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North Carolina adds 19K jobs in March, 65K since last year - Charlotte Business Journal

April 18, 2014 - 1:36pm

Burlington Times News

North Carolina adds 19K jobs in March, 65K since last year
Charlotte Business Journal
The N.C. Department of Commerce has not yet released the official figures for the state's employment situation in March. But a report issued Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows North Carolina has added 65,000 jobs since March 2013.
North Carolina has country's 2nd-largest increase in March employmentWNCN

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Long-term unemployed struggle to find — and keep — jobs - Washington Post

April 18, 2014 - 1:27pm

Long-term unemployed struggle to find — and keep — jobs
Washington Post
For the long-term unemployed, finding a job is hard — but keeping one may be even harder. New research tracking people who have been out of work for six months or longer found that 23 percent of them landed a job within a few months of the study.

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Economic Recovery Continues as State Added Jobs Last Month - Capital Notes (blog)

April 18, 2014 - 1:23pm

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Economic Recovery Continues as State Added Jobs Last Month
Capital Notes (blog)
California's unemployment rate was unchanged at 8.1 percent in March, and nonfarm payroll jobs increased by 11,800 during the month for a total gain of 1,244,500 jobs since the recovery began in February 2010, according to data released today by the ...
California adds 11800 jobs, unemployment rate holds at 8.1%Los Angeles Times
Farm jobs stay strong, but Merced County unemployment climbs slightlySacramento Bee
California's March 2014 Nonfarm Payroll Jobs Increase by 11800 While the ...Sierra Sun Times
Contra Costa Times
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Which Law Schools Are Tops for Jobs? - The National Law Journal (registration)

April 18, 2014 - 12:04pm

Which Law Schools Are Tops for Jobs?
The National Law Journal (registration)
The American Bar Association has released a trove of data on how the law school class of 2013 fared in the employment market nine months after graduation. Here, we look at which law schools placed the highest percentage of new graduates in full-time, ...
Employment Rate Still Flat for Georgia Law GradsDaily Report (registration)

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Job Creation: Policies to Boost Employment and Economic Growth - Heritage.org

April 18, 2014 - 11:47am

Job Creation: Policies to Boost Employment and Economic Growth
Heritage.org
Nearly five years since the official end of the great recession in June 2009, 10.5 million Americans are unemployed, and the labor force participation rate remains near a 35-year low.[1] The weak labor market exists despite trillions of dollars in ...

Louisianians with jobs top 2 million - The Advocate

April 18, 2014 - 11:30am

Louisianians with jobs top 2 million
The Advocate
Civilian employment hit a new peak for the sixth month in a row in March, as the state's unemployment rate held steady from February at 4.5 percent. That tied for the seventh-lowest jobless rate in the nation. Looking only at Louisiana's nonfarm ...

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Colorado jobs increase from February – March - Colorado Springs Business Journal

April 18, 2014 - 11:02am

Colorado jobs increase from February – March
Colorado Springs Business Journal
jobs Colorado nonfarm payroll jobs increased 3,300 over the month from February to March to 2,423,300 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 2,700 and government increased 600. According to the ...

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Maine adds 8000 payroll jobs since March 2013, unemployment rate dips below ... - Bangor Daily News

April 18, 2014 - 10:45am

Maine adds 8000 payroll jobs since March 2013, unemployment rate dips below ...
Bangor Daily News
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine's employment picture improved in March, with the state adding more payroll jobs in the past year than any one-year period since the early 2000s. The unemployment rate dipped below 6 percent in March, to 5.9 percent, for the ...

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Maryland employers add 2300 jobs in March - Baltimore Sun

April 18, 2014 - 10:41am

Washington Post

Maryland employers add 2300 jobs in March
Baltimore Sun
Private employers in Maryland led the way to modest job gains in March, and the state unemployment rate remained essentially unchanged since February, according to preliminary figures released Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor. The agency ...
Maryland gains 2300 jobs in MarchMDBiz News

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Texas employment growth slows to 9100 new jobs in March, unemployment rate ... - Dallas Morning News (blog)

April 18, 2014 - 10:23am

Dallas Morning News (blog)

Texas employment growth slows to 9100 new jobs in March, unemployment rate ...
Dallas Morning News (blog)
Texas is no longer leading job creation nationally as the state's job growth slowed in March. The state added 9,100 last month — the smallest monthly gain since October 2011, according to government data. That's down from 39,100 jobs in February ...

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Colorado adds jobs for the 29th consecutive month - The Denver Post

April 18, 2014 - 9:12am

Colorado adds jobs for the 29th consecutive month
The Denver Post
A worker on Monday sets material on top of the roof of a home under construction in the Enclave at McKay Shores development in Broomfield. The construction industry, along with oil and gas production, helped spark job growth in the state in 2013 that ...

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Elmira drops 600 private-sector jobs - Elmira Star-Gazette

April 18, 2014 - 8:25am

Elmira drops 600 private-sector jobs
Elmira Star-Gazette
Well I guess I'm not the only one catching some hefty brown trout lately. I reported that Saturday I hooked my biggest brownie ever, a 17-and-a-. Making up for lost time. After getting shut out opening day of trout fishing, despite more than 8 hours of ...

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Steve Jobs evidence latest battleground in Silicon Valley's no-hire case - CNET

April 18, 2014 - 8:09am

Mac Rumors

Steve Jobs evidence latest battleground in Silicon Valley's no-hire case
CNET
Plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe say they should be able to use all Jobs-related evidence to make their case. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; April 18, 2014 5:50 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter ...
Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire ...Reuters
Steve Jobs 'bully' evidence sought to be excluded in tech company wage ...Silicon Valley Business Journal
Employees File Request to Include Steve Jobs Evidence in Anti-Poaching LawsuitMac Rumors
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Former Apple CEO John Sculley: Forcing Steve Jobs Out Was a 'Mistake' - Mac Rumors

April 18, 2014 - 6:58am

Mac Rumors

Former Apple CEO John Sculley: Forcing Steve Jobs Out Was a 'Mistake'
Mac Rumors
Former Apple CEO John Sculley states that he now regrets his decision to remove Steve Jobs from the company in 1985 and that the move to force the co-founder out was a "mistake," according to a new report from the Times of India. jobs_and_sculley ...
John Sculley regrets ousting Steve Jobs and other news for April 18, 2014tuaw.com
Ex-Apple CEO Sculley admits the very obvious: Forcing Jobs out was a mistakeBGR
Pathetic John Scully confesses his Sins against Steve Jobs to get Publicity ...Patently Apple
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Mass. sets new high for total employment - The Sun

April 18, 2014 - 6:06am

Mass. sets new high for total employment
The Sun
Signs like these, in which employers are looking for help, are becoming increasingly scarce as jobs get filled. This is at the Black Dog Bakery in Tisbury. AP FILE PHOTO Sun staff photos can be ordered by visiting our SmugMug site. BOSTON -- Over the ...

State Adds 4900 Jobs In March - Hartford Courant

April 17, 2014 - 7:37pm

State Adds 4900 Jobs In March
Hartford Courant
The state added 4,900 jobs in March, with restaurants, bars and hotels accounting for 2,200 of that figure and stores adding another 1,700, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. That's a strong monthly job-creation number, but restaurants ...

Top 10 best, worst jobs of 2014 - ksl.com

April 17, 2014 - 7:31pm

ksl.com

Top 10 best, worst jobs of 2014
ksl.com
SALT LAKE CITY — If you want to land one of the best jobs of the year, you may need to brush up on your math skills. The top jobs of 2014 include mathematician, statistician and actuary, according to the 26th annual Jobs Rated report released by ...

Look beyond unemployment numbers in job market - Boston Globe

April 17, 2014 - 5:54pm

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Look beyond unemployment numbers in job market
Boston Globe
The latest data on statewide employment came out today, and the numbers look promising. Unemployment fell for the third month in a row, March job growth was strong, and February job growth was higher than previously thought. Raw numbers alone tell us ...
Mass. sets new high for total employmentThe Sun
Connecticut adds 4900 jobs in March, unemployment rate stays at 7 percentMiddletown Press
Washington Adds 6700 Jobs In MarchCBS Local
The Augusta Chronicle -MassLive.com
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Albany Molecular's job cuts in Cicero may mean more jobs for state-subsidized ... - The Post-Standard

April 17, 2014 - 5:03pm

The Central New York Business Journal

Albany Molecular's job cuts in Cicero may mean more jobs for state-subsidized ...
The Post-Standard
Silvina Garcia Rubio, a former senior research scientist with Albany Molecular Research, works in an organic chemistry lab at the company's research center in Cicero shortly after the opening of the facility in 2002. The company plans to close the ...
Some lost Syracuse jobs coming to AlbanyAlbany Times Union

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Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell: Entrepreneurs - Forbes

April 17, 2014 - 4:28pm

Forbes

Steve Jobs and Ezra Cornell: Entrepreneurs
Forbes
More and more MBA students are choosing to major in entrepreneurship, rather than the traditional disciplines of finance and marketing. How has entrepreneurship changed over the past century-and-a-half? Or has it changed? Consider the examples of ...