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Amazon to Add 80000 Seasonal Jobs During the Holidays - TIME

October 16, 2014 - 7:03am

Marketplace.org

Amazon to Add 80000 Seasonal Jobs During the Holidays
TIME
Amazon has announced plans to add 80,000 seasonal jobs across the U.S. to help meet the growing customer demand for orders during the holidays. That's a 14% increase over the 70,000 seasonal jobs the company created last year, CNET reports, which ...
Holiday hiring is a path to permanent jobs, for a fewMarketplace.org
Amazon To Add 80000 Temporary Jobs To Meet Holiday Shopping DemandInternational Business Times
Amazon Opens 80000 Seasonal Jobs In U.S. To Fulfill Increasing Consumer ...Headlines & Global News
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Beats' Iovine: When you met Steve Jobs, you found the party - CNET

October 16, 2014 - 6:55am

CNET

Beats' Iovine: When you met Steve Jobs, you found the party
CNET
Apple's founder was as powerful a force -- and just as cool -- as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, says Beats Electronics father and newly minted Apple executive Jimmy Iovine. by Joan E. Solsman · @joan_e; October 16, 2014 4:36 AM PDT. comments. 0.

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De Blasio kicks off Sandy jobs programs in the Rockaways - Capital New York

October 16, 2014 - 5:02am

De Blasio kicks off Sandy jobs programs in the Rockaways
Capital New York
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday kicked off two Hurricane Sandy-related employment programs at a Queens job fair designed to connect residents with jobs and training programs in the storm-battered Rockaways. "We've come a long way but we've got, ...

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Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs in New Movie - Variety

October 15, 2014 - 8:53pm

Variety

Christian Bale to Play Steve Jobs in New Movie
Variety
Oscar-winner Christian Bale, who has played Batman and Moses, is about to take on another iconic figure: Steve Jobs. Sources confirm the actor is in talks to star in “Jobs,” Sony's biopic about the late Apple co-founder. Based on Walter Isaacson's ...

Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs In Sony's Next Biopic - Business Insider

October 15, 2014 - 7:11pm

Mac Rumors

Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs In Sony's Next Biopic
Business Insider
Christian Bale will play Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin's forthcoming biopic, according to Variety's Justin Kroll, citing sources. Leonardo DiCaprio had been under consideration for the lead role in "Jobs," but the actor declined the roll two weeks ago ...
Christian Bale in Talks to Play Steve Jobs in BiopicIGN
Oscar winner Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopicApple Insider
Christian Bale in Talks to Star in Sony's Steve Jobs FilmMac Rumors
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Heiden exec sees more jobs on horizon - Herald Times Reporter

October 15, 2014 - 5:09pm

Herald Times Reporter

Heiden exec sees more jobs on horizon
Herald Times Reporter
Caylon Thede, 22, spot welds a hinge at Heiden Inc. in Manitowoc. (Photo: Sue Pischke/HTR Media )Buy Photo. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. MANITOWOC – Matt Jacobson doesn't have any job openings at his 70,000-square-foot ...

New Orleans metro area to add 17300 jobs in next two years, but remain below ... - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

October 15, 2014 - 4:52pm

New Orleans metro area to add 17300 jobs in next two years, but remain below ...
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
TED JACKSON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNEWith the city skyline in the background, containers stack up at the Port of New Orleans.The Port of New Orleans now has two new cranes in service loading and unloading container ships Thursday, March 21, 2012.

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Despite recent gains, the best year for tech employment remains 2001 - Computerworld

October 15, 2014 - 4:28pm

Computerworld

Despite recent gains, the best year for tech employment remains 2001
Computerworld
In 2001, the tech industry employed 6.5 million people. Then the bubble burst, and payrolls shrank dramatically. That year remains the tech industry's employment high-water mark -- and it will take another 200,000 jobs to equal it. Tech industry ...
US tech jobs sector grows, lags behind the overall private sectorTechRadar UK

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IT jobs market picks up, led by consultants and cloud pros - InfoWorld

October 15, 2014 - 2:39pm

InfoWorld

IT jobs market picks up, led by consultants and cloud pros
InfoWorld
Things are still looking rosy when it comes to technology jobs as unemployment in the technology sector remains low, averaging 2.7 percent in the third quarter of 2014, according to a report Wednesday from jobs site Dice.com and based on U.S. BLS ...

Oregon Guard shuffles jobs to partly replace lost employment assistance ... - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 15, 2014 - 1:59pm

Oregon Guard shuffles jobs to partly replace lost employment assistance ...
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Soldiers coming home from Afghanistan and other overseas deployments next year will find some new employment assistance resources to fill the void caused by the collapse of a federally funded jobs program in Oregon. Maj. Stephen Bomar, spokesperson ...

Siemens to Cut Jobs in Energy Division - Wall Street Journal

October 15, 2014 - 12:42pm

Wall Street Journal

Siemens to Cut Jobs in Energy Division
Wall Street Journal
A company spokesman said Siemens informed labor representatives on Tuesday about the current business situation and the company's plans to trim jobs, notably in the Power & Gas, Power Generation Services and Logistics and Airport Solutions divisions ...

Sunnyvale: Employment nonprofit gets $5.3 million federal grant - San Jose Mercury News

October 15, 2014 - 11:43am

Sunnyvale: Employment nonprofit gets $5.3 million federal grant
San Jose Mercury News
SUNNYVALE -- As part of $170 million in federal grants aimed at getting people back to work after the Recession, Sunnyvale-based NOVA Workforce and Development will get $5.3 million to help assist Silicon Valley job-seekers. The White House ...

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Employment Department data breach: more than 851000 people could be at risk - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com

October 15, 2014 - 11:28am

Statesman Journal

Employment Department data breach: more than 851000 people could be at risk
The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
People search for jobs in a WorkSource Oregon office in Portland. People who registered with to use the WorkSource system may be affected by a data breach discovered last week. (The Associated Press/file photo). Print · Molly Young ...
850000 records hacked at Oregon Employment DepartmentStatesman Journal
Oregon's employment department computer breach could affect 800K-plusPortland Business Journal

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9 Books That Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read - Business Insider

October 15, 2014 - 10:16am

9 Books That Steve Jobs Thought Everybody Should Read
Business Insider
"The reason that Apple is able to create products like the iPad is because we've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts," he said. Jobs' lifelong interest in the humanities gave Apple a human touch. By combining tech ...

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What Tesla's Gigafactory Means for US Manufacturing Jobs -- and Investors - SFGate

October 15, 2014 - 8:12am

SFGate

What Tesla's Gigafactory Means for US Manufacturing Jobs -- and Investors
SFGate
Peaking at 19.5 million in 1979, that number had plunged 41% by 2009 as hundreds of companies outsourced production to countries with cheaper labor, such as China and Mexico. However, one U.S. company is doing its part to help return manufacturing ...

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Employment agency has 400 positions to fill at Grand Rapids job fair - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

October 15, 2014 - 8:03am

Employment agency has 400 positions to fill at Grand Rapids job fair
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
MilesAlters.JPG Miles Alters, a Talent Acquisition Specialist for Manpower Group, says he can probably find you a job. Jim Harger | Mlive Media Group. GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Miles Alters has good news for the chronically unemployed in West Michigan. Alters ...

Rick Scott changed the terms of his promise to create 700000 jobs on top of ... - PolitiFact

October 14, 2014 - 9:28pm

CNN

Rick Scott changed the terms of his promise to create 700000 jobs on top of ...
PolitiFact
What's 700,000 jobs give or take … 1 million? That's the question a new ad from the Charlie Crist campaign hopes to answer for Florida voters. "He made a promise," the ad says, showing video of Gov. Rick Scott from the 2010 campaign for governor.
Dems try to use jobs strongsuit against Scott by pointing to his 'shady' mathPalm Beach Post (blog)

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Retail jobs are often perceived as lousy jobs. The industry is fighting to ... - Washington Post

October 14, 2014 - 8:56pm

Retail jobs are often perceived as lousy jobs. The industry is fighting to ...
Washington Post
The state of retail jobs has gotten plenty of press lately, but not for the rosiest reasons: Fast-food workers in dozens of cities went on strike in September in an effort to call attention to low wages in the industry. Unpredictable work schedules ...

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Countering Tech's Damaging Effect on Jobs - Wall Street Journal

October 14, 2014 - 7:13pm

Wall Street Journal

Countering Tech's Damaging Effect on Jobs
Wall Street Journal
Standard conservative and liberal answers aren't enough to address the big changes under way. By. William A. Galston. Oct. 14, 2014 7:13 p.m. ET. 42 COMMENTS. American workers have made no economic progress since the beginning of the 21 century, ...

The Steve Jobs of Beer - The Atlantic

October 14, 2014 - 7:06pm

The Atlantic

The Steve Jobs of Beer
The Atlantic
Ambition made Jim Koch, the head of Sam Adams, a billionaire. It also opened America to a craft-beer renaissance. James Fallows Oct 14 2014, 8:06 PM ET. Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn; Google+; Email · Print. John Cuneo. In TV commercials for Sam Adams ...

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