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The most difficult jobs for robots - Deseret News

May 26, 2015 - 6:02pm

Deseret News

The most difficult jobs for robots
Deseret News
With the leaps and bounds being made in technology, a robotic future isn't too far out of reach, especially given the amount of jobs ripe to be replaced by computers. For example, most people carry around technology in their pockets that duplicates ...

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Kansas City Sausage to open plant in Sampson County; 177 jobs to be created - Fayetteville Observer

May 26, 2015 - 5:52pm

Kansas City Sausage to open plant in Sampson County; 177 jobs to be created
Fayetteville Observer
CLINTON - Cumberland County officials have helped Kansas City Sausage LLC partner with swine powerhouse Smithfield Foods Inc. to open a sausage production plant that will create 177 jobs in Sampson County, officials announced Tuesday. Kansas City ...

Steel Dynamics Idles 2 Iron Range Operations, Cuts 200 Jobs - CBS Local

May 26, 2015 - 3:33pm

CBS Local

Steel Dynamics Idles 2 Iron Range Operations, Cuts 200 Jobs
CBS Local
HOYT LAKES, Minn. (AP) — More layoffs were announced Tuesday on northern Minnesota's Iron Range, this time at Mesabi Nugget in Hoyt Lakes and Mining Resources in Chisholm. Their Fort Wayne, Indiana-based parent company, Steel Dynamics Inc., ...
Steel Dynamics idles Mesabi Nugget and Mining Resources, cutting 200 jobs on ...Minneapolis Star Tribune
Mesabi Nugget, Mining Resources idled; 200 jobs affectedMesabi Daily News

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Phil Mendelson's budget nixes tax hikes, summer-jobs expansion - Washington Times

May 26, 2015 - 3:28pm

Washington Times

Phil Mendelson's budget nixes tax hikes, summer-jobs expansion
Washington Times
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson said his budget plan gives Mayor Muriel Bowser “99 percent of what she's requested” — all while fully funding plans to expand homeless services and eliminating proposed tax hikes. The plan does not, however, fund a ...

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Charter-Time Warner Cable deal: 'I would think jobs would be at risk' - St. Louis Business Journal

May 26, 2015 - 2:51pm

St. Louis Business Journal

Charter-Time Warner Cable deal: 'I would think jobs would be at risk'
St. Louis Business Journal
Employees with Charter Communications could be at risk of losing their jobs following Charter's $78.7 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable in a deal that would make the new entity the second largest cable provider in the country behind Comcast.
Charter purchase of Time Warner Cable will cost state jobs, UW expert saysMadison.com
Stenger 'Optimistic' About Charter's St. Louis JobsCBS Local

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The WorkPlace seeks to link jobs, training - CT Post

May 26, 2015 - 2:36pm

CT Post

The WorkPlace seeks to link jobs, training
CT Post
Stephen Michon, left, and John Hoops, vice presidents for FutureWorks. Photo by Bill Fallon Photo: Bill Fallon/Contributed Photo, Bill Fallon/Contributed Photo. Stephen Michon, left, and John Hoops, vice presidents for.

Hewlett-Packard coming to West Shore? Move could bring 700 jobs to region - PennLive.com

May 26, 2015 - 2:20pm

Hewlett-Packard coming to West Shore? Move could bring 700 jobs to region
PennLive.com
Hewlett-Packard, the world's largest PC maker, could find a new home in East Pennsboro Township soon. Rumors are the PC giant is scoping out sites in the area for a potential move that could bring about 700 jobs to the region. Jonathan Bowser, CEO of ...

Upper Ohio Valley residents create jobs alliance to support local economy - WTRF

May 26, 2015 - 1:53pm

WTRF

Upper Ohio Valley residents create jobs alliance to support local economy
WTRF
The West Virginia Public Service Commission has granted Appalachian Power Co. and Wheeling Power a rate increase of $123.457 million, or 9 percent, effective May 26. The West Virginia Public Service Commission has granted Appalachian Power Co.

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Walker distances himself from jobs agency he once held up as a model - Crain's Chicago Business

May 26, 2015 - 1:36pm

Crain's Chicago Business

Walker distances himself from jobs agency he once held up as a model
Crain's Chicago Business
(Bloomberg) — Governor Scott Walker is distancing himself from a central element of his Wisconsin jobs strategy after nonpartisan auditors criticized it ahead of his expected Republican presidential campaign announcement. The Wisconsin Economic ...
Scott Walker Dumped as Chair of the Jobs Agency He CreatedHuffington Post
Walker Keeps Wisconsin Jobs Agency at Arm's Length Amid DisarrayBloomberg
Walker misses jobs promise by about 121000 jobsBeloit Daily News
cleveland.com -Madison.com
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Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls - WTNH

May 26, 2015 - 12:16pm

WTNH

Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls
WTNH
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut labor officials say employers added 1,200 jobs in April 2015, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year. The state Labor Department announced Tuesday that the unemployment rate dropped to 6.3 percent, down 0.1 ...
Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in AprilPhiladelphia Business Journal

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Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls - Washington Times

May 26, 2015 - 11:46am

Philadelphia Business Journal

Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate falls
Washington Times
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Employers in Connecticut added 1,200 jobs in April, the 10th monthly job gain in the past year, the Department of Labor said Tuesday. The unemployment rate of 6.3 percent was down 0.1 percent from March and nearly a point ...
Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in AprilPhiladelphia Business Journal

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Berks & Beyond Employment Services is No. 2 for second year in row in ... - Reading Eagle

May 26, 2015 - 11:27am

Reading Eagle

Berks & Beyond Employment Services is No. 2 for second year in row in ...
Reading Eagle
The name and purpose of the business is evident from the sign out front to the carpets in the foyer and the reception area. The nameplate for Berks & Beyond Employment Services Inc. appears over and over, in the hall and on the walls of the testing ...

Jon Stewart helps Iraq War veterans find jobs in TV - Entertainment Weekly (blog)

May 26, 2015 - 11:03am

Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Jon Stewart helps Iraq War veterans find jobs in TV
Entertainment Weekly (blog)
Jon Stewart may be a fervent critic of the Iraq War—remember Mess-o-potamia?—but he's willing to put politics aside to help veterans land in show business. Related. Jon Stewart gives Samantha Bee a celebratory goodbye · Jon Stewart's next moves?
Jon Stewart Has Been Helping Veterans Get TV Jobs for the Last Three YearsSplitsider
Here's who helps veterans land better jobsHLNtv.com
Jon Stewart on his quiet efforts to get veterans TV jobs: 'It isn't charity'The Week Magazine
National Post -Dispatch Times
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Here's how much 10 of the world's most extreme jobs pay - Business Insider

May 26, 2015 - 10:48am

Business Insider

Here's how much 10 of the world's most extreme jobs pay
Business Insider
Adrenaline junkies, daredevils, and adventurers everywhere will be pleased to hear that some of the world's most extreme jobs are not just thrilling and dangerous — but also lucrative. YourTradeBase, an online trade business software tool, put ...

BlackBerry co-CEOs were stunned when Steve Jobs showed what iPhone could ... - MarketWatch

May 26, 2015 - 10:45am

MarketWatch

BlackBerry co-CEOs were stunned when Steve Jobs showed what iPhone could ...
MarketWatch
Mike Lazaridis was home on his treadmill when he saw the televised report about Apple Inc.'s newest product. Research In Motion's founder soon forgot about exercise that day in January 2007. There was Steve Jobs on a San Francisco stage waving a small ...

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The 25 best cities for jobs - Newsday

May 26, 2015 - 10:43am

Newsday

The 25 best cities for jobs
Newsday
San Jose ranked highly as a city to find a job with a Glassdoor job score of 3.7 based on the number of job openings, 51,439, and a median salary base of $99,000, according to their estimates. (Credit: Getty Images). The best cities in the United ...

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AIG plans jobs consolidation in Sandy Springs - Atlanta Business Chronicle

May 26, 2015 - 10:24am

Atlanta Business Chronicle

AIG plans jobs consolidation in Sandy Springs
Atlanta Business Chronicle
American International Group Inc. plans to carry out a consolidation of its local offices that could end up relocating at least 200 jobs to Sandy Springs. The plans follows insurance giant's decision last year to close its Alpharetta office, resulting ...

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Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have 'Contingent' Jobs, Says U.S. Government - Forbes

May 26, 2015 - 8:56am

Forbes

Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have 'Contingent' Jobs, Says U.S. Government
Forbes
I'm a former senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine. I have written about entrepreneurship for publications such as Crain's New York Business, Fortune, Money, Inc., Working Mother, CNBC and many others. I'm also co-founder of ...

Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in April - Philadelphia Business Journal

May 26, 2015 - 8:12am

Philadelphia Business Journal

Number of Pa. jobs increase; unemployment percentage steady in April
Philadelphia Business Journal
Pennsylvania added 27,000 nonfarm jobs to the payrolls in April after losing 13,000 jobs the previous month. But unemployment was unchanged from March at 5.3 percent, breaking a string of three monthly increases. Pennsylvania's unemployment rate was ...
Connecticut adds 1200 jobs in April as jobless rate fallswwlp.com
DOL: Conn. private sector shed jobs in AprilCT News (blog)
Nigerian economy: slogans, jobs and fancy statisticsDaily Trust

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Apple's new 'Spaceship' HQ could have been called the Steve Jobs Campus - Cult of Mac

May 26, 2015 - 7:32am

Cult of Mac

Apple's new 'Spaceship' HQ could have been called the Steve Jobs Campus
Cult of Mac
If Apple's former CEO had been more sentimental we'd be referring to the company's upcoming “Spaceship” headquarters as the Steve Jobs campus, according to an interesting tidbit in Stephen Fry's Telegraph article about Jony Ive's promotion. While being ...