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As vacation ends, market's focus turns to jobs - USA TODAY

August 30, 2014 - 6:19am

USA TODAY

As vacation ends, market's focus turns to jobs
USA TODAY
At the end of the Labor Day weekend, reality returns. On Tuesday, the nation's workforce — including Wall Street traders, analysts and economists — gets back to work, kicking off the final month of the third quarter. It's fitting the job market will ...

Barclays to add 500 jobs in McKinnney - Dallas Morning News

August 29, 2014 - 9:55pm

Dallas Morning News

Barclays to add 500 jobs in McKinnney
Dallas Morning News
Barclays Bank chose McKinney as the site of its new technology center. The London-based institution is expected to bring 500 jobs to the city. By SHERYL JEAN AND HANAH CHO. SHERYL JEAN AND HANAH CHO The Dallas Morning News. Staff Writers.

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Week Ahead: August Jobs Report Dominates Calendar - Fox Business

August 29, 2014 - 4:56pm

Week Ahead: August Jobs Report Dominates Calendar
Fox Business
Next week's economic calendar is dominated by the August jobs report due out Friday. Banks and securities markets are closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday. Analysts are expecting another solid if not spectacular employment report from the Labor ...
Low-Wage Jobs Dominate: Silver Lining for Manufacturers?Zacks.com

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Labor report: Montana's jobs outlook shows above-average growth; slowing ... - Fox Business

August 29, 2014 - 4:55pm

Chron.com

Labor report: Montana's jobs outlook shows above-average growth; slowing ...
Fox Business
HELENA, Mont. – Montana ranks fifth in the country for employment growth, but it faces slower growth in the future as many members of an aging workforce retire, state officials said Friday. The Department of Labor and Industry's Labor Day report shows ...
Montana labor report: Jobs outlook good through 2015Great Falls Tribune
Montana's Employment GrowthBeartooth NBC
Labor report: Jobs outlook good through 2015The Missoulian

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America's Favorite Six-Figure Jobs - 24/7 Wall St.

August 29, 2014 - 4:07pm

America's Favorite Six-Figure Jobs
24/7 Wall St.
The nationwide median household income was $53,891 as of June, according to Sentier Research, down nearly 5% from where it was at start of the recession. And while household incomes have slowly risen over the last few years, few families, and even ...
10 American Jobs That Are Disappearing NowTIME
St. Louis has best jobs month in decadesSTLtoday.com

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If Jobs Are Back, Where's My Raise? - TIME

August 29, 2014 - 4:05pm

TIME

If Jobs Are Back, Where's My Raise?
TIME
Despite good jobs numbers, wages aren't growing much. The reason why is the biggest debate in economics right now. Today's strong jobless claims data, which show that applications for unemployment benefits dropped again, is one reason to be cheerful ...

Making connections for employment - nwitimes.com

August 29, 2014 - 3:28pm

Making connections for employment
nwitimes.com
MUNSTER | Hundreds of adults from throughout Northwest Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs in Illinois gathered Friday morning at Family Christian Center, seeking to connect with job opportunities. The sixth annual FCC Job Opportunity Fair drew more ...

California auditor says jobs agency wrongly denied benefits - Sacramento Bee

August 29, 2014 - 12:43pm

California auditor says jobs agency wrongly denied benefits
Sacramento Bee
Hundreds of thousands of unemployed Californians have been forced to wait for their unemployment checks because the state wrongly denied claims only to have the decisions reversed on appeal. A new state audit portrays the Employment Development ...

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Nearly 18K jobs open in Dayton: Here's what they're looking for - Dayton Business Journal

August 29, 2014 - 12:32pm

Nearly 18K jobs open in Dayton: Here's what they're looking for
Dayton Business Journal
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services show more than 17,800 job openings posted online between June 14 and July 13 in the 14-county Dayton and west Ohio region. Tristan Navera: Staff Reporter- Dayton Business Journal: Email | Twitter ...

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Nearly 18K jobs open in Dayton: Here's what they're looking for - Dayton Business Journal

August 29, 2014 - 12:32pm

Nearly 18K jobs open in Dayton: Here's what they're looking for
Dayton Business Journal
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services show more than 17,800 job openings posted online between June 14 and July 13 in the 14-county Dayton and west Ohio region. Tristan Navera: Staff Reporter- Dayton Business Journal: Email | Twitter ...

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The States Adding The Most Clean Jobs Right Now - Forbes

August 29, 2014 - 11:31am

PennEnergy (press release)

The States Adding The Most Clean Jobs Right Now
Forbes
Upwards of 12,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in the second quarter of 2014, more than double those announced in the first three months of the year, according to a report from nonprofit business group Environmental ...
Report: Clean Energy Jobs Doubled in 2nd Quarter in USPennEnergy (press release)

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8 lessons we learned from our first jobs - PBS NewsHour

August 29, 2014 - 11:30am

PBS NewsHour

8 lessons we learned from our first jobs
PBS NewsHour
What was your first job? Serving fast food, delivering newspapers, cleaning hotel rooms, picking tobacco? Whatever your answer, chances are you worked hard for little pay and wouldn't trade the experience for all the better jobs you've had since. In ...

Low-Wage Jobs Dominate: Silver Lining for Manufacturers? - Zacks.com

August 29, 2014 - 10:54am

Low-Wage Jobs Dominate: Silver Lining for Manufacturers?
Zacks.com
The U.S. job market sketches a sunny picture with an average of approximately 209,000 jobs created over the last six months – the best clip of gains since the end of the 1990s. Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate in July, standing at 6.2%, marks ...
Week Ahead: August Jobs Report Dominates CalendarFox Business

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Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between ... - RT (blog)

August 29, 2014 - 10:05am

RT (blog)

Woman working 4 jobs to make ends meet dies while napping in car between ...
RT (blog)
A New Jersey woman who worked four jobs, who sometimes “wouldn't sleep for five days,” according to a co-worker, died Monday while napping between shifts in her car on the side of the road. Maria Fernandes died in her 2001 Kia Sportage after inhaling ...
Maria Fernandes, Who Worked 4 Jobs, Dies While Napping In CarHuffington Post
Maria Fernandes, of Newark, held 4 jobs, dies napping in carNews 12 New Jersey
Woman who worked four jobs dies while napping in carWSB Radio

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Prediction: 50 thousand new jobs in Atlanta - WXIA-TV

August 29, 2014 - 9:37am

WXIA-TV

Prediction: 50 thousand new jobs in Atlanta
WXIA-TV
The latest models from Georgia State's Economic Forecasting Center predict the metro area will add more than 50,000 jobs this year. Loading… Post to Facebook. Prediction: 50 thousand new jobs in Atlanta The latest models from Georgia State's Economic ...

Deceased woman with multiple jobs was "the face of the recession," advocates say - NJ.com

August 29, 2014 - 8:05am

Deceased woman with multiple jobs was "the face of the recession," advocates say
NJ.com
ELIZABETH — Maria Fernandes, the Newark woman who held three jobs and died in napping in her vehicle after an overnight work shift, was among 7.5 million people nationwide getting by on part-time employment, according to federal statistics. "That's ...

Chicago Area Employment Picture Bodes Well For Housing Market - ChicagoNow (blog)

August 29, 2014 - 7:19am

ChicagoNow (blog)

Chicago Area Employment Picture Bodes Well For Housing Market
ChicagoNow (blog)
Although I rarely write about the Chicago area employment picture I do maintain that data as part of my Chicago real estate market statistics page. As I was updating it recently I realized that it's worth taking a step back and reviewing where we've ...

7 Tips for Wooing Your Employees Into Loving Their Jobs, Again - Entrepreneur (blog)

August 29, 2014 - 6:12am

7 Tips for Wooing Your Employees Into Loving Their Jobs, Again
Entrepreneur (blog)
Although many employers like to think their employees come to work every day with a smile, the reality is, 70 percent of employees are actively disengaged at work, according to Gallup. Employee engagement is a challenge confronting many bosses and ...

Tragedy-hit Malaysia Airlines to lose 6000 jobs in bold revamp - Reuters

August 29, 2014 - 5:04am

Reuters

Tragedy-hit Malaysia Airlines to lose 6000 jobs in bold revamp
Reuters
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines (MASM.KL) (MAS) will slash nearly a third of its 20,000 workforce and cut back its global route network as part of a radical 6 billion ringgit ($1.9 billion) restructuring following the devastating impact of ...
Malaysia Airlines slashes 6000 jobs in major restructuringQ13 FOX
Malaysia Airlines Cutting Thousands of Jobs as Part of Restructuring PlanThe Wire
Malaysia Air eliminating 6000 jobsThe Hill

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Malaysia Airlines cutting 6000 jobs - CBS News

August 29, 2014 - 3:00am

Reuters

Malaysia Airlines cutting 6000 jobs
CBS News
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after two passenger jet disasters. The staff reduction represents about 30 percent of its current workforce of 20,000.
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 jobs, de-list in $1.9 billion restructuringReuters
Malaysia Airlines to Eliminate 6000 Jobs Amid OverhaulBloomberg
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 jobs, de-list by end 2014CNBC
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