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More C. Oregon jobs, but jobless rates still stalled - KTVZ

November 24, 2014 - 2:07pm

KTVZ

More C. Oregon jobs, but jobless rates still stalled
KTVZ
Unemployment levels across the High Desert continue to show little improvement, although all three counties added jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in October., the Oregon Employment Department reported Monday.

Jobs Boom in Cities Where People Obsessively Network - Businessweek

November 24, 2014 - 2:03pm

Businessweek

Jobs Boom in Cities Where People Obsessively Network
Businessweek
Jobs were added to the economy fastest in cities where LinkedIn (LNKD) users have dense webs of connections, a new study finds. From 2010 to 2014, the “most-connected metro regions had more than double the job growth of the least-connected metro ...

Jobs: Visualizing Recovery, State By State - Wall Street Journal (blog)

November 24, 2014 - 1:46pm

Jobs: Visualizing Recovery, State By State
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The most recent state-by-state unemployment figures, released Friday, show positive news in many states. The data from the Labor Department indicate, for example, that 15 states in October had unemployment rates lower than 5%, a few of them at or ...

Jobs Council asks state for $70 million - Albuquerque Business First

November 24, 2014 - 11:14am

Albuquerque Business First

Jobs Council asks state for $70 million
Albuquerque Business First
The Jobs Council is asking the state for $70 million to help spur job growth in the state. Andy Beale: Digital Producer- Albuquerque Business First: Email. The Jobs Council, a group of Democratic and Republican legislators as well as cabinet ...

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11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, And Other Famous Execs Use To Run Meetings - Business Insider

November 24, 2014 - 11:03am

11 Tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, And Other Famous Execs Use To Run Meetings
Business Insider
Explore the future of media as it intersects with technology and changes everything from how we consume information to how we market, invest, socialize, work, live, and play at IGNITION: Future Of Digital. Reserve your seat now ». steve jobs ...

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Gov. Walker: Wis. Tops Nation in Wood Furniture Manufacturing Employment - WSAW

November 24, 2014 - 10:57am

Gov. Walker: Wis. Tops Nation in Wood Furniture Manufacturing Employment
WSAW
According to a press release from Governor Scott Walker's office, Wisconsin ranks in the top for wood furniture manufacturing employment. The release states while other states saw wood furniture industry employment decline, Wisconsin manufacturers ...

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5 Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs for At-Home Parents - Forbes

November 24, 2014 - 10:17am

Forbes

5 Legitimate Work-From-Home Jobs for At-Home Parents
Forbes
The delicate balance between being making money for your family and being available for the people you love is an ongoing tight-rope dance for many families. Working from home sounds like an attractive compromise. But with poor-paying, time-sucking ...

Florida leads nation in new construction jobs - Sun Sentinel

November 24, 2014 - 9:57am

Florida leads nation in new construction jobs
Sun Sentinel
Florida led the nation in new construction jobs in October, adding 10.4 percent, or 40,100 jobs since the year before, according to the state. lRelated Construction jobs to grow fastest, economist says · Workplace · Construction jobs to grow fastest ...

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N.C. recoups jobs from recession; still long way to go for full recovery - Triad Business Journal

November 24, 2014 - 9:54am

Triad Business Journal

N.C. recoups jobs from recession; still long way to go for full recovery
Triad Business Journal
North Carolina's jobless rate is going down but state has some ways to go before a full recovery. One-of-a-kind in desirable Summerfield location 15 photos. Home of the Day. Sponsor Listing · Jason deBruyn: Staff Writer- Triangle Business Journal ...

Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes jobs, radio - CNNMoney

November 24, 2014 - 7:13am

CNNMoney

Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes jobs, radio
CNNMoney
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation will cut 400 jobs and close five radio production centers as government funding shrinks. In addition to the sweeping job cuts, managing director Mark Scott told staff Monday that the ABC would review its property ...
ABC, SBS cuts: one in 10 to lose jobs, regional offices closed – as it happenedThe Guardian

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Many can't get beyond part-time positions - Boston Globe

November 24, 2014 - 6:54am

Many can't get beyond part-time positions
Boston Globe
The number of workers stringing together part-time jobs because they can't find full-time employment remains at historically high levels more than five years after the recession ended, another sign that the economic recovery has yet to reach millions ...

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Syngenta Plans Cuts Affecting 1800 Jobs to Reduce Costs - Bloomberg

November 24, 2014 - 4:19am

Bloomberg

Syngenta Plans Cuts Affecting 1800 Jobs to Reduce Costs
Bloomberg
Syngenta AG (SYNN), the world's largest maker of crop chemicals, said it will cut or relocate 1,800 jobs as Chief Executive Officer Mike Mack tries to tackle its cost base in countries such as Switzerland. The cuts are part of a program announced in ...
Syngenta, Swiss Agribusiness, Targets 1800 JobsABC News
Syngenta restructuring affects 1800 jobs worldwideNews & Observer
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Record numbers of working families in poverty due to low-paid jobs - The Guardian

November 24, 2014 - 3:38am

The Guardian

Record numbers of working families in poverty due to low-paid jobs
The Guardian
The report paints a picture of huge numbers trapped on low wages. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian. Gwyn Topham. Monday 24 November 2014 01.00 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email · Share on LinkedIn ...

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Buffalo Niagara region continues to add jobs - Niagara Gazette

November 24, 2014 - 2:07am

Buffalo Niagara region continues to add jobs
Niagara Gazette
The Buffalo Niagara Falls region added 1,300 jobs over the past 12 months, according to figures released Thursday by the state Labor Department. But, in the private sector, that increase jumps to 2,300 jobs added, as the area reportedly lost 1,000 ...

Holiday Employment: Tight Market For Employers, Strong For Job Seekers - CBS Local

November 23, 2014 - 11:24pm

Holiday Employment: Tight Market For Employers, Strong For Job Seekers
CBS Local
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New numbers show the state's unemployment numbers are below 4 percent, suggesting it's a great state to find work in. And this holiday season is offering many opportunities. You could call it a side gig for accounting specialist ...

Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes jobs, radio - WCVB Boston

November 23, 2014 - 10:51pm

WCVB Boston

Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes jobs, radio
WCVB Boston
HONG KONG (CNNMoney) —The Australian Broadcasting Corporation will cut 400 jobs and close five radio production centers as government funding shrinks. Australian Broadcasting Corp slashes... 2min; Europe to vote on Google breakup... Iran nuclear ...
ABC cuts: 400 jobs lost, radio budget slashed and property sold offThe Guardian
ABC set to slash TV and radio jobs, as focus goes onlineThe Age

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Many can't get beyond part-time positions - Boston Globe

November 23, 2014 - 9:43pm

Boston Globe

Many can't get beyond part-time positions
Boston Globe
The number of workers stringing together part-time jobs because they can't find full-time employment remains at historically high levels more than five years after the recession ended, another sign that the economic recovery has yet to reach millions ...

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Frustrations mount for marijuana card holders seeking employment - KPHO Phoenix

November 23, 2014 - 5:48pm

Frustrations mount for marijuana card holders seeking employment
KPHO Phoenix
Some of those people are saying they can't get a job because of that card and that Arizona employers might be breaking the law. CBS5 spoke to a young man who preferred to remain anonymous. We will refer to him throughout this story as "Kip." "You ...

Access to transportation in Greater New Haven key for employment, COG study ... - New Haven Register

November 23, 2014 - 5:44pm

Access to transportation in Greater New Haven key for employment, COG study ...
New Haven Register
This will not come as big news to anyone who depends on the bus — or two or three buses — to get to work, but a new area study has found that the more spread out and off-the-bus-line jobs are, the harder it is for people who ride the bus to get jobs ...

Lower prices, more jobs lead to increased holiday travel - Dayton Daily News

November 23, 2014 - 5:09pm

Lower prices, more jobs lead to increased holiday travel
Dayton Daily News
Friends and family members wait for arrivals at the Dayton International Airport last week. More people are expected to travel this Thanksgiving week than last year. JIM WITMER / STAFF. View Larger · Lower prices, more jobs lead to increased holiday ...