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NJ jobs booming; these 3 companies are hiring - Asbury Park Press

March 23, 2017 - 4:03pm

Asbury Park Press

NJ jobs booming; these 3 companies are hiring
Asbury Park Press
It was the kind of jobs report that has been missing from New Jersey for a decade. The state in February gained 12,600 jobs. It came on the heels of 15,900 new jobs in January. The jobless rate fell to a 10-year-low of 4.4 percent. And the job gains ...

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Ranking the 4 major college basketball jobs currently available, and why Indiana isn't No. 1 - For The Win

March 23, 2017 - 3:46pm

For The Win

Ranking the 4 major college basketball jobs currently available, and why Indiana isn't No. 1
For The Win
Georgetown announced Thursday it would be parting ways with John Thompson III after 13 seasons, opening up a fourth power-conference job in addition to the vacancies at Indiana, Cal and Oklahoma State. So which of these openings is most attractive to ...

Starbucks says it will add 240000 jobs by 2021, with programs for teens, vets, refugees - Christian Science Monitor

March 23, 2017 - 3:23pm

Christian Science Monitor

Starbucks says it will add 240000 jobs by 2021, with programs for teens, vets, refugees
Christian Science Monitor
The coffee company says it will open 3,400 new stores by 2021, creating 68,000 jobs in the US alone. Monitor's Best: Top 5. What we know about Trump team Russia links – and why that matters · Tim Allen, conservatives in Hollywood, and Nazi Germany ...
Starbucks to create 240000 jobs by 2021CNBC
Starbucks to add 240000 jobs worldwide by 2021CNNMoney

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Illinois employment finally reaches milestone - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

March 23, 2017 - 1:28pm

The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Illinois employment finally reaches milestone
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced today that the unemployment rate declined 0.3 percentage points to 5.4 percent in February and nonfarm payrolls increased by +25,600 jobs over-the-month, based on preliminary data ...

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Hiring heats up in February as region adds 7000 jobs - Buffalo News

March 23, 2017 - 1:00pm

Buffalo News

Hiring heats up in February as region adds 7000 jobs
Buffalo News
Hiring is off to a robust start in 2017, with the region adding jobs at a 1.5 percent annual pace in February. (Derek Gee/Buffalo News file photo). By David Robinson. Published Thu, Mar 23, 2017. SHARE · TWEET · EMAIL. Buffalo Niagara employers are on ...

Employment grows in most of Mid-Hudson and Catskills - The Daily Freeman

March 23, 2017 - 12:42pm

Employment grows in most of Mid-Hudson and Catskills
The Daily Freeman
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Employment in the Mid-Hudson and Catskills generally improved during the 12-month period ending Feb. 28, the state Department of Labor said Thursday. The outlier was the Dutchess-Putnam Metropolitan Division, which includes all of ...

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Connecticut loses 1600 jobs in February, blames the weather - Yankee Institute (blog)

March 23, 2017 - 12:00pm

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Connecticut loses 1600 jobs in February, blames the weather
Yankee Institute (blog)
Job numbers published by the Connecticut Department of Labor show Connecticut lost 1,600 jobs in February, mostly from the private sector. The private sector saw a loss of 1,500 jobs, which DOL said may be attributed to poor weather. “Much of the job ...
Georgia jobless rate dips; Columbus adds 100 jobs year over yearColumbus Ledger-Enquirer

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500000 jobs added to health-care sector under Obamacare, Goldman Sachs estimates - CNBC

March 23, 2017 - 11:24am

CNBC

500000 jobs added to health-care sector under Obamacare, Goldman Sachs estimates
CNBC
Dr. Martha Perez examines Maria Lebron in a room at the Community Health of South Florida, Doris Ison Health Center in Miami, Florida. Obamacare giveth health-care jobs — but the pending Republican repeal and replacement bill could taketh a whole lot ...

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Amazon's big East Palo Alto lease means 1300 new tech jobs - The Mercury News

March 23, 2017 - 11:14am

The Mercury News

Amazon's big East Palo Alto lease means 1300 new tech jobs
The Mercury News
Atrium of an office building developed in East Palo Alto by the Sobrato Organization. Amazon has leased a big office complex in East Palo Alto in a deal that will give the Silicon Valley town its largest tech presence, add more than 1,000 jobs and ...

Minnesota Gained 3800 Jobs Last Month, Didn't Lose 8000 In Jan. - CBS Minnesota / WCCO

March 23, 2017 - 10:56am

CBS Minnesota / WCCO

Minnesota Gained 3800 Jobs Last Month, Didn't Lose 8000 In Jan.
CBS Minnesota / WCCO
The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced Thursday that 3,800 jobs were picked up by Minnesota employers in February, with the unemployment rate remaining steady at 4 percent. February was the seventh month in a ...
Local manufacturing jobs jump; overall numbers slipMankato Free Press

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More Georgians find, keep jobs in February - Atlanta Journal Constitution

March 23, 2017 - 10:50am

Atlanta Journal Constitution

More Georgians find, keep jobs in February
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Health services was among sectors that added jobs in February. (Randall Benton/The Sacramento Bee/TNS). Georgia's unemployment rate edged down to 5.3 percent in February from 5.5 percent in January, the state labor department said. The state added ...
Connecticut loses 1600 jobs in February, blames the weatherYankee Institute (blog)
Massachusetts adds 10k jobs in February, but unemployment slightly climbsMassLive.com
Mass. unemployment rate ticks up despite more jobsMetro.us
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Robot company claims to create, not kill jobs - New York Post

March 23, 2017 - 9:41am

Robot company claims to create, not kill jobs
New York Post
A Silicon Valley startup claims it has created a giant robot that can digitize boxfuls of old documents 10 times as fast as the competition — and create, rather than kill, factory jobs in the process. The robots are remarkably adept at human-like ...

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The 15 best jobs if you're under 25—and they pay at least $40k - MarketWatch

March 23, 2017 - 9:02am

MarketWatch

The 15 best jobs if you're under 25—and they pay at least $40k
MarketWatch
Jobs for biological technicians grew 5% from 2013 to 2017. Of the roughly 76,000 people in this field, 14% are under 24, and they earn $21.77 an hour on average. By. MeganElliott, Credit.com. You might love watching reruns of Law & Order, but just ...

Helping the disabled to find work is next step to growing employment rate - The Hill (blog)

March 23, 2017 - 9:00am

The Hill (blog)

Helping the disabled to find work is next step to growing employment rate
The Hill (blog)
President Trump consistently calls for policies and programs that jumpstart economic growth and give more Americans the opportunity to work. The March jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is encouraging, showing an increase of 235,000 ...

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Agencies told to decide if vacant jobs can be moved to Springfield - The State Journal-Register

March 23, 2017 - 8:22am

Agencies told to decide if vacant jobs can be moved to Springfield
The State Journal-Register
State agencies under Gov. Bruce Rauner are being told to decide if vacant positions can be moved to Sangamon County as part of the process to fill the jobs. A memo was issued by the Department of Central Management Services Wednesday that outlines ...

Man Could Face 5 Years For $18M IRS Employment Tax Violation - Forbes

March 23, 2017 - 7:50am

Forbes

Man Could Face 5 Years For $18M IRS Employment Tax Violation
Forbes
Payroll tax violations can be serious, especially big ones. A Houston, Texas business owner has pleaded guilty to one count of failing to pay over employment taxes. But the dollar amount of the violation was Texas-sized. According to documents filed ...

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WayUp gets $18.5 million more to help college grads find jobs - TechCrunch

March 23, 2017 - 7:01am

VentureBeat

WayUp gets $18.5 million more to help college grads find jobs
TechCrunch
Recent college grads need a better way to search for jobs. Or at least, that's the thesis of New York-based WayUp, which recently raised $18.5 million in Series B funding to execute on this vision. Trinity Ventures, which led the investment, is also ...
WayUp raises $18.5 million to help millennials find their dream jobsVentureBeat

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Tough luck for teens looking for employment - UConn Daily Campus

March 23, 2017 - 5:14am

UConn Daily Campus

Tough luck for teens looking for employment
UConn Daily Campus
Recently, the number of teenagers in the workforce have dropped dramatically. This may be due to the economic recession as well as increased competition for jobs. (Max Wel/ Flickr Creative Commons). “When I was your age” are words we have all heard ...

The 7 kinds of Republicans who could lose their jobs over health care - Politico

March 23, 2017 - 4:26am

Politico

The 7 kinds of Republicans who could lose their jobs over health care
Politico
President Donald Trump and GOP leaders are asking House Republicans to take a leap of faith on health care — but not every member will be able to parachute into a safe district afterward. The GOP health care bill and its scheduled Thursday vote invite ...

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I Built A Bot To Apply To Thousands Of Jobs At Once–Here's What I Learned - Fast Company

March 23, 2017 - 4:09am

I Built A Bot To Apply To Thousands Of Jobs At Once–Here's What I Learned
Fast Company
As this job seeker's “faith in the front-facing application process eroded into near oblivion,” a lower-tech strategy took its place. I Built A Bot To Apply To Thousands Of Jobs At Once–Here's What I. Photo: Flickr user Kai Schreiber. By Robert Coombs ...

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