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Top 5: Most in-demand IT jobs in 2017 - TechRepublic

April 20, 2017 - 11:35am

TechRepublic

Top 5: Most in-demand IT jobs in 2017
TechRepublic
If you're new to the industry, or looking to improve your skills, here are five IT jobs that are sure to be in high demand this year. By Tom Merritt | April 20, 2017, 9:29 AM PST. Email; Print; Reddit; Delicious; Digg; Pinterest; Stumbleupon; Google ...

Connecticut gains 1,300 jobs in March - NewsTimes - Danbury News Times

April 20, 2017 - 10:47am

Danbury News Times

Connecticut gains 1,300 jobs in March - NewsTimes
Danbury News Times
Connecticut is off to a strong start in 2017 in terms of creating jobs as each of the first three months have seen an increase in jobs even as the unemployment ...

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Elon Musk and Steve Jobs' brilliant trick to inspire employees - CNBC

April 20, 2017 - 10:30am

CNBC

Elon Musk and Steve Jobs' brilliant trick to inspire employees
CNBC
Like most leaders, Elon Musk has big ambitions for his team — really big. The billionaire CEO of SpaceX and Tesla wants to colonize Mars and transform the ...

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Massachusetts adds jobs in March, but unemployment rate climbs slightly - MassLive.com

April 20, 2017 - 9:45am

MassLive.com

Massachusetts adds jobs in March, but unemployment rate climbs slightly
MassLive.com
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, job applications and information for the Gap Factory Store sit on a table during a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Miami. U.S. employers added just 98,000 jobs last month, the fewest in a year, though the ...
Mass. Unemployment Rate Ticks Up To 3.6 Percent; State Adds 200 JobsWBUR
R.I. jobless rate dips to 4.3% as state also loses jobsThe Providence Journal
Georgia jobless rate dips to 5.1 percent; 9500 jobs added in MarchAtlanta Journal Constitution
Rhode Island Public Radio
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Get ready for senior Uber drivers — the gig economy and flexible jobs are part of retirement planning - MarketWatch

April 20, 2017 - 9:14am

MarketWatch

Get ready for senior Uber drivers — the gig economy and flexible jobs are part of retirement planning
MarketWatch
Future retirees should, and do, expect to work — but in a different way. More than a third of future retirees plan to have employment income, and that may very well come from the gig economy. Flexible work arrangements are favorable for retirees ...

Saudi Arabia Bars Foreigners From Mall Jobs to Help Citizens - Bloomberg

April 20, 2017 - 8:59am

Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia Bars Foreigners From Mall Jobs to Help Citizens
Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia will prevent foreigners from taking jobs in the country's shopping malls, as it seeks to boost employment opportunities for citizens as part of a long-term economic overhaul. The decision is expected to generate about 35,000 jobs, and ...
Saudi Arabia to limit shopping mall jobs to own nationalsReuters

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Could “Social Justice Benefits” Be The Newest Employment Trend? - Fast Company

April 20, 2017 - 8:07am

Fast Company

Could “Social Justice Benefits” Be The Newest Employment Trend?
Fast Company
Some companies are recognizing their employees' social consciences by offering paid time off for political involvement, and even covering bail for employees arrested while peacefully protesting. Could “Social Justice Benefits” Be The Newest Employment ...

Governor's Welfare Employment Committee Honors Employers and Employees with TANF Employment Awards of ... - news.delaware.gov

April 20, 2017 - 7:53am

Governor's Welfare Employment Committee Honors Employers and Employees with TANF Employment Awards of ...
news.delaware.gov
DOVER (April 20, 2017) – The Governor's Welfare Employment Committee announced the winners of its 2017 TANF Employment Awards of Excellence as it recognized 39 employers in Delaware who hire, train and maintain positive working relationships ...

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Thousands of jobs available at Career Expo - WKBW-TV

April 20, 2017 - 7:12am

WKBW-TV

Thousands of jobs available at Career Expo
WKBW-TV
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A career expo is taking place in Buffalo next week. More than 60 businesses will be represented, and thousands of jobs will be available. Thursday morning State Labor Commissioner Roberta Reardon joined the WKBW morning ...

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Colorado ranks in top 10 for wind industry jobs, electricity generation and growth - The Denver Post

April 20, 2017 - 7:00am

The Denver Post

Colorado ranks in top 10 for wind industry jobs, electricity generation and growth
The Denver Post
Colorado's wind industry continued to fare well in 2016, ranking among the top 10 states for wind-power related jobs, and electricity generation and growth, according to an American Wind Energy Association report out Wednesday. The Rocky Mountain state ...
US Wind Power Added Jobs More Than 9 Times Faster Than Overall US EconomyCleanTechnica

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Study: Mining industry jobs worth more than tourism - Hibbing Daily Tribune

April 20, 2017 - 6:10am

Hibbing Daily Tribune

Study: Mining industry jobs worth more than tourism
Hibbing Daily Tribune
Lots of activity is currently going on in Hibbing Taconite's Hull Rust Mine Pit, as seen here from the Mine View on a recent day. prev. next. DULUTH — With claims by some mining critics that tourism is a more sustainable option than copper mining for ...
Mining Industry Report Indicates High Wages for JobsFOX 21 Online

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Young Americans stay in jobs longer than you think - MarketWatch

April 20, 2017 - 6:02am

MarketWatch

Young Americans stay in jobs longer than you think
MarketWatch
Millennial workers are as likely to stay with their current employers as members of Generation X were when they were young adults back in 2000, according to a report released this week by the Pew Research Center, a nonprofit think-tank based in ...

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Georgia jobless rate dips to 5.1 percent; 9500 jobs added in March - Atlanta Journal Constitution

April 20, 2017 - 3:24am

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia jobless rate dips to 5.1 percent; 9500 jobs added in March
Atlanta Journal Constitution
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, file photo, job applications and information for the Gap Factory Store sit on a table during a job fair at Dolphin Mall in Miami. On Thursday, March 30, 2017, the Labor Department says weekly applications for ...

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Jobs in arts, culture employ 16000 in Maine - Press Herald

April 20, 2017 - 3:04am

Press Herald

Jobs in arts, culture employ 16000 in Maine
Press Herald
The business of arts and culture contributed more than 16,000 jobs and $764.9 million in worker income to the Maine economy in 2014, according to statistics released Wednesday by the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis. The report is the first from the ...

The Jobs Report Isn't Telling The Whole Story - Seeking Alpha

April 19, 2017 - 11:11pm

Seeking Alpha

The Jobs Report Isn't Telling The Whole Story
Seeking Alpha
The NFP was a bit surprising, to say the least. 98,000 net new jobs was well below expectations. Job creation may have stalled, but the real story is hiring. Labor market indicators are at 9-year highs and point to an extended period of economic expansion.

ExxonMobil chooses South Texas for $10 billion plant creating thousands of jobs - KFDM-TV News

April 19, 2017 - 11:07pm

KFDM-TV News

ExxonMobil chooses South Texas for $10 billion plant creating thousands of jobs
KFDM-TV News
SAN PATRICIO COUNTY — From ExxonMobil – After months of negotiations, ExxonMobil and SABIC announced today they have selected the San Patricio County site as their location to build its $10 Billion, 1,300-acre plastics manufacturing complex on the ...

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Tampa health technology firm adds jobs, expands headquarters (Video) - Tampa Bay Business Journal

April 19, 2017 - 7:53pm

Tampa Bay Business Journal

Tampa health technology firm adds jobs, expands headquarters (Video)
Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 19 - DAS Health unveiled expansion plans for its Tampa headquarters, including adding 30 new high-wage jobs by 2018. Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn joined David Schlaifer, CEO of DAS Health, and Craig Richard, president and CEO of the Tampa ...

More than 60000 retail workers lost their jobs since January - Marketplace.org

April 19, 2017 - 6:55pm

More than 60000 retail workers lost their jobs since January
Marketplace.org
Seems like every time you turn around, another department store chain is closing locations and laying off people – Macy's, Sears, J.C. Penney — and these are just the biggies. Since January, nearly 61,000 jobs have been eliminated in the retail sector.

The 10 States With The Most 'Green' Jobs (And What Those Jobs Are) - Forbes

April 19, 2017 - 2:58pm

Forbes

The 10 States With The Most 'Green' Jobs (And What Those Jobs Are)
Forbes
Jobs that deal in the world of ecology and environmental concerns make up a very small portion of the U.S. workforce in general. Still, those jobs are of great interest to job-seekers and those with the desire to forge a career with that focus ...