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Is The U.S. Near Economic, Jobs Speed Limit Already? - Investor's Business Daily

July 28, 2014 - 3:49pm

Is The U.S. Near Economic, Jobs Speed Limit Already?
Investor's Business Daily
Five years into an economic expansion that's often felt like anything but, jobs are coming back. Employers have added an average of 272,000 jobs each month in 2014, undoubtedly good news. But the new phase of the cycle brings fresh questions about the ...

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Is The US Near Economic, Jobs Speed Limit Already? - Investor's Business Daily

July 28, 2014 - 3:49pm

Is The US Near Economic, Jobs Speed Limit Already?
Investor's Business Daily
Five years into an economic expansion that's often felt like anything but, jobs are coming back. Employers have added an average of 272,000 jobs each month in 2014, undoubtedly good news. But the new phase of the cycle brings fresh questions about the ...

Why Florida's Governor Likes Self-Driving Cars: “Jobs” - Wall Street Journal (blog)

July 28, 2014 - 1:09pm

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Why Florida's Governor Likes Self-Driving Cars: “Jobs”
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Self-driving cars are a common sight in Silicon Valley, but in Tampa, Fla. a test drive of an automated vehicle can still cause a stir. Volkswagen AG's Audi brand today offered test drives on a closed section of Tampa's Selmon Expressway featuring an ...

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You're Not Steve Jobs — You Need to Learn From Customer Behavior - Wired

July 28, 2014 - 1:04pm

Wired

You're Not Steve Jobs — You Need to Learn From Customer Behavior
Wired
As a digital analyst, I'm often challenged by executives who don't feel a sense of urgency to invest time and resources in studying digital customers. “We're profitable today,” they'll say. Others will ask, “We already know our customers, why do we ...

Part-Time Employment Is a Full-Time Worry for the Economy - TheStreet.com

July 28, 2014 - 1:00pm

Part-Time Employment Is a Full-Time Worry for the Economy
TheStreet.com
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- This week U.S. growth and labor figures will be the focal point of financial markets. While many analysts tout the impressive headline readings, the data below the surface may be telling the real story. U.S. nonfarm payrolls ...

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US Senator works to bring jobs back to America - fox4kc.com

July 28, 2014 - 12:19pm

US Senator works to bring jobs back to America
fox4kc.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Manufacturers say technology and an educated work force are the keys to bringing back jobs from overseas. U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran visited one manufacturer in Fairfax Monday to learn what it takes to compete in the global economy.

Cheshire company wins employment award - WTNH

July 28, 2014 - 12:12pm

Cheshire company wins employment award
WTNH
For over a decade, Vision Dynamics has been helping those who suffer from low vision find tools and technology to lead independent lives. As a result Vision Dynamics has won the National APSE Small Business of the year award. “This is a wonderful honor ...

Microsoft, HP Boost Tech Layoffs, Even As Economy Adds Jobs - Investor's Business Daily

July 28, 2014 - 12:11pm

Microsoft, HP Boost Tech Layoffs, Even As Economy Adds Jobs
Investor's Business Daily
U.S. tech company job cuts rose by 68% in the first half of 2014 and Microsoft's (NASDAQ:MSFT) big layoffs announced this month ensure that 2014's tech job losses will exceed last year's, consultant Challenger, Gray & Christmas said Monday. The tally ...

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Training a Workforce for Today's and Tomorrow's Jobs - The White House (blog)

July 28, 2014 - 11:37am

Training a Workforce for Today's and Tomorrow's Jobs
The White House (blog)
It's no secret that the American economy is changing, and some of the most in-demand skills today barely existed a generation ago. The average worker graduated high school around twenty years ago, when the personal computer was in its infancy, and only ...

Zulily plans to add 900 jobs in central Ohio - Columbus Dispatch

July 28, 2014 - 9:32am

Zulily plans to add 900 jobs in central Ohio
Columbus Dispatch
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The pros and cons of flexible jobs - CBS News

July 28, 2014 - 9:04am

The pros and cons of flexible jobs
CBS News
Sixty percent of Americans are completely satisfied with the level of flexibility that their jobs offer, and another 26 percent are somewhat satisfied, according to Gallup. But if you're in the group that isn't happy, you're probably looking for ...

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Family Dollar has been an area leader in employment, charity - Charlotte Observer

July 28, 2014 - 6:34am

Family Dollar has been an area leader in employment, charity
Charlotte Observer
Dollar General's purchase of Matthews-based Family Dollar Stores raises a number of immediate questions over the impact of the business deal on Charlotte-area employment and charitable giving. Family Dollar employs 1,400 people at its headquarters on ...

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Self-Employment Climbs, But Earnings Fall - Daily Yonder

July 28, 2014 - 6:19am

Self-Employment Climbs, But Earnings Fall
Daily Yonder
The one bright spot in rural America's small-business development in the last decade was in “nonemployer” businesses, what we typically know as self-employed workers. The bad news is that earnings in this category dropped dramatically over the last ...

Week Ahead: Traders Eye Fed, GDP, Jobs, Earns, IPOs - Forbes

July 28, 2014 - 4:01am

Reuters

Week Ahead: Traders Eye Fed, GDP, Jobs, Earns, IPOs
Forbes
The coming week brings a mountain of market-moving news on the US economy and companies for twitchy traders and investors to chew on, with the Federal Reserve front and center. More than 20 IPOs are expected in a monster week for initial public ...
Week Ahead: July Jobs Report, FOMC, GDP and EarningsFox Business

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Jeri Bush: Volunteerism can be path to employment - Tallahassee Democrat (blog)

July 28, 2014 - 1:48am

Jeri Bush: Volunteerism can be path to employment
Tallahassee Democrat (blog)
In addition to being a way to give back and help others, volunteering can be a way to move forward in enhancing your resume and skills. Loading… Post to Facebook. Jeri Bush: Volunteerism can be path to employment In addition to being a way to give ...

RI toymaker Hasbro, Year Up launch new jobs program for disadvantaged - The Providence Journal

July 27, 2014 - 11:09pm

RI toymaker Hasbro, Year Up launch new jobs program for disadvantaged
The Providence Journal
Rehearsing for graduation, clockwise from center front: Kelyn Salazar,; Olivia Anthony, Odalis Jimenez, Jaleel Talley, Giorgi O'Neill, Alberto Irizarry, and Cruz Mota-Jaimes. 1, of, 2, Next Image. By Kate Bramson. Kate Bramson Providence Journal ...
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Look at pay in assessing jobs report - InvestmentNews

July 27, 2014 - 10:58pm

Look at pay in assessing jobs report
InvestmentNews
As we look forward to the July payroll report, to be released Friday, we consider the most important factors to look for and their potential market impact. While the knee-jerk reaction and immediate attention always falls to the headline nonfarm ...

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Here's what may matter more than jobs and earnings - CNBC.com

July 27, 2014 - 8:29pm

CNBC.com

Here's what may matter more than jobs and earnings
CNBC.com
Investors are gearing up for a massive week for the markets. Between the 138 S&P 500 companies scheduled to report earnings, Wednesday's Q2 GDP report and Friday's employment report, the data watchers will have plenty to chew on. But the key event ...

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Iowa town to lose 450 jobs - KCCI Des Moines

July 27, 2014 - 8:17pm

KCCI Des Moines

Iowa town to lose 450 jobs
KCCI Des Moines
One small northwest Iowa is preparing to deal with the loss of 450 jobs this fall when the Tyson Foods plant in Cherokee closes, and business owners are worrying about what it will mean. Other Stories. High school football teams getting... Iowa's ...
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Cherokee Tyson plant to close; 450 jobs cutSioux City Journal
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The jobs picture, unfiltered & grim - Tribune-Review

July 27, 2014 - 8:06pm

The jobs picture, unfiltered & grim
Tribune-Review
Joe Biden last Tuesday declared that America's jobs picture is outstanding. “Businesses are hiring at historic rates, with 52 consecutive months of net private sector job growth,” he stated. But Biden's upbeat assessment isn't backed up by the facts or ...