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Becker: Steve Jobs' 3 tips for better meetings - Kansas City Business Journal

July 31, 2015 - 8:33am

Kansas City Business Journal

Becker: Steve Jobs' 3 tips for better meetings
Kansas City Business Journal
In my business career, I have been to countless meetings, whether it was my company or the employees of the hundreds of clients I have worked with and their specific meetings. They have ranged from small intimate meetings with a CEO of a Fortune 100 ...

US employment costs post smallest increase on record - CNBC

July 31, 2015 - 7:48am

CNBC

US employment costs post smallest increase on record
CNBC
U.S. labor costs in the second quarter recorded their smallest increase in 33 years amid tepid gains in the private sector, but it likely was a temporary setback against the backdrop of diminishing labor market slack. The Employment Cost Index, the ...
Is U.S. employment screeching to a halt?National Monitor
Wage Growth Weak Despite Tightening Jobs MarketFox Business
Employment costs in US post smallest gain on recordJunior College
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U.S. Employment Costs Rise 0.2% in Second Quarter - Nasdaq

July 31, 2015 - 7:45am

Fox Business

U.S. Employment Costs Rise 0.2% in Second Quarter
Nasdaq
WASHINGTON-U.S. labor costs rose at the slowest pace in at least three decades in the spring, a sign of persistently sluggish wage growth that could weigh on the Federal Reserve's decision to raise short-term interest rates. The employment-cost index, ...
Wage Growth Weak Despite Tightening Jobs MarketFox Business
Sharp deceleration in employment costs gives Fed a reason to delay rate hikeMarketWatch

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Singapore – Ministry responds to slowing employment figures - Staffing Industry Analysts

July 31, 2015 - 6:23am

The Straits Times

Singapore – Ministry responds to slowing employment figures
Staffing Industry Analysts
It was reported yesterday that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate edged up from 1.8% in March to 2.0% in June. Among residents, unemployment rose to 2.8% while for citizens, unemployment rose to 2.9%, similar to the situation a year ago.
Employment growth rebounds in second quarter but unemployment risesThe Straits Times

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Obama administration is wrong on 'gainful employment' - The Hill (blog)

July 31, 2015 - 6:02am

The Hill (blog)

Obama administration is wrong on 'gainful employment'
The Hill (blog)
Recently, a chorus of critics of the for-profit education sector publicly began a written assault against those schools. ADVERTISEMENT. Like most of the recent criticism, it was flush with words like "predatory," "crushing debt" and "useless degrees ...

Implement JOBS Act crowdfunding rule now - CNBC

July 31, 2015 - 5:42am

CNBC

Implement JOBS Act crowdfunding rule now
CNBC
Here's a sobering fact: Since 2008 the number of U.S. businesses closing each year has outpaced the number of businesses being created. That hasn't happened, even during a recession — in the past 30 years. This is bad news for the economy and for ...

Expansion adding jobs at meat packaging company in Kentucky - Washington Times

July 31, 2015 - 3:15am

Expansion adding jobs at meat packaging company in Kentucky
Washington Times
OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - A meat packaging company in business for more than 100 years in western Kentucky is celebrating an expansion that will add dozens of jobs. Specialty Foods Group Inc. invested $2.6 million into the project and will create at least ...

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Injury suffered in pre-employment test is compensable - Business Insurance

July 31, 2015 - 2:04am

Business Insurance

Injury suffered in pre-employment test is compensable
Business Insurance
Pre-employment testing of job applicants can prevent workers compensation claims down the line, but an employee who gets injured while undergoing the test may well be due comp benefits. Pre-employment tests are a way to make sure applicants can ...

ASU grad launches website for odd jobs - azcentral.com

July 30, 2015 - 7:57pm

ASU grad launches website for odd jobs
azcentral.com
Bizibid is a website aimed at connecting odd-job seekers with people who need work done. (Photo: Courtesy of Gary Nunley Jr.) Story Highlights. Bizibid is a website aimed at connecting odd-job seekers with people who need to get work done; The ...

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Dover Downs cut twice as many jobs as expected - The News Journal

July 30, 2015 - 6:03pm

The News Journal

Dover Downs cut twice as many jobs as expected
The News Journal
Dover Downs says it eliminated 48 jobs over the last three months – twice the number the company planned to make just three months ago. The additional 24 job cuts resulted from a decline in business stemming from the casino's recent decision to close ...

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UCR: Study calls warehouse jobs low-paying - Press-Enterprise

July 30, 2015 - 5:30pm

Press-Enterprise

UCR: Study calls warehouse jobs low-paying
Press-Enterprise
A UC Riverside study surveyed pay offered at Inland warehouses. Shown here is a forklift operation at Pacific Mountain Logistics LLC. in Ontario in 2013. , STAN LIM, FILE PHOTO. Related article » ...

Selling A&P grocery stores may create jobs, union hopes - USA TODAY

July 30, 2015 - 4:32pm

USA TODAY

Selling A&P grocery stores may create jobs, union hopes
USA TODAY
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — As lawyers appeared in federal court for A&P's bankruptcy case, representatives of the supermarket, union and at least one prospective buyer visited stores across New York and New Jersey this week. The visits with officials from ...
Union: Selling A&P stores may create jobsThe Journal News | LoHud.com

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Cheap oil prompts Shell to cut 6500 jobs - USA TODAY

July 30, 2015 - 3:47pm

USA TODAY

Cheap oil prompts Shell to cut 6500 jobs
USA TODAY
Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A) said Thursday it will cut about 6,500 jobs and capital investment this year as it restructures and dumps some businesses to prepare for a "prolonged downturn" in oil prices. The Netherlands-based energy company's cutbacks ...
Shell to ax thousands of jobs amid $7 billion in spending cutsChron.com (blog)
Shell to Cut 6500 Jobs as Profit DropsWall Street Journal
Oil price slump costs another 12500 jobsCNNMoney
BBC News -Fortune -Bloomberg
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QEP Resources to shut down Tulsa office; approximately 70 jobs affected - Tulsa World

July 30, 2015 - 3:26pm

Tulsa World

QEP Resources to shut down Tulsa office; approximately 70 jobs affected
Tulsa World
QEP Resources commissioned this cryogenic processing plant in the Green River Basin of southwestern Wyoming. The company announced Thursday it will close its Tulsa office, home to about 70 employees. COURTESY. Buy this photo. Posted: Thursday ...

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Obama taps Mike Michaud for veterans employment post - Bangor Daily News

July 30, 2015 - 3:07pm

Bangor Daily News

Obama taps Mike Michaud for veterans employment post
Bangor Daily News
President Barack Obama arrives at the Portland International Jetport and is greeted by U.S. Rep. Mike Michaud in this Oct. 30, 2014, file photo. By Darren Fishell, BDN Staff. Follow on Twitter · Find on Facebook. Posted July 30, 2015, at 4 p.m.. Last ...

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UPDATE 3-Cenovus Energy to cut jobs, dividend amid oil price slump - Reuters

July 30, 2015 - 2:18pm

Financial Post

UPDATE 3-Cenovus Energy to cut jobs, dividend amid oil price slump
Reuters
(Adds comments from conference call, details on growth plan, updates share price). By Julie Gordon and Darshana Sankararaman. July 30 (Reuters) - Cenovus Energy Inc, Canada's No. 2 independent oil producer, on Thursday slashed its quarterly dividend ...
Cenovus and Shell slash jobs and spending, Suncor profit surprisesFinancial Post
Oilsands Giants Cut Jobs, Slash Spending AgainHuffington Post Canada
Oilpatch pain persists as Cenovus to cut hundreds more jobs this yearCTV News
CBC.ca -Globalnews.ca
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UPDATE 3-Cenovus Energy to cut jobs, dividend amid oil price slump - Reuters

July 30, 2015 - 2:18pm

Financial Post

UPDATE 3-Cenovus Energy to cut jobs, dividend amid oil price slump
Reuters
(Adds comments from conference call, details on growth plan, updates share price). By Julie Gordon and Darshana Sankararaman. July 30 (Reuters) - Cenovus Energy Inc, Canada's No. 2 independent oil producer, on Thursday slashed its quarterly dividend ...
Cenovus and Shell slash jobs and spending, Suncor profit surprisesFinancial Post
Oilsands Giants Cut Jobs, Slash Spending AgainHuffington Post Canada
Oilpatch pain persists as Cenovus to cut hundreds more jobs this yearCTV News
CBC.ca -Globalnews.ca
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The 'Not Enough Jobs' Scenario: An Economic Fallacy (But Possibly An Accurate ... - Forbes

July 30, 2015 - 2:03pm

Forbes

The 'Not Enough Jobs' Scenario: An Economic Fallacy (But Possibly An Accurate ...
Forbes
Once again, a scholar with impressive credentials is broadcasting the gloomy notion that Americans face a job-poor future. The insufficient-jobs scenario appeared in George Mason University economist Tyler Cowen's book “Average Is Over” a couple of ...

Can Coding Schools Help Fill IT Jobs, Skill Gaps? - Government Technology

July 30, 2015 - 1:29pm

Government Technology

Can Coding Schools Help Fill IT Jobs, Skill Gaps?
Government Technology
New players in the education industry promise to solve the demand for coding developers — which is off the charts. by Kasia Kovacs, The Kansas City Star / July 30, 2015. coding flickr/Michael Himbeault. (TNS) — When President Barack Obama in March ...

Law Schools Fight Bar Association Over How Graduates' Jobs Are Counted - Wall Street Journal

July 30, 2015 - 1:17pm

Wall Street Journal

Law Schools Fight Bar Association Over How Graduates' Jobs Are Counted
Wall Street Journal
As law schools slowly recover from the worst legal job market in decades, they are fighting with their main overseer over what exactly counts as a job. Some schools have been paying to place graduates at nonprofit and government organizations until ...
Shrinking number of law graduates boosts employment rate for class of 2014ABA Journal

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