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Maryvale looking to land jobs for residents; job fair to be held on Tuesday - ABC15 Arizona

October 17, 2017 - 6:37am

ABC15 Arizona

Maryvale looking to land jobs for residents; job fair to be held on Tuesday
ABC15 Arizona
MARYVALE, AZ - There's a new push in Maryvale to help residents land jobs and drive economic growth. By providing job training and wraparound services to residents, the Maryvale+ Workforce Initiative's goal is to land 2,500 people jobs by June 2018.

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Lifelong Corporate And Manufacturing Jobs Aren't Coming Back - Forbes

October 17, 2017 - 6:30am

Forbes

Lifelong Corporate And Manufacturing Jobs Aren't Coming Back
Forbes
Top coaches offer insights on leadership development & careers. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Post written by. Lisa Prior. Founder of Prior Consulting, author of Take Charge of Your VIEW: Career Advice You Won't Get From Your ...

Americans Love Automation, Until It Comes for Their Jobs | WIRED - WIRED

October 17, 2017 - 6:01am

WIRED

Americans Love Automation, Until It Comes for Their Jobs | WIRED
WIRED
New polls find most Americans believe automation destroys more jobs than it creates; one-third believe they're at risk of losing jobs.

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The 6 Jobs Everyone Will Want in 2040 - Money Magazine

October 17, 2017 - 5:13am

The 6 Jobs Everyone Will Want in 2040
Money Magazine
If you're a new parent, or prone to abstract theorizing, you've probably spent some late nights wondering what the future holds for job seekers. In 2040, the babies born today will be at the start of their careers. Will the job market they face look ...

Apple's first big break came because of the spreadsheet - Quartz

October 17, 2017 - 2:26am

Quartz

Apple's first big break came because of the spreadsheet
Quartz
These days, Apple's marketing campaigns play up the company's appeal to cool, creative people. Things were different in the early days of the now dominant computer and device maker. The $800 billion market cap behemoth we know today owes much of its ...

Not the Usual Suspects: More CMOs Take Winding Paths to Their Next Jobs - AdAge.com

October 17, 2017 - 12:02am

AdAge.com

Not the Usual Suspects: More CMOs Take Winding Paths to Their Next Jobs
AdAge.com
Sicily Dickenson was on vacation last year when she got a call from a recruiter. The 10-year veteran of energy companies, most recently power company NRG Energy, was surprised to hear the job being pitched was chief marketing officer at Mattress Firm.

Renewable energy jobs up 16 percent in Minnesota - Post-Bulletin

October 16, 2017 - 11:14pm

Renewable energy jobs up 16 percent in Minnesota
Post-Bulletin
MINNEAPOLIS — A nonprofit study shows renewable energy jobs in Minnesota grew by 16 percent from 2015 to 2016. The research by Clean Energy Economy Minnesota says there are about 6,200 jobs in the state in renewable energy, most in solar or wind ...

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Chicago submits bid for Amazon's HQ2, accompanying jobs and investment - Chicago Sun-Times

October 16, 2017 - 9:29pm

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago submits bid for Amazon's HQ2, accompanying jobs and investment
Chicago Sun-Times
Chicago's Old Main Post Office could provide an ideal branding opportunity for Amazon's second North American corporate headquarters. The above is a Sun-Times photo illustration of how "wrapping" the building with an Amazon logo might look. Chicago ...

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Under its agreement with the state of Illinois, the candy company Haribo of America will bring 25 new jobs to its ... - Illinois Policy (blog)

October 16, 2017 - 9:06pm

Illinois Policy (blog)

Under its agreement with the state of Illinois, the candy company Haribo of America will bring 25 new jobs to its ...
Illinois Policy (blog)
Haribo of America Inc., which manufactures gummy bears and other candy, has inked a 55-job deal with the state of Illinois worth nearly $1.7 million under the Economic Development for a Growing Economy, or EDGE, tax credit program. The positions will ...

Johnson County program aims to help people with disabilities find jobs - KSHB

October 16, 2017 - 8:41pm

KSHB

Johnson County program aims to help people with disabilities find jobs
KSHB
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Finding a job can be a tough task for people with disabilities but a Johnson County program aims to make things easier moving forward. In March 2016, Johnson County Developmental Supports started Papercrete Works.

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15 Women Are Suing 'Best Plastic Surgeon' for Botched Jobs - Daily Beast

October 16, 2017 - 8:01pm

Daily Beast

15 Women Are Suing 'Best Plastic Surgeon' for Botched Jobs
Daily Beast
Women flocked to him for breast jobs and butt lifts—but former patients are now claiming this plastic surgeon was never certified and that he left them terribly disfigured. Emilie Plesset. 10.16.17 9:00 PM ET. Getty. Earlier this year Omaha Magazine ...

Tempe will offer temporary jobs to homeless to fight 'crisis' - AZCentral.com

October 16, 2017 - 7:04pm

AZCentral.com

Tempe will offer temporary jobs to homeless to fight 'crisis'
AZCentral.com
Jerod MacDonald-Evoy, The Republic | azcentral.com Published 7:00 a.m. MT Oct. 16, 2017 | Updated 4:56 p.m. MT Oct. 16, 2017. Skip in Skip. x. Embed. x. Share. CLOSE. Sidewalk sitters talk about their treatment in Tempe. Tempe sidewalk law. Vanessa ...

American Manufacturing Jobs Are Finally Increasing Again Thanks To Robots - Jalopnik

October 16, 2017 - 6:10pm

Jalopnik

American Manufacturing Jobs Are Finally Increasing Again Thanks To Robots
Jalopnik
One of the biggest thing that strikes you about the Detroit Industry Murals are the sheer number of bodies—pushing, pulling, turning, bodies everywhere. A modern version of the Detroit Industry Murals would include no bodies, of course, just a lot of ...

Georgia prepares Amazon HQ2 pitch; $5B in investments, 50K jobs on the line - WSB Atlanta

October 16, 2017 - 4:56pm

WSB Atlanta

Georgia prepares Amazon HQ2 pitch; $5B in investments, 50K jobs on the line
WSB Atlanta
ATLANTA - The state of Georgia plans to have its bid to win Amazon's east coast headquarters submitted by the Thursday deadline. Georgia and the Metro Atlanta area are just one of dozens of other cities and regions trying to win what Amazon calls HQ2.
Here's where Amazon could put HQ2 in NYCCrain's New York Business

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Jobs that are seeing pay increases year after year - KFDI

October 16, 2017 - 4:13pm

KFDI

Jobs that are seeing pay increases year after year
KFDI
We'd all love to get a raise. But it's not happening for a lot of us right now. So we found out which types of jobs are actually going against this trend. Right now, it's a great time to be a barista. Their salary has gone up nearly 6 percent in the ...

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Jobs that are seeing pay increases year after year - WXYZ

October 16, 2017 - 4:13pm

WXYZ

Jobs that are seeing pay increases year after year
WXYZ
We'd all love to get a raise. But it's not happening for a lot of us right now. So we found out which types of jobs are actually going against this trend. Right now, it's a great time to be a barista. Their salary has gone up nearly 6 percent in the ...

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Loblaws - The Owner Of Shoppers Drug Mart Is Cutting Jobs Starting Today - Narcity

October 16, 2017 - 4:11pm

Loblaws - The Owner Of Shoppers Drug Mart Is Cutting Jobs Starting Today
Narcity
According to a confidential internal memo obtained by The Star, Loblaw Companies Ltd., to which the Shoppers Drug Mart chain belongs to, announced this morning that it will be cutting jobs within their offices company-wide effective immediately. Citing ...

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Canadian Firm Plans Oregon Mushroom Farm; 200 Jobs Projected - U.S. News & World Report

October 16, 2017 - 3:17pm

Canadian Firm Plans Oregon Mushroom Farm; 200 Jobs Projected
U.S. News & World Report
A Canadian firm has bought property near Vale, Oregon, with the intention of starting a mushroom farm. Oct. 16, 2017, at 4:11 p.m.. Canadian Firm Plans Oregon Mushroom Farm; 200 Jobs Projected ...

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Google Is Spending $1 Billion to Prepare US Workers for the Jobs of Tomorrow - Futurism

October 16, 2017 - 2:57pm

Futurism

Google Is Spending $1 Billion to Prepare US Workers for the Jobs of Tomorrow
Futurism
Automation is set to change the kinds of jobs that are available to human workers in the future. To help ease this transition, Google has announced plans to invest $1 billion in training and career development for U.S. residents over the next five years.

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The Worker-Jobs Mismatch - U.S. News & World Report

October 16, 2017 - 12:36pm

U.S. News & World Report

The Worker-Jobs Mismatch
U.S. News & World Report
The U.S. unemployment rate is a low 4.2 percent, but a lower proportion (63 percent) of American adults are in the labor force than ever. These numbers seem to be at odds with each other, suggesting that many of those who can work are discouraged by ...