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Employment figures show Oklahoma government is far from gutted - NewsOK.com

July 25, 2016 - 10:00pm

Employment figures show Oklahoma government is far from gutted
NewsOK.com
AFTER the past few years of budget cuts, some activists contend Oklahoma government is now cut “to the bone.” Government employment figures highlighted by Governing magazine undermine that claim. Based on U.S. Census Bureau 2014 Annual Survey ...

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Miami invests in summer youth jobs - Miami Herald

July 25, 2016 - 9:41pm

Miami invests in summer youth jobs
Miami Herald
This summer, the city of Miami is helping a group of young people take a critical early step toward successful futures through the Summer Youth Employment Financial Empowerment program. Not only will participants gain experience in real jobs, they'll ...

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Program helps immigrant youth find jobs, and friends - Vancouver Sun

July 25, 2016 - 7:41pm

Vancouver Sun

Program helps immigrant youth find jobs, and friends
Vancouver Sun
SUCCESS youth employment program graduates, from left, Nakhil Singh, Esther Chang and Nasek Shaheed. Jason Payne / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print. Nasek Shaheed came to Canada from Bangladesh at the end of February completely alone.

Metro coalition aims to provide networking opportunities for returning veterans seeking jobs - fox4kc.com

July 25, 2016 - 7:04pm

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Metro coalition aims to provide networking opportunities for returning veterans seeking jobs
fox4kc.com
However, people in uniforms need jobs after their commitment to the United States military ends. A new program in the metro is helping veterans land those jobs, and help them transition back into civilian life. It's all about making connections. The ...

Report: Summer jobs should be rebranded as “internships” and spread nationwide - Chalkbeat New York

July 25, 2016 - 5:32pm

Chalkbeat New York

Report: Summer jobs should be rebranded as “internships” and spread nationwide
Chalkbeat New York
A student at Oklahoma's Ardmore High School, works on an assignment for his Biotechnical program. Photo by Tom Fields/Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education. A New York-based advocacy group is calling for paid summer internships ...

Local Jobs: Jewel-Osco, First Bank, Marc Alan Salon, Kalleymeyn Auto Rebuilders - Patch.com

July 25, 2016 - 4:36pm

Patch.com

Local Jobs: Jewel-Osco, First Bank, Marc Alan Salon, Kalleymeyn Auto Rebuilders
Patch.com
Looking for a new job or just a way to supplement your income? See what Patch found for you this week. By Lauren Traut (Patch Staff) - July 25, 2016 5:25 pm ET. Local Jobs: Jewel-Osco, First Bank, Marc Alan Salon, Kalleymeyn Auto.

Auburn University, Huntsville tech employers look to improve minority employment - WAAY

July 25, 2016 - 3:56pm

WAAY

Auburn University, Huntsville tech employers look to improve minority employment
WAAY
Approximately 30 female and minority students participated in the program, which included a tour of ADTRAN, along with a Q&A with current employees. prev. next. Women and minorities are vastly underrepresented in the American science and engineering ...

Study: NC Green Energy Law Will Destroy 50000 Jobs - Daily Caller

July 25, 2016 - 3:50pm

Study: NC Green Energy Law Will Destroy 50000 Jobs
Daily Caller
General view shows wind turbines behind rows of solar panels in Avignonet-Lauragais, in the Midi-Pyrenees region, France, October 30, 2015. The mixed site produces electricity from a wind farm of twelve turbines and 20,320 solar panels. France is host ...

The Motley Fool to add jobs in Alexandria - WTOP

July 25, 2016 - 3:04pm

WTOP

The Motley Fool to add jobs in Alexandria
WTOP
The Motley Fool plans to invest $5 million to upgrade its headquarters in Alexandria, Va. and has committed to adding 60 new jobs. (Courtesy The Motley Fool). WASHINGTON — The Motley Fool — the multimedia financial and investing advice company ...

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Job report: Illinois loses 2200 jobs in June - Bureau County Republican

July 25, 2016 - 2:15pm

Job report: Illinois loses 2200 jobs in June
Bureau County Republican
CHICAGO — Illinois lost 2,200 jobs in June, according to a report released Monday, July 25, by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data show Illinois' economy remains stagnant with the report showing a net job loss and a significant workforce ...

110 jobs up for grab at Clarksville job fair - WKRN.com

July 25, 2016 - 1:36pm

WKRN.com

110 jobs up for grab at Clarksville job fair
WKRN.com
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – More than 110 jobs will be up for grabs at a job fair in Clarksville Tuesday. The event will be held at the Goodwill Career Solutions center located at 2001 Needmore Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Three employers ...

These kinds of jobs may help protect your brain from Alzheimer's - CBS News

July 25, 2016 - 1:09pm

CBS News

These kinds of jobs may help protect your brain from Alzheimer's
CBS News
Brain-challenging jobs -- especially ones focused on people -- may help shield a person's mind against the ravages of age-related dementia, a new study finds. People who work in jobs that task the intellect are better able to withstand the effects of ...
Could these kind of jobs help prevent Alzheimer's disease?CNBC
Complex jobs and social ties appear to help ward off Alzheimer's, new research showsWashington Post
People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's RiskArizona Daily Star
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Report: UK Lost One-Third Of Solar Jobs As Policies Shifted - Solar Industry

July 25, 2016 - 11:45am

Solar Industry

Report: UK Lost One-Third Of Solar Jobs As Policies Shifted
Solar Industry
As various reports continue to underscore the importance of solar-friendly policies in the U.S., a startling analysis from across the pond reveals one-third of U.K. solar jobs have been lost in the past year and a further 30% of U.K. solar businesses ...
British Solar Industry In Jeopardy, 12500 Jobs LostOilPrice.com
As many as 12500 UK solar jobs lost in the past year, joint PwC/STA survey findsPV-Tech
Solar subsidy cuts lead to loss of 12000 jobsThe Guardian
The Independent -Blue & Green Tomorrow
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400 New Jobs at Alstom - My Twin Tiers.com

July 25, 2016 - 11:45am

Elmira Star-Gazette

400 New Jobs at Alstom
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Copyright 2016 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) -. Congressman Tom Reed joined Senator Chuck Schumer to announce the expected ...
400 manufacturing jobs coming to Alstom in HornellElmira Star-Gazette

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400 manufacturing jobs coming to Alstom in Hornell - Elmira Star-Gazette

July 25, 2016 - 11:20am

Elmira Star-Gazette

400 manufacturing jobs coming to Alstom in Hornell
Elmira Star-Gazette
A new deal between Amtrak and Alstom in Hornell to manufacture high-speed trains is expected to create 750 jobs in New York State, including 400 direct manufacturing jobs at the Hornell rail car maker, according to U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. The Amtrak ...
Plumb: "Reed is Shamelessly Taking Credit for Jobs He VotedMy Twin Tiers.com

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Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs - Harvard Business Review

July 25, 2016 - 11:11am

Harvard Business Review

Using Design Thinking to Embed Learning in Our Jobs
Harvard Business Review
Since we now expect learning to be as simple and compelling as watching YouTube, hundreds of video-based content providers and MOOCs offer free bite-sized content for us to consume on our phones while sitting in the coffee shop or standing in the ...

450 jobs available in portal launched by Dow, MEDC - MLive.com

July 25, 2016 - 10:36am

MLive.com

450 jobs available in portal launched by Dow, MEDC
MLive.com
MIDLAND, MI — Following The Dow Chemical Co.'s announcement that it would eliminate 2,500 jobs globally, including approximately 700 in the Great Lakes Bay Region, a statewide job portal was launched to help offset the layoffs. The online job portal, ...

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Could these kind of jobs help prevent Alzheimer's disease? - CNBC

July 25, 2016 - 10:24am

CNBC

Could these kind of jobs help prevent Alzheimer's disease?
CNBC
New research unveiled at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggests people who have either more complex careers or busy social lives may be more resistant to Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia will cost the ...
Complex jobs, social ties appear to help ward off Alzheimer's: studiesChicago Tribune
People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's RiskPhilly.com

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25 States Lost Construction Jobs Between May and June - ForConstructionPros.com

July 25, 2016 - 10:22am

ForConstructionPros.com

25 States Lost Construction Jobs Between May and June
ForConstructionPros.com
North Dakota lost the highest percentage and number of construction jobs for the year (-12.4%) followed by Wyoming (-6.6%), Maine (-6.5%) and Kansas (-6.1%). Hawaii added the highest percentage of new construction jobs during the past year (15.9%), ...

Gender-Nonconforming Professionals Look for Jobs That Fit - NBCNews.com

July 25, 2016 - 9:17am

Gender-Nonconforming Professionals Look for Jobs That Fit
NBCNews.com
Five mornings a week, Jesse Lueck gets out of bed, does her hair and puts on a suit and tie. It's her typical routine before heading to work. Wearing masculine clothes makes her feel powerful. "When I put these clothes on, I feel like I am super ...