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State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs - Los Angeles Times

July 25, 2014 - 7:00am

State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs
Los Angeles Times
Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso Affiliated, had several projects on hold during the recession but now wants to double the size of its construction department and is looking to hire seasoned professionals. Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso ...

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State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs - Los Angeles Times

July 25, 2014 - 7:00am

State sees surge in high-paying white-collar jobs
Los Angeles Times
Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso Affiliated, had several projects on hold during the recession but now wants to double the size of its construction department and is looking to hire seasoned professionals. Developer Rick Caruso's firm, Caruso ...

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The Bring Jobs Home Act Won't - Forbes

July 24, 2014 - 7:38pm

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The Bring Jobs Home Act Won't
Forbes
The Bring Jobs Home Act is a classic message bill. Its Democratic sponsors have no interest in making it law, they merely see it as a way to boost the party's Senate candidates in part by forcing Republicans to vote against something that sounds like a ...
Thursday: Child tax credit, outsourcing jobsThe Hill (blog)

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Biden stresses jobs, job training at National Urban League conference - WLWT Cincinnati

July 24, 2014 - 5:00pm

WKRC TV Cincinnati

Biden stresses jobs, job training at National Urban League conference
WLWT Cincinnati
Looking trim and tenacious at 71, Vice President Joe Biden tore into the jobs issue Thursday, bounding with optimism about America's positioning for future economic growth. Watch: VP Joe Biden speaks at Urban League Conference. Watch VP Joe Biden ...
Biden to Urban League: US ready for new jobsUSA TODAY
Vice-President Biden talks jobs at Urban League conventionWKRC TV Cincinnati
Biden, in Ohio, urges infrastructure, job trainingMartins Ferry Times Leader

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Jersey City Employment and Training program offers EMT, construction classes - NJ.com

July 24, 2014 - 4:45pm

Jersey City Employment and Training program offers EMT, construction classes
NJ.com
Jersey City residents participating in a pair of unique employment training initiatives received a show of support from Mayor Steve Fulop this morning. Fulop, who was joined by former Gov. James McGreevey -- the current director of the city's ...

The New American Dilemma - U.S. News & World Report

July 24, 2014 - 4:39pm

The New American Dilemma
U.S. News & World Report
There was a distinctive odor of hype about the newest jobs report from the federal government. Most people will have the impression we created 288,000 jobs in June – meaning full-time jobs. Not so. Full-time jobs plunged by over half a million, or 523,000.

Charles Schwab plans 823 jobs in Austin - KXAN.com

July 24, 2014 - 11:40am

SFGate

Charles Schwab plans 823 jobs in Austin
KXAN.com
AUSTIN (KXAN) – More than 820 jobs will be created in Austin as part of a Texas Enterprise Fund Investment in the Charles Schwab Corporation, Gov. Rick Perry announced Thursday. The jobs are contingent on a local economic incentive package. The TEF ...
Schwab heads for Texas with 1200 jobsSFGate
Charles Schwab picks El Paso and Austin for new employment centersDallas Morning News
Charles Schwab adding 1200 jobs in TexasSan Francisco Business Times (blog)
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Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech - InformationWeek

July 24, 2014 - 9:54am

Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
InformationWeek
IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report. 9 Job Hunt Tips For Older IT Pros. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) IT job creation within the ...

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The long-term unemployed might finally be getting jobs - Washington Post (blog)

July 24, 2014 - 9:54am

The long-term unemployed might finally be getting jobs
Washington Post (blog)
It's not quite Morning in America, but, at least for the long-term unemployed, it's no longer the middle of the night. Here's the good news: in the past six months, unemployment has fallen much faster than expected, from 6.7 to 6.1 percent. And as you ...

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Atlanta increased tech jobs 9% since 2010 - WXIA-TV

July 24, 2014 - 9:52am

WXIA-TV

Atlanta increased tech jobs 9% since 2010
WXIA-TV
Atlanta has become one of the hottest emerging tech hubs in the U.S., adding more than 8,000 technology jobs from 2010 to 2013, a 9 percent increase. Loading… Post to Facebook. Atlanta increased tech jobs 9% since 2010 Atlanta has become one of the ...

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International Students Struggle to Turn MBAs Into US Jobs - Businessweek

July 24, 2014 - 9:47am

Businessweek

International Students Struggle to Turn MBAs Into US Jobs
Businessweek
Students from abroad who study at U.S. business schools often struggle when it's time to land a job. Increasingly, B-schools set aside resources to help this group overcome a pair of career obstacles: the difficulty of getting legal permission to work ...

Plenty of health care jobs, but often low-paying for those without degrees ... - The Plain Dealer

July 24, 2014 - 6:40am

WPLN

Plenty of health care jobs, but often low-paying for those without degrees ...
The Plain Dealer
Many tout the security and good pay of health care jobs, but a new Brookings study says that there has been a proliferation of lower-paying jobs in the sector. In this photo, nursing home workers belonging to SEIU demonstrate over pay and hours at ...
Majority Of Top Healthcare Jobs In Cleveland Don't Require Bachelor's DegreeStateImpact Ohio
Health care industry seeing rapid growth in jobs requiring less educationTriad Business Journal

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Beijing Has Top-Secret View of China's Employment - Wall Street Journal

July 24, 2014 - 6:13am

Wall Street Journal

Beijing Has Top-Secret View of China's Employment
Wall Street Journal
Chinese auto workers on the assembly line at a FAW-Volkswagen plant in Chengdu. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. China's government knows something investors don't—well, a lot of things actually. But that is especially true when it comes to the ...

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Letters: President's jobs policies failing - Appleton Post Crescent

July 24, 2014 - 5:44am

Letters: President's jobs policies failing
Appleton Post Crescent
The June jobs report has indicated that there's a gain of 288,000 jobs. On the surface, this sounds really good. However, if you dig a little deeper, you'll see a different story. This net gain consists of a gain of part-time jobs of 799,000 and a loss ...

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Graphic: Best And Worst Cities For Jobs 2014 - Forbes

July 24, 2014 - 5:02am

Graphic: Best And Worst Cities For Jobs 2014
Forbes
The Florida economy was hammered during the financial crisis as tourism slowed, real estate prices plummeted and jobs disappeared, but the state has crawled back and continues to see heavy net migration into nearly every Sunshine State metro. People ...

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Total Quality Logistics adding 70 new jobs - Cincinnati.com

July 24, 2014 - 4:25am

Total Quality Logistics adding 70 new jobs
Cincinnati.com
Total Quality Logistics is "always in growth-mode," says Executive Vice President Kerry Byrne, left, with company founder Ken Oaks. (Photo: The Enquirer/Amanda Rossman)Buy Photo. 656 CONNECTTWEET 165 LINKEDIN 2 COMMENTEMAILMORE.

Spanish Graduates Stuck Without Stable Jobs to Pay Rent - Bloomberg

July 24, 2014 - 2:13am

Spanish Graduates Stuck Without Stable Jobs to Pay Rent
Bloomberg
Stuck with her student job four years after graduating in the hope of becoming a social worker, Beatriz Biota still can't move out of her parents' home. “All I've found is unpaid voluntary work,” Biota, 29, said in a telephone interview from Zaragoza ...

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Bombardier Shakes Up Organization, to Cut 1800 Jobs - Wall Street Journal

July 24, 2014 - 1:41am

Wall Street Journal

Bombardier Shakes Up Organization, to Cut 1800 Jobs
Wall Street Journal
The company, which employs half of its 76,000 people in aerospace, said the reorganization would reduce costs. A spokeswoman for the Montreal-based company said Wednesday marked the last day for Guy Hachey, who has served as president and chief ...
Bombardier to cut 1800 jobs, aerospace head retiresReuters
Bombardier to Cut 1800 Jobs Amid Troubled CSeries LaunchBloomberg
Bombardier to restructure company, cut 1800 jobsWichita Business Journal
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Health care jobs lift less-educated workers - USA TODAY

July 23, 2014 - 11:04pm

USA TODAY

Health care jobs lift less-educated workers
USA TODAY
The boom in health care jobs is skewed toward positions requiring less education, providing lower-paid workers a potential pathway to better careers, a new Brookings Institution report says. From 2000 to 2011, the number of workers in 10 large health ...
Plenty of health care jobs, but often low-paying for those without degrees ...The Plain Dealer
Low-wage health care jobs grow but without mobilityThe Tennessean
Health jobs boom in Fresno, but many are low-skill, low-wageFresno Bee
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Va. employment agency will close Suffolk office - The Virginian-Pilot

July 23, 2014 - 8:29pm

Va. employment agency will close Suffolk office
The Virginian-Pilot
The Virginia Employment Commission will close a small office in Suffolk in November, but a city official said job-seekers will still find a range of services at the site. Four employees of the state agency work at 157 N. Main St. in Suffolk, helping ...