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Classical musicians sing employment blues - USA TODAY

June 30, 2015 - 1:44pm

Classical musicians sing employment blues
USA TODAY
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Landing a job as a professional musician has always been fiercely competitive and hugely difficult, even in the best of times in the industry. However, these are not the best of times, especially in the classical music corner of the ...

US economy nearing full employment, bounced back in second quarter: Fed's ... - Reuters

June 30, 2015 - 1:18pm

Reuters

US economy nearing full employment, bounced back in second quarter: Fed's ...
Reuters
WASHINGTON The U.S. economy probably bounced back to an annual growth rate of around 2.5 percent in the second quarter, and the labor market is approaching full employment, Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer said on Tuesday. He said ...
US Jobs Data in Focus with Greek Crisis BackdropPrimePair

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Virgin Atlantic to Cut 500 Support, Managerial Jobs - Wall Street Journal

June 30, 2015 - 12:43pm

Wall Street Journal

Virgin Atlantic to Cut 500 Support, Managerial Jobs
Wall Street Journal
LONDON—Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. Tuesday said it would cut about 500 support and managerial jobs as the carrier founded by Richard Branson seeks to become more financially resilient. The jobs cuts are set to be implemented by the end of the year ...
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Opinion: US may be at 'full' employment, but we can create many more jobs - MarketWatch

June 30, 2015 - 12:29pm

MarketWatch

Opinion: US may be at 'full' employment, but we can create many more jobs
MarketWatch
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Project Syndicate) — In an important sense, the U.S. economy is now at full employment. The relatively tight labor market is causing wages to rise at an accelerating rate, because employers must pay more to attract and retain employees.

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Louisiana employment reaches record high in May; unemployment hits 6.6% as ... - NOLA.com

June 30, 2015 - 12:05pm

NOLA.com

Louisiana employment reaches record high in May; unemployment hits 6.6% as ...
NOLA.com
During the month of May, more people became employed in Louisiana than ever before, however the unemployment rate rose as schools let out and more people begin looking for work during the summer months. This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an ...

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Looking for work? Check out jobs in this sector - CBS News

June 30, 2015 - 11:18am

CBS News

Looking for work? Check out jobs in this sector
CBS News
Graduates planning on entering the workforce within the next decade may want to think about one word: data. A new analysis by Department of Commerce economists forecasts that jobs requiring data analysis and processing will grow at a 14.5 percent rate ...

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Confidence in jobs market strongest since Great Recession - MarketWatch

June 30, 2015 - 10:52am

MarketWatch

Confidence in jobs market strongest since Great Recession
MarketWatch
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Consumers are growing more upbeat about the U.S. labor market, with confidence reaching the highest levels since around the start of the Great Recession, according to a report released Tuesday. “The number of consumers ...

As Christie eyes White House, New Jersey wants jobs - Reuters

June 30, 2015 - 10:40am

Reuters

As Christie eyes White House, New Jersey wants jobs
Reuters
NEW YORK New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's second-in-command gave her pitch to a small crowd at a Philadelphia biotechnology convention in June with her signature move: giving out her cell phone number. "Please consider picking up the phone," ...

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The Future of Digital Jobs is Blue Collar - Forbes

June 30, 2015 - 9:40am

Forbes

The Future of Digital Jobs is Blue Collar
Forbes
WASHINGTON, DC: Earlier in 2015 U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed global entrepreneurs to the White House. In July, the President will make his fourth trip to Sub-Saharan Africa to host to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.

This app calls itself the Tinder for jobs - USA TODAY

June 30, 2015 - 9:29am

USA TODAY

This app calls itself the Tinder for jobs
USA TODAY
What if a right swipe was all that stood between you and your dream career? That's the premise of Switch, a discreet iOS mobile app dubbed the “Tinder for jobs.” Switch allows users to set up a profile and share their resume. The platform then creates ...

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How one US company fended off China imports - CNBC

June 30, 2015 - 9:01am

CNBC

How one US company fended off China imports
CNBC
Tucked in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, among Amish families and dairy farms, 200 American workers are keeping a unique tradition alive—hat making. The Bollman Hat Co. has been manufacturing hats for nearly 150 years, and is America's oldest hat ...

PowerToFly Raises $6.5 Million to Match Women With Jobs - Wall Street Journal (blog)

June 30, 2015 - 8:02am

Wall Street Journal (blog)

PowerToFly Raises $6.5 Million to Match Women With Jobs
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Women continue to get more education, but they also have a harder time pursuing careers if they decide to have children. Two professional women, Milena Berry and Katharine Zaleski, confronted this problem after they started their own families and ...

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Transitioning troops may plug into utility jobs - Military Times

June 30, 2015 - 7:55am

Transitioning troops may plug into utility jobs
Military Times
Four federal agencies and five utility trade associations have launched an initiative aimed at increasing job opportunities in the utility industry for troops in transition, veterans and military spouses. Loading… Post to Facebook. Transitioning ...

This is what happens when a big employer brings thousands of jobs to a region - Bangor Daily News

June 30, 2015 - 6:32am

Bangor Daily News

This is what happens when a big employer brings thousands of jobs to a region
Bangor Daily News
Editor's note: This story first appeared in the 2015 Island Journal, published by the Island Institute, and appears here with permission. MBNA: Four letters that stood for nothing yet oh-so-much, from the mid-1990s until 2005. The Delaware-based credit ...

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Online insurer Zenefits adding 700 jobs in Tempe - azcentral.com

June 30, 2015 - 6:02am

Online insurer Zenefits adding 700 jobs in Tempe
azcentral.com
The online insurance broker Zenefits is opening a new office in Tempe and adding 700 new marketing and sales jobs. Loading… Post to Facebook. Online insurer Zenefits adding 700 jobs in Tempe The online insurance broker Zenefits is opening a new ...

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NC teaching assistants will once again lobby for jobs - WNCN

June 30, 2015 - 5:38am

WNCN

NC teaching assistants will once again lobby for jobs
WNCN
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Thousands of North Carolina teaching assistants on the brink of losing their jobs will rally Tuesday at the General Assembly to show lawmakers that their jobs are important. This is not the first time that teaching assistants ...

Steve Jobs and The Most Amazing Growth Story Ever - TIME

June 30, 2015 - 5:31am

TIME

Steve Jobs and The Most Amazing Growth Story Ever
TIME
In 1997, shortly after Steve Jobs had returned to Apple as CEO, Michael Dell was asked what he'd do if he were in charge of the company. Dell replied, “I'd shut it down and give the money back to shareholders.” Apple investors are obviously very ...
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Steve Jobs and The Most Amazing Growth Story Ever - TIME

June 30, 2015 - 5:31am

TIME

Steve Jobs and The Most Amazing Growth Story Ever
TIME
Steve Jobs Introduces iCloud Storage System At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference Bloomberg—Bloomberg via Getty Images Steve Jobs, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., unveils the iCloud storage system at the Apple Worldwide Developers ...
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Local Jobs: Mindy's Ribs, Evergreen Park Public Library, Truck Drivers, Hilton - Patch.com

June 30, 2015 - 5:23am

Local Jobs: Mindy's Ribs, Evergreen Park Public Library, Truck Drivers, Hilton
Patch.com
Looking for a new job or just a way to supplement your income? See what Patch found for you this week. By Lauren Traut (Patch Staff) June 30, 2015. Share. 0 Comments. Local Jobs: Mindy's Ribs, Evergreen Park Public Library, Truck Drivers, Hilton.

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Boob jobs don't make sense to Jacqueline Bisset - Page Six

June 29, 2015 - 9:15pm

Page Six

Boob jobs don't make sense to Jacqueline Bisset
Page Six
During a panel at the Nantucket Film Festival Saturday about women in Hollywood, Bisset stated, according to a witness, “I don't understand why sticking two plastic bags in your chest can make you exciting.” Bisset, who starred with Steve McQueen in ...