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A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs - Los Angeles Times

January 20, 2015 - 11:28pm

Los Angeles Times

A new effort to help black workers find higher-paying jobs
Los Angeles Times
A year ago, LeDaya Epps of Compton was unemployed and raising three children on her own, struggling to keep her car running to search for jobs. On Tuesday night, she was sitting in the U.S. Capitol for the State of the Union address, a guest of First ...

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Joni Ernst's "Keystone Jobs Bill" Is Anything But - Bustle

January 20, 2015 - 11:01pm

Bustle

Joni Ernst's "Keystone Jobs Bill" Is Anything But
Bustle
If you're even remotely plugged-in to either environmental activism or national politics, here's a name that'll probably ring pretty familiar: the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Or, to put it another way, the enormous political football that the Democrats ...
Republicans Call for 'Keystone Jobs Bill' Support as TransCanada Files for ...Indian Country Today Media Network

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Voters want focus on jobs, education in 2015 - Albany Business Review

January 20, 2015 - 7:23pm

New York Times

Voters want focus on jobs, education in 2015
Albany Business Review
On the eve of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's fifth State of the State address, a new Siena College poll shows upstate New York voters want him to focus on jobs, taxes and education in 2015. The poll surveyed 802 New York State registered voters on the top ...
Voters overwhelmingly support fracking ban; Jobs should top Cuomo's 2015 ...Legislative Gazette

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Goodwill 'shatters' 2014 employment goals - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle

January 20, 2015 - 6:54pm

Goodwill 'shatters' 2014 employment goals
Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – The not-for-profit agency, Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee, said it has “far exceeded” its mission goals for 2014, providing free employment services and job training to 28,159 people — including thousands from the ...

Laurene Powell: Steve Jobs' Widow Dating D.C. Mayor, Adrian Fenty? - Hollywood Life

January 20, 2015 - 6:19pm

Hollywood Life

Laurene Powell: Steve Jobs' Widow Dating D.C. Mayor, Adrian Fenty?
Hollywood Life
Steve Jobs' widow, Laurene Powell might have found love again! After months of a rumored romance with the former Washington D.C. Mayor, Adrian Fenty, the two were spotted canoodling on a Caribbean cruise! Click to see these PDA filled pictures!
Former mayor Adrian Fenty and billionaire Laurene Powell Jobs still going strongWashington Post (blog)
Former Mayor Of DC Trysting With Steve Jobs' Widow?News One
Laurene Powell and Adrian Fenty take island shopping trip during Caribbean ...Daily Mail
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Oil company Baker Hughes cuts 7000 jobs - CNNMoney

January 20, 2015 - 3:02pm

CNNMoney

Oil company Baker Hughes cuts 7000 jobs
CNNMoney
After expanding rapidly during the energy boom, the oil industry is now preparing for leaner days ahead. Baker Hughes (BHI) became the latest energy company to cut costs, revealing plans on Tuesday to slash 7,000 jobs and cut capital spending by 20%.
Baker Hughes slashes 7000 jobs as falling price forces Big Oil austerityRT

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China's Slower Economy Still Working for Jobs - Wall Street Journal

January 20, 2015 - 1:34pm

Wall Street Journal

China's Slower Economy Still Working for Jobs
Wall Street Journal
China's economy grew at its slowest pace in nearly a quarter century, though momentum in the final months of the year showed a hard landing remains elusive. Heard on the Street columnists Alex Frangos, Abheek Bhattacharya and Aaron Back talk about the ...

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A Tale of Two Jobs Numbers - FactCheck.org

January 20, 2015 - 1:28pm

A Tale of Two Jobs Numbers
FactCheck.org
Rick Perry, in his last official speech as Texas governor, mixed and matched jobs data to embellish the state's job gains. Perry claimed Texas had created 1.4 million jobs since December 2007 while the rest of the United States lost 400,000 jobs ...

10 surprising jobs you can do from home - Fortune

January 20, 2015 - 12:48pm

Fortune

10 surprising jobs you can do from home
Fortune
Most people think of telecommuting as something that cubicle dwellers request, but more and more employers are looking for new hires who seldom, if ever, come in to the office in the first place. One reason is that having employees set up their own ...

Top trending jobs in 2015: 5 hottest jobs in NYC - amNY

January 20, 2015 - 12:42pm

Top trending jobs in 2015: 5 hottest jobs in NYC
amNY
New Yorkers are a resourceful bunch, and when it comes to making ends meet, the economy of the last few years pushed a great many of us to get creative in finding work. Now that the economy is picking up though, (unemployment is down year over year to ...

Rural Jobs Allow People to Escape Poverty; Urban Jobs are a Ticket to the ... - World Bank Group

January 20, 2015 - 12:26pm

Rural Jobs Allow People to Escape Poverty; Urban Jobs are a Ticket to the ...
World Bank Group
Young people in India today enjoy far more job mobility than their parents. Where you were born or what your parents did for a living are no longer the sole arbiters of a person's prospects in life. Urban jobs provide greater avenues for upward ...

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Facebook supports 4.5 million jobs worldwide, social network says - CNET

January 20, 2015 - 11:22am

CNET

Facebook supports 4.5 million jobs worldwide, social network says
CNET
Sheryl Sandberg and Mark Zuckerberg, surrounded by fellow Facebook employees, cheer at the ceremonial opening bell the morning Facebook went public. Facebook. A Facebook-commissioned study says the world's largest social network is making a ...
Report: Facebook helped create 4.5M jobs in 2014News10.net
No, Facebook Didn't 'Create' 4.5M Jobs. But Its Impact Can't Be Understated.Entrepreneur
Facebook claims it created 4.5 million jobsCNNMoney
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• Natural resources and mining 7472 - Victoria Advocate

January 20, 2015 - 9:26am

• Natural resources and mining 7472
Victoria Advocate
Veterans of the oil and gas industry are familiar with its unpredictable currents and often begin a job knowing it won't last forever. Kira Mundine-Galvan, of Victoria, worked in the industry for about 11 years until she was laid off from Nico Supply ...

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800 jobs up for grabs in Phoenix this week - azcentral.com

January 20, 2015 - 9:23am

800 jobs up for grabs in Phoenix this week
azcentral.com
STATE FARM INSURANCE- HIRING MORE THAN 600. Technical careers at State Farm include business analyst, data specialist, IT architect, systems analyst, and technical analyst. Current needs include Java and Full Stack Developers, R&D Software ...

Biz Break: Facebook on a hiring spree, while Uber promises jobs in Europe - San Jose Mercury News

January 20, 2015 - 8:29am

Business Insider

Biz Break: Facebook on a hiring spree, while Uber promises jobs in Europe
San Jose Mercury News
Facebook employees work amongst decorations at their office in Menlo Park, Calif., Wednesday morning, April 28, 2014. Facebook is currently looking to hire about 1,200 workers worldwide. (Karl Mondon/Staff). Today: A new report finds Facebook is ...
Uber Says It Can Create 50K Jobs, Take 400K Cars Off The RoadPYMNTS.com
Travis Kalanick Says Uber Can Tackle Unemployment In EuropeBusiness Insider
Uber woos Europe with promise of 50000 jobsTnooz
Bidness ETC -Tech Cocktail -CNET
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Want to Switch Jobs? Try 'Sculpting' Yours Instead. - Entrepreneur

January 20, 2015 - 7:35am

Entrepreneur

Want to Switch Jobs? Try 'Sculpting' Yours Instead.
Entrepreneur
You need to get the ideas moving and build a foundation for your life or soon you will have no roof. James Altucher · 5 Ways to Sustain a Long-Term Career Focus · Careers · 5 Ways to Sustain a Long-Term Career Focus. Make the decision to run a marathon ...

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5 things Steve Jobs said Apple would never do - and Apple is doing - CNNMoney

January 20, 2015 - 7:20am

CNNMoney

5 things Steve Jobs said Apple would never do - and Apple is doing
CNNMoney
Steve Jobs was a notoriously stubborn individual with strong ideas about what made Apple's products great. Sticking to his guns typically paid off dividends for Jobs and Apple, even when vocal critics mocked the company's decisions. But since Jobs ...
Never say never again: Putting words in Steve Jobs' mouth continues apaceMacworld

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Facebook claims it created 4.5 million jobs - CNNMoney

January 20, 2015 - 7:14am

CNET

Facebook claims it created 4.5 million jobs
CNNMoney
A Facebook-sponsored study found that the social network has created 4.5 million jobs around the world and added $227 billion to the global economy in 2014. The study, conducted by Deloitte, suggests that the jobs Facebook (FB, Tech30) added are ...
Facebook supports 4.5 million jobs worldwide, social network saysCNET
No, Facebook Didn't 'Create' 4.5M Jobs. But Its Impact Can't Be Understated.Entrepreneur
Facebook's impact: 4.5B jobs, $227B added to economyVatorNews

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Working 3 Jobs In A Time Of Recovery - NPR

January 20, 2015 - 3:04am

NPR

Working 3 Jobs In A Time Of Recovery
NPR
If Elkhart County, Ind. was the symbol of the recession, then Ed Neufeldt became the face of the unemployed worker. He introduced President Obama at a town hall meeting at Concord High School in February 2009. It was Obama's first big trip in office ...

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Health care jobs spike with Medicaid expansion - Dayton Daily News

January 19, 2015 - 8:09pm

Health care jobs spike with Medicaid expansion
Dayton Daily News
Robin Arthur, a registeered nurse, gives infusion treatment to patient Sherry Coldiron of Middletown at the Greater Dayton Cancer Center. Through the first 11 months of 2014, the first full year of implementation of expanded Medicaid and private health ...

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