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Downtown Hamilton gets boost of 682 new jobs - Cincinnati.com

February 23, 2015 - 2:58pm

Cincinnati.com

Downtown Hamilton gets boost of 682 new jobs
Cincinnati.com
HAMILTON – This Butler County city's economy just got a historic jolt of new jobs. A giant call center will occupy part of the once abandoned Elder Beerman building in downtown Hamilton, city officials announced Monday. Colorado-based Startek USA, Inc.
682 new jobs coming to downtown HamiltonHamilton Journal News (subscription)
Customer service firm plans to bring 680 jobs to Greater CincinnatiCincinnati Business Courier

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ESPN ranks Syracuse as one of the 10-worst jobs in college football, behind ... - Syracuse.com

February 23, 2015 - 1:44pm

Syracuse.com

ESPN ranks Syracuse as one of the 10-worst jobs in college football, behind ...
Syracuse.com
Syracuse was ranked the 57th-best college football job out of 65 schools, according to ESPN. (Stephen D. Cannerelli | scannerelli.com). Print · Nate Mink | nmink@syracuse.com By Nate Mink | nmink@syracuse.com The Post-Standard Follow on Twitter

THE ECONOMIST It finally feels like there's progress on jobs front - Midland Reporter-Telegram

February 23, 2015 - 12:28pm

Indiana Daily Student

THE ECONOMIST It finally feels like there's progress on jobs front
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Finally, it feels like real progress on the jobs front. National nonfarm payroll employment was up 257,000 in January, and the unemployment rate is holding steady at about 5.7 percent (down from about 8 percent two years ago). The previous two months ...
Year begins with employment, confidence risingIndiana Daily Student

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The Solar Business Now Employs More Americans Than Coal Mining - Slate Magazine (blog)

February 23, 2015 - 11:43am

Slate Magazine (blog)

The Solar Business Now Employs More Americans Than Coal Mining
Slate Magazine (blog)
My colleague Dan Gross has a great piece on Slate about the green energy business' latest coup: Companies like Apple are now buying mass quantities of solar power, as its production costs have fallen far enough in some regions to compete economically ...

Texas oil tool companies cutting more than 1100 jobs - FuelFix (blog)

February 23, 2015 - 11:38am

FuelFix (blog)

Texas oil tool companies cutting more than 1100 jobs
FuelFix (blog)
HOUSTON – The oil industry's equipment suppliers are cutting more jobs in Texas and elsewhere as they grapple with falling crude prices. Oil field service company Archer Ltd. says it's cutting roughly 1,000 jobs, or 11 percent of its workforce, as it ...

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The Changing Nature of Middle-Class Jobs - New York Times

February 23, 2015 - 11:16am

The Changing Nature of Middle-Class Jobs
New York Times
The types of jobs that pay middle-class wages — between $40,000 and $80,000 in 2014 dollars — have shifted since 1980. Fewer of these positions are in male-dominated production occupations, while a greater share are in workplaces more open to ...

Drug company to fill vacant building with 150 jobs, $25M investment - Cincinnati Business Courier

February 23, 2015 - 11:14am

Cincinnati Business Courier

Drug company to fill vacant building with 150 jobs, $25M investment
Cincinnati Business Courier
A Pennsylvania-based pharmaceutical company plans to open a manufacturing facility in Blue Ash, bringing 150 new jobs. Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Co. will invest $25 million in an existing building at 10901 Kenwood Road to expand its manufacturing ...

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Jobs report: Microsoft might bring data center, high-paying jobs to Phoenix - AZFamily

February 23, 2015 - 10:51am

AZFamily

Jobs report: Microsoft might bring data center, high-paying jobs to Phoenix
AZFamily
PHOENIX -- One of the biggest names in the tech industry has set its sights on Phoenix for its planned expansion, which means more high-paying jobs could be coming to Arizona. In terms of jobs, the state has been slow to recover from the Great ...

Apple's $2 billion won't bring a lot of jobs to Ireland or Denmark - Fortune

February 23, 2015 - 9:31am

Fortune

Apple's $2 billion won't bring a lot of jobs to Ireland or Denmark
Fortune
What's not to love about Apple building a pair of giant data centers in Ireland and Denmark, each the size of 30 football fields? Especially when they come — as the one in Ireland does — with outdoor education space, a walking trail for the community ...

Rebranding campaign for Atlanta jobs assistance agency with troubled past - Atlanta Business Chronicle

February 23, 2015 - 6:23am

Rebranding campaign for Atlanta jobs assistance agency with troubled past
Atlanta Business Chronicle
A City of Atlanta employment assistance agency with a troubled past is working to rebrand itself following a restructuring. Among the first steps – a new logo. The Atlanta Workforce Development Agency has launched a contest for a new logo design open ...

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Job Hunting? Patch's BIG LIST of Detroit Metro Jobs - Patch.com

February 23, 2015 - 5:04am

Job Hunting? Patch's BIG LIST of Detroit Metro Jobs
Patch.com
If you're looking, or know someone who is, here are hundreds of skilled and professional jobs throughout the Detroit metro. By Beth Dalbey (Patch Staff) February 23, 2015 at 3:04am. Job Hunting? Patch's BIG LIST of Detroit Metro Jobs.

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Bellhop uses app, college students to target moving jobs - Washington Times

February 23, 2015 - 1:05am

Bellhop uses app, college students to target moving jobs
Washington Times
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A new type of moving company has expanded into Oklahoma City and Tulsa, targeting projects that are too small for traditional firms. Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Bellhops focuses on the 75 percent of moving Americans who just need ...

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Williams: What's in an employment report? - Shreveport Times

February 23, 2015 - 1:03am

Shreveport Times

Williams: What's in an employment report?
Shreveport Times
Last week, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Employment Situation Summary was full of encouraging data. Employment numbers for last November and December were revised higher which made 2014 the strongest year for job growth since 1999. However ...

Goodwill helps 1534 find new employment in 2014 - Worthington Daily Globe

February 22, 2015 - 8:15pm

Goodwill helps 1534 find new employment in 2014
Worthington Daily Globe
SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Thanks to the significant job search assistance provided by Goodwill of the Great Plains Connection Centers, 1,534 people found jobs with more than 500 employers within its territory in 2014. Advertisement. Video; Print ...

Samsung's Got a Steve Jobs Problem - Gizmodo

February 22, 2015 - 3:01pm

Gizmodo

Samsung's Got a Steve Jobs Problem
Gizmodo
Welcome to Reading List, your weekly collection of great tech reads from around the web. This week we learn the problem behind Samsung's design, why America's infrastructure is rotting, and on a less grim note, get a rare peek at the technology behind ...

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market - TechCrunch

February 22, 2015 - 12:36pm

TechCrunch

The Untapped $140 Trillion Innovation For Jobs Market
TechCrunch
Editor's note: David Nordfors is the co-chair and co-founder of the i4j Innovation for Jobs Summit together with Vint Cerf. It's a popular sport nowadays, discussing if tech is going to kill or create jobs. The answer is simple if you ask me. If we ...

Lawmakers, educators say workforce training needed to grow jobs in The County - Bangor Daily News

February 22, 2015 - 11:37am

Lawmakers, educators say workforce training needed to grow jobs in The County
Bangor Daily News
A group of state legislators stopped by the wind power lab Friday at the Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle during one leg of a tour of Aroostook County. State Rep. Bob Saucier, D-Presque Isle, and student Dylan Berkoski listen as student ...

Best for Vets: Spouse employment snapshot - Military Times

February 22, 2015 - 10:37am

Military Times

Best for Vets: Spouse employment snapshot
Military Times
Doug Cox, a Humana Cares manager, and his wife, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Tina Cox. (Photo: Cox family). CONNECT 49 TWEET 32 LINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. A decade ago, Doug Cox and his wife, Tina, moved to Virginia with three children under 10.

JOBS: 10 Valley companies hiring workers now (Feb. 22) - ABC15 Arizona

February 22, 2015 - 9:33am

ABC15 Arizona

JOBS: 10 Valley companies hiring workers now (Feb. 22)
ABC15 Arizona
If you are currently out of the workforce or looking for a new job, there are hundreds of employers looking for workers in the Valley. We found these companies and more on indeed.com , simplyhired.com , jobing.com and localwork.com . Need a full- or ...

This was the thing that made Steve Jobs so great - Business Insider

February 22, 2015 - 9:17am

Business Insider

This was the thing that made Steve Jobs so great
Business Insider
It's been nearly 4.5 years since Apple cofounder Steve Jobs passed away. But he remains a role model for many today – the gold standard of a tech visionary. One of the few men who could call himself Steve Jobs' boss, former Apple CEO John Sculley ...