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Tech Jobs Took a Big Hit Last Year - Fortune

February 16, 2017 - 12:35pm

Fortune

Tech Jobs Took a Big Hit Last Year
Fortune
Tech jobs took it on the chin last year. Layoffs at computer, electronics, and telecommunications companies were up 21% to 96,017 jobs cut in 2016, compared to 79,315 the prior year. Tech layoffs accounted for 18% of the total 526,915 U.S. job cuts ...

$1.5 million grant to help people get available jobs in west Alabama - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

February 16, 2017 - 11:34am

WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

$1.5 million grant to help people get available jobs in west Alabama
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
Old Brookwood High gym will become logistics training facility in new Brookwood Technical High School and Training Center. (Terri Brewer/WBRC). TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -. More than $1.5 million is going to an effort in West Alabama to train workers to ...

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Why one senator is quizzing Yellen about robots taking US jobs - MarketWatch

February 16, 2017 - 10:40am

MarketWatch

Why one senator is quizzing Yellen about robots taking US jobs
MarketWatch
To say Sen. Heidi Heitkamp didn't like the answer she received from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on the issue of automation taking away jobs is a bit of an understatement. Heitkamp, a North Dakota Democrat who sits on the Senate Banking ...

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Check your privacy filters: Facebook could be the new LinkedIn - CNET

February 16, 2017 - 8:06am

CNET

Check your privacy filters: Facebook could be the new LinkedIn
CNET
Facebook isn't just for wasting time in the office. It can now help you find a new job entirely. The social network has unveiled a Jobs page, which allows businesses to list all kinds of work for you to find. You can even apply for the job and make ...
Applying for jobs through FacebookWKBW-TV
Take the Work Out of Hiring | Facebook for BusinessFacebook
Jobs at Nearby Businesses - FacebookFacebook
TechCrunch -USA TODAY
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The 10 hottest developer jobs of 2017 - TechRepublic

February 16, 2017 - 6:05am

TechRepublic

The 10 hottest developer jobs of 2017
TechRepublic
Ruby, JavaScript, and full stack developers are among the most in-demand positions in enterprises this year. Here's what you need to know about them. By Alison DeNisco | February 16, 2017, 4:00 AM PST. RSS. Comments 1; Facebook; Linkedin; Twitter ...

The Most Promising Jobs In Finance In 2017 - Forbes

February 16, 2017 - 6:01am

Forbes

The Most Promising Jobs In Finance In 2017
Forbes
Some jobs in finance haven't changed much over the past few decades, but technology has also given rise to entirely new roles. Professional networking platform LinkedIn looked at millions of user profiles and more than 140,000 finance job openings to ...

Lowe's bringing 600+ jobs to North Carolina - WCNC.com

February 16, 2017 - 4:01am

WCNC.com

Lowe's bringing 600+ jobs to North Carolina
WCNC.com
The company made the announcement on Wednesday. It's part of a bigger plan to hire 1,700 full-time employees between now and October at its centers nationwide. Lowe's customer support centers are located in Indianapolis, Albuquerque, N.M., and ...

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Small US Company Bucks a Trend, Adds Manufacturing Jobs - Voice of America

February 16, 2017 - 1:02am

Small US Company Bucks a Trend, Adds Manufacturing Jobs
Voice of America
A rising tide of automation, trade problems and lagging growth in productivity have slashed millions of jobs from the U.S. manufacturing sector. At the same time, a small factory in Massachusetts has been hiring, expanding and exporting. Riverdale ...

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Obamacare Repeal Is a Jobs Program - RealClearPolitics

February 15, 2017 - 10:12pm

RealClearPolitics

Obamacare Repeal Is a Jobs Program
RealClearPolitics
On Saturday, Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders called for nationwide protests to stop Republicans from repealing the Affordable Care Act. The trigger event was Friday's confirmation of Dr. Tom Price as President Trump's Secretary of ...

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Aussie Unemployment Rate Falls Despite Full-Time Jobs Plunge - Bloomberg

February 15, 2017 - 7:01pm

Bloomberg

Aussie Unemployment Rate Falls Despite Full-Time Jobs Plunge
Bloomberg
Australia's unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in January, despite a plunge in full-time jobs, underscoring the mixed picture of the country's labor market. Key Points. Jobless rate fell to 5.7% from 5.8%; economists forecast 5.8%; Employment rose 13 ...
Employment Figures: British Workers Down 120000, Foreign Nationals in Work Up 233000Breitbart News
Working women drive record employmentFinancial Times
UK employment growth driven by foreign nationals, figures showThe Guardian
Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent -ABC Online
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Skilled trade jobs lagging in Iowa - KWQC-TV6

February 15, 2017 - 6:27pm

KWQC-TV6

Skilled trade jobs lagging in Iowa
KWQC-TV6
Davenport, IA (KWQC) Skilled labor is all around us in construction workers, electricians, plumbers, heating and air specialists.Now there may be a shortage of those jobs in Iowa. The states unemployment rate of 3.8 percent is one the lowest in the ...

Facebook now lets you find and apply for jobs on mobile and desktop - Digital Trends

February 15, 2017 - 6:06pm

NDTV

Facebook now lets you find and apply for jobs on mobile and desktop
Digital Trends
Facebook's new updates aimed at job seekers could transform the way you use its service. Looking for work? You can now add Facebook to the long list of career sites that can help you find a new job. On Wednesday, the company announced it is launching a ...
Now, You Can Apply for Jobs Directly on FacebookNDTV

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New York town struggles after aluminum jobs leave - Marketplace.org

February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm

Marketplace.org

New York town struggles after aluminum jobs leave
Marketplace.org
Downtown Massena has a lot of boarded-up buildings, including this former School of Business. - Mitchell Hartman/Marketplace. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download download; Embed embed. Embed Code.

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Does Kicking Out Mexicans Create Jobs? - POLITICO Magazine

February 15, 2017 - 5:20pm

POLITICO Magazine

Does Kicking Out Mexicans Create Jobs?
POLITICO Magazine
The president pledges to remove more than a third of the Mexicans who work in the United States. He says this will improve “the wage and employment conditions of domestic workers.” That's obvious, researchers tell Congress, since not even lawmakers can ...

AUD/USD to Extend 2017 rally on Upbeat Australia Employment Report - DailyFX

February 15, 2017 - 3:14pm

Nasdaq

AUD/USD to Extend 2017 rally on Upbeat Australia Employment Report
DailyFX
AUD/USD may extend the advance from earlier this week and target fresh 2017 over the next 24-hours of trade as Australia is expected to add another 10.0K jobs in January. What's Expected: DailyFX Calendar. Click Here for the DailyFX Calendar.
Aussie Dollar Shows Little Excitement Despite Upbeat Jobs ReportNasdaq

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Spotify adding more than 1000 jobs in New York, moving to World Trade Center - CNBC

February 15, 2017 - 3:12pm

CNBC

Spotify adding more than 1000 jobs in New York, moving to World Trade Center
CNBC
Spotify is moving its U.S. headquarters to 4 World Trade Center in Manhattan, and adding more than 1,000 new jobs in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in a press release Wednesday. The privately held music streaming service is ...
Spotify offices moving to WTC, will add 1000 jobsMarketWatch
Spotify music company to expand in New York City, add jobsThe Mercury News

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10 Promising Jobs In 2017 And The Skills You Need To Get Them - Forbes

February 15, 2017 - 2:28pm

Forbes

10 Promising Jobs In 2017 And The Skills You Need To Get Them
Forbes
Job seekers spend a lot of time playing up relevant experience for the positions they covet. In doing so, they research job requirements and industry trends and look for experience that could get them noticed by companies on the lookout for talent. To ...

Calling all computer science majors: jobs are waiting for you - USA TODAY College

February 15, 2017 - 2:12pm

USA TODAY College

Calling all computer science majors: jobs are waiting for you
USA TODAY College
If you're studying computer science, there may well be a job waiting for you when you graduate. (Getty Images). When he was 14 years old, Lawrence Birnbaum taught himself how to program, but he had trouble even finding a computer to work on. Still, he ...

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6 ways young professionals can stay motivated between jobs - CNBC

February 15, 2017 - 1:35pm

CNBC

6 ways young professionals can stay motivated between jobs
CNBC
In fact, those roughly between the ages of 21 and 37 are the generation most likely to change jobs: 60 percent of them are currently open to the idea of leaving their current job to pursue new opportunities, according to a recent Gallup poll. That's ...

Aussie Threatens Monthly Opening Range; Outlook Hinges on Employment - DailyFX

February 15, 2017 - 10:33am

Aussie Threatens Monthly Opening Range; Outlook Hinges on Employment
DailyFX
... - USD/JPY Preserves Bull-Flag, Rallies to Fresh Monthly Highs Even as Risk Appetite Wavers. DailyFX Table. Currency. Last. High. Low. Daily Change (pip). Daily Range (pip). AUD/USD. 0.7693. 0.7700. 0.7637. 30. 63. AUD/USD Daily. AUD/USD Daily ...

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