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Universities Nationwide Limit Student Employment to Comply with ObamaCare - Fox News (blog)

August 25, 2014 - 4:21pm

Fox News (blog)

Universities Nationwide Limit Student Employment to Comply with ObamaCare
Fox News (blog)
By Caleb Bonham, Editor-in-Chief - CampusReform.org. @CalebBonham. Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) is restricting student work because of compliance issues associated with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare.

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Civil Service approves overhaul of city employment system - The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com

August 25, 2014 - 12:57pm

Civil Service approves overhaul of city employment system
The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com
The New Orleans Civil Service Commission voted Monday (Aug. 25) to approve a sprawling overhaul the city's employment system. The changes, which Mayor Mitch Landrieu says are needed to streamline the hiring process and reward good workers, were ...

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More than 150 new jobs planned for region - Cincinnati.com

August 25, 2014 - 12:52pm

More than 150 new jobs planned for region
Cincinnati.com
Blue Ash-based BioRx is expected to create nearly 40 new jobs after the state approved tax credits for the pharmaceutical company on Monday. The Ohio. Loading… Post to Facebook. More than 150 new jobs planned for region Blue Ash-based BioRx is ...
Blue Ash pharmaceutical firm to add nearly 40 jobsCincinnati Business Courier

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LinkedIn analysis identifies which internships lead to full-time jobs - Philadelphia Business Journal

August 25, 2014 - 11:31am

LinkedIn analysis identifies which internships lead to full-time jobs
Philadelphia Business Journal
LinkedIn sifted through information from its roughly 300 million-member database, and found that accounting interns have the best odds of landing full-time positions. Lauren Hertzler: Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal: Email | Twitter. Want ...

LinkedIn analysis identifies which internships lead to full-time jobs - Philadelphia Business Journal

August 25, 2014 - 11:31am

LinkedIn analysis identifies which internships lead to full-time jobs
Philadelphia Business Journal
LinkedIn sifted through information from its roughly 300 million-member database, and found that accounting interns have the best odds of landing full-time positions. Lauren Hertzler: Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal: Email | Twitter. Want ...

The Employment Puzzle: Should Dodd and Frank Be Blamed? - Huffington Post

August 25, 2014 - 11:25am

The Employment Puzzle: Should Dodd and Frank Be Blamed?
Huffington Post
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 0.3 percent of those who lost their jobs in 2010 were let go because of "government regulations/intervention." By comparison, 25 percent were laid off because of a drop in business demand. 2014-08-23-4.png.

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Central Bankers' New Gospel: Spur Jobs, Wages and Inflation - New York Times

August 25, 2014 - 10:44am

New York Times

Central Bankers' New Gospel: Spur Jobs, Wages and Inflation
New York Times
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. — The last time the economic policy conference held here every August devoted its agenda to labor markets, it was 1994 and the Federal Reserve's vice chairman scandalized the audience by suggesting central banks worried too ...

U.S. Unemployment 2014: Tweet Analysis Paints More Accurate Employment ... - International Business Times

August 25, 2014 - 9:37am

International Business Times

U.S. Unemployment 2014: Tweet Analysis Paints More Accurate Employment ...
International Business Times
An economics professor has found a way to estimate U.S. employment more quickly and accurately than the government can -- by using Twitter data. University of Michigan Professor Matthew Shapiro and colleagues searched the microblogging platform for ...

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If this is a jobs recovery, we have a very low bar - Fortune

August 25, 2014 - 9:31am

MarketWatch

If this is a jobs recovery, we have a very low bar
Fortune
In 2009, economists from Rutgers argued that it could take the economy until mid-2017, nearly 10 years from its December 2007 peak, to get back to full employment. Many people dismissed the estimate as way too pessimistic. But now, five years later ...
Note to Fed: Money can't buy you jobsMarketWatch
Economy Watch: Yellen on Employment, Labor Day TravelCommercial Property Executive

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How to educate Americans for jobs? Ask the Germans, employers urge - The Hechinger Report

August 25, 2014 - 9:25am

The Hechinger Report

How to educate Americans for jobs? Ask the Germans, employers urge
The Hechinger Report
INDIANAPOLIS — Two years. That's how long it takes William Lankin's fast-growing electrical contracting company to teach new hires with four-year university degrees the tricks of the trade. These college grads “have learned the book stuff, but they ...

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How to educate Americans for jobs? Ask the Germans, employers urge - PBS NewsHour

August 25, 2014 - 8:19am

PBS NewsHour

How to educate Americans for jobs? Ask the Germans, employers urge
PBS NewsHour
INDIANAPOLIS — Two years. That's how long it takes William Lankin's fast-growing electrical contracting company to teach new hires with four-year university degrees the tricks of the trade. rethinkingcollege These college grads “have learned the book ...

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Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

August 25, 2014 - 8:14am

Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
You've probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in Lean In ...

Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

August 25, 2014 - 8:14am

Why Women Don't Apply for Jobs Unless They're 100% Qualified
blogs.hbr.org (blog)
You've probably heard the following statistic: Men apply for a job when they meet only 60% of the qualifications, but women apply only if they meet 100% of them. The finding comes from a Hewlett Packard internal report, and has been quoted in Lean In ...

Superior Closure Sparks Northwest Arkansas Efforts To Find Jobs for Workers - Arkansas Business Online

August 25, 2014 - 5:58am

Superior Closure Sparks Northwest Arkansas Efforts To Find Jobs for Workers
Arkansas Business Online
Superior Industries makes aluminum wheels for automobiles at its plant in Rogers, which will shut down at the end of the year. | (Photo by Beth Hall). Cameron Smith: “There's going to be a lot of people to step up. It's a lot of people laid off at the ...

Robot Employment Survival 101 - The American Conservative

August 25, 2014 - 5:15am

The American Conservative

Robot Employment Survival 101
The American Conservative
Fear not the rise of the machines? That appears to be the advice given by MIT economist David H. Autor in a paper he recently presented at the Kansas City Fed's symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Responding to a significant uptick in economists' ...

Many health care jobs offer good pay, require less schooling - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

August 24, 2014 - 11:34pm

Many health care jobs offer good pay, require less schooling
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Jim Padovano, a surgical assistant at Columbia St. Mary's River Woods Outpatient Center in Glendale, stands in an operating room with a microscope used for eye surgeries. Padovano has worked at the clinic for eight years. By Guy Boulton of the Journal ...

State loses 4200 jobs in July - Brainerd Daily Dispatch

August 24, 2014 - 10:20pm

State loses 4200 jobs in July
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Minnesota lost 4,200 jobs in July, according to seasonally adjusted figures just released by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The state's unemployment rate remained unchanged in July at 4.5 percent. The U.S. ...

Walker vs. Burke: Jobs remains a key issue, and the candidates don't agree at ... - fox6now.com

August 24, 2014 - 6:01pm

Politico

Walker vs. Burke: Jobs remains a key issue, and the candidates don't agree at ...
fox6now.com
MADISON (WITI) — Wisconsin's economy remains a key issue in the gubernatorial race, and both candidates are arguing they would be better at boosting the Badger State's business climate and helping to create more jobs. Governor Scott Walker and his ...
Scott Walker ad touts record on jobsPolitico
Walker says in new TV ad he made jobs pledge because state 'can do great things'WisPolitics.com

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Despite Economic Recovery, Millions Of Workers Stuck In Part-Time Jobs - NPR

August 24, 2014 - 4:13pm

Despite Economic Recovery, Millions Of Workers Stuck In Part-Time Jobs
NPR
Americans who'd like to have full-time jobs are often working two or more part-time jobs to make ends meet. Some are hamstrung by increasingly difficult labor tactics used by their employers. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.

Despite Economic Recovery, Millions Of Workers Stuck In Part-Time Jobs - NPR

August 24, 2014 - 4:13pm

Despite Economic Recovery, Millions Of Workers Stuck In Part-Time Jobs
NPR
Americans who'd like to have full-time jobs are often working two or more part-time jobs to make ends meet. Some are hamstrung by increasingly difficult labor tactics used by their employers. Share. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email. Comment ...