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Austin jobless rate at 2.6% as employers add jobs, labor force shrinks - Austin American-Statesman

November 17, 2017 - 10:43am

Austin American-Statesman

Austin jobless rate at 2.6% as employers add jobs, labor force shrinks
Austin American-Statesman
Employees eat lunch at the new Google offices in Austin earlier this year. Professional, scientific and technical services firms, which provide many of Austin's high-tech jobs, added about 800 positions in October, according to the Texas Workforce ...
Ohio unemployment rate 5.1% in October; state gained 4300 jobscleveland.com
Kansas unemployment drops while the state loses jobsHays Daily News
Despite fewer jobs, Iowa unemployment rate downKCRG

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Hawaii's 'full employment' gets fuller - Hawaii News Now

November 17, 2017 - 10:38am

Hawaii's 'full employment' gets fuller
Hawaii News Now
Economists call 3 percent joblessness “full employment,” reflecting the belief that anyone who needs a job can find one. Real life can be more complicated. A worker may lack the skills the market needs, or the skill to pass a job interview and actually ...

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Florida jobs recover from Irma, unemployment rate drops - TBO.com

November 17, 2017 - 10:36am

TBO.com

Florida jobs recover from Irma, unemployment rate drops
TBO.com
Florida's unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in October, down from 3.8 percent in September, state figures released Friday said. Pictured is a job fair. | [Times file photo]. By Malena Carollo, Times Staff Writer. Published: November 17, 2017. Updated: ...
Hospitality fuels Orlando jobs; state jobless rate hits new 10-year lowOrlando Sentinel
State report says jobs lost to Irma recovered in OctoberOcala
Florida regains jobs in recovery from IrmaThe Ledger
Florida Today
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Louisiana nonfarm employment rises slightly, led by growth in construction - The Advocate

November 17, 2017 - 9:58am

The Advocate

Louisiana nonfarm employment rises slightly, led by growth in construction
The Advocate
Construction projects like the new Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, shown in this Nov. 13 photo, helped lift Louisiana's nonfarm employment in October by 9,200 jobs. Advocate Staff Photo by PATRICK DENNIS. Louisiana's nonfarm employment rose ...

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Ohio unemployment rate 5.1% in October; state gained 4,300 jobs ... - cleveland.com

November 17, 2017 - 9:07am

cleveland.com

Ohio unemployment rate 5.1% in October; state gained 4,300 jobs ...
cleveland.com
Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in October, with the state gaining 4,300 jobs, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported Friday.
Unemployment drops while state loses jobsThe Garden City Telegram
Despite fewer jobs, Iowa unemployment rate downKCRG
More jobs created; more people in local workforceDothan Eagle
Baltimore Business Journal
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Indeed's list of 20 jobs that pay over $100K dominated by health, tech - USA TODAY

November 17, 2017 - 7:04am

USA TODAY

Indeed's list of 20 jobs that pay over $100K dominated by health, tech
USA TODAY
Trying to find a job that pays over $100000? You'll need to start planning early, according to a new list of high-paying jobs compiled by Indeed.

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First Foxconn jobs posted - Journal Times

November 17, 2017 - 5:30am

Journal Times

First Foxconn jobs posted
Journal Times
A screen at the SC Johnson iMET Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd. on Oct. 4 states “Racine County Welcomes Foxconn to the Village of Mount Pleasant.” JOURNAL TIMES FILE PHOTO · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. RACINE COUNTY — Shortly ...

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Elon Musk absolutely hated this one thing about Steve Jobs - Fox News

November 17, 2017 - 3:29am

Fox News

Elon Musk absolutely hated this one thing about Steve Jobs
Fox News
File photo: Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk smiles as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China January 26, 2016. (REUTERS/Bobby Yip). When you are a billionaire tech mogul it's hard to not be compared to those that came before. Take Tesla ...
How the Robot Revolution Could Create 21 Million JobsWall Street Journal

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Ray Yeager: Energy efficiency good for jobs, good for Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh Business Times

November 17, 2017 - 3:19am

Pittsburgh Business Times

Ray Yeager: Energy efficiency good for jobs, good for Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh Business Times
As holiday season ramps up and temperatures take a nosedive, I'm thankful for … energy efficiency. Why energy efficiency? Sure, an efficient building keeps its comfort whatever the weather, but the reason I'm thankful is because energy efficiency is ...

Another Bad Year for History Jobs - Inside Higher Ed

November 17, 2017 - 2:03am

Inside Higher Ed

Another Bad Year for History Jobs
Inside Higher Ed
American Historical Association sees 12 percent decline in openings, for fifth straight year of downward trend. By. Scott Jaschik. November 17, 2017. 6 Comments. Getty Images. The academic job market keeps getting tighter for historians. During the ...

Another View -- Kevin Willis: Don't overlook the potential of jobs in skilled trades - The Union Leader

November 17, 2017 - 1:51am

Another View -- Kevin Willis: Don't overlook the potential of jobs in skilled trades
The Union Leader
MAYBE you parents dream of sending your kid to college because you think it's a ticket to a good job. Or, perhaps your idea of “blue collar” work is a job with low pay and limited opportunity. Times have changed and so has the economy. Now, it's ...

Quotation of the Day: In a City Bursting With Jobs, Subways Are Losing Fed-Up Riders - New York Times

November 16, 2017 - 8:13pm

Quotation of the Day: In a City Bursting With Jobs, Subways Are Losing Fed-Up Riders
New York Times
“It's as if the system is having a nervous breakdown, putting at risk all our city's great advantages: our economy, our environment and our mobility.” GENE RUSSIANOFF, New York City's leading transit advocate for four decades, on deteriorating subway ...

Greg Abbott makes False claims about Texas jobless rate and jobs gained - PolitiFact

November 16, 2017 - 4:36pm

Greg Abbott makes False claims about Texas jobless rate and jobs gained
PolitiFact
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, seeking re-election in 2018, posted this "Just Getting Started" video ad online on Nov. 15, 2017 (Abbott campaign, YouTube). It's commonplace for a governor to tout a state's economy. Still, Greg Abbott of Texas made us wonder ...

CenturyLink eliminates 35 jobs at headquarters - Monroe News Star

November 16, 2017 - 4:18pm

Monroe News Star

CenturyLink eliminates 35 jobs at headquarters
Monroe News Star
CenturyLink has eliminated 165 jobs companywide, including 35 at its corporate headquarters in Monroe. The layoffs are a result of "redundancies" created through the company's acquisition of Level 3 Communications. CenturyLink employs more than ...

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Illinois adds jobs in October, lags neighbors in job creation - Chicago Tribune

November 16, 2017 - 3:15pm

WIFR

Illinois adds jobs in October, lags neighbors in job creation
Chicago Tribune
Illinois reversed a late-summer slide and added jobs in October but continues to lag national trends — and neighboring states. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 3,400 jobs across Illinois last month, and the unemployment rate dipped 0.1 percentage points ...
Illinois jobs up in OctoberKFVS
Illinois jobs up and unemployment down in OctoberWIFR

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The 10 highest paying jobs that don't require a four-year college degree - fox8.com

November 16, 2017 - 1:54pm

fox8.com

The 10 highest paying jobs that don't require a four-year college degree
fox8.com
As America moves further and further away from the industrialized, assembly line work force that thrived during the early and mid-20th century, the wage gap between those with a 4-year college degree and those without has continued to rise. According ...

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Massachusetts adds 4800 jobs in October, unemployment rate improves - MassLive.com

November 16, 2017 - 1:34pm

MassLive.com

Massachusetts adds 4800 jobs in October, unemployment rate improves
MassLive.com
The Wellspring Harvest greenhouse project on Pinevale Street in Springfield's Indian Orchard neighborhood is about 90 percent complete and officials held a tour on Wednesday to showcase the project that will be a full production urban farm producing ...
State added 9500 private sector jobs in OctoberBizTimes.com (Milwaukee)

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It's Been 3 Decades Since There Were So Few Jobs for History Ph.Ds - The Chronicle of Higher Education

November 16, 2017 - 1:31pm

It's Been 3 Decades Since There Were So Few Jobs for History Ph.Ds
The Chronicle of Higher Education
And back then, the American Historical Association notes in its latest jobs report, many fewer new graduates were competing for those openings.

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Fed's Kaplan: Overshooting employment goal could trigger rate hike - CNBC

November 16, 2017 - 1:13pm

CNBC

Fed's Kaplan: Overshooting employment goal could trigger rate hike
CNBC
Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said the U.S. economy is at or close to full employment. Unemployment, now at 4.1 percent, is expected to fall further, he said. Inflation is expected to rise. Published 8 Mins Ago Reuters. SHARES ...

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Fed's Kaplan: overshooting employment goal could trigger rate hike - Reuters

November 16, 2017 - 1:07pm

Reuters

Fed's Kaplan: overshooting employment goal could trigger rate hike
Reuters
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Thursday said he was open-minded about raising rates at the Fed's next meeting, because the U.S. economy is at or close to full employment, and inflation, though low, ...

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