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American Express to Cut 4000 Jobs - Wall Street Journal

January 21, 2015 - 6:58pm

Wall Street Journal

American Express to Cut 4000 Jobs
Wall Street Journal
American Express Co. said it would eliminate 4,000 jobs later this year, but the company's cost cutting isn't moving fast enough for some investors. The New York credit-card firm is struggling to meet revenue targets in a competitive environment, and ...
American Express says to cut more than 4000 jobsReuters
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American Express To Slash 4000 Jobs On Heels Of Strong QuarterForbes
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American Express to cut more than 4000 jobs - Reuters

January 21, 2015 - 6:08pm

Reuters

American Express to cut more than 4000 jobs
Reuters
(Reuters) - American Express Co will cut more than 4,000 jobs this year, an executive said, after the credit card company also reported higher quarterly expenses and provisions for bad loans. The planned redundancies, from a workforce of nearly 63,000, ...
American Express to Cut 4000 JobsWall Street Journal
?American Express will slash 4000 jobs worldwideCBS News
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EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, and Weighs 2nd Spinoff - New York Times

January 21, 2015 - 6:04pm

EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, and Weighs 2nd Spinoff
New York Times
EBay has made billions reinventing ways to sell items on the Internet. Now, in the face of declining growth, the company must reinvent itself once more. Facing stiff competition and the declining growth of its auctions business, eBay announced a shake ...

?American Express will slash 4000 jobs worldwide - CBS News

January 21, 2015 - 5:36pm

Reuters

?American Express will slash 4000 jobs worldwide
CBS News
NEW YORK - American Express (AMEX) is planning to cut more than 4,000 jobs across the company this year, a company spokeswoman told The Associated Press. The job cuts would represent about 6 percent of American Express' total headcount, based ...
American Express says to cut more than 4000 jobsReuters
American Express to Cut More Than 4000 JobsABC News
American Express To Slash 4000 Jobs On Heels Of Strong QuarterForbes
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EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, Spin off or Sell Enterprise Unit - ABC News

January 21, 2015 - 5:35pm

Fortune

EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, Spin off or Sell Enterprise Unit
ABC News
EBay plans to cut 2,400 jobs, or 7 percent of its staff, in the first quarter to simplify its structure and boost profit ahead of a planned separation of its business. The job cuts will fall across its marketplaces, PayPal and enterprise businesses ...
EBay plans to cut 2400 jobs, unload enterprise businessFortune
eBay to Cut 2400 Jobs and Explore Sale or IPO of Enterprise UnitRe/code
eBay cutting jobs ahead of PayPal splitCNET
Los Angeles Times -STLtoday.com
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Afghans' Outlook on Economy, Jobs Worst in Years - Gallup.com

January 21, 2015 - 5:10pm

Gallup.com

Afghans' Outlook on Economy, Jobs Worst in Years
Gallup.com
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Afghans' grim outlook on their economy illustrates that the Taliban are not the only threat to the country's stability after NATO's withdrawal. As Afghanistan's already stalled economy slowed even more in 2014, the percentage of ...

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eBay to Cut 2400 Jobs and Explore Sale or IPO of Enterprise Unit - Re/code

January 21, 2015 - 3:35pm

Re/code

eBay to Cut 2400 Jobs and Explore Sale or IPO of Enterprise Unit
Re/code
EBay said today that it would cut about seven percent of its workforce globally in the first quarter as it looks to reduce costs ahead of its planned spinoff of PayPal. The company also said it would explore a sale or IPO for its eBay Enterprise unit ...
EBay to Cut 2400 Jobs, Spin off or Sell Enterprise UnitABC News
EBay to eliminate 2400 jobs as sales forecasts misses estimatesSTLtoday.com
EBay Announces Plans To Shed Jobs, Units In Q4 Earnings ReportForbes
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Criminal records in employment - wwlp.com

January 21, 2015 - 2:07pm

Criminal records in employment
wwlp.com
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Can employers review a job applicant's criminal records? Attorney Shawn Willis from the Law Offices of Cooley Shrair in Springfield shared more. Cooley Shrair 1380 Main Street Springfield. For more information call ...

New high-tech jobs coming to Santa Rosa - Pensacola News Journal

January 21, 2015 - 12:17pm

Pensacola News Journal

New high-tech jobs coming to Santa Rosa
Pensacola News Journal
The Santa Rosa Industrial Park in Milton will soon welcome 25-plus new jobs and an approximately $1.75 million investment from Aerosync Support Inc., a leader in helicopter repairs, modifications and upgrades. The company, which has two other locations ...

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Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus - Business Insider

January 21, 2015 - 11:56am

Business Insider

Steve Jobs Used This Simple Productivity Hack To Hone Apple's Focus
Business Insider
steve jobs Justin Sullivan/GettyA fundamental element of Apple founder Steve Jobs' approach to business was focus. See Also. Michael Bloomberg Didn't Achieve Massive Success Until He Was Let Go From A Job He'd Never Quit · Mark Zuckerberg's ...

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I Quit! The Jobs Workers Quit The Most - Madame Noire

January 21, 2015 - 11:21am

Madame Noire

I Quit! The Jobs Workers Quit The Most
Madame Noire
There some jobs that have a high turnover rate. Employees come and go like clockwork. Oftentimes they are stressful jobs where workers feel undervalued so when a better opportunity comes along, they jump ship. According to the Bureau of Labor ...

Jobs growth seen in US cities in 2015; still lagging pre-recession - Reuters

January 21, 2015 - 10:56am

Reuters

Jobs growth seen in US cities in 2015; still lagging pre-recession
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. cities will see strong job growth this year, but only about half will return to the employment peaks reached before the recession began more than seven years ago, according to an economic report released by the U.S. ...
Is 2015 the Year Every US City Adds Jobs?Wall Street Journal (blog)
Report: Pittsburgh could add 18K jobs in 2015Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)

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More Jobs? Yes. More Pay? Maybe. - Boston.com

January 21, 2015 - 10:00am

More Jobs? Yes. More Pay? Maybe.
Boston.com
Boston's economy added 25,000 jobs in 2014, making it the best year for job growth since 2007. The unemployment rate has fallen to 5.2 percent, according to Mayor Marty Walsh's office. National employment numbers trended the same way, with job growth ...

Work From Home: The Top 100 Companies Offering Telecommuting Jobs In 2015 - Forbes

January 21, 2015 - 7:00am

Forbes

Work From Home: The Top 100 Companies Offering Telecommuting Jobs In 2015
Forbes
Fortunately, there's a legitimate resource for such opportunities: FlexJobs, an online job listings board for telecommuting, flexible schedule, part-time and freelance jobs. Today, the company announces its annual list of the top 100 companies to watch ...

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Don't kid yourself—US manufacturing jobs are never really “coming back” from ... - Quartz

January 21, 2015 - 1:29am

Quartz

Don't kid yourself—US manufacturing jobs are never really “coming back” from ...
Quartz
“More than half of manufacturing executives have said they're actively looking to bring jobs back from China, so let's give them a reason to get that done.” US president Barack Obama's State of the Union speech made several mentions about boosting ...

Obama: Since 2010, U.S. has created more jobs than 'all advanced economies ... - PolitiFact

January 20, 2015 - 11:45pm

PolitiFact

Obama: Since 2010, U.S. has created more jobs than 'all advanced economies ...
PolitiFact
President Barack Obama delivers his sixth State of the Union address Jan. 20, 2015 (Photo credit: New York Times). Positive economic indicators were a major piece of President Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union address, including a claim he ...

A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs - Los Angeles Times

January 20, 2015 - 11:28pm

Los Angeles Times

A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs
Los Angeles Times
A year ago, LeDaya Epps of Compton was unemployed and raising three children on her own, struggling to keep her car running to search for jobs. On Tuesday night, she was sitting in the U.S. Capitol for the State of the Union address, a guest of First ...

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Joni Ernst's "Keystone Jobs Bill" Is Anything But - Bustle

January 20, 2015 - 11:01pm

Bustle

Joni Ernst's "Keystone Jobs Bill" Is Anything But
Bustle
If you're even remotely plugged-in to either environmental activism or national politics, here's a name that'll probably ring pretty familiar: the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Or, to put it another way, the enormous political football that the Democrats ...
Republicans Call for 'Keystone Jobs Bill' Support as TransCanada Files for ...Indian Country Today Media Network

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Voters want focus on jobs, education in 2015 - Albany Business Review

January 20, 2015 - 7:23pm

New York Times

Voters want focus on jobs, education in 2015
Albany Business Review
On the eve of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's fifth State of the State address, a new Siena College poll shows upstate New York voters want him to focus on jobs, taxes and education in 2015. The poll surveyed 802 New York State registered voters on the top ...
Voters overwhelmingly support fracking ban; Jobs should top Cuomo's 2015 ...Legislative Gazette

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Goodwill 'shatters' 2014 employment goals - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

January 20, 2015 - 6:54pm

Goodwill 'shatters' 2014 employment goals
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The not-for-profit agency, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, said it has “far exceeded” its mission goals for 2014, providing free employment services and job training to 28,159 people — including thousands from the ...