online
McDonald's offers post-referendum reassurance with plans for 5,000 ...The Guardian
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Protest held over school construction jobs - WSAZ-TV

July 27, 2016 - 11:06pm

WSAZ-TV

Protest held over school construction jobs
WSAZ-TV
WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Residents of one community are happy to be getting a new school built for their kids, but they're not so pleased with who's doing the construction. Work is underway in Wayne County on a new Crum Pre-K-8 school.

Teens need jobs, too - The Detroit News

July 27, 2016 - 10:59pm

The Detroit News

Teens need jobs, too
The Detroit News
Fast food jobs are geared to providing young people with not only work experience, but the ability to interact in a business setting. (Photo: Antonio Perez / TNS). 'You know how old I was when I started working,” my dad asked me. “How old were you,” I ...

Employment attorney: Firing DPS employee 'the right thing' - KCCI Des Moines

July 27, 2016 - 10:46pm

KCCI Des Moines

Employment attorney: Firing DPS employee 'the right thing'
KCCI Des Moines
Pollpeter has been analyzing evidence here at the DCI crime lab in Ankeny and often testifying as an expert for the state at criminal trials. But DPS officials say Pollpeter broke the code of conduct policy when she posted on social media. On July 8th ...

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Scoble: VR will create a ton of jobs, but it's going to be a bumpy ride - The Next Web

July 27, 2016 - 7:15pm

The Next Web

Scoble: VR will create a ton of jobs, but it's going to be a bumpy ride
The Next Web
Robert Scoble is no longer worried about job creation. And that's good, right? I mean… one less thing. 'Scobleizer,' the Entrepreneur in Residence at Upload VR and noted futurist, took some today time to tell me all about it.

Study: Dems' $15 Wage Would Kill 7 Million Jobs - Washington Free Beacon

July 27, 2016 - 7:10pm

Washington Free Beacon

Study: Dems' $15 Wage Would Kill 7 Million Jobs
Washington Free Beacon
The $15 minimum wage backed by the Democratic Party will eliminate more than 7 million jobs, according to a new report. Democratic delegates approved a party platform backing the $15 minimum wage on Monday. The proposed rate hike follows a ...

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Gov. LePage proposes getting rid of 2300 state jobs - WMTW Portland

July 27, 2016 - 4:51pm

WMTW Portland

Gov. LePage proposes getting rid of 2300 state jobs
WMTW Portland
Gov. Paul LePage is looking to cut 2,300 state jobs in the upcoming budget. This comes before a town hall in South Paris tonight. Show Transcript Hide Transcript. EXPLOSION. THE DRIVER WAS AIRLIFTED TO THE HOSPITAL WITH SERIOUS INJURIES.

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Avoid conflicts of interest when applying to new jobs, ethics office says - FederalNewsRadio.com

July 27, 2016 - 4:11pm

FederalNewsRadio.com

Avoid conflicts of interest when applying to new jobs, ethics office says
FederalNewsRadio.com
As some federal employees begin to scour the job market ahead of the upcoming presidential transition, the Office of Government Ethics has tweaked its rules for federal employees looking for new opportunities outside of the federal government ...

New York jobs programs to face microscope - Press & Sun-Bulletin

July 27, 2016 - 4:03pm

Press & Sun-Bulletin

New York jobs programs to face microscope
Press & Sun-Bulletin
ALBANY — The state's top economic development official will face a hearing next week amid a growing number of questions over the effectiveness of New York's major job-creation programs. Empire State Development President and CEO Howard Zemsky ...

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NY jobs programs to face microscope - The Journal News | LoHud.com

July 27, 2016 - 3:55pm

The Journal News | LoHud.com

NY jobs programs to face microscope
The Journal News | LoHud.com
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's economic-development chief will face an Assembly hearing next week.

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Amazon opening third Chicago-area warehouse in Romeoville; Radial, DHL add jobs, too - Chicago Tribune

July 27, 2016 - 2:57pm

Chicago Tribune

Amazon opening third Chicago-area warehouse in Romeoville; Radial, DHL add jobs, too
Chicago Tribune
E-commerce giant Amazon is opening a third Chicago-area fulfillment center in Romeoville. The company didn't receive any local or state tax breaks. Employees at the more than 750,000-square-foot warehouse will pick, pack and ship large items, such as ...
Amazon to bring 1500 jobs to JacksonvilleWJXT Jacksonville
Hundreds of Amazon's Jacksonvile jobs will average $50000 a yearActionNewsJax.com
Amazon Facility in Romeoville Will Create 'Hundreds' of JobsNBC Chicago

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Only 16% of American Jobs Are 'Good' Jobs - Fortune

July 27, 2016 - 1:09pm

Fortune

Only 16% of American Jobs Are 'Good' Jobs
Fortune
A new (nonpartisan) study of the labor market shows why voters are so riled up. If this presidential election seems several decibels louder (and angrier) than the last one four years ago, there's a reason. Most Americans are worse off than they were in ...

Fast-changing employment picture requires workers to stay on toes, NOVA Workforce director says - The Mercury News

July 27, 2016 - 12:57pm

Fast-changing employment picture requires workers to stay on toes, NOVA Workforce director says
The Mercury News
Kris Stadelman and the organization she heads, NOVA Workforce Services, are in the proverbial trenches and the front lines of the job market in Silicon Valley. Officials at NOVA, a nonprofit that provides workforce and employment training services to ...

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Gov. Haslam announces 500 new jobs coming to Bristol - WCYB

July 27, 2016 - 11:30am

WCYB

Gov. Haslam announces 500 new jobs coming to Bristol
WCYB
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam and Community Development Commissioner Randy Boyd along with Teleperformance officials announced Wednesday that the company will expand in Bristol, Tenn.
Teleperformance To Expand In Bristol; Will Create 500 New JobsThe Chattanoogan
Teleperformance to expand in Bristol, TN; Creating 500 jobs within 5 yearsWJHL
500 new jobs coming to Bristol, Tenn.Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

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New grant program aims to make good paying jobs in high demand fields accessible and affordable - WSLS

July 27, 2016 - 10:49am

WSLS

New grant program aims to make good paying jobs in high demand fields accessible and affordable
WSLS
Blue Ridge Community College, Danville Community College, and New River Community college are just some of the schools benefiting from the New Economy Workforce Industry Credentials Grant program. The program, which is designed to make good ...

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Amazon to bring 1500 jobs to Jacksonville - WJXT Jacksonville

July 27, 2016 - 10:44am

Chicago Tribune

Amazon to bring 1500 jobs to Jacksonville
WJXT Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Online giant Amazon.com announced Wednesday morning that it plans to expand to the River City with a more than 800,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Jacksonville. A spokeswoman for JaxUSA said the site will be along ...
Amazon opening third Chicago-area warehouse in Romeoville; Radial, DHL add jobs, tooChicago Tribune
Hundreds of Amazon's Jacksonvile jobs will average $50000 a yearActionNewsJax.com
Amazon confirms plans to bring 1500 jobs to new distribution center on Jacksonville's NorthsideFlorida Times-Union
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30 high-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree - Business Insider

July 27, 2016 - 9:09am

Business Insider

30 high-paying jobs that don't require a bachelor's degree
Business Insider
Turns out you don't need a bachelor's degree to pull in a pretty penny. There are plenty of high-paying jobs that only require a two-year associate's degree or a high school diploma. According to the latest salary data from the US Bureau of Labor ...

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Memo To Trump: It's Not Walmart Or China Killing Manufacturing Jobs - It's The Robots - Forbes

July 27, 2016 - 9:04am

Memo To Trump: It's Not Walmart Or China Killing Manufacturing Jobs - It's The Robots
Forbes
One of the great contentions of our times is that China has stolen all the manufacturing jobs. A variation of this is that if only Walmart would buy American made stuff then all those manufacturing jobs would come flooding back. This is not, to put it ...

Jobs that can help ward off Alzheimer's - AOL News

July 27, 2016 - 8:46am

AOL News

Jobs that can help ward off Alzheimer's
AOL News
More specifically, recent studies are showing that certain jobs have been proven to help prevent Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's is a brain disorder. It is characterized as a chronic neurodegenerative disease, and it tends to get worse over time ...

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