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Skilled trade jobs lagging in Iowa - KWQC-TV6

February 15, 2017 - 6:27pm

KWQC-TV6

Skilled trade jobs lagging in Iowa
KWQC-TV6
Davenport, IA (KWQC) Skilled labor is all around us in construction workers, electricians, plumbers, heating and air specialists.Now there may be a shortage of those jobs in Iowa. The states unemployment rate of 3.8 percent is one the lowest in the ...

Facebook now lets you find and apply for jobs on mobile and desktop - Digital Trends

February 15, 2017 - 6:06pm

NDTV

Facebook now lets you find and apply for jobs on mobile and desktop
Digital Trends
Facebook's new updates aimed at job seekers could transform the way you use its service. Looking for work? You can now add Facebook to the long list of career sites that can help you find a new job. On Wednesday, the company announced it is launching a ...
Now, You Can Apply for Jobs Directly on FacebookNDTV

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New York town struggles after aluminum jobs leave - Marketplace.org

February 15, 2017 - 5:27pm

Marketplace.org

New York town struggles after aluminum jobs leave
Marketplace.org
Downtown Massena has a lot of boarded-up buildings, including this former School of Business. - Mitchell Hartman/Marketplace. Listen To The Story. Marketplace. Download download; Embed embed. Embed Code.

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Does Kicking Out Mexicans Create Jobs? - POLITICO Magazine

February 15, 2017 - 5:20pm

POLITICO Magazine

Does Kicking Out Mexicans Create Jobs?
POLITICO Magazine
The president pledges to remove more than a third of the Mexicans who work in the United States. He says this will improve “the wage and employment conditions of domestic workers.” That's obvious, researchers tell Congress, since not even lawmakers can ...

AUD/USD to Extend 2017 rally on Upbeat Australia Employment Report - DailyFX

February 15, 2017 - 3:14pm

Nasdaq

AUD/USD to Extend 2017 rally on Upbeat Australia Employment Report
DailyFX
AUD/USD may extend the advance from earlier this week and target fresh 2017 over the next 24-hours of trade as Australia is expected to add another 10.0K jobs in January. What's Expected: DailyFX Calendar. Click Here for the DailyFX Calendar.
Aussie Dollar Shows Little Excitement Despite Upbeat Jobs ReportNasdaq

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Spotify adding more than 1000 jobs in New York, moving to World Trade Center - CNBC

February 15, 2017 - 3:12pm

CNBC

Spotify adding more than 1000 jobs in New York, moving to World Trade Center
CNBC
Spotify is moving its U.S. headquarters to 4 World Trade Center in Manhattan, and adding more than 1,000 new jobs in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced in a press release Wednesday. The privately held music streaming service is ...
Spotify offices moving to WTC, will add 1000 jobsMarketWatch
Spotify music company to expand in New York City, add jobsThe Mercury News

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10 Promising Jobs In 2017 And The Skills You Need To Get Them - Forbes

February 15, 2017 - 2:28pm

Forbes

10 Promising Jobs In 2017 And The Skills You Need To Get Them
Forbes
Job seekers spend a lot of time playing up relevant experience for the positions they covet. In doing so, they research job requirements and industry trends and look for experience that could get them noticed by companies on the lookout for talent. To ...

Calling all computer science majors: jobs are waiting for you - USA TODAY College

February 15, 2017 - 2:12pm

USA TODAY College

Calling all computer science majors: jobs are waiting for you
USA TODAY College
If you're studying computer science, there may well be a job waiting for you when you graduate. (Getty Images). When he was 14 years old, Lawrence Birnbaum taught himself how to program, but he had trouble even finding a computer to work on. Still, he ...

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6 ways young professionals can stay motivated between jobs - CNBC

February 15, 2017 - 1:35pm

CNBC

6 ways young professionals can stay motivated between jobs
CNBC
In fact, those roughly between the ages of 21 and 37 are the generation most likely to change jobs: 60 percent of them are currently open to the idea of leaving their current job to pursue new opportunities, according to a recent Gallup poll. That's ...

Aussie Threatens Monthly Opening Range; Outlook Hinges on Employment - DailyFX

February 15, 2017 - 10:33am

Aussie Threatens Monthly Opening Range; Outlook Hinges on Employment
DailyFX
... - USD/JPY Preserves Bull-Flag, Rallies to Fresh Monthly Highs Even as Risk Appetite Wavers. DailyFX Table. Currency. Last. High. Low. Daily Change (pip). Daily Range (pip). AUD/USD. 0.7693. 0.7700. 0.7637. 30. 63. AUD/USD Daily. AUD/USD Daily ...

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Remember Angry Birds? Apparently no one else does either - CNET

February 15, 2017 - 9:31am

CNET

Remember Angry Birds? Apparently no one else does either
CNET
Angry birds? Or just perplexed ones? Rovio Animation. If the game Angry Birds taught us anything, it's that what goes up must come down. That seems to be the tough truth the game's creators at Finnish company Rovio Entertainment are facing right now ...
'Angry Birds' Owner Rovio to Cut JobsWall Street Journal (subscription)
Angry Birds Maker Rovio May Cut Up to 35 Jobs in Revamp of UnitsBloomberg

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7 well-paid, in-demand jobs that are hiring right now - CNBC

February 15, 2017 - 9:23am

CNBC

7 well-paid, in-demand jobs that are hiring right now
CNBC
Job-stealing robots might be grabbing headlines, but there are plenty of well-paid openings for human employees right now. According to data collected by job search and salary comparison site Glassdoor, the 5.1 million jobs currently open and listed on ...
The Industries Where People Stay In Their Jobs The LongestForbes

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The Ridiculously Simple (And Avoidable) Reason Most People Hate Their Jobs - Fast Company

February 15, 2017 - 8:08am

The Ridiculously Simple (And Avoidable) Reason Most People Hate Their Jobs
Fast Company
Gallup's new report reveals why most people aren't engaged at work, and it's something their managers could easily fix. The Ridiculously Simple (And Avoidable) Reason Most People Hate Their Jobs. [Photo: Alfred Gescheidt/Getty Images] ...

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Energy Jobs: Dresselhuys Leaving Silver Spring, Plus Proterra, CEC, Advisian, NRC, GridPoint, Vivint - Greentech Media

February 15, 2017 - 7:31am

Energy Jobs: Dresselhuys Leaving Silver Spring, Plus Proterra, CEC, Advisian, NRC, GridPoint, Vivint
Greentech Media
Silver Spring Networks co-founder and EVP of global development Eric Dresselhuys is leaving after almost 15 years with the firm. Silver Spring has moved from advanced metering infrastructure to adding distributed intelligence and “internet of things” ...

Candidates Choose Jobs Because of Company Culture - SHRM

February 15, 2017 - 7:25am

Candidates Choose Jobs Because of Company Culture
SHRM
Job seekers are most likely to choose one job over another because of the chosen employer's culture, according to talent acquisition professionals surveyed by the Korn Ferry Institute. The survey results are a significant departure from earlier studies ...

How workforces can prepare for software stealing our jobs - TechCrunch

February 15, 2017 - 6:31am

TechCrunch

How workforces can prepare for software stealing our jobs
TechCrunch
It's time to face facts: Employees throughout the world are are struggling to compete in a fast-moving and dynamic global job market, thanks to an unprecedented number of technological advancements and highly linked information networks. The pace of ...

David M. Cruise: Regional Employment Board of Hampden County is "partnering for solutions" - MassLive.com

February 15, 2017 - 6:07am

David M. Cruise: Regional Employment Board of Hampden County is "partnering for solutions"
MassLive.com
By David M. Cruise is president and CEO of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County. Talent attraction, development and retention is today's economic imperative. It is the bridge that connects the innovation "push" coming from our research labs ...

The Industries Where People Stay In Their Jobs The Longest - Forbes - Forbes

February 15, 2017 - 6:03am

Forbes

The Industries Where People Stay In Their Jobs The Longest - Forbes
Forbes
Careers site Glassdoor used 5000 user-submitted resumes to understand patterns in job switching. Some industries benefit from much higher retention rates ...
7 well-paid, in-demand jobs that are hiring right nowCNBC

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GBP/USD Slips After Strong UK Employment Data - DailyFX

February 15, 2017 - 4:55am

GBP/USD Slips After Strong UK Employment Data
DailyFX
... - See the DailyFX Economic Calendar and see what live coverage for key event risk impacting FX markets is scheduled for the week on the DailyFX Webinar Calendar. The number of people in employment in the UK increased by 37,000 in the three months ...

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Obama's chief of staff joins foundation with focus on jobs - The Hill

February 15, 2017 - 4:30am

Obama's chief of staff joins foundation with focus on jobs
The Hill
Denis McDonough · Denis McDonoughObama's chief of staff joins foundation with focus on jobs Chicago mayor visits White House to meet with Trump aides Obama staffers challenged to WH scavenger hunt on final day MORE, the last White House chief of ...

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