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Women in low-wage US farm jobs say #MeToo - Aljazeera.com

December 12, 2017 - 7:55am

Aljazeera.com

Women in low-wage US farm jobs say #MeToo
Aljazeera.com
Mily Trevino-Sauceda was eight years old when she first started working on farms in the US. As one of 10 children, she worked before and after school in agricultural fields alongside her siblings and her father, who spoke little English but was able to ...

33 Louisiana jobs that pay more than $100000 a year - NOLA.com

December 12, 2017 - 7:55am

NOLA.com

33 Louisiana jobs that pay more than $100000 a year
NOLA.com
Louisiana workers earn an average $41,260 per year, but folks in the state's highest-paying jobs earn several times that amount. Using Bureau of Labor Statistics data, here are the 33 jobs in the state that paid more than $100,000 in average annual ...

Trump's push to cut federal jobs has modest impact, mostly in defense - Reuters

December 12, 2017 - 6:07am

Reuters

Trump's push to cut federal jobs has modest impact, mostly in defense
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's campaign to shrink the “bloated federal bureaucracy” so far has made a small dent in the federal workforce, and that largely because of a decline in civilian defense jobs. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President ...

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Trump Lamented Loss of Oreo Jobs to Mexico. His Tax Bill Could Make More Jobs Go South. - The American Prospect

December 12, 2017 - 4:02am

The American Prospect

Trump Lamented Loss of Oreo Jobs to Mexico. His Tax Bill Could Make More Jobs Go South.
The American Prospect
Nabisco's outsourcing wreaked havoc on its American workforce. The Republican tax plan could prompt even more manufacturers to move operations out of the United States. Tweet · PinIt · InstapaperPocket Email Print. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). President ...

Charles Lawton: Western Maine must create jobs, but will younger talent be there? - Press Herald

December 12, 2017 - 3:05am

Press Herald

Charles Lawton: Western Maine must create jobs, but will younger talent be there?
Press Herald
Overall population has declined in the rural area, but demographics point to an increase in the elderly sector. By CHARLES LAWTON. Share. facebook · tweet · email · print. Read Article. Maine's western mountains region – Oxford, Franklin and Somerset ...

LinkedIn's Fastest-Growing Jobs Today Are In Data Science And ... - Forbes

December 11, 2017 - 7:32pm

Forbes

LinkedIn's Fastest-Growing Jobs Today Are In Data Science And ...
Forbes
There are currently 1829 open Machine Learning Engineering positions on LinkedIn. Machine learning engineer, data scientist, and big data engineers rank among the top emerging jobs on LinkedIn today.

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More American Jobs? Broadcom Deal Might Mean the Opposite ... - New York Times

December 11, 2017 - 7:22pm

New York Times

More American Jobs? Broadcom Deal Might Mean the Opposite ...
New York Times
President Trump hailed Broadcom's decision to bring its headquarters to the United States, but if its takeover bid for Qualcomm goes through, it may cost jobs.

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Employment Trends Index falls in November after large increase in October - Staffing Industry Analysts

December 11, 2017 - 4:49pm

Employment Trends Index falls in November after large increase in October
Staffing Industry Analysts
The Conference Board's US Employment Trends Index fell in November after a sharp increase in October. “The decline in the Employment Trends Index in November comes after one of the largest monthly increases ever last month,” said Gad Levanon, chief ...

When artificial intelligence comes for white collar jobs, will people revolt? - Michigan Radio

December 11, 2017 - 4:24pm

Michigan Radio

When artificial intelligence comes for white collar jobs, will people revolt?
Michigan Radio
Advances in computer technology are one of many factors that have led to the decline of certain types of jobs. To some extent, technology has always played a role in changing how people work and live: think of the internal combustion engine or factory ...

Moon, Mars and jobs: Trump puts his spin on space policy, with details to come - GeekWire

December 11, 2017 - 4:08pm

GeekWire

Moon, Mars and jobs: Trump puts his spin on space policy, with details to come
GeekWire
Donald Trump and Harrison Schmitt Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt gives an astronaut figurine to President Donald Trump after the signing of Space Policy Directive 1. Among the onlookers at far right are Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and NASA ...

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The Atlanta area jobs that pay best have biggest gender income gaps - MyAJC

December 11, 2017 - 3:58pm

MyAJC

The Atlanta area jobs that pay best have biggest gender income gaps
MyAJC
The gender gap in pay depends on the job and industry. In Atlanta, the largest gaps are in relatively affluent counties with high-paying jobs. Posted: 4:49 p.m. Monday, December 11, 2017. The better a profession pays, the bigger the income gap between ...

How to tell when it's time to switch jobs, according to LinkedIn's billionaire founder - Markets Insider

December 11, 2017 - 3:16pm

Markets Insider

How to tell when it's time to switch jobs, according to LinkedIn's billionaire founder
Markets Insider
reid hoffman LinkedIn founder and billionaire investor Reid Hoffman said that if the only thing getting you through work is coffee, it's time for a new job. Brian Snyder/Reuters. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman said he cannot perform well if he is not ...

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Steve Jobs Shares the Secrets to Successful Team Leadership in This Throwback Video - Entrepreneur

December 11, 2017 - 2:36pm

Entrepreneur

Steve Jobs Shares the Secrets to Successful Team Leadership in This Throwback Video
Entrepreneur
Though Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died six years ago, his outsized influence is certainly still felt. A recently surfaced video interview with the late CEO -- which based on his haircut seems to place him in the mid-1980s -- shows him sharing his ...

How more Americans can get to where the jobs are - American Enterprise Institute

December 11, 2017 - 2:15pm

How more Americans can get to where the jobs are
American Enterprise Institute
The unemployment rate is at a 17-year low, and the US economy continues to generate gobs of jobs, as last week's November job report showed. Yet the US labor market could be more dynamic than it is now. For instance: Much has been written about the ...

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How more Americans can get to where the jobs are - American Enterprise Institute

December 11, 2017 - 2:15pm

How more Americans can get to where the jobs are
American Enterprise Institute
The unemployment rate is at a 17-year low, and the US economy continues to generate gobs of jobs, as last week's November job report showed. Yet the US labor market could be more dynamic than what it is. For instance: Much has been written about the ...

Another sign of the improving economy: a drop in part-time jobs - Marketplace.org

December 11, 2017 - 12:43pm

Marketplace.org

Another sign of the improving economy: a drop in part-time jobs
Marketplace.org
In September, Target announced plans to raise the hourly hourly minimum wage for its workers to $11 per hour beginning in one month and increasing to $15 per hour by the end of 2020. - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. Another 228,000 jobs were added to ...

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25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017 - USA TODAY

December 11, 2017 - 11:21am

USA TODAY

25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017
USA TODAY
2017 may stand out for many events and developments, and among them is the exceptional year turned in by the labor market. For one, U.S. unemployment dropped to 4.1% in October, the lowest since December 2000. Barring a massive exodus of workers from ...

Legislative employees do work outside taxpayer-paid jobs - Orlando Sentinel

December 11, 2017 - 10:44am

Orlando Sentinel

Legislative employees do work outside taxpayer-paid jobs
Orlando Sentinel
TALLAHASSEE — Dozens of employees with the Florida Legislature, including the spokesman for House Speaker Richard Corcoran, have been working at jobs outside their taxpayer-paid positions. While some employees have worked after hours and weekends as ...

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Trump cedes green energy jobs and leadership to China - Chicago Tribune

December 11, 2017 - 10:17am

Chicago Tribune

Trump cedes green energy jobs and leadership to China
Chicago Tribune
Chinese workers from Wuhan Guangsheng Photovoltaic Company install solar panels on the roof of a building on April 27, 2017, in Wuhan, China. As the world's most populated nation, China consumes more electricity and creates more carbon emissions than ...

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White Lodging cutting 50 jobs from Indiana headquarters - Seattle Times

December 11, 2017 - 10:14am

White Lodging cutting 50 jobs from Indiana headquarters
Seattle Times
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A company that owns or operates dozens of hotels around the country says it is cutting about 50 jobs at its northwestern Indiana headquarters. Merrillville-based White Lodging says in a state filing that the layoffs are ...

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