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NJ unemployment rate falls in June as private sector adds 9600 jobs - The Star-Ledger

July 17, 2014 - 11:41am

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NJ unemployment rate falls in June as private sector adds 9600 jobs
The Star-Ledger
New Jersey's unemployment rate ticked down in June to 6.6 percent, adding nearly 10,000 private sector jobs, according to preliminary data from the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The May unemployment rate was 6.8 percent.
Connecticut employers add jobs for 5th straight monthNew Haven Register
employers add jobs for 5th straight monthThe Advocate
Mass. unemployment rate drops to 5.5%Boston Globe
Sacramento Bee -The Augusta Chronicle
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Minnesota adds 8500 jobs in June - who's hiring, firing and growing the fastest - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

July 17, 2014 - 11:35am

Minnesota adds 8500 jobs in June - who's hiring, firing and growing the fastest
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
“The unemployment rate hasn't been this low since February 2007, while new claims for unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in nearly 14 years,” DEED Commissioner Katie Clark Sieben said. Jim Hammerand: Digital editor- Minneapolis / St.

Connecticut employers add jobs for 5th straight month - New Haven Register

July 17, 2014 - 11:31am

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Connecticut employers add jobs for 5th straight month
New Haven Register
WETHERSFIELD >> Connecticut added 1,700 jobs in June and saw its unemployment rate fall to its lowest level since Dec. 2008, state Department of Labor officials said Thursday. The 6.7 percent unemployment rate for June was down two-tenths of a ...
NJ unemployment rate falls in June as private sector adds 9600 jobsThe Star-Ledger
Connecticut adds jobs for fifth month; unemployment rate drops to 6.7%Danbury News Times
Conn. employers add jobs for 5th straight monthSacramento Bee
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Conn. employers add jobs for 5th straight month - Sacramento Bee

July 17, 2014 - 10:52am

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Conn. employers add jobs for 5th straight month
Sacramento Bee
WETHERSFIELD, Conn. -- The Connecticut Department of Labor says employers added jobs for the fifth straight month in June, lowering the state unemployment rate to 6.7 percent. The state reported Thursday that employers added 1,700 jobs in June for a ...
Mass. unemployment rate drops to 5.5%Boston Globe
Mass. Adds 3700 Jobs In June; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 5.5 PercentWBUR
NJ unemployment rate falls in June as private sector adds 9600 jobsThe Star-Ledger

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Mass. jobless rate at its lowest since August 2008 - Boston Globe

July 17, 2014 - 10:04am

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Mass. jobless rate at its lowest since August 2008
Boston Globe
Massachusetts unemployment rate fell to its lowest point in nearly six years, state officials announced Thursday. The state unemployment rate was 5.5 percent for June, according to the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, below the ...
Mass. Adds 3700 Jobs In June; Jobless Rate Ticks Down To 5.5 PercentWBUR

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Minnesota employers added 8500 jobs in June - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

July 17, 2014 - 9:56am

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Minnesota employers added 8500 jobs in June
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
Minnesota employers added 8,500 jobs in June, according to figures released Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. It was the second straight month of solid job growth after a slower-than-usual spring.
Minnesota adds 8500 jobs in June - who's hiring, firing and growing the fastestMinneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
Minnesota adds 8500 jobs in June; unemployment rate drops to 4.5%MinnPost.com
Illinois unemployment rate falls for 4th straight monthCrain's Chicago Business
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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Travel Jobs: I Wrestle Alligators for a Living - Yahoo Travel

July 17, 2014 - 9:50am

Yahoo Travel

Travel Jobs: I Wrestle Alligators for a Living
Yahoo Travel
People often dream of leaving it all behind and finding a job in the travel and tourism industries. At Yahoo Travel we are profiling people who work in all fields of the travel industry — small jobs, big jobs, any jobs. This week we talked with Luke ...

5 Steve Jobs Disses on IBM Before Apple Teamed Up With an Old Rival - Bloomberg

July 17, 2014 - 9:48am

ABC News

5 Steve Jobs Disses on IBM Before Apple Teamed Up With an Old Rival
Bloomberg
Apple's landmark deal with IBM today is likely to set off yet another round of "this wouldn't have happened under Steve Jobs" hand-wringing. In this situation, the case for that is pretty clear. The rivalry with International Business Machines goes ...
How Tim Cook Is Taking Steve Jobs' Advice to Heart as Apple's CEOABC News

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Microsoft Layoffs to Cut Up to 18000 Jobs - New York Times

July 17, 2014 - 9:23am

New York Times

Microsoft Layoffs to Cut Up to 18000 Jobs
New York Times
Workers on Thursday leaving Microsoft offices in Finland, where 1,100 of the up to 18,000 jobs will be eliminated. Credit Markku Ruottinen/Lehtikuva, via Reuters. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the ...

US jobs data upbeat, but housing starts fall sharply - Reuters

July 17, 2014 - 8:05am

Reuters

US jobs data upbeat, but housing starts fall sharply
Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market recovery was gaining traction. The economy's brightening outlook was dimmed somewhat by another ...

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Ax Falls at Microsoft as Company Looks to Cut up to 18000 Jobs - Re/code

July 17, 2014 - 7:52am

Re/code

Ax Falls at Microsoft as Company Looks to Cut up to 18000 Jobs
Re/code
Microsoft on Thursday announced it plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs this year — its deepest-ever cuts — as the company looked to digest its Nokia acquisition and reposition itself for the future. Following the Nokia acquisition, completed in April ...

Microsoft Cutting Up to 18000 Jobs - Mashable

July 17, 2014 - 7:36am

GameSpot

Microsoft Cutting Up to 18000 Jobs
Mashable
Microsoft will cut 18,000 jobs this year in the biggest such reduction in its history, the company announced Thursday. The cuts come after Microsoft integrated its $7 billion Nokia acquisition, which was completed last year. The cuts represent about 14 ...
Microsoft Layoffs Greater Than Expected: Up to 18000 Jobs Being CutGameSpot
How not to cut 12500 jobs: a lesson from Microsoft's Stephen ElopThe Guardian (blog)

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Microsoft to Eliminate Up to 18K Jobs Over Next Year - Fox Business

July 17, 2014 - 7:32am

Forbes

Microsoft to Eliminate Up to 18K Jobs Over Next Year
Fox Business
In a letter to employees early Thursday, Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Satya Nadella said the tech giant will slash its workforce by as many as 18,000 jobs over the course of the next year, with the first round of 13,000 cuts coming within the next six months ...
Microsoft's Nadella Takes Out The Knife, Cuts 18000 JobsForbes
Microsoft to slice 18000 jobs in quest for meanness, leannessLos Angeles Times
Microsoft Cuts 18000 Jobs in Move Away from HardwareYahoo News
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Microsoft to cut up to 18000 jobs over next year - USA TODAY

July 17, 2014 - 7:26am

USA TODAY

Microsoft to cut up to 18000 jobs over next year
USA TODAY
Microsoft confirmed it will cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, part of the tech titan's efforts to streamline its business under new CEO Satya Nadella. In a statement released Thursday, Microsoft says about 12,500 of the professional and factory ...

Watch out! Jobs that are in danger of disappearing - CNBC.com

July 17, 2014 - 6:55am

CNBC.com

Watch out! Jobs that are in danger of disappearing
CNBC.com
Technology has always driven the evolution of labor markets. It will continue to influence change in the job market as digital replaces physical across many sectors, a recent report suggests. CareerCast.com released its annual "most endangered jobs ...
Summer jobs for teens becoming less commonKRMG

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European Leaders Split Over Top Jobs in Brussels - Wall Street Journal

July 17, 2014 - 3:31am

Wall Street Journal

European Leaders Split Over Top Jobs in Brussels
Wall Street Journal
From left, Romanian President Traian Basescu, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Finnish Prime Minister Alexander Stubb, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat and U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron, in Brussels ...

Democrats push returning overseas jobs to N.Y. - Poughkeepsie Journal

July 17, 2014 - 12:51am

Democrats push returning overseas jobs to N.Y.
Poughkeepsie Journal
Can congressional Democrats come up with an incentive to get New York employers to bring overseas jobs back to the state? Loading… Post to Facebook. Democrats push returning overseas jobs to N.Y. Can congressional Democrats come up with an ...

Employment website lists farming as endangered job - WANE

July 16, 2014 - 10:50pm

Employment website lists farming as endangered job
WANE
The hiring outlook is gloomy for the farming industry, at least according to Careercast.com. The employment search website has listed farmin… Day 3 in Latvia for Voices of Unity. July 16, 2014. 3-year-old deputy salutes community he inspired. July 16 ...

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Report: Newspaper reporters among top endangered jobs - Arizona Republic

July 16, 2014 - 10:23pm

Arizona Republic

Report: Newspaper reporters among top endangered jobs
Arizona Republic
What do travel agents, meter readers and newspaper reporter's have in common? It's not a joke, it's the 2022 job forecast from CareerCast.com. Loading… Post to Facebook. Report: Newspaper reporters among top endangered jobs What do travel agents, ...

Best and worst jobs - wwlp.com

July 16, 2014 - 10:12pm

Best and worst jobs
wwlp.com
CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The 2016 job outlooks have been released. 22News found out which careers are booming, and how new technology could be putting your job at risk. Going green; it seems to be one of the biggest trends of the year. “You can get ...