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Jobs break the cycle of poverty - San Francisco Examiner

September 17, 2017 - 3:03am

San Francisco Examiner

Jobs break the cycle of poverty
San Francisco Examiner
A homeless encampment near 9th and Brannan streets in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood is seen July 20, 2017. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner). By Carla Javits on September 17, 2017 1:00 am. Facebook · twitter · google_plus · reddit ...

Seasonal jobs often turn to permanent gigs - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

September 17, 2017 - 12:08am

Seasonal jobs often turn to permanent gigs
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
It seems like such a daunting number: 100,000. That's the number of hires Target expects to add to its payroll for this year's holiday season, and it's 30,000 more than last year. The announcement Wednesday was one of several likely in coming weeks as ...

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THE COSTS OF JOBS: TVA keeps its economic development incentives secret - Chattanooga Times Free Press

September 16, 2017 - 11:24pm

Chattanooga Times Free Press

THE COSTS OF JOBS: TVA keeps its economic development incentives secret
Chattanooga Times Free Press
THE COSTS OF JOBS: Are job subsidies a success? Secrecy makes it hard to know. Read more. The Tennessee Valley Authority building (TVA) is lit Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016. The Tennessee Valley Authority building (TVA) is lit... Photo by Angela Lewis ...

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THE COSTS OF JOBS: Amazon collects tens of millions in incentives, but jobs progress is unclear - Chattanooga Times Free Press

September 16, 2017 - 11:19pm

Chattanooga Times Free Press

THE COSTS OF JOBS: Amazon collects tens of millions in incentives, but jobs progress is unclear
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Workers unpack items shipped from affiliates to the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Enterprise South Industrial Park on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Amazon held nationwide job fairs Wednesday to fill 50,000 positions as the company sees ...

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THE COSTS OF JOBS: Are job subsidies a success? Secrecy makes ... - Chattanooga Times Free Press

September 16, 2017 - 11:01pm

Chattanooga Times Free Press

THE COSTS OF JOBS: Are job subsidies a success? Secrecy makes ...
Chattanooga Times Free Press
More than $2.5 billion in grants, tax breaks and tax credits are given to businesses in the state each year, according to one estimate.
How does Tennessee stack up in reporting business subsidies, job creation?The Tennessean

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Are PILOTs a necessary evil for luring jobs to Tennessee? - The Commercial Appeal

September 16, 2017 - 10:34pm

The Commercial Appeal

Are PILOTs a necessary evil for luring jobs to Tennessee?
The Commercial Appeal
Each year state and local governments award Tennessee companies $2.5 billion in taxpayer subsidies to create long-lasting jobs. Are they good investments? Wochit. 0409_malo_electrolux_1.JPG Buy Photo. Electrolux Plant Manager George Robbins, left, ...

State focused on finding jobs for disabled - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

September 16, 2017 - 4:48pm

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

State focused on finding jobs for disabled
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania departments of Labor & Industry, Human Services, and Education this week kicked off “Experience the Employment Connection 2017” — an initiative focused on helping individuals with disabilities find meaningful, ...

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State focused on finding jobs for disabled - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

September 16, 2017 - 4:44pm

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

State focused on finding jobs for disabled
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
WILKES-BARRE — The Pennsylvania departments of Labor & Industry, Human Services, and Education this week kicked off “Experience the Employment Connection 2017” — an initiative focused on helping individuals with disabilities find meaningful, ...

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New, smaller Rogue Sport does big jobs - Eagle-Tribune

September 16, 2017 - 3:58pm

Eagle-Tribune

New, smaller Rogue Sport does big jobs
Eagle-Tribune
Courtesy photoNew this year, the 2017 Nissan Rogue Sport is a smaller, more economical variation of the original Rogue crossover, a model that has grown to become the second most popular motor vehicle in the United States. Nissan. Nissan will both love ...

Kansas ranks last in share of good-paying jobs for people without 4-year college degrees - The Hutchinson News

September 16, 2017 - 3:57pm

Kansas ranks last in share of good-paying jobs for people without 4-year college degrees
The Hutchinson News
TOPEKA -- Kansas ranks dead last in the United States with the smallest share of good-paying jobs filled by workers without a college bachelor's degree. New research by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, in collaboration ...

Temp Seattle mayor says city will make bid for Amazon jobs - KING5.com

September 16, 2017 - 3:06pm

KING5.com

Temp Seattle mayor says city will make bid for Amazon jobs
KING5.com
Seattle's temporary mayor said Friday the city will make a formal bid to persuade Amazon to expand its headquarters in its hometown and not seek a second headquarters elsewhere. Bruce Harrell, who became mayor this week when Ed Murray resigned ...

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Sheriff fights to save deputy jobs, fix could be short term - WSYM-TV

September 16, 2017 - 1:37pm

WSYM-TV

Sheriff fights to save deputy jobs, fix could be short term
WSYM-TV
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Manufacturing jobs rise as local employers search for workers - Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

September 16, 2017 - 12:52pm

Sherman Denison Herald Democrat

Manufacturing jobs rise as local employers search for workers
Sherman Denison Herald Democrat
The unemployment rate for the Sherman-Denison area rose slightly from near-record lows to 3.7 percent in August, the Texas Workforce Commission said in its monthly workforce report. This leaves the Sherman-Denison area below the state and national ...

Shakopee: Where the jobs are plentiful, but not housing - SW News Media

September 16, 2017 - 7:37am

SW News Media

Shakopee: Where the jobs are plentiful, but not housing
SW News Media
Former Shakopee mayor Brad Tabke sips coffee at Munkabeans Coffeehouse on First Avenue. Tabke wants more affordable housing in Shakopee. “Political pushback isn't helping us solve any problems,” Tabke said. Photos by Callie Schmidt. Amazon.

Commentary: Utility bills become a political tool to save jobs - Salt Lake Tribune

September 16, 2017 - 12:01am

Commentary: Utility bills become a political tool to save jobs
Salt Lake Tribune
In the recent Rocky Mountain Power net-metering settlement (a closed-door, back-room deal) the big winners are roof-top solar companies, Rocky Mountain Power and roof-top solar customers. Residential and small business customers lost and it is far more ...

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Good paying jobs scarce for non-college grads - The Garden City Telegram

September 15, 2017 - 8:10pm

Good paying jobs scarce for non-college grads
The Garden City Telegram
The state of Kansas ranks dead last in the United States with the smallest share of good-paying jobs filled by workers without a college bachelor's degree. New research by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, in ...

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City sees smaller workforce, fewer jobs in August - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

September 15, 2017 - 7:38pm

Santa Clarita Valley Signal

City sees smaller workforce, fewer jobs in August
Santa Clarita Valley Signal
Erika Monreal, left, picks up information from Jasmine Salinas at the Easter Seals of Southern California booth during the Spring 2015 Job & Career Fair held at College of the Canyons in Valencia on Wednesday. 041515. Gina Ender · Add Comment.

Kansas ranks last in share of good-paying jobs for people without 4-year college degrees - Topeka Capital Journal

September 15, 2017 - 4:44pm

Topeka Capital Journal

Kansas ranks last in share of good-paying jobs for people without 4-year college degrees
Topeka Capital Journal
New research by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase, revealed less than 35 percent of jobs in Kansas pay an average of $55,000 per year and a minimum of $35,000 annually were held ...

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Kansas ranks last in share of good-paying jobs for people without 4-year college degrees - Topeka Capital Journal

September 15, 2017 - 4:44pm

Kansas ranks last in share of good-paying jobs for people without 4-year college degrees
Topeka Capital Journal
The state of Kansas ranks dead last in the United States with the smallest share of good-paying jobs filled by workers without a college bachelor's degree. New research by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, in ...

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This AI thinks Steve Jobs and Tim Cook have the same speechwriter - TNW

September 15, 2017 - 3:51pm

TNW

This AI thinks Steve Jobs and Tim Cook have the same speechwriter
TNW
Apple has tried its best to channel Steve Jobs' showmanship during its recent presentations, as seen during the company's recent iPhone X launch. But perhaps it goes deeper than that: an AI speech analyzer thinks Steve Jobs and Tim Cook actually have ...
3 presentation tricks Steve Jobs used that can help you be a better public speakerCNBC
Steve Jobs still looms large at Apple. Tim Cook seems just fine with that.Washington Post
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